Monthly Archives: April 2017

REAL Democracy History Calendar – April 24 – 30

April 24 1936 – Death of Finley Peter Dunne (Mr. Dooley), humorist and writer “I niver knew a pollytician to go wrong ontil he’s been contaminated by contact with a business man.” April 25 2000 – Point Arenas CA becomes … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – April 17 – 23

April 17 1905 – Lochner v. New York [198 U.S. 45] Supreme Court decision – use of the 14th Amendment to invalidate government regulation of corporations The decision was one of the most controversial in the history of the Court. … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – April 10 – 16

April 10 1816 – Federal charter granted to create the private Second National Bank of the United States  As with the earlier First Bank of the United States, the Second National Bank of the United States was private with many … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar – April 3-9

April 3 1837 – National Equal Rights Party passes resolution in response to political corruption and business monopolies John H. Hunt, a member of the Equal Rights Party, drafted this resolution: “Whenever a people find themselves suffering under a weight … Continue reading

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