Open Democracy Minute: Keeping Granite State government by and for the people is produced by Brian Beihl and its heard on WNHN FM-LP 94.7 in Concord, N.H., and other stations.
January 20, 2020 Granny D Week events and Funeral for Democracy commemorates 10th Anniversary of Citizens United
January 13, 2020 Deval Patrick speaks at his Democracy Town Hall
Jan. 6, 2020 Upcoming votes on SB 304 & SB 8, and a Democracy Town Hall with Deval Patrick.
Dec. 30, 2019 Sen. Bernie Sanders points to ending Big Money politics as a key to fixing Democracy
Dec. 23, 2019 Democracy Town Halls Series events with Sen. Michael Bennet & Tom Steyer
Dec. 16, 2019 - Two Democracy Town Hall Series events with Sen. Michael Bennet and businessman & climate activist Tom Steyer
Dec. 9, 2019 - 2nd half NH campaign finance reports shows Dark Money LLCs exploiting the LLC loophole in governor's race.
Dec. 2, 2019 Pay-to-Play politics, part 2, NH rules on contractor donations are even more lax than the feds
Nov. 25, 2019 Pay-to-Play politics, part 1, how it works at the federal level
Nov. 18, 2019 Another showdown on an independent redistricting commission shaping up for 2020
Nov. 11, 2019 Lawrence Lessig's new book, new Regional Democracy Teams
The Voter-Owned Elections ActDoris "Granny D" Haddock Day
Gerrymandering in N.H.
How LLCs hide Dark Money
Limiting the influence of big-money donors in N.H.
How does ranked-choice voting work?
N.H. House provides two victories
Important votes for democracy this week
Legislature is for reform--if it's free
Redistricting, LLC loophole closure still alive in N.H. Senate
Three wins this week in the N.H. Senate
After crossover, it's back to work on democracy bills
At tax time, let's think about accountability--to voters
Play ball! Key votes this week in House committees
"We need to start thinking about democracy beyond elections"
Compromise may boost support of redistricting bill
Will GOP minority buy into redistricting compromise?
Redistricting bill goes to governor's desk; will he sign?
Legislature may weigh in on Citizens United
Several bills still in play as legislative session nears close
U.S. Supreme Court Kicks the Can to States on Gerrymandering
The Role of Bird Dogs in Democracy Reform and the NH Primary
Packing and Cracking Voting Districts
Governor Sununu Vetos Three Democracy Bills
20th Anniversary of Granny D's Walk
Veto of HB 706
HB 504 and the Call for a 28th Amendment
Governor Walker's Advice to Keep Gerrymandering to Gov. Sununu
20th for the 28th event and Upcoming Veto Override Votes
Attempt to Override Sununu Vetoes of Democracy Bills
Lack of Republican Votes Sinks Veto Override of HB 706 & Other Democracy Bills
Former FEC Chair Ann Ravel to Visit New Hampshire
Former FEC Chair discusses disfunction at the agency, what states can do to fix Democracy
Congressman John Delaney explains gerrymandering at Democracy Town Hall
Former Governor William Weld discusses solutions to Big Money campaign contributions
Marianne Williamson calls out "the corporate aristocracy" for hijacking our government