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Corporations Are Not People
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Author Archives: Jeff Clements
Massey Energy, the Delaware Attorney General, and the breakdown of corporate law and public responsibility – My new piece on Huffington Post.
September 17 is Constitution Day, commemorating the anniversary of the completion of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. I’ll be going to Washington to celebrate at the Communication Workers of America with the Democracy Initiative, the American Constitution Society, Free Speech For People and many … Continue reading
A Constitutional Amendment to reverse Citizens United and restore the freedom and right of the people to stop the destruction of American democracy by unlimited money of global corporations and the very few continued to make progress this week. In … Continue reading
With the demise of our right to know the “country of origin” of our food in the grocery store, I wrote this piece for Fox News about the shrinking rights of Americans when corporations are given new Constitutional rights. What’s … Continue reading
I have a piece in US News & World Report about the indispensable Constitutional amendment power through American history, and why we’re due for another round. Article V of the Constitution provides the Amendment mechanism. It is not easy: Approval … Continue reading
Thanks to the hard work of a grassroots organization, Money Out Voters In, California voters will have their voices heard on whether Citizens United stands, or democracy is renewed with the 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Here’s the … Continue reading
This week, Montana farmer and US Senator Jon Tester, took to the floor of the Senate to explain why he has introduced a Constitutional amendment to preserve rights of human beings, and end the fabrication of new “corporate rights”. In … Continue reading
The new, updated and expanded edition of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money And Global Corporations will be released in August. I’ve worked hard to make this book even more of an effective tool for all of the work we … Continue reading