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Corporations Are Not People
". . . that government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the Earth."
Monthly Archives: November 2011
“There’s a corporate class that has enormous wealth, and the power of law behind it. Is it really true that the majority of the American people over the last twenty-five years didn’t want a major transition in energy to move … Continue reading
As the second anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC approaches, momentum for the 28th Amendment continues to grow. Now a dozen Amendment resolutions now await debate in the House and Senate. These take a variety of approaches to overturn the … Continue reading
“In much of the world, propaganda reigns, and truth is confined to secretive, fearful whispers. Even in our nation, apologists for suppressing or obscuring the truth may always be found. But the S.E.C., of all agencies, has a duty, inherent … Continue reading
Congressman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts introduced the People’s Rights Amendment on November 14. Here he explains:
Congressman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts has introduced a Constitutional Amendment in the U.S. House of Representatives that would overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and the radical doctrine that corporations have Constitutional rights. You can read the text and sign … Continue reading
Montana’s rebellion against the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC and the corporate take-over of the Bill of Rights continues. In Missoula, the City Council voted last August to send a referendum to the voters which would condemn … Continue reading
[UPDATED- WITH PHOTOS AT END} I’m in Philadelphia to testify at a legislative policy committee on Citizens United and corporate political spending. Here’s my testimony, Government of and by the People? Corporate Political Spending in America After Citizens United and the … Continue reading
Eight U.S. Senators today introduced a Constitutional Amendment to “clean up the campaign finance system.” http://scr.bi/s1z0I2 The Amendment would reverse the Supreme Court’s conclusions in Citizens United v. FEC and Buckley v. Valeo that corporate and other money in elections is … Continue reading