“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 to efficiency and solar, didn’t want universal health care, but wanted pig genes in fish?”
Richard Grossman, a pioneer in recognizing the perils of mistaking corporate entities for people with rights, has died. He was a founder of Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy (POCLAD), one of the groups that joined in my Supreme Court brief in the Citizens United case, and an inspiration for many. Here’s his obituary from the Washington Post.