It’s out: Corporations Are Not People, Why they Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It

Corporations Are Not People is in stores and available online now.  The book tells the true story of how some of the largest corporations in the world organized to take over our American government and Constitution, culminating in 2010 with the 5-4 Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. This latest blow to government of the people followed a three-decade campaign by and for global corporations to disable democracy.

Corporations Are Not People is about how devastating this corporate campaign has been to America and Americans. It also is about how we can work together to take back freedom and democracy for people. You can join that effort. Check out any of the groups described in the book or included at

You can buy the book at your local bookstore, AmazonBarnes & Noble, Indiebound, other online locations.  Thanks, and looking forward to working together to renew republican democracy in America.

PS- Check out what one of my favorite local independent bookstores is doing:

The Concord Book Shop

About Jeff Clements

Jeff Clements is co-founder and chair of the board of Free Speech for People, a national non-partisan campaign to overturn Citizens United v. FEC, challenge excessive corporate power, and strengthen American democracy and republican self-government. He co-founded Free Speech For People in 2010, after representing several public interest organizations with a Supreme Court amicus brief in the Citizens United case. Jeff has served as Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Public Protection Bureau in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. As Bureau Chief, he led more than 100 staff in the enforcement of environmental, healthcare, financial services, civil rights, antitrust and consumer protection laws. In private practice, Jeff has been a partner at Mintz Levin in Boston, and in his own firm. Jeff also has served in leadership capacities on numerous boards, including that of the Portland Water District, a public agency responsible for protecting and delivering safe drinking water and ensuring proper treatment of wastewater for 160,000 people; Friends of Casco Bay, an environmental organization he co-founded with others to protect and enhance stewardship of Maine’s Casco Bay; and The Waldorf School in Lexington, Massachusetts. In 2012, Jeff co-founded Whaleback Partners LLC, which provides cost-effective capital to farmers and businesses engaged in local, sustainable agriculture. Jeff graduated with distinction in History and Government from Colby College in 1984, and magna cum laude from the Cornell Law School in 1988. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts with his wife and three children. Jeff Clements Twitter: @ClementsJeff Email:
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