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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: May 2012
“[E]xtension of the individual freedom of conscience decisions to business corporations [that] strains the rationale of those cases beyond the breaking point. To ascribe to such artificial entities an “intellect” or “mind” for freedom of conscience purposes is to confuse … Continue reading
Senators John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse File Bipartisan Call for Reconsideration of Citizens United
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat from Rhode Island, and Senator John McCain, Republican from Arizona, have joined together to file a brief in the Supreme Court in the Montana challenge to unlimited corporate money in elections. They argue that the … Continue reading
In my book, Corporations Are Not People, I talk about Bridgepoint Education, among other corporate school rip-offs of students and taxpayers. Taxpayers effectively transfer billions of dollars of student loans and government guarantees to corporate executives and Wall Street investors, … Continue reading
Rhode Island has become the fourth State to enact a resolution calling on Congress to send a Constitutional amendment reversing Citizens United v. FEC to the states for ratification. The Rhode Island vote follows similar resolutions in New Mexico, Hawaii … Continue reading