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Move to Amend chapter to open in Ypsi/Arbor, challenge concept of corporate personhood

Some local folks are starting an Ypsi/Arbor chapter of a national organization dedicated to the elimination of so-called “corporate personhood.” Their names are Reagan M. Sova and Joel Skene, and I thought that I’d take the opportunity to ask them some questions. Following is our brief, but dense conversation. MARK: So, I hear that you’re […]

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Russ Feingold announces the launch of Progressives United

One of the best Senators our country has ever known, Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, has just announced the launch of a new organization dedicated to the lessening of corporate influence in American politics. It’s called Progressives United, and following you’ll see Feingold’s video announcing the organization, as well as his appearance on Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC […]

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Are corporations people? And is it their birthright to buy elections?

Continuing our conversation from a few days ago on corporate personhood, I thought that I’d pass along this new video from Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig’s organization Fix Congress First. The piece is entitled, “Are corporations people?” And, speaking of the stranglehold that corporations have on the American electorate, did you happen to see that […]

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