Corporations are People? With Free speech?January 22, 2010 at 2:21 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
Corporate personhood is the opposite of slavery. Slavery found people to be property, and therefore ineligible for civil and human rights. Corporate personhood finds property to be people, and 100 years of corporate law has given them more rights that human beings.
Dennis Kucinich on 10 Questions about Corporate Personhood
Ralph Nader has been speaking about Corporate Personhood for decades. He says here “corporate personhood should become a widely debated subject.” Yes. If people understood this, I think even the republicans would be repulsed by its monstrousness. Here’s his statement today.
Jane Anne Morris says it all pretty succinctly. But her amicus brief didn’t matter to those 5 Supremes.
Corporate anthropologist and Madison resident Jane Anne Morris’ recent book, “Gaveling Down the Rabble: How ‘Free Trade’ Is Stealing Our Democracy” (Apex Press, 2008) is cited in an amicus brief filed in support of the Federal Election Commission in this case.
I dunno. Perhaps it is my eternal optimism, but perhaps this time, they have over-reached. Corporations have free speech? Really? Does the Sports Talk Radio crowd know that?