Tag Archives: Corporate personhood

DNC Memo: The time has come to ditch poor people

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To: Members of the Democratic Party* From: DNC Communications Date: 1/22/10 RE: A New 50 State Strategy: Ditch the poor, social programs, the unions, and consumer protections When the Supreme Court decided Thursday to allow unlimited political campaign spending by corporations, the highest court in the land not only forever changed the way politics works [...]

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Sotomayor's important statement about corporations

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Last week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a “provocative comment” that probed the foundations of corporate law. The case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, involves whether federal campaign finance laws apply to a critical film about Hillary Clinton intended to be shown in theaters and on-demand to cable subscribers. The court’s majority conservatives agreed that corporations [...]

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