Tag Archives: corporations
One tool for inventing an imaginary story universe in science fiction is extrapolating from the present into the future. Granting corporations lots of extra power as the Supreme Court did recently is very good for my worldbuilding. But is very bad for the world I actually live in. Continue reading
Commentary from Stephen Colbert & Rachel Maddow on the disastrous Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FED — & my own observations on how the Republican Party has become just as psychopathic as corporations.
Sign the Motion to Amend: part of the Campaign to Legalize Democracy’s campaign to amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish corporate personhood. It’s time to take democracy back.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission had granted the fake-persons known as corporations vast new powers of “free speech” by which to further corrupt American democracy.
The news that greeted me this morning: the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 activist decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which further extended the legal fiction that corporations are “persons” by granting their extremely deep special interest pockets pretty … Continue reading
“We have to be absolutely clear that this tragedy — which is part natural, part unnatural — must, under no circumstances, be used to, one, further indebt Haiti and, two, to push through unpopular corporatist policies in the interest of our corporations” (Naomi Klein). How can we help rebuild Haiti for Haitians?