Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You do

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"Truth is, there is far more standing in the way of building sustainable, democratic and just communities than corporate personhood. To dismantle corporate rule we have to look at ALL the tools that the U.S. Constitution provides to the powerful few corporate rulers, enabling them to override the needs of local and state majorities and the natural systems upon which we depend. Maybe it's time to do what Thomas Jefferson advised every generation to do and rewrite the Constitution itself.

While criticizing corporate personhood has reached the mainstream, questioning the Constitution is not just a conversation killer--its the ultimate taboo topic from the lunatic fringe. With so much at stake, it's time to take open stock of this powerful document and contemplate: What do we really love about it, or find convoluted or missing?"

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If corporations have been declared to be "people, ... by Mary Pitt on Saturday, Jun 1, 2013 at 4:42:57 PM
Sooner or later, Mary, I'm going to submit an arti... by Fred Gohlke on Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 at 11:10:13 AM
What, exactly, is the cause of the conditions we l... by Fred Gohlke on Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 at 11:35:10 AM
The real problem is how in God's world are they go... by Mary Pitt on Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 at 1:24:15 PM
Our Federal Constitution doesn't say how we are to... by Fred Gohlke on Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 11:07:16 AM
Well written Kaitlin Kawaguchi. This wee article, ... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 5:00:05 PM
Still can't access full article.... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 5:56:50 PM
I went and read some of it and hit upon one item i... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 5:53:56 PM
"Article 1" - "Section 8" I would like to know WHO... by Daniel Penisten on Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 6:03:27 PM