Beyond Personhood: Why Corporations Love the Constitution More Than You doQuicklink submitted by Caitlin Kawaguchi Permalink
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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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