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Why Not Democracy for Corporations

Posted: 10/06/11 08:55 PM ET

What's the deal with wondering what can be done about corporate excess? Occupy Wall Street protesters are getting slammed for supposedly having no solutions, but there are plenty.

Tax computer-generated trades. Abolish subprime mortgages. De-regulate shareholder lawsuits. End corporate tax loopholes. Encourage employee ownership. Punish exporting jobs. And how about nominating a Supreme Court that doesn't equate corporate dollars with free speech for the purpose of legalizing bribery?

Decades of politicians giving corporations every imaginable thing they wanted provides a litany of particulars for reform. Just because protesters are focused on identifying the problem doesn't mean that there aren't solutions to talk about.

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