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Corporate Speech

Precedential Power

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 07.07.2016 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Review of The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right. By Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse. Simon & Schuster. 468 pp. $30. In Augus...

The Corporate Voice Is Louder Than Your Voice

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

We all know there is too much corporate involvement in Washington. Too many lobbyists and too many subsidies and tax breaks for big corporations, too much money. But what does that mean and how does it impact our country?

America Tells the Securities Exchange Commission to Mandate Disclosure of Corporate Political Activity

Jack Ucciferri | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Jack Ucciferri

Our republic is being challenged by a powerful array of superhuman forces deeply embedded in the fabric of our culture -- large corporations. But today we got a piece of good news.

A Call for a Convention

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

The problem in our democracy is not diversity; the problem is a Congress dependent upon the fundraisers. The problem is not corporate speech. The problem is the fundraising Congress.

Back to the Gilded Age!

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

A little over nine years ago (December 12, 2000) the conservative majority on the Supreme Court intervened in the disputed presidential election betwe...

Supreme Court to Hand Government to Republicans, Again: This Time, Forever.

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Because of the legal nicety of the corporation, established solely to promote commerce, we are now going to be treated to the permanent takeover of the US government by these humanly-created legal fictions.

Tightening the Corporate Grip: The Stakes at the Supreme Court

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Weissman

Overturning the court's precedents on corporate election expenditures would be nothing short of a disaster.