By Jeffrey D. Clements
Because the ideal Court’s voters United ruling that the rights of things—money and corporations—matter greater than the rights of individuals, the United States has confronted a trouble of democracy. during this well timed and punctiliously up to date moment variation, Jeff Clements describes the unusual heritage of this extraordinary ruling, its ongoing harmful results, and the growing to be move to opposite it. He encompasses a new bankruptcy, “Do Something!,” exhibiting how—state via kingdom and neighborhood through community—Americans are utilizing inventive concepts and instruments to resume democracy and scale down unbalanced company energy. because the first version, sixteen states, one hundred sixty contributors of Congress, and 500 towns and cities have known as for a constitutional modification to overturn voters United, and the record is turning out to be. it is a struggle we will win!
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Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy from Big Money and Global Corporations (2nd Edition) by Jeffrey D. Clements