By Jamie D. Raskin Washington Post The Senate’s failure to advance a constitutional amendment to reverseCitizens United leaves campaign finance reform stranded, even thoughmost citizens want to stop corporate chief executives from spending their companies’ cash in political races. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision from 2010 has turned every corporate treasury in the United...
For a corporation to manipulate a municipal election on this scale should be illegal.
America spends a fortune on drugs, more per person than any other nation on earth, even though Americans are no healthier than the citizens of other advanced nations.
Now let's call the roll of some of the privileged corporate dreamers that were pulling the wool over our eyes, hoping we would slumber in ignorance: Aetna, Aflac, Blue Cross, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Exxon Mobil, Hewlett-Packard, Koch Industries, Microsoft, Novartis, Pfizer, Shell Oil, United Health, Verizon, Walgreens and Wal-Mart.
Every day, there are populist uprisings, both large and small, all across this country.
Ahead of UN summit, organizers of direct action say the planetary crisis of global warming 'is a result of an economic system that is based on endless extraction, endless growth, and ceaseless exploitation of the earth and people.'