[OT] Corporation's rights (was Re: Nuke Redmond!)

From: Arthur Clark <aclark_at_envirolink.org>
Date: Wed Jan 17 19:45:31 2001

In my experience, the best resource bar none on corporate personhood and
its disastrous effects on American society is the Program on Corporations,
Law & Democracy. You can check them out at http://www.poclad.org I have
attended several POCLAD conferences, and read many of their
publications. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Arthur Clark

At 04:11 PM 1/16/01 -0800, you wrote:
>John Tinker wrote:
> > No, companies are limited liability constructs of the state. They fall
> > under the same social contract that the state does, even more so. Yes,
> > we can, and should, insist that corporations be ethical. The nature of
> > a corporation's "rights" is quite different than the nature of an
> > individual's rights.
>Unfortunately, the U.S. courts have "legislated" that corporations are
>"artificial persons", and have the rights thereof. This has caused lots
>of problems.
>There are people tring to get this fixed. The proposed Citizen's
>Sovereignty Amendment would eliminate this nonsense, and return to the
>states (under the 10th Amendment) the right to regulate corporations:
>[Personally I don't think it has a snowball's chance in hell of getting
>passed and ratified, but it's a worthy cause.]
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