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A Corporate Coup

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is meeting this week in Bali, Indonesia, where anti-WTO demonstrators have taken over the streets.  On Tuesday, the first day of the talks, demonstrations were held around the world to mark the Global Day of Action Against Toxic Trade Agreements. A particular focus for protestors… Read More »A Corporate Coup

Corporations Can’t Dance

According to U.S. law, corporations are “persons” under the law and are entitled to the constitutional rights and protections that we human beings have fought for and won over the centuries.  This has created a crisis in our democracy, because of the huge power imbalance between corporations and regular human… Read More »Corporations Can’t Dance

127 Years is Enough

All of the issues that I write about are tied together and exacerbated by growing corporate power.  Huge transnational corporations now dominate nature, culture, political systems, and the rule-making institutions of the global economy.  As an antidote, I support the movement to Amend the Constitution to make it clear that… Read More »127 Years is Enough