Oldest “Person Hood” in America Celebrates Birthday

Gaye's Corporate Person

[By Patti Walters, with Photos and Intro by Alice Whittenburg] In 1886, in Santa Clara County vs. the Southern Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that corporations have rights and responsibilities just as human beings do, and in this way gave birth to the Corporate “Person.” On Mother’s Day (May …

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Occupy Activist Interview: Anna Steele

Anna Steele

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What’s your Occupy-related project? I’m involved in the movement to pass an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that says corporations are not people and money is not speech. The idea is that politicians are basically bought by big money and corporations, so unless there is overwhelming pressure to pass this amendment, Congress …

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