Corporate interests aren't your interests. We should not cede our political power as individuals to corporate interests that drown out all other speech and corrupt our political process.
From the Native American protests taking place in North Dakota against an oil pipeline to the anger rising up from the displeasure about President-elect Trump, demonstrations have been ongoing both nationwide and here in Ventura County.
This is no time for standing on the sidelines. Engagement will look different for everyone, but it's vital that you — yes, YOU — do engage, in whatever ways make sense to you. Here is a list, by no means exhaustive, to spark your own ideas and plans.
Ballot measures across the country passed on November 8th highlighting the fact that progressive values still resonate with the U.S. electorate. Gains were made even in the face of industry deception and big dollar ad campaigns.
Does anyone really believe that corporations are people and that money is speech? Thanks to recent Supreme Court decisions, the law of the land is that money is considered speech and corporations are people – just like you and me.
Corporations are not people and money is not speech.
Let's suport Proposition 59 and make California the 17th state to support reversing the 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United. Proposition 59 makes clear thet corporations are not people, should not have th same constitutional rights as people, and it allows we the people to regulate or limit contributions and spending on campaigns.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – A national effort supporters say would amend the U.S. Constitution to eliminate "corporate personhood" came to downtown San Jose Wednesday afternoon, where supporters gathered to push for the passage of a measure on the November ballot that could lend the state's support in making the change.
A national effort supporters say would amend the U.S. Constitution to eliminate "corporate personhood" came to downtown San Jose this afternoon, where supporters gathered to push for the passage of a measure on the November ballot that could lend the state's support in making the change.
About 30 people stood outside the Old Courthouse at the corner of North First and West St. James streets where they kicked off their campaign for Proposition 59.
Move to Amend Program Coordinator Jessica Munger and Communications Coordinator Keyan Bliss discussing the movement to amend the U.S. Constitution to specify that corporations are not people and that money is not speech with James Israel of Soapbox Sacramento!
Many thanks to The Mercury News for their editorial supporting Proposition 59 ("Corporations are not individual people," Editorial, Aug. 18).
As written, very importantly, Proposition 59 is an advisory to legislators that focuses on both corporate personhood (corporations are not people) and reversing the Supreme Court decision on Citizen's United (money is not speech).