In April, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced H.R. 1927, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015, co-sponsored by Trent Franks (R-AZ). Both Goodlatte and Franks are recipients of corporate largesse through board members’ and shareholders’ contributions and PACs.
According to a Huffington Post article, the bill would strip “away consumer protections on everything from deceptive advertising to privacy invasions. It could roll back wage-theft protections for workers, antitrust protections for small businesses and securities-fraud protections for investors.” Brown vs, the Board of Education would never have seen the light of day.
Neil Young is on tour for his new studio album The Monsanto Years. He has invited 12 non-profits to join him to raise awareness about the corporate takeover of farming and the food supply, environmental degradation and GMO labeling issues like the one Vermont is currently fighting.
Corporations have reaped trillion-dollar benefits from 60 years of public education in the U.S., but they're skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system. Children suffer from repeated school cutbacks. And parents subsidize the deadbeat corporations through increases in property taxes and sales taxes.
The world's elite and corporate forces are in decline, believe it or not. Any system based on consumption will eventually consume itself, but to speed things along, there's a growing global peoples movement determined to assert the rights of people and the planet over corporate marauders. The sooner the rest of us join in, the sooner we will hasten the end of corporate rule.
David Cobb and George Friday lay shit on the line - why corporations aren’t people, why money isn’t free speech and why we NEED to amend the constitution. And by we, they mean all of us. This fight is everyone’s fight - George explains how and David explains the myriad of ways you can get involved.
Lee Camp interviews David Cobb, a co-founder of Move To Amend and a former presidential candidate about the introduction of the We the People Amendment in Congress yesterday.