corporate personhood

If institutions can have the rights of persons, should they not also be subject to the corresponding responsibilities?
Citizens United brought about a new order. It established a corporate right that privileged corporations--as if there was a newly recognized corporate personhood that trumped "We the People." Citizens United has hurt the American people.
There is hope that we can create a thriving, healthy and abundant world, but we have to do more than hope. We must take action to transform from the inside-out (personal change), ground-up (infrastructure, built environment and supply-chain) and top-down (government, corporations and regulatory environment).
The ruling for Sandra could open the doors for major changes in the treatment of animals in zoos, circuses, theme parks, and research facilities. The recognition of her rights by the Argentinian court shows it's time our own legal system caught up.
The Republican and Democratic parties are SO far apart, on almost EVERY issue, it will take you less than one minute to know who to vote for!
At the end of a campaign, we should know more about our country, our fellow citizens and those who want to represent us. Instead we are awash in malicious advertising and name-calling.
Amanda is a true representative of "Us." Against staggering odds, through education and grit, Amanda worked her way into the middle class.
Opponents of Colorado's "personhood" amendment rallied today at Auraria campus in downtown Denver, as voters across Colorado are receiving their ballots for the Nov. 4 election.
While the decision marked a devastating loss for reproductive rights and women's workplace equality, it's radical reach will likely radiate far beyond the pickets of the specific context raised in the case.
WASHINGTON -- After the Supreme Court ruled last month that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby should be considered
Today, a corporation is a "person." An embryo is a "person." And yet, so little is being done to protect the rights of women -- what about them? This decision is of course even worse for low-income women.
There were two political stampedes this week, both towards and then back away from the same man: rancher Cliven Bundy. So, at least for the spectators, it was an amusing week in politics.
We keep hearing that if corporations have to pay more taxes, the economy will suffer, because they won't hire more workers. Well, if you hadn't noticed, for the last five years they've hardly been on a hiring spree.
Imagine David and Charles Koch or George Soros stepping into any political race and directly showering their pet candidate with however much money it will take them to win. The result would be an assortment of politicians utterly enthralled by the ultra wealthy
WASHINGTON -- Of all the Occupy Wall Street refrains, one of the most memorable is, "I refuse to believe that corporations
When is the last time you reviewed how your management team is treating employees?
As a clergyperson, I'm obviously concerned about people being able to have the freedom to practice their faith. Yet as a woman, I also care about the health and dignity of people who need contraception.
We all know there is too much corporate involvement in Washington. Too many lobbyists and too many subsidies and tax breaks for big corporations, too much money. But what does that mean and how does it impact our country?
And these are just a few of the rights and obligations afforded to these "metaphorical persons," as Yale Law School professor
Mitt Romney famously said during his most recent bid for the presidency: "Corporations are people, my friend." Perhaps nothing else better surmises the state of our country than a prominent politician running for the presidency openly advancing such a flawed opinion.