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Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy A Book of History & Strategies by Dean Ritz

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Published by Apex Press .
Written in English


  • Business & Management,
  • History,
  • Law,
  • Corporations,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • General,
  • Constitutional,
  • Business & Financial,
  • Business and politics,
  • Democracy,
  • Political activity

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Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8717573M
ISBN 101891843109
ISBN 109781891843105

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Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy is the most informative presentation on the origins and practices of corporations that I have found. It shows how the corporations have gradually overtaken our "rule of the people, by the people and for the people" Democracy by using the federal court system to enforce the bogus personhood given them by the supreme court in /5. Get this from a library! Defying corporations, defining democracy: a book of history & strategy. [Dean Ritz;]. Dean Ritz is the author of Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Just a Job? ( avg rati /5. defying corporations, defining democracy a book of history & strategy edited by dean ritz poclad program on corporations, law & democracy the apex press, new york.

  How “Free Trade” Is Stealing Our Democracy – Long before the Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United ruled that corporations as persons are entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government, Jane Anne Morris had written, spoken out, and campaigned on the decades long efforts of US corporations to use the Supreme Court to expand and solidify their . In addition, Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy includes five pieces by labor historian Peter Kellman. DCDD not only provides a powerful packet of dozens of insightful pieces about the history of corporations and corporate law in the US, but it also supports those who continue this work. Not In My Back Yard: The Handbook (). “Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy”: As Internal Memos Reveal That Enron Drove Up Power Prices in California, We Ll Talk to Author Richard Grossman. Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy: A Book of History & Strategies In these 70 essays, speeches, sermons and screeds, POCLADers probe: corporations as “legal persons”; corporate social responsibility as a ploy; strategies for amending state corporation codes and challenging judge-made laws; and much, much more.

Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy is an important collection of visionary essays and discussion documents which combine legal analysis, historical scholarship and provocative movement critiques that point to a new direction in corporate campaigning. Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy makes this point particularly well in discussing labor law, which gives management huge advantages over workers trying to organize. The authors also argue cogently that whatever short-term victories citizens and environmental groups have won, or can win, in regulatory agencies, the ecological health of the planet has deteriorated, and will continue to deteriorate.   Network X - 10/09/01 - Guest - Jane Anne Morris, Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy (POCLAD). Ted Nace, Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy, Barrett-Koehler, ISBN ; Dean Ritz (ed.), Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy: A Book of History & Strategies. ISBN ; External links. Lecture: Richard Grossman "Defining the Corporation, Defining Ourselves"Occupation: Author, Lecturer.