Tag Archives: Citizens United

Vote November 6th!

As Occupiers and activists, we at the Free School University program realize that voting once every two to four years is not enough for us to have a democratic society.  “Democracy” means “rule by the people”, but how can we … Continue reading

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Wed 10/24- Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment – Audio link

We have added a link to the audio recording of our 10/24/12 show Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment. You can listen on the FSU Archive page, or DOWNLOAD. See the original post for detailed Program Notes.

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10/24 Corporations are not People! Citizens United and the Democracy Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court, in its 5-4 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (2010), decided that corporate money spent in elections is “free speech”, and protected by the Constitution. When it did this, it threw out decades worth … Continue reading

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