March 19th in NYC - Thom Hartmann on When Corporations became People
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Thom is speaking in NYC - Thom Hartmann on When Corporations became People
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a recent 5-4 decision, ruled that corporations have the same rights as citizens. Thom Hartmann, the country's #1 progressive radio host and author of over 20 books, traces the history of corporate personhood in this presentation "Unequal Protection". Hartmann considers that ruling to be wrong. The first amendment guarantees FREE SPEECH for people, not corporations. But the ruling for Citizen's United by the Supreme Court has opened the flood-gates for corporate money in political campaigns.
March 19th – Thom Hartmann on When Corporations became People
Date: Friday, March 19th, 2010
Time: 6 – 8 pm
Location: New York Law School Auditorium, 185 W Broadway, New York, NY
Hosted by: AM1600 WWRL, Demos and the New York Law School Chapter of the American Constitution Society