National Press Discovers “Corporate Personhood”

This from NPR this morning.

When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

http://www.npr.org/2014/07/28/335288388/when-did-companies-become-people-excavating-the-legal-evolution

A pretty tepid piece but it does at least begin to unearth the long-buried issue of corporate “personhood” — as well as raise the “money as speech” question. Only took 4 years following Citizens United for the national media to ‘discover’ the issue.

Notice the picture.

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Where have I seen that before??

Actually, it dates from the Move to Amend/Backbone Campaign sponsored “March of the Monahan Brothers” who walked across the US a few years ago to lift up the need to end corporate personhood and money as speech.

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