Institutionalizing Lawlessness: Systematically Subverting Markets

Ralph, as usual, does a spectacular job at identifying the problem of corporate power — in this case their lawlessness in instance after instance. This main proposed solution of organizing bottom-up town hall meetings to keep our Reps and Senators publicly accountable is fine as far as it goes, but needs to go further to re-balance the power relationship between people and corporations. Corporate lawlessness ends when corporate constitutional rights ends. Corporations should not have rights — only privileges — as was once the case. Rights exist for human beings alone.

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