Entries Tagged as 'corporations'

If Corporations Can be Taxed, They Can Lobby

October 27th, 2011 at 2:20 pm 120 Comments

As long as the private sector is subject to government regulation, see it will be involved in the political process. It is its constitutional right.

The Occupy Wall Street protestors disagree. Hoisting signs with slogans such as, viagra sale “I’ll believe a corporation is a person when Georgia executes one, click ” protesters rail against the right of corporations to promote their views in the marketplace of ideas. This begs the question: is the problem that corporations have too much influence in politics, or that politicians and politics have too much influence on corporations?

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Is Obsessed with Corporations

October 4th, 2011 at 10:45 am 75 Comments

The “Occupy Wall Street” protestors’ “NYC General Assembly” has issued a manifesto of indictments of corporate America, sale on matters including war, pollution, cruelty to animals, housing foreclosures and much more. Fundamentally, the protestors display an antipathy to the very idea of corporations.

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