By Lauren McCauley / Common DreamsFeb 1, 2017
Democrats in Congress and progressive advocacy groups consider President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court "extreme" and "disastrous." Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
David Sirota / TruthdigSep 13, 2014
A proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule would force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to their shareholders. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigOct 16, 2013
If the oral arguments conducted the first two weeks of the court’s current term are any indication, the Supreme Court will drift further to the right. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 7, 2013
If corporations are people, then they should count toward the carpool lane, argues Jonathan Frieman of San Rafael, Calif. The cop who ticketed Frieman didn't buy it, but Frieman is of course really looking for an opportunity to challenge the judiciary's plainly absurd rulings on corporate personhood. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJul 19, 2012
That’s what a King County official said after confirming that a Seattle woman tried to marry a “corporate person” in a stunt held to challenge the Supreme Court’s 1886 decision recognizing corporations as people and its 2010 Citizens United ruling that opened the floodgates of political campaign spending. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 5, 2012
As Campaign 2012 marches inexorably onward, we might pause to consider the game-changing impact upon the ritual of campaigning that the Supreme Court's notorious Citizens United decision of two years ago is bound to have. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 9, 2011
While the Obama administration has spoken up for gay rights, it has yet to support gay marriage; Kevin Spacey has been heckling noisy audience members in his role as Richard III; meanwhile, LA and Occupy L have come to a similar consensus about corporate personhood: It needs to go! These discoveries and more after the jump . Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 8, 2011
For years, the conservative wing of the Supreme Court has flapped mightily in the face of any attempt to deny American corporations their ability to disenfranchise and dispossess the American public. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 10, 2011
Truthdig columnist Juan Cole has some sobering words of caution for those in the Arab world with a "once-in-a-century" shot at making their nations into thriving, functional democracies. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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