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Defying corporations, defining democracy : a book of history & strategy

Author: Dean Ritz
Publisher: New York : Apex Press ; South Yarmouth, MA : Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy, 2001.
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The American campaigning organisation POCLAD (Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy) researches the intrusion of corporate power into the US constitution and government.


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Defying corporations, defining democracy.
New York : Apex Press ; South Yarmouth, MA : Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy, 2001
Online version:
Defying corporations, defining democracy.
New York : Apex Press ; South Yarmouth, MA : Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy, 2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Ritz
ISBN: 1891843117 9781891843112 1891843109 9781891843105
OCLC Number: 47049984
Description: xv, 336 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface ; Notes to the reader / Dan Ritz --
Introduction / POCLAD --
Starting point. "Help! I've been colonized and I can't get up ..." : take a lawyer and an expert to a hearing and call me in a decade / Jane Anne Morris --
Playing by whose rules? : a challenge to environmental, civil rights, and other activists / Richard L. Grossman --
Unfinished business : Bhopal ten years after / Ward Morehuse --
Ending corporate governance ; Letter to Barbara Dudley : Greenpeace USA ; Rethinking the corporation in the context of citizen-organizing for justice / Richard L. Grossman --
Consumption, civil action, and corporate power : lessons from the past, strategies for the future / Ward Morehouse --
Corporations must not supplant "We the people" / Richard L. Grossman --
Why we research corporate law / Jane Anne Morris --
Recovering history. The working class history test / Peter Kellman --
Citizens over corporations : a brief history of democracy in Ohio / Greg Coleridge --
Dog days at company headquarters : business accountability and the corporate charter / Richard L. Grossman & Frank T. Adams --
Corporate social responsibility : kick the habit / Jane Anne Morris --
Taking care of business : citizenship and the charter of incorporation / Richard L. Grossman & Frank T. Adams --
Regarding "The journal of corporate citizenship" / Jim Price --
Man corporate on top of the world / Mary Zepernick --
Labor organizing and the freedom of association / Peter Kellman --
Corporations for the seventh generation : changing the ground rules / Jane Anne Morris --
You've heard of Santa Clara, now meet Dartmouth / Peter Kellman --
Corporations and the public interest : the development of property concepts in the U.S. "Just Us" system / Karen Coulter --
Sheep in wolf''s clothing / Jane Anne Morris --
Conquering fibs. March of folly : corporate perversion of the Fourteenth amendment / Greg Coleridge --
Coming soon : futures market in constitutional rights? / Jane Anne Morris --
Justice for sale : shortchanging the public interest for private gain ; The corporate crunch in Vermont / Richard L. Grossman --
Wrong turn in Ohio : a wake-up call for other states / Greg Coleridge --
A quick look at what happened in New Mexico ; Letter to the New York Times Corporation / Richard L. Grossman --
Out on our own. Revoking the corporation / Richard L. Grossman --
The politics of challenging corporate power : note on the issues and strategies / Ward Morehouse --
Corporations, accountability, and responsibility ; The WTO, the U.S. Constitution, and self-government / Richard L. Grossman --
Rumors of USA democracy discovered to be counterfeit / Greg Coleridge, Richard L. Grossman, & Mary Zepernick --
Right side up. Rally against the "Contract on America" / Mike Ferner --
The great corporate Social Security sting / Virginia Rasmussen --
What is the purpose of public education? / Mike Ferner --
The rising costs of inequality in the U.S. : democracy in crisis / Ward Morehouse & David Dembo --
Utilities get their way : the fraud of energy deregulation / Richard L. Grossman --
The Multilateral Agreement on Investment : an international human rights crisis / Ward Morehouse --
Cancer is a political disease / Mary Zepernick --
Welfare reform comes to Toledo / Mike Ferner --
Gender and global coroporatization / Molly Morgan, Virginia Rasmussen, & Mary Zepernick --
Is truth for sale? : corporate power on campus and the future of student activism / Rob Inerfeld --
Speaking truth to power about campaign reform / Jane Anne Morris --
Human rights vs. corporate "rights" / Mary Zepernick --
Disappearing railroad blues? / Mike Ferner --
Questions, questions. Rethinking the corporation / Virginia Rasmussen --
Letter to Jerome Groopman : Harvard Medical School / Richard L. Grossman --
We the people : building a truly democratic society / Ward Morehouse --
Letter to Akhil Reed Amar : Yale Law School / Richard L. Grossman --
Letter to the Alliance for Democracy / Mike Ferner & POCLAD --
Letter to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ; Letter to friends / Richard L. Grossman & Ward Morehouse --
Break the rules. Strategies to end corporate rule / Ward Morehouse --
Turning the tables of Pennsylvania agri-corporations : an interview with Thomas Linzey / Thomas Linzey & POCLAD --
Asserting democratic control over corporations : a call to lawyers / Richard L. Grossman & Ward Morehouse --
National Lawyers Guild resolution / National Lawyers Guild --
Statement to the District of Columbia Superior Court / Ward Morehouse --
Workers' rights, corporate privileges / Peter Kellerman --
Nine seminars : at the 1996 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference / POCLAD --
Creating a model corporation code : another avenue for action / Ward Morehouse --
Strip corporations of their cloaking device / Jane Anne Morris --
Labor Party resolution / Labor Party --
Point Arena City Council resolution / Alis Valencia & Jan Edwards --
Certificate of dissolution : Weyerhaeuser Corporation / Asante Riverwind & Paloma Galindo --
Point of departure. Reaching back, digging deep : strategies in context / Virginia Rasmussen --
Demanding human rights to fight corporate power / Ward Morehouse & Richard L. Grossman --
Brief in support of the Motion for Peremptory Judgement / Thomas Linzey & Richard L. Grossman --
Toward a new labor law / James Pope, Ed Bruno, & Peter Kellman --
Some lessons learned / POCLAD --
Revolutionizing corporate law / Richard L. Grossman --
A goal, a framework, a myth / Peter Kellman.
Responsibility: edited by Dean Ritz.


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