HRHN 10: Corporate Financing of Elections and Human Rights

HRHN 10, Febnruary 2010: “Corporate Financing of Elections & Human Rights”. Guests: Ray Glock-Grueneich (Paralegal Researcher & former Green Party candidate for Congress) & Bruce Van Allen (former Mayor of Santa Cruz & veteran manager of progressive political campaigns). Host: David Sweet; Director: Mathilde Rand. Discussion of the rapidly increasing dominance of corporate power over the American political process, focusing on the peculiar doctrine of “corporate personhood” which has come to be interpreted in such a way as to extend many (but not all) of the constitutional rights of individual citizens to corporate entities.

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