Move to Amend’s David Cobb Tomorrow night, the Ann Arbor-area group Reclaim Our American Democracy (ROAD) will livestream a public debate between Move to Amend‘s David Cobb and corporate attorney James Bopp over the Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision. The event takes place at the Pittsfield Township Hall (Pittsfield Township Administration Building, 6201 W. Michigan Ave., Ann Arbor) and starts […]Read more ›
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INTERVIEW: David Cobb on Move to Amend’s efforts to end the “kinder & gentler” fascism of corporate personhood
If money is speech, democracy is compromised because some voices speak louder than others Move to Amend is a national group with a single focus: to pass a constitutional amendment that ends corporate personhood and the legal rights that it gives to corporations and to end the idea that money is speech to stop the nearly endless amount of money […]Read more ›
Corporations should not win elections
Last Friday, June 29, 2012, David Cobb from Move to Amend spoke to an energized crowd of about 100 Washtenaw/Ann Arbor-area activists about the corrosive influence of money and corporate personhood in our elections.
Photos from the event taken by Anne Savage after the jump along with information about how you can join our local group, Michiganders to Keep Big Money Out of Elections.Read more ›
Abolishing corporate personhood and getting money out of elections is a principle, not an “issue”
The national organization/movement Move to Amend is working to amend the U.S. constitution to abolish corporate personhood that gives corporations constitutionally-protected civil liberties and to get money out of elections by ensuring that money is no longer viewed as constitutionally-protected speech. David Cobb is one of the chief spokespersons for the Move to Amend effort and currently on a national speaking tour that stops in Michigan this week.
Details about the Michigan leg of David Cobb’s trip (including information on his presentation THIS FRIDAY IN ANN ARBOR) and my interview with him after the jump.Read more ›
SAVE THE DATE: Move To Amend’s David Cobb, champion of ending corporate personhood, in Ann Arbor, 6/29/2012
Corporations are not people, money is not speech
A coalition of people in the Ann Arbor area are putting together a working group to join the national push to repeal the corrupting Citizens United Supreme Court ruling. The nearly unlimited amount of corporate money flooding into our electoral process is already having a corrosive impact on our democracy.
On Friday, June 29th, this group is bringing David Cobb from Move To Amend to Ann Arbor to speak about this issue and what can be done about it.
Details after the jump.Read more ›
David Cobb, a former Green Party candidate for president and current spokesperson for the Move to Amend initiative, will be speaking in Grand Rapids on January 12. I have no affiliation with Mr. Cobb or his group but their effort to revoke the treatment of corporations as persons (“corporate personhood”) with rights like “freedom of speech” and the ability to […]Read more ›