When Jonathan Frieman of San Rafael, Calif., was pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane, he argued to the officer that, actually, he did have a passenger.
He waved his corporation papers at the officerRead more »
Earlier this year, Mitt Romney nearly landed in a politically perilous controversy when the Huffington Post reported that in 1999 the GOP presidential candidate had been part of an investment group that invested $75 million in Stericycle, a medical-waste disposal firm that has been attacked by anti-abortion groups for disposing aborted fetuses collected from family planning clinics.Read more »
A BBS user describes how Stephan Kinsella changed his mind about the compatibility of corporations with libertarianism.Read more »
The big objection to corporations is usually limited liability for shareholders. Now first let me mention that many non-attorney critics of this notion seem confused about what it means (and many attorneys also misapprehend it). They think the doctrine insulates a tortfeasor from liability even if he was negligent, so long as he is a shareholder. Or that the doctrine exempts managers and officers of the corporation from liability for torts of others. They are wrong.Read more »
It's true that a part of us dies every time we see Dr. Dre doing Dr. Pepper commercials, but in reality we've pretty much accepted that "selling out" is a part of life. Everybody needs to get paid, right?
But sometimes corporate sellouts involve more than cringe-worthy ads and intrusive product placement. This is when selling out starts to get just a bit horrifying.
This article was originally published at OpEdNews.com on February 15, 2009
With Abraham Lincoln’s birthday just passed on February 12th the media was replete with praise for him. Unfortunately, this whitewashed view of him is misguided. Rather than being the honest and resolute knight in shining armor that he is made out to be, on closer inspection he turns out to be one of the worst politicians Illinois has produced.Read more »
"The bill, AB 919, would require corporations to deliver an annual report to shareholders detailing the company's political activities and expenditures.
Shareholders would be able to opt out of having their money used for those expenditures and would be reimbursed with a dividend."
This is absurd because people exercise their free expression through investing in companies. They delegate their speech to the corporation in exchange for profits, and the contract that is created gives the shareholder profits in exchange for letting someone manage their money.Read more »
To be an American citizen is very much like being the child of a wealthy and unscrupulous criminal ‘Godfather’, who appears to be kind and generous to his own children at home, but is unflinchingly treacherous and murderous in conducting his family business, which is based on coercion, domination, exploitation, and violence.Read more »
Who cares why? They go to disasters and clean victim's laundry for free. Another to add to the list of evil corporations that help people in need.Read more »
Murray Hill Incorporated, a diversifying corporation in the Washington, D.C. area, has filed to run for U.S. Congress in the Republican primary in Maryland's 8th Congressional District.Read more »
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