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Former Green Party presidential candidate to discuss ways to limit ‘Corporate Personhood’

Ever hear of “Corporate Personhood”?
You can on April 6 in St.

Ever hear of “Corporate Personhood”?

You can on April 6 in St. Paul when David Cobb, former Green Party presidential candidate, will talk about what can be done to reverse the implications of “Corporate Personhood,” including last year’s Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission. That decision said corporations have a constitutionally protected right to be involved in spending for political campaigns.

Cobb is an organizer with MovetoAmend.org, a coalition of more than 100,000 people and organizations whose goal is to amend the U.S. Constitution to restrict corporate power. Quite a task, indeed.

His 7:30 p.m. talk April 6 will be at Macalester College’s Olin-Rice Science Center. It’s sponsored by, among others, Common Cause Minnesota and Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota.