Free Minds & Free Markets

A Civil Rights Movement for Corporations? Inside the 400-Year Struggle: New at Reason

You may want to rethink what you think you know about the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.

A new book called We the Corporations by UCLA Law Professor Adam Winkler says the fight for corporate rights started hundreds of years before Citizens United. "The movement and struggle to win rights for corporations," says Winkler, is "one of the least well-known yet most successful civil rights movements in American history."

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