Wednesday, September 29, 2010

2010 Surge of Corporate Power

In The Progressive Oct. 2010 Jim Hightower in a few words explains 2 aspects of the recent surge of corporate domination: the Citizens United case, which allowed wealthy interests "to swamp America's elections"; and extraordinary fundraising, the US Chamber of Commerce jumping from $36 billion in 2008 to $75 billion this year, aided by Karl Rove's new "American Crossroads" expecting to raise $52 billion; plus plus plus see his list. And go to for opposition "before our democracy gets swept away."

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