Walden Bello reviews the book, Fear at Work: Job Blackmail, Labor, and the Environment, written by Richard Kazis and Richard L. Grossman, and published in 1982. The Wall Street Journal will probably give this book a bad review. Which would be all the more reason to recommend it. Richard Kazis and Richard Grossman, both staff members [...]
Bruce Johansen's book, originally published in 1982, is now out of print, but can be read in its entirety HERE. Here's an excerpt from the book's Introduction: This book has two major purposes. First, it seeks to weave a few new threads into the tapestry of American revolutionary history, to begin the telling of a larger [...]
This is the entire Introduction to the book, The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America, by Lawrence Goodwyn (Oxford University Press, 1978). This book is about the flowering of the largest democratic mass movement in American history. It is also necessarily a book about democracy itself. Finally it is about [...]
The Modern Corporate State: Private Governments & the American Constitution was written by Arthur Selwyn Miller and published in 1976. "Toward a Definition of the Corporate State" is the title of Chapter Two, which you can read HERE. It was published online by Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund.
Everyman's Constitution: Historical Essays on the 14th Amendment, The "Conspiracy Theory", and American Constitutionalism, was written by Howard Jay Graham, and published in 1968. A portion of the book was reprinted online by Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, including the Foreword, Author's Preface, and the first two chapters. To review this excerpt, click HERE.
Famous author and historian Charles Beard wrote these words in 1936, in Chapter 1 of “Jefferson, Corporations and the Constitution” originally published in The Virginia Quarterly Review. Here's a brief excerpt: ... Now there is abroad in the country a common theory to the effect that the American Revolution was made and the Constitution established [...]
An excerpt from Thomas Paine's writings on Corporations and Charters in The Rights of Man - from Common Sense, Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine (pages 330-331). An apt informal title given to this excerpt by Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund: "Corporate Charters Deny Rights to All While Granting Privileges to [...]