Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Can You Arrest A Corporation? | Rainforest Action Network Blog

Can You Arrest A Corporation?

There are some who say that corporations are people. So can you arrest one?

Well, we’re going to find out.

Right now, corporations technically have the same First Amendment rights as real live people (as ruled by the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC a year ago). So shouldn’t we (real live people) hold corporations to the same level of accountability that we do other people when it comes to trashing the planet and shamefully disregarding human rights?

As global citizens, it is time to intervene.

WANTED for profiteering off people and planet

"Wanted: Cargill, Inc" posters have mysteriously appeared all over the Minneapolis calling for a citizens' arrest of the corporation for 'profiteering off people and planet.'

In Minneapolis on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, join our coalition of citizens who are invoking the true purpose of a citizens’ arrest: to halt a dangerous and harmful criminal in their tracks. We will form search parties and take to the streets to see if anyone has seen this corporate “person,” known as Cargill, Inc. so the 99% can bring “him” to justice...

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Occupy Wall Street West: New Movement Rises In San Francisco | huffingtonpost

For those who assumed the Occupy movement had fizzled out in San Francisco, think again.

This Friday, Occupy Wall Street West -- a continuation of Occupy San Francisco -- plans to march through San Francisco's Financial District. According to a the group, more than 55 organizations, including the San Francisco Labor Council, Code Pink, Iraq Veterans Against the War and the Rainforest Action Network, will support Friday's march and attendance is expected to reach into the thousands. [more]

OWSW J20 Actions (San Francisco)

Occupy Wall Street West Action Schedule for January 20, 2012

Check out the latest Occupy Wall St West Action Schedule for January 20, 2012.

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