Presidents’ views on corporate power

August 17th, 2011 by Rick Drain

Since the beginning of the United States as an independent nation, there has been a power struggle between corporations and citizens.  In recent years the corporatists have been ascendent, notably now giving First Amendment rights to corporations as “people.”  How did we get here?

Sarah Wood has put together an excellent collection of posts from nine past US Presidents.

History Lesson: What Some Previous Presidents Thought Of Corporate Power