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Citizens Disunited

Review Essay: Citizens DisUnited

…pinion in the 2010 Supreme Court case of Citizens United v FEC, which limited the government’s ability to constrain corporate expenditures for political purposes. The quote demonstrates a partial justification for the Court’s opinion was the ideal of…

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Citizens United and Pay 2 Play

Citizens United: Five Years Later

…ith firm value. Proxy Filings to Address Citizens United Join the many who are filing and co-filing the resolutions seeking comprehensive disclosure of corporate lobbying. Video Friday: Citizens United via StoryofStuff.org Watch the video at Story of…

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy holding Corporate Citizen?

Torres-Spelliscy: Corporate Citizen?

…funds on ballot initiatives, which begat Citizens United in 2010 granting even more expansive rights to corporations. On the flip-side, Torres-Spelliscy traces how the Comity Clause has evolved to affirm that corporations are not citizens. That distin…

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Upcoming Shareowner Meetings

…l) CITIGROUP INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CITIZENS & NORTHERN CORP APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CITIZENS FINANCIAL SERVICES INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) CUMBERLAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC APRIL 17, 2012 (annual) DIAMOND HILL FINANCIAL TRENDS FUND, INC APRIL 17,…

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Target & Citizens United

…extreme right-wing candidate during the 2010 elections. Questions about corporate money in politics in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission dominated the shareholder question and answer session. via…

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Why Grow Up? between what is and what ought to be

What Ought to Be: Why Grow Up?

…ho could think otherwise after Citizen’s United (Citizens United: Five Years Later)? Discussions of the gap between what is and what ought to be should pervade our schools, workplaces and every important social institution. From Divine Rights to What…

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Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab Proxy Voting Guide

…osts, the US Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission was based on a false premise. Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion justifies the decision by pointing to the Internet. With the advent of the Internet… Shareholders…

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Discussion Regarding Disclosures on ESG

SEC-IAC: Disclosures on ESG Topics 

…te differently. In the landmark decision Citizens United, Supreme Court Justice Kennedy expressed enthusiasm that technology today makes disclosure “rapid and informative.” The current N-PX requirements meet neither standard, being only once a year an…

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Top Governance Issues for 2012

…rtain corporate political expenditures (Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission). CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Shareholder focus on corporate responsibility will likely magnify in the coming year. … Boards should expect disclosures regarding the…

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Concentration of Wealth

Concentration of Wealth

…mes. Evaluation of Democratic Processes: Citizens’ trust in political institutions is influenced by their evaluation of how well the system meets their demands. When economic inequality is high, citizens, regardless of their political orientation, ten…

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Political Disclosure Up

Political Disclosure Up

…first step. As Justice Kennedy wrote in Citizens United: With the advent of the Internet, prompt disclosure of expenditures can provide shareholders and citizens with the information needed to hold corporations and elected officials accountable for t…

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End Corporate Demockary

…or political purposes by corporations in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. It was a great awakening. Many more began to realize how much power over our government we had ceded to corporations. In 1987 Time magazine estimated that “of the…

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