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Review Essay: Citizens DisUnited

Citizens DisUnited: Passive Investors, Drone CEOs, and the Corporate Capture of the American Dream both delights and informs as only Robert A.G. Monks can. No one else writes so well about topics like “How CEOs and the Business Roundtable…

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Citizens United: Five Years Later

Five years ago today the US Supreme Court held that corporations could spend unlimited funds on election campaigns in their decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Last night I joined about 100 people a local showing of Pay 2…

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Upcoming Shareowner Meetings

Powered by Jackie Cook’s Fund Votes, a handy list of upcoming meetings. Research voting guidelines at FundVotes, how respected funds and advocates have voted at Proxy Democracy and MoxyVote. Vote proxies using Moxy Vote’s proxy voting…

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Torres-Spelliscy: Corporate Citizen?

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Torres-Spelliscy’s Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State, analyzes the trail of legal cases that led to the 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, as corporations won…

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Citizens United May Unite Us

Bill De Blasio, a trustee of the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), says his office “will work with the investor community, particularly through entities like the Council of Institutional Investors, to build a national…

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Target & Citizens United

I’m on vacation, visiting friends in Boaton before Yale Governance forum but this looks noteworthy: More than 100 protesters bearing signs with messages such as “Hands Off our Elections,” “Corporations are not people,” and “No Mouth, No Soul,…

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What Ought to Be: Why Grow Up?

Why Grow Up? between what is and what ought to be According to Susan Neiman, the most important distinction in the world is the difference between what is and what ought to be. Recognizing that distinction is central to the process of growing up….

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Top Governance Issues for 2012

This is a reformatted version of Some “xfc” lists for 2012 Recently Published by Key Law Firms, Big 4 Consultants and Others, compiled by Dan Boxer Jan 20, 2012. The documents from which the lists were extracted range from 1-30 pages and contain…

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End Corporate Demockary

Corporations determine far more than any other institution the air we breathe, the quality of the water we drink, even where we live. Yet they are not accountable to anyone. Those words were on the 1991 cover of Power and Accountability: Restoring…

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Charles Schwab Proxy Voting Guide

Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services. Most shareholders do not vote because reading through 100+ pages of…

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CorpGov Bites

Lots of news I haven’t had time to fully digest but that I find interesting. Hat tip to SIF members for sending me several of these. Charade at Symantec (USPX) On September 20, 2010, Symantec Corporation set the pathetic precedent of being…

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