Originally Posted by Arkie
This is a must read. Corporations have taken several steps to become as powerful as they are today. They used to be chartered by special legislature to serve specific public needs. Now they have no obligations to serve the public, and they are the most powerful "people." This kind of "person" is exempt from individual responsibility. They gained more privileges from the government over time, and they destroyed the real free market in America.
Corporations and the Public Interest
A look at how the originally purpose behind corporate charters has been lost
Good article. Thanks. I especially liked this line:
The corporation is the institutionalized form of this shirking of responsibility. The primary purpose of the corporate form is to insulate a certain class of people from responsibility for actions taken on their behalf.
New bumper sticker: Save America! Kill the corporations!