Another State Moves to Abolish Corporate Personhood

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“Corporate Personhood is shorthand for the notion that a corporation must be treated as if it were a person with inherent unalienable rights.” — Huffington Post

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC – why we need to look at this situation.

NPR Audio: When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution

Take Action Toolkit

Restoring Citizen Authority Over Corporations

We The People Amendment

How We Got Here

http://www.thomhartmann.com

https://movetoamend.org

Think Corporate Personhood is Bad? The TPP Will Give Us Corporations Nationhood.

More on TPP

Lee Camp: Corporate Personhood is Way, Way Worse Than You Think

Noam Chompsky on Corporate Personhood

Walking Across USA to Bring Awareness on Corporate Personhood Issue

 

Next Week: California Public Utility Commission Hearing on proposed Charter/Time Warner Cable Merger

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From FreePress —
Cable giant Charter wants in on the Los Angeles media market — and if its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable goes through, you’ll be stuck dealing with sky-high prices and another company with way too much control over our Internet connections.

Next week, you can tell the California Public Utilities Commission to vote NO on this disastrous deal.

WHAT: California Public Utility Commission Hearing on proposed Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger
http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/Commission_Meeting/

WHEN: Tues., Jan. 26, at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: CPUC (auditorium), 320 West 4th St., Los Angeles
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RSVP: *We’ll give you everything you need ahead of time to speak out.
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This meeting has been scheduled so people in Los Angeles can speak directly with the CPUC about the merger. Your voice could really help sway this influential agency.
Could you speak out next Tuesday? RSVP now.

Charter has offered to pay a mind-boggling $90 billion to buy Time Warner Cable and the smaller cable company Bright House Networks. It’ll take on $27 billion in new debt on top of another $39 billion in existing debt — and will have to pay it back by overcharging customers nationwide.

Stop this merger from costing us even more to connect and communicate.

Biggest Gas Leak in California History Continues in Los Angeles

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The biggest gas leak ever in California has been going on for 2 months. They don’t know when they will be able to stop it. With the force of a volcanic eruption, it is sending 100,000 pounds of methane into the air per hour.
REPORTS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcUnOFJ-rrs

http://www.democracynow.org/2015/12/30/erin_brockovich_california_methane_gas_leak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIra-_zXnfQ

http://www.cnbc.com/2015/12/29/massive-methane-leak-displaces-thousands-in-southern-california.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKNu7DdLfZY

http://gizmodo.com/las-gas-leak-disaster-is-a-bigger-problem-than-you-real-1750035270

http://www.vox.com/2015/12/29/10685910/california-gas-leak-vox-sentences

http://gizmodo.com/a-california-gas-leak-is-the-biggest-environmental-disa-1749958081

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/catastrophic-california-gas-leak-could-take-more-three-months-fix

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-porter-ranch-20151228-story.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/methane-gas-leak-creates-ghost-town-in-california/

MORE DETAILS
Location: 20  miles south of Los Angeles.
Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Field in Los Angeles County, Dec. 9, 2015.
Near Porter Ranch

http://tatoott1009.com/2015/12/19/california-alert-largest-release-of-methane-in-californias-history-cant-be-stopped/?GD_NONCE=7aca0e7539

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9BUc04L424

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KB-9UBCJUY


HEALTH CONCERNS
Methane in its gas form is an asphyxiant,
which in high concentrations may displace the oxygen supply you need for breathing, especially in confined spaces. Decreased oxygen can cause suffocation and loss of consciousness. It can also cause headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and loss of coordination.

Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve

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TRANSCRIPT AND RESOURCES: https://www.corbettreport.com/federalreserve/

What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important question and pulls back the curtain on America’s central bank.

LA and Venturas’ Nuclear Secret Episodes 3 and 4

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Last night NBC4 aired the fourth segment in its year-long investigation of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, revealing new documents showing that contamination from SSFL has migrated to the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, site of a year-round children’s camp.

It is clear that the only way to protect nearby communities from Santa Susana Field Laboratory contamination is to make sure that it is all cleaned up, as was promised in 2010. Unfortunately, the cleanup agreements remain at risk. We need your help ensuring that SSFL is fully cleaned up. Contact us and get involved. info@ssflworkgroup.org
http://www.ssflworkgroup.org/

WATCH Part Three: LA’s Nuclear Secret:  Camp Cover Up
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/investigations/I-Team-LAs-Nuclear-Secret-Camp-Cover-Up-344006382.html

WATCH Part Four: LA’s Nuclear Secret:  Camp Cover Up Part 2
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/investigations/Investigation-Reveals-Brandeis-Bardin-Camp-Founder-Learned-of-Contamination-in-1950s-351984791.html

There is a large quantity of detail here in NBC’s database including current and archived investigative work  http://data.nbcstations.com/national/KNBC/la-nuclear-secret/

*The first two episodes are here: https://occupyventura805.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/las-and-ventura-countys-nuclear-secret-nbcs-full-episodes/

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