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  • Democracy Forum 2/13/12

    Issue: Participatory Democracy
    Broadcast Time: 10-11:00 a.m.
    Program Topic: Free speech, corporate money, and democracy

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The constitutional background of granting personhood to corporations and equating political spending with free speech.
    b) The practical outcomes for democracy.
    c) What can citizens do?

    A) Jeff Clements, co-founder of Free Speech for People and author of the book Corporations Are Not People. www.freespeechforpeople.org
    B) Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics. www.opensecrets.org

    Call In Program: Yes
    Political Broadcast: Yes
    Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters www.lwvme.org
    Engineer: Joel Mann

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