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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.
B) Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics.

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