Corporate Control? Not in These Communities: Can local laws have a real effect on the power of giant corporations?

Article examining some interesting ideas on how localities can rein in corporate power. Hat tip the the National-Anarchist Tribal Alliance of New York.

But the nascent municipal rights movement offers something new in the way of political action. These communities are adopting laws that, taken together, are forming an alternative structure to the global corporate economy. The principles behind these laws can be applied broadly to any area where corporate rights override local self-government or the well-being of the local ecology. The best place to start, I would suggest, is with banning corporations from making campaign contributions to local elections.

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