Thom Hartmann – Corporate Personhood (The Theft of Human Rights)

Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann is an international relief worker, psychotherapist, father and author of over a dozen books, including: Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & the Theft of Human Rights. He discussed the East India Company, the Boston Tea Party & 1886 Supreme Court decision, Santa Clara vs. Southern Pacific that was twisted to give corporations human rights, its ramifications and solutions to the problem of corporations operating with rights designed for human beings.

Airdate: October 20, 2002

Intro (2:22)

Part 1 (18:45)
Part 2 (12:52)
Part 3 (13:01)

Promo (:31)

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day.
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