A democratic form of government, a democratic way of life, presupposes free public education over a long period; it presupposes also an education for personal responsibility that too often is neglected.
Corporations and Democracy
There is looming up a new and dark power... the enterprises of the country are aggregating vast corporate combinations of unexampled capital, boldly marching, not for economical conquests only, but for political power.... The question will arise and arise in your day, though perhaps not fully in mine, which shall rule, wealth or man; which shall lead, money or intellect; who shall fill public stations, educated and patriotic freemen, or the feudal serfs of corporate capital?~ Edward G. Ryan, Chief Justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1873 The corporation is the dominant economic institution of our time. Please read our resources regarding corporate chartering, corporate constitutional rights, and democratizing the corporation.