Category Archives: Jeff Clements

Citizens’ Ballot Initiative Another Casualty of Citizens United Decision

Jeff Clements of Free Speech For People is featured on TruthOut commenting on the new Gilded Age created in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. Not until the 20th century, did “we the people” have access to ballot initiatives as a tool for democracy. The unlimited corporate campaign spending resulting directly from Citizens United continues to threaten our power to enact reasonable spending rules and to return our Constitutional rights to human beings, not corporations. More »

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Why the US Chamber of Commerce is Wrong on Citizens United

(Photo:Kaeun Yu/ Talk Radio News)  Read the latest op-ed from Jeffrey Clements, author and co-founder of Free Speech For People. The op-ed, published August 15,2014 to TruthOut begins: “On July 12, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a 28th Amendment that … More »

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New Edition of “Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money And Global Corporations”

The new, updated edition of “Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy From Big Money And Global Corporations” is available now for purchase. Free Speech For People co-founder, Jeff Clements authored the book as a resource for everyone to join in … More »

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