On Political Speech, Sustainabiilty, and Shareholder Activism
4 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Date Written: February 21, 2013
When money is equivalent to speech and corporations are equated with people, then ‘voting with one’s dollars’ can have perverse political connotations. Corporations, when taken as citizens, can crowd out individual utility-based preferences in a world where dollars can buy political influence.
Keywords: Sustainability, Citizens United, Shareholder Activism
JEL Classification: D62, G31, G38, L21
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