Monthly Archives: July 2017

REAL Democracy History Calendar: July 31 – August 6

July 31 1965 – Birth of J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter fantasy series Some claim Rowling has one of the greatest imaginations. But her fantasies pale in comparison to those of Supreme Court justices who have claimed legal … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: July 24 – 30

July 24 1998 – “Rethinking the Corporation” talk by Virginia Rasmussen, Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy (POCLAD) principal Rasmussen’s talk, during Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom conference, July 24-31, Baltimore, MD, included the following: “I think we … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: July 17 – 23

July 17 1790 – Death of Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations – who condemned corporations “Smith saw corporations, as much as governments, as instruments for suppressing the competitive forces of the market, and his condemnation of them … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: July 10 – 16

July 10 1832 – Andrew Jackson vetoes legislation to renew the charter of the private Second Bank of the United States “Is there no danger to our liberty and independence in a bank that in its nature has so little … Continue reading

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REAL Democracy History Calendar: July 3 – 9

July 3 2014 – “Hobby Lobby Fallout: Catholic Soy Milk Mogul Won’t Cover Drugs That ‘Prevent Procreation’” is published “The day after the Justices decided evangelical Hobby Lobby billionaire David Green doesn’t have to cover certain contraceptives for his employees, … Continue reading

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