Argument: Corps. not full community-members, ineligible for personhood

Issue Report: Corporate personhood


Jim Sleeper. “Corporate free speech? Since when?” Boston Globe. September 5, 2009: “corporate speech […] isn’t free because corporations, unlike individuals, are not full-fledged members of the community. As inanimate entities, they are incapable of what the political philosopher Michael Sandel calls ‘a willingness to sacrifice individual interests for the sake of the common good, and the ability to deliberate well about common purposes and ends.'”