Challenging Corporate Rule: The Petition to Revoke Unocal's Charter as a Guide to Citizen Action
by Robert Benson, Foreword by Ronnie Dugger
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Publication Date: 1999
Topics: California, Corporate Rule, Crime & Punishment, Democracy: Theory & Practice, Social Movements, Third World Peoples, United States
Description: The complete text of the historic complaint by a coalition of some 25 local, state and national women's environmental and other civil society organizations to the California Attorney General to revoke the corporate charter of the Union Oil Company of California (Unocal). The foreword by Ronnie Dugger, Chair of the Alliance for Democracy, and introduction by author Robert W. Benson, Professor of Law at the Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, seek to place charter revocation in the broader context of the struggle for democratic control of giant corporations. The introduction also provides concrete suggestions on challenging corporate rule in other states. A practical guide to citizen action against corporations, and must reading for all who cherish the democratic ideals on which this country was founded and who are prepared to join the struggle for their realization.
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