In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. F.E.C. that corporations have the same rights as human beings when it comes to free speech.
Since that decision, corporate dollars began flooding Republican campaigns. The GOP won a majority in the House of Representatives during he last next midterm elections. A corporation even ran for Congress!
And, realizing the benefits of a corporate structure, people across the country have started adopting corporate personhood.
Lester & Charlie were asked to file a series of reports on the situation in a lead-up to a citizens rally in D.C. during the first anniversary of the ruling.
Use to navigation panel (below, on the left) to check out those reports! You just might learn something!