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By Russ Baker on Mar 19, 2013 Jonathan Frieman, “Human Citizen” Russ Baker interviews Jonathan Frieman, who took an unusual stand against corporate personhood. Frieman was stopped in October by a sheriff in Marin County (a San Francisco suburb)—for driving solo in the lane for high-occupancy vehicles. He then pulled out corporate papers and argued that he was traveling with another person—since corporations count as persons. In January, he got his day in court.
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Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an American academic historian, author, playwright, and social activist .
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