Fighting Citizens United and Its Unholy Matrimony

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Abby Zimet

Last weekend's third anniversary of Citizens United has passed, but petitions and actions to reverse the ruling are ongoing - in Massachusetts, Montana, Maine - also here - several more states and hundreds of local communities. To celebrate them all, Occupy Wall Street, the Devil, the Rev. Billy and his Choir of the Church of Stop Shopping held a mock wedding ceremony on the steps of the New York Stock Exchange wherein seven brides joined in unholy matrimony to seven corporations - among them, Macdonald's and the Koch Brothers - to protest the notion of democracy as "a commodity to be sold."

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