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“How a Multinational Corporation Quietly Bought a County-Wide Election”

From Read The Dirt:

“By: Thurston Public Power Initiative, John D. Pearce Posted on: April 07, 2013

Editors Note: Citizens in Thurston County, WA put an initiative on the ballot to make its electricity publically owned. Puget Sound Energy (PSE), a foreign corporation, defeated the initiative after quintupling Thurstons previous record for spending on a county-wide election. Does Thurstons right to democratically make decisions about its electricity conflict with PSEs rights as a corporate person? Hear the story from John D. Pearce, a resident of Thurston County and former Chair of Thurston Public Power Initiative.”
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