A National Conference on Corporate Accountability
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2007

I. 8:30-9:15 Bagels, Coffee and Conversation

II. 9:15-10:00 Welcome and Opening Address

Ralph Nader   Video
Warren Gunnels, senior policy advisor to Senator Bernie Sanders   Video

III. 10:00-11:45 The Great Constitutional Deficiency: Corporate "Rights"

Freeing Politics from Corporate Control - Dr. Ron Daniels   Video
Constitutionalizing Freedom - Richard Grossman   Video
Corporations Are Not People - Carl Mayer   Video
Panel Video

IV. 12:00-1:45 Countervailing the Evolving Structure of the Corporation

The Challenges of Private Equity - Damon Silvers   Video | PowerPoint
Blowing the Whistle on Corporate Wrongdoing - Louis Clark Video
Institutional Shareholder Power Crippled by Conflicts of Interest - Robert Monks Video
The Conversion of Community and Nonprofit Enterprises into For-Profit Corporations - Walter Smith   Video
Video of Q&A session

V. 3:00-4:45 Subordinating Corporate Power

Resuscitating and Reclaiming Antitrust - Dr. James Brock   Video
Corporate Unaccountability and Corporate Charters - Mark Green   Video
Reining in the Drug Companies - Sidney Wolfe M.D. Video
De-Corporatizing Global Trade and Investment Rules - Lori Wallach   Video

VI. 5:00-5:30 Address by U.S. Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH)Video

VII. 5:30-7:00 Eliminating Corporate Escapes

Imposing Global Liability - Katharine Redford   Video
Closing Down The Tax Haven Racket - Lucy Komisar   Video
Corporate Taxes and Double Standards - Dean Baker   Video


VIII. 8:00-9:00 Strategies to Subordinate Corporations: A Discussion About What Works

Gar Alperovitz   Video
Richard Grossman   Video
Kathryn Mulvey   Video
Video of Q&A session


IX. 8:30-9:00 Bagels, Coffee and Conversation

X. 9:00-11:00 People's Control to Prevent Corporate Wrongdoing: Tools for a Just Economy (I)

Access to the Courts to Curb Corporate Abuse - Laura MacCleery   Video | PowerPoint
Cracking Down on Corporate Crime - Russell Mokhiber   Video
Curbing CEO Excess - Sarah Anderson   Video
Government's Power: Procurement for Good, Sanctioning Wrongdoers - Danielle Brian   Video
Video of Q&A session part 1

XI. 11:15 - 1:15 People's Control to Prevent Corporate Wrongdoing: Tools for a Just Economy (II)

Union Counterpower: Freedom to Organize - Thea Lee   Video
The Precautionary Principle and People-Centered Technology - Andrew Kimbrell   Video
Pensions: Controlling our Money and Retirement - Karen Friedman   Video
Video of Q&A session part 2

XII. 2:15-4:15 Displacing Corporations: Expanding the Commons

Protecting Our Right to Water - Wenonah Hauter   Video
Removing Corporations From Health Insurance Provision - Stephanie Woolhandler M.D.   Video | PowerPoint
Knowledge as a Public Good, Changing the Pharmaceutical Industry Business Model - James Love   Video | PowerPoint
Video of Q&A session

XIII. 4:30-6:30 Displacing Corporations: Alternative Institutions and the People's Priorities

Co-ops and Credit Unions: People's Businesses - Alisa Gravitz   Video
Taxing Corporate "Bads" - Brent Blackwelder Video
Public Not Corporate Budgets - Robert Greenstein   Video
Video of Q&A session


XIV. 6:30 - 9:00 Light Dinner, Conversation and Films

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2007

XV: 8:30-9:00 Bagels, Coffee and Conversation

XVI: 9:00-10:45: Reasserting the People's Control

The Mechanics of Real Democracy - Rob Richie   Video
People's Controlled Media - Jeff Chester   Video
Public Control over Energy and Transportation - Tyson Slocum   Video | PowerPoint
Organizing to Win - Ilyse Hogue Video

XVII: 11:00-12:15 Interview: From Corporate Hegemony to Subordination: The Path Forward

Ralph Nader
Amy Goodman