This week features political science professor and political analyst Peter Mathews to talk about the need for the We The People (28th) Amendment to remove corporate personhood and declare that money is not speech under the First Amendment, which he discusses in his new book, Dollar Democracy: With Liberty and Justice for Some; How to Reclaim the American Dream for All.
Peter Mathews has spent 30 years as a College and University Professor educating people. Peter is a full professor of Political Science at Cypress College and adjunct professor of Sociology at Long Beach City College. He has taught at California State University, Fullerton, is currently a Political Analyst on KTLK AM 1150 Progressive Talk Radio on the David Cruz Show, and has served as a political analyst on KNBC-TV, KCBS-TV, KTLA-TV, CNN radio, KTLK radio, KPFA and KPFK radio, and as a commentator on KNX News Radio and other venues. Having lived, traveled, taught and conducted research in 27 countries such as Britain, France, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, India and elsewhere, Mathews has first-hand knowledge of public policy issues such as healthcare, education, economic development, and international relations, and environmental sustainability in these and other societies. Peter Mathews was the Democratic Party Nominee for the U.S. Congress in 1998 and ran a close race in the Long Beach based district. He was elected to the North Fair Oaks Council (Planning Commission) in San Mateo County, California, before moving to Los Angeles County in 1979.