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FCC Commissioner Tells ALEC To Help Squash Net Neutrality
The plan is to remove all regulations and consumer protections so that corporations can optimize profits.
Unpacking The Inaugural Address Of Donald J. Trump
Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies, Wake Forest Unive...
Colorado Initiative 71: Corporate Initiative to End Citizen Ballot Initiative
Ironically, the oil and gas front groups pushing Colorado Initiative 71 assert that outside special interests are "polluting" Colorado's Constitution. Corporate lobbyists led by oil and gas represent the largest wealthy special interest.
Trump Economic Adviser "Pushing" for Climate Denier, Fracking Promoter to Head EPA
Research Fellow, DeSmogBlog
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AARP To Withdraw From Controversial Conservative Group Amid Rising Pressure
It only took a week.
SMART ALEC Founder Refuses to Cease and Desist
Founder and CEO, Writeindependent.org
ALEC In Indianapolis: ExxonMobil And The #WebOfDenial
Researcher, Greenpeace USA
This month, nineteen United States Senators called attention to the Web of Denial, a network of front groups that oppose any productive action to combat climate change.
Web Of Denial Groups Protesting Democrat Focus Get $92m In Funding
Co-author of exxonsecrets.org
As Democrat Senators spent two days this week outlining the cash funneled to front groups in the fossil fuel-funded climate "Web of Denial," predictably, some of the spiders started crawling out of that web.
Progressives Need SMART ALEC Approach to Policies
Author, "Fracktured", "The Evolution of a Revolution", Politic...
An Open Letter to Charles G. Koch
Executive Director, The Sierra Club
An overwhelming majority of Americans and business leaders support policies that incentivize investment in and development of clean energy. We hope that you'll join the push toward the clean energy economy and invest in the clean energy sources that increasingly are powering America and the world.
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Oklahoma Public Education Under Attack: The ALEC, CRPE, Legislative Connection
Kim A. Harris, Ph.D.
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, Ph.D., Instructional Leadership and Ac...
Democracy Awakening: A Call to Action for People and the Planet
Executive Director, Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Action...
We can and must do the same when it comes to protecting our voting rights and addressing big moneyed interests' disproportional sway in our politics. Corporate influence over our democracy is one of the biggest threats to our food, water and climate.
Chamber of Commerce Works to Defeat, Not Implement Its Own Members Preferences
Fellow, Campaign for America's Future
If the Chamber of Commerce is not really the voice of its members as it claims, whose voice does the Chamber really represent, and why?
Exposing Misleading 'Business Climate' Rankings
Assistant Director of State Fiscal Research at the Center on B...
A Koch Industries Lobbyist Took My Phone! (VIDEO)
Researcher, Greenpeace USA
The American Legislative Exchange Council's three annual meetings are quite the spectacle. This month, at ALEC's third and final meeting of the year in Scottsdale, Arizona, I had an interesting encounter with a member of ALEC's board of directors.
Ford Revealed As Funder Of Climate Denial Group ALEC
Director of Research at The Center for Media & Democracy
A Ford spokesperson, Christin Baker, confirmed the ALEC grant to the Center for Media and Democracy/PRWatch, but said that the funding was not intended to be used by ALEC to block action on climate change.
Ohio Politicians on "Energy Mandates Study Committee" Took $830,000 From Dirty Energy Companies
Researcher, Greenpeace USA
A wolf pack of in-state utilities and out-of-state petrochemical billionaires has attacked Ohio's clean energy law, threatening to kill clean jobs and wreak further damage on the environment.
Back to ALEC, Back to (Private) School
Rep. Chris Taylor
Wisconsin State Representative. Progressive. Advocate. Mother....
ALEC and its members, including the American Federation for Children (AFC), have become more powerful than our citizens' voices at the State Capitol. Despite massive public urging for adequate K-12 public education funding, Republicans legislators aren't listening.
Shell Leaves ALEC, Is Still Terrible
Unabashed nerd, unrepentant pacifist, ragey writer about imper...
Shell's extraction from ALEC is part of a larger ongoing effort to position the company as concerned about the environment, responsible, and supportive of efforts to mitigate climate change. Don't believe it for a second.
Who Owns the Presidential Candidates?
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
The first Fox News Republican Party Presidential debates are over. Not surprisingly Donald Trump entertained and insulted. The supporting cast for his new apprentice show mostly hung out in the background.
'Green News Report' - August 11, 2015
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio's nationally syndicated 'Green News Report'
Conservative Group Wants To Preserve Freedom Of Choice -- Paper Or Plastic, That Is
Model legislation would bar cities from instating bag bans.
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