ALEC is preparing to launch a new nationwide network that will seek to replicate its influence within state legislatures in city councils and municipalities. Continue reading
For the past two years, Moyers & Company has been exploring — and exposing — the most influential corporate-funded political force most of us have never heard of: ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge… one state house at a time. Learn more with the features, tools, and links found here.
A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading
A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading
Big money has moved North Carolina far to the right politically but citizen protesters are fighting back against “extremist policies.” See why the conflict unfolding in North Carolina could be a testing ground for what’s to come in every state. Continue reading