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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.