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Video exposes the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) effort to push corporate backed model legislation in state legislatures.
▶ Democracy Now! ALEC’s “Institutional Corruption,” From Backing Apartheid to Assault on Clean Energy, Public Sector
Published on Dec 11, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – The secretive American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has just ended a week-long meeting in Washington where corporate lobbyists worked with state lawmakers on model bills that will later be introduced in states nationwide. ALEC has reportedly drafted a number of new bills designed to prevent President Obama from cutting emissions, […]
Change the Media, Change the world Panel description (Full panel below): Full panel: April 1, 2013 freespeechtv[ Published on Apr 1, 2013 The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a corporate-backed organization that creates controversial bills that it pushes through state legislatures. Some of these include broad anti-immigration measures like Arizona’s SB 1070, Stand Your Ground […]
Democracy Now> Corporate Exodus Continues From ALEC as Secretive Right-Wing Group’s Policies Come to Light
Published on Jul 11, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – Five more corporations have severed ties with the secretive right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC. The group has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months as the public has become aware of its role in advancing the “Stand Your Ground” gun law initially cited to protect Trayvon […]