Saturday, September 18, 2021

Tag: ALEC

ALEC Influence in Ohio Greases Skids for Anti-Protest Bill

The bill, the "Critical Infrastructure Protection Act," being pushed by ALEC around the country makes it a felony for protestors to trespass on energy company property, such as pipelines, refineries, and power plants.

ALEC fails to denounce dangerous and racist views of its leaders...

ALEC has remained conspicuously silent about the dangerous and racist statements and ties of its legislative leaders.

ALEC wants to make protest illegal in Illinois

ALEC isn’t often at the forefront of legislative changes in blue states like Illinois, but with overwhelming support for this bill by Democrats in the Illinois House, that may be changing.

‘The House is on fire,’ climate strikes come to America March...

Now the inspiration is coming back across the Atlantic, and European teens will soon be joined by a mobilization of American high school students who will demand action from one of the world’s worst polluters, the United States of America.

Enbridge gave Massachusetts studies by climate denier, ALEC associate in gas...

“To be taking the work of climate deniers at this time is unconscionable."

ALEC Sets the table for gerrymandering, union busting, protecting fossil fuels,...

A breakdown of ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at the New Orleans conference.

Exxon leaving ALEC: Important but insufficient step in addressing company’s history...

Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.

ALEC’s deadly asbestos agenda benefits Koch Industries, Nationwide

Instead, Koch and its allies are working hard to pass laws that run out the clock.

Goons in Gucci

The richest, most powerful, most privileged people in our land are intentionally savaging the well-being of America's majority and aggressively suppressing the democratic rights that make America, America.

Wyoming now third state to propose ALEC bill cracking down on...

“Good laws already exist to protect property without this chilling impact on free speech.”

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Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.