Saturday, December 3, 2022

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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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.