Meet ALEC. Corporations Writing Laws.
ALEC wants to (and kind of already does) own your democracy. Read this revealing article from The Nation:
More on this story today as it develops.
Lots of people meeting ALEC lately:
ALEC Exposed – Database of model legislation (Center for Media and Democracy)
Publicopoly Exposed: How ALEC, the Koch brothers and their corporate allies plan to privatize government. (Beau Hodai, In These Times, July 11, 2011)
ALEC: The Voice of Corporate Special Interests In State Legislatures (People for the American Way)
Smart ALEC University – Are Your State Legislators Being Indoctrinated? (Jillian Barclay, WinningProgressive.org)
Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny (Laura Sullivan, NPR, Oct. 10, 2010)
New Exposé Finds ALEC’s Fingerprints All Over Assault on Workers and Unions (Mike Hall, AFLCIO blog, July 12, 2011)