corporate behavior

Unreliable Sources: How the Media Help the Kochs and ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation

Unreliable Sources: How the Media Help the Kochs and ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation

From Huff Post by Elliott Negin A six part expose on the Koch’s and how they use the mainstream media as a means of spreading disinformation about climate change and global warming.  This important series begins with: Part 1: A Glaring Lapse in Climate and Energy Coverage “The NPR story featured a spokesman for a small Iowa wind […]

5/09 ALEC Articles and News in Review

5/09 ALEC Articles and News in Review

Today’s stories related to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the Koch funded cabal ALEC fronts for. Click on the headline of the article to view the entire story… ALEC in Nevada spotlight “For many years, the Nevada Legislature has paid $1,000 a year dues to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), just as […]

More Lack of Transparency by ALEC Revealed and Reported

More Lack of Transparency by ALEC Revealed and Reported

From an article at PRWatch by Brendan Fischer Here we go again, with more information coming out about ALEC’s Spring Summit event in Oklahoma City. While advising the public that the ALEC organization is pursuing “transparency” they send out instructions to members to in effect, be non-transparent… “Shortly after the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) told the […]

ALEC Assembles “Most Wanted” List, and Ejects Journalists From Annual Spring Summit

ALEC Assembles “Most Wanted” List, and Ejects Journalists From Annual Spring Summit

From PRWatch by Brendan Fischer and Nick Surgey At the recent Spring Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) held in Oklahoma City, ALEC security staffers went to great lengths to assure that only journalists involved with conservative media outlets were allowed access to the Cox Convention Center where the organization’s members were meeting […]

05/05 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/05 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan Below are today’s articles and materials related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal.  Included ALEC published material – if available. Click on a link to view the complete article. Scientific American: North Carolina legislators make end-run on science and renewable energy From “The Raw Story” North Carolina Republicans push through […]

05/03 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/03 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan Below are today’s articles and materials related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal.  Included ALEC published material – if available. Click on a link to view the complete article. Thousands Across the U.S. Rightly Protest Sallie Mae For Skyrocketing Student Debt To coincide with the action students are taking, Jobs […]

Spring Summit Conference Draws Protesters that Outnumber ALEC Members

Spring Summit Conference Draws Protesters that Outnumber ALEC Members

By Bob Sloan Every Spring the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) holds a meeting where their legislative and corporate members are wined and dined and commingle as they develop model legislation intended to provide financial or polictal benefits to corporations.  Model bills are proposed, discussed and voted upon by state lawmakers and their private sector corporate counterparts. […]

How Embarrassing – ALEC Mtg OKC – No Quorum

How Embarrassing – ALEC Mtg OKC – No Quorum

From “Because I Can” Blogspot by 2old2care… How incredibly sad. ALEC doesn’t have a quorum – for their big meeting about writing and passing ALEC “model legislation”. One of three meetings held annually, this one focuses on ALEC “model legislation” and only 15% of their ALEC legislators showed up. How incredibly sad. ALEC must be […]

05/01 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/01 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan Below are today’s articles and materials related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal.  Included ALEC published material – if available. Click on a link to view the complete article. First “Ag-Gag” Prosecution: This Utah Woman Filmed a Slaughterhouse from the Public Street “This is the first prosecution in the country […]

ALEC Covering Tracks in Advance of Oklahoma Meeting

ALEC Covering Tracks in Advance of Oklahoma Meeting

From PRWatch by Brendan Fischer For months now the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has been submitting FOIA requests to Wisconsin lawmakers.  They have requested emails to/from legislators and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).  These requests for documentation is in pursuit of transparency…to determine model legislation emanating from ALEC that is introduced in Wisconsin.  In […]