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USuncutMN supports #occupyWallStreet, #occupyDC, the XL Pipeline resistance Yes, We, the People, are going to put democracy in all its forms up front and center. Open mic, diversity, nonviolent tactics .. Social media, economic democracy, repeal Citizen's United, single-payer healthcare, State Bank, Operation Feed the Homeless, anti-racism, homophobia, sexISM, war budgetting, lack of transparency, et al. Once we identify who we are and what we've lost, We can move forward.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Smart ALEC: Why Are Corporations Writing State Law?

Thanks to ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council), corporations like EXXON and Koch Industries can buy the ability to co-author state laws in their favor. So THIS is the cost of democracy. But who ultimately pays the highest price? Keith gets shocking detail from The Nation's John Nichols, who's been covering ALEC extensively.

Related Links:

The Nation: ALEC Exposed

NPR: ALEC responds to The Nation articles

Bloomberg: Koch, Exxon Mobil Among Corporations Helping Write State Laws

About John Nichols

via Keith Olbermann
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