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21 Things You Can't Do While Black
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Stand Your Ground, stop and frisk, ALEC, humanrights, freedoms, americans )

- 1227 days ago -
Here are 21 examples from the last five years of some of the things black people can't do without others thinking they're up to no good.
Standup to ALEC's Anti-Immigration Agenda ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigration, ALEC, law, politics, humanrights, government )

- 1238 days ago -
In state legislatures across our country, millions have worked to pass reform that gives aspiring Americans a chance at a better life. And yet in our statehouses, ALEC has put their extreme corporate agenda first.
As It Turns Out, There Still Is a Vast Right Wing Conspiracy - The Many Friends of ALEC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, politics, news, ethics, usa )

- 1289 days ago -
Even if ALEC were to disappear tomorrow, its agenda still would be propelled by a variety of institutional allies
Crappy Birthday ALEC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, Class Warfare, GOP Regime, Sedition )

- 1404 days ago -
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Repeal "Shoot First" ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, americans, ALEC, ethics, shoot first, stand your ground, labor, money, corporate )

- 1436 days ago -
Instead of balancing the value of each human life against the legitimate right of self defense, Shoot First gives the legal stamp of approval to a "shoot first, ask questions later" mentality.
Cashing in on Kids: 139 ALEC Bills in 2013 Promote a Private, For-Profit Education Model
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, corruption, americans, ALEC, ethics, labor, money, corporate )

- 1439 days ago -
ALEC boasts on the "history" section of its website that it first started promoting "such 'radical' ideas as a [educational] voucher system" in 1983 -- the same year as the Reagan administration's "Nation At Risk" report -- taking up ideas first articulat
The Supreme Court Has Severely Limited Workers' Ability to Sue Employers for Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate, corruption, americans, employers, ALEC, ethics, labor, money )

- 1439 days ago -
In the midst of landmark opinions on the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action, and marriage equality, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a pair of barely-noticed decisions that will severely limit workers' ability to seek justice if they are victims of-
Tell Duke Energy: Take a Stand Against Corporate Funding of Voter Suppression ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, government, ALEC, Duke Energy, voter suppression, republicans, freedoms, corruption, constitution, americans )

- 1760 days ago -
For years, the right wing has been trying to stop people of color, young people, and seniors from voting in order to help Republicans get elected -- and now some of America's biggest companies, like Duke Energy, are helping them do it.
Johnson and Johnson Drops ALEC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Action groups, ALEC, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, Govtfearmongering, freedoms, media, politics, propaganda, republicans, SupremeCourt )

- 1839 days ago -
Johnson and Johnson has been facing mounting pressure following a push from Color of Change and other progressive groups to leave the conservative agenda-setting group.
ALEC Ratified NRA-Conceived Law That May Protect Trayvon Martin's Killer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ALEC, americans, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, elections, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, NRA, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 1922 days ago -
A Florida law that may protect the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February is the template for an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) "model bill" that has been pushed in other states.
ALEC - America's Secret Political Power
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ALEC, americans, candidates, constitution, corruption, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, housing, lies, media, news, politics, propaganda )

- 2001 days ago -
The First Amendment. "Congress shall make no law. . . abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for redress of grievances." The 99 per cent, and the 1 per cent.
Koch Brothers, ALEC and Their Corporate Allies Plan to Privatize Government
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, Koch Brothers, right wing, privatize )

- 2174 days ago -
ALEC contends that government agencies have an unfair monopoly on public goods and services. ALEC's stated aim is to provide "more effective, efficient government" via privatization--that is, the shifting of government functions to the private sector.

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