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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 )

Nancy
- 210 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Nancy
- 221 days ago - standuptoalec.org
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 )

Cal
- 272 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

TomCat
- 387 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Repeal "Shoot First" ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, americans, ALEC, ethics, shoot first, stand your ground, labor, money, corporate )

Nancy
- 420 days ago - act.credoaction.com
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 )

Nancy
- 423 days ago - prwatch.org
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 )

Nancy
- 423 days ago - prwatch.org
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 )

Nancy
- 743 days ago - act.credoaction.com
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 )

Kit
- 822 days ago - nationofchange.org
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 )

Kit
- 905 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

Kit
- 984 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 1157 days ago - truth-out.org
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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