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ALEC: Corporate Board Members

American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC,  is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC’s operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC […]

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Monsanto: The Biotech Bully

By Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association, July 18, 2013, reprint “ The harder they come the harder they fall, one and all.” Jimmy Cliff, reggae classic After enjoying a year of maximum profits, record stock prices, the defeat of a major GMO labeling campaign in California, pro-industry court decisions, and a formidable display of political […]