Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Animal rights supporters hold up signs at a pork expo protest in June 2012. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc)
"Ag-Gag Across America" report from civil liberties groups documents rise of—and ALEC's hand behind—dissent-crushing laws
Julia Conley, staff writer
Education Secretary promotes school vouchers in her keynote address to state...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Pruitt is now the fifth member of Trump's cabinet to be caught having lied...


Good news, a bit. When the fossil-fuel-and-Koch-Brother-funded ALEC meets in Chicago this week, they'll have some explainin' to do to their corporate lackeys: Despite declaring their #1 priority the repeal or rollback of states' clean energy standards via the usual slimy disinformation campaign - like the model legislation ingenuously dubbed the "Electricity Freedom Act" - they failed in every state they hit. Alas, they're still at it. More on what they tried to do, how it failed, and what...