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Koch Network Infiltration of Public Schools 'Harms Students, Teachers, and Our Democracy': Report

"In their assault on public education, the network has taken actions to increasingly privatize and corporatize K-12 institutions."

Brett Wilkins ·


ALEC's Annual Meeting Queues up Fights Over Federal Powers, Fossil Fuels, Big Tech, Labor Rights, and the GOP's Culture Wars

The Annual Meeting will provide a platform for a number of high-profile Trump loyalists.

David Armiak ·


ALEC Inspires Lawmakers to File Anti-Critical Race Theory Bills

Right-wing politicians have misconstrued the term’s meaning and convinced many of their constituents that teaching an honest history of racism in America is akin to telling white students to hate themselves and their country.

Don Wiener ·


As DA Rejects Charges, Bayou Bridge Water Protectors Vow 'We Will Not Stop Our Work'

"The refusal to prosecute us just proves what we already knew: These critical infrastructure laws are unconstitutional. We have the right to resist and we will not be deterred."

Brett Wilkins ·


Six Ways Chevron Imperils Climate, Human Rights, and Racial Justice

"These six examples illustrate a stunning array of corporate abuse, deception, and misconduct by one of the world's largest and most powerful corporations."

Kathy Mulvey ·


American Legislative Exchange Council Backs Trump on Confederate Monuments, Policing

ALEC’s decision to align itself with a racist and divisive president marks a dramatic return to the organization’s earlier support for racist policies, and comes at a time when 90 percent of Black Americans disapprove of Trump’s response to the murder of George Floyd.

Don Wiener ·


Bradley Foundation Bankrolled Right-Wing Reopen Effort Despite Rising Coronavirus Cases

The political pressure generated by the lobbying and litigation efforts of Bradley-funded groups and President Trump led many states to prematurely roll back stay-at-home safety measures and reopen businesses.

David Armiak ·


Secretive Right-Wing Nonprofit Plays Role in COVID-19 Organizing

CNP's founders include multiple members of the conspiracist John Birch Society and Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the Heritage Foundation and ALEC.

Alex Kotch ·


ALEC Leading Right-Wing Campaign to Reopen the Economy Despite COVID-19

ALEC is attempting to use the national crisis to leverage movement on its pro-corporate policy agenda. 

David Armiak ·


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