The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."
Certain long-term investors remain committed to ALEC as a tool to advance their legislative agendas.
ALEC, the corporate bill mill, is taking aim at cities and counties.
ALEC holds its 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas starting on Wednesday, July 30.
Since 2011, a fight has been raging over a proposed open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin.
Proof that Charles was a member of the John Birch Society.
On July 18, thousands of activists will gather to reclaim the Motor City--and democracy.
One of the many outrageous aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. FEC decision is how blatantly it served the interests of the very wealthiest.
President Bush's appointee, Justice Samuel Alito, declares that corporations have a right to discriminate based on religious beliefs.
For Chris Kobayashi and her husband, Dimi Rivera, it all started with Japanese cucumbers. "In 1997 we said, 'OK, let's grow Japanese cucumbers, but let's grow it organically,'" Kobayashi tells me as we walk around her farm in Hanalei Bay on Kaua'i's North Shore. "You know, because they are crispy, crunchy, and yummy and you can eat the skin and everything."