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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 10 Feb, 2014 At 10:51 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Renewable energy grew by 50% from 2007 to 2013, and now accounts to 12% of all energy use in the United States. However, uncertain and unclear energy policy stalled what could have been a real green energy revolution, according to New Grid. How much of a role did ALEC play? In 2013 alone, lazy and [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 4 Dec, 2013 At 11:17 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Oil corporations are just one group that finances ALEC and drafts bills to pass across US states. This year alone, they have written 77 bills for corrupt legislators to advance their agenda. Faced with growing competition from the solar industry, which depends on middle-class households for 79% of new installations, the regressive and corrupt conservative [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 1 Aug, 2013 At 03:01 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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In 2013, ALEC legislators introduced 77 bills written by oil corporations across 34 states to support fracking and pipelines from Canadian tar sands, oppose renewable projects, deregulate environmental legislation, and destroy first amendment rights, PR Watch reports. Picture credit: DonkeyHotey CC BY 2.0

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 17 Jul, 2013 At 05:51 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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ALEC reigned hell on the United States. Libertarianism at its worst, the country is now the Wild Wild West. The Stand Your Ground law written by the NRA and passed by corrupt legislators through ALEC first acquitted George Zimmerman of second degree murder. Now legal precedent is allowing racist vigilantes, like this Milwaukee man, to [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 16 Jul, 2013 At 08:49 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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Juror B37 told CNN that the 6 women were initially split on their decision to charge George Zimmerman with second degree murder, but the law turned the jury’s decision in favor of the killer. This law is none other than Stand Your Ground, passed through ALEC legislators and drafted by the NRA. 31 states have [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 14 Jul, 2013 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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George Zimmerman was found not guilty on the same week that a 18-year old kid from Texas was jailed after somebody reported a single, frivolous Facebook post that he had marked “LOL.” Zimmerman is only free thanks to Stand Your Ground legislation modeled by the NRA through ALEC, an organization supported by corporations that writes [...]

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 30 Apr, 2013 At 10:33 AM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments
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The 12 Ag-Gag bills introduced in 2012-2013 are based on an ALEC model, and a 25-year old from Utah now faces jail time for filming a slaughterhouse across the street. This corporate-sponsored attack on freedom of speech is also an attack on a capitalist economy that depends on well-informed citizens to choose freely. Right-wing extremists [...]