These anti-protest bills adopted by ALEC and by CSG allow prosecutors to impose large fines and felonies, not only on individuals who are arrested, but organizations that are deemed to be supporting those individuals.
Record-breaking heat last summer, inspired-15-year-old Greta Thunberg to pack a water bottle, a book, and a snack and take a stand outside the Swedish parliament with a handmade sign "School Strike for Climate." By January 2019, school strikes were spreading across Europe and some 70,000 teens hit the streets to demand action in Brussels, where the EU Parliament meets.
The Koch network's favorite piggy bank DonorsTrust and its sister organization Donors Capital Fund doled out $114.2 million in grants in 2017.
The tale of Wisconsin's lead poisoned children becomes "Exhibit A" in congressional hearing Thursday.
ALEC is good at protecting the "rights" of corporations, not so good at encouraging its members to protect the legal rights of their employees.
What are we to make of all the good news and talk of bipartisanship coming from the Koch camp?
The fact that Louisiana has the worst gender pay gap in the nation doesn't seem to bother her.
Scott Beightol defends corporations accused of racial, gender, and age discrimination, and employers who want to deny workers medical and family leave.
Washington State Rep. Matt Shea keeps his leadership post in ALEC despite circulating a white nationalist manifesto calling for a violent Christian holy war.
Bill's author never met the threshold for election that he is demanding for union recertification.