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Berkeley City Council votes to put ‘climate change’ warning labels on gas pumps

Written by Doug Powers If you’re driving through Berkeley, California, perhaps to get to get to an area heroin needle exchange, abortion clinic or free marijuana handout, the local government wants you to know that if you have to put more gas in your car to get there, you’re doing something really unhealthy: Some of […]

Backlash Continues Against Right-Wing Legislation Mill ALEC

There’s been a sea change in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the right-wing lobbying group that crafted some wide-ranging legislation proposed and enacted by conservative legislatures across the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Backlash Continues Against Right-Wing Legislation Mill ALEC appeared first on RH Reality Check.

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

Despite Tech Exodus from ALEC, eBay Sends Mixed Messages About Membership

Over the course of a single short week in late September, one Silicon Valley tech giant after the next cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), a libertarian, free market think tank that actively fights against...Show More Summary

AOL Is Latest Tech Company to Cut Ties With ALEC

Following criticism of it teaching climate change denial, AOL, the owner of The Huffington Post, became the latest major corporation to announce a decision to cease funding for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), following...Show More Summary

SiX Could Be the Answer to ALEC

Politico has an interesting article up which details the efforts in the liberal political donor camp to come up with something to combat the influence of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The new liberal...Show More Summary

SiX Could Be The Answer To ALEC

Politico has an interesting article up which details the efforts in the liberal political donor camp to come up with something to combat the influence of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. The new liberal...Show More Summary

AOL Drops ALEC, The State Lobbying Group ‘Lying’ About Climate Change

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Sometimes, some days, I get to be proud of the company that pays my checks. Today is one of those days, as AOL joins the ranks of the sane and drops its support for the American Legislative Exchange Council, an industry lobbying group that has been the subject of much scorn these days. (Although that good-will is leavened by a, healthy dose of WTF.) Read More

SAP Leaves ALEC Over Global Warming Denial

It's all too little too late, of course, but businesses are finally acknowledging the severe threat global warming presents to their future. Huffington Post: The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

2 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

The tech community is abandoning ALEC

  German software giant SAP has become the latest tech company to abandon the American Legislative Exchange Council, the 40-year old group known for quietly advancing business-centric, often conservative, bills through state legislatures. Show More Summary

ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits Over Climate Change, Renewables and Voting Rights

The corporate board chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the software company SAP America, has quit the group, telling CMD that it has made the decision to "immediately disassociate itself from ALEC" because ofShow More Summary

Sapping ALEC's Power: Software Giant SAP Dumps Group Over Climate Denial

The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. The blow is especially harsh as ALEC's corporate board was chaired by SAP lobbyist Steve Seale. Show More Summary

Sapping ALEC's Power: Software Giant SAP Dumps Group Over Climate Denial

The tech exodus from the American Legislative Exchange Council continues, with German software giant SAP ending its membership in the anti-climate lobbying group. The blow is especially harsh as ALEC's corporate board was chaired by SAP lobbyist Steve Seale. Show More Summary

Will Shell Leave ALEC?

The Union of Concerned Scientists is pressuring Shell to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, a coalition of corporations and state legislators that opposes environmental regulations and clean energy policies. In a blog post, the science advocacy group says the oil giant’s rhetoric doesn’t match its involvement with ALEC. The blog quotes Shell CEO Ben […]

The ALEC Problem Is Even Worse Than John Oliver Thinks

HBO's John Oliver did what many others in the media have not by shining a spotlight on the shadowy influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). But ALEC's latest initiative, which has its sights set on molding county...Show More Summary

Ted Olson and Tony Perkins Face Off Over SCOTUS and Marriage Equality: VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER lawyer Ted Olson and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins exchanged sharp words on FOX News Sunday in a panel covering this week's Supreme Court reverberations on marriage equality. Perkins, the leader of a Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate...

The day after: Betting and other by-election round up

Some comfort for the Tories. UKIP lost two of the three council elections it was defending last night. — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) October 10, 2014 On the Betfair exchange punters give rate UKIP's chance of winning Rochester & Strood at 75%. CON full postal primary to select candidate — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) October 10, 2014 […]

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