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Many DK followers and readers have expressed disappointment that I have not been posting on Daily Kos frequently over the past few months - nearly a year in fact. Hopefully this diary will help ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Most now know that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) wrote the Prison Industries Act in 1995 and that legislation is now being used in Nevada and elsewhere to promote allowing ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
- Other Business owners complain of unfair competition - When researching material for the Study of Nevada’s Prison Industry Program (released in January), I discovered that in addition to ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
By Bob Sloan On Tuesday March 19th, the Nevada Board of Prison Commissioners (BPC) met in Carson City to discuss an assortment of prison ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I’ve written several articles about the rampant and dismaying practice of state prison industries using prisoners as a labor force for private manufacturers. Recently this battle has centered in ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 06:41 PM PST with 24 Recommends
In December 2010 I wrote the following article on prison labor and those involved in removing jobs from the private/public sectors and putting them in the hands of inmates. Now ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM PST with 58 Recommends
Crossposted from VLTP.net As most are aware, the issues surrounding the exploitation of prisoners for their labor is a topic I have written about extensively in the past. ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 03:02 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
We've been hearing a lot about Walmart and their activities involving worker wages in pursuit of controlling the retail markets in this country and about their membership in ALEC. We've also ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 06:47 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
By now many thought they had heard everything to be heard about ALEC and their un-democratic activities. This is simply not true. As I said to a fellow Exposing ALEC member earlier today..."we ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 08:02 AM PDT with 204 Recommends
Short and sweet video below the fold "Vote for the Worst Governor EVER!" I hope all will take part and register their votes at the website provided in the video. Many ALEC supporters claim that ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 03:28 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
This article is part of a Nation series exposing the American Legislative Exchange Council, in collaboration with the Center For Media and Democracy.
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 04:02 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Republished Diary from November 9, 2010. Second diary in my Corporatocracy series. In my last post I provided two key words: fascism and Corporatocracy. I also provided ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
REPUBLISHED from November 8, 2010 - UPDATE Due to the new interest in corporation's involvement in writing the legislation enacted by our lawmakers for us to live by...and the ALEC Exposed document ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 09:01 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Here is a video interview of Lisa Graves by Thom Hartmann on his program from July 20th.
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 02:21 PM PDT with 269 Recommends
This is a short diary but of utmost importance as Lisa Graves, Executive Director for Center for Media and Democracy diagrams the involvement of the Koch brother's impact upon all facets of American ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 18, 2011 at 08:29 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Many of us serve on the board of a nonprofit or have the desire to serve on the board of a nonprofit someday. Serving on the board of a nonprofit is your way of telling the world how important that ...
by MNDem999
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 06:15 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I just read about the new trend in Wisconsin of replacing union and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 218 comments on Thu Jul 07, 2011 at 11:37 AM PDT with 200 Recommends
So much information now coming out about ALEC that it's hard to stay on top of all of it. News articles have begun popping up nationwide since the Cincy Rally in April, all with ALEC now being ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 02:17 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
As many are aware, I have been battling the Department of Justice over their lack of oversight of the Prison Industry Enhancement ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 03:37 PM PDT with 167 Recommends
Conservative Republican Legislators belonging to state and federal Assemblies have made arguments against the imposition of laws, initiatives and rules placed upon individual states by the Federal ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue May 31, 2011 at 11:57 AM PDT with 60 Recommends