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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
Many over the past few months have said more than once, "Next they'll be trying to bring back Debtor's Prisons." Well as I answered then, many states have done just that due to lobbying by financial,
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 221 comments on Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 07:18 AM PDT with 230 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
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
Corrections Concepts, Inc., a Dallas based non-profit is working to get Wakita,
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 225 comments on Sat Dec 04, 2010 at 02:57 PM PST with 183 Recommends
Many times I've been asked how I got involved on these issues - prison labor and mass incarceration - and I've had to explain my interest. This has happened time and again. In an effort of ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 03:46 PM PDT with 171 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
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
Following the 2010 election cycle several states; Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, Maine and a few others gained Republicant Governors and majorities in one or both houses. As we all know, since then ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Mar 28, 2011 at 08:46 AM PDT with 79 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
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
Oh boy, another week and another series of articles related to prison labor and the never-ending pursuit of profits from, and exploitation of prisoners.
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 10:03 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Over the past couple of weeks there has been a substantial - but quiet - push by Conservatives. While they are loudly yelling to reduce wages, eliminate collective bargaining and replace them with ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Mar 07, 2011 at 03:20 PM PST with 49 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
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
Many readers have asked how a corporation can be identified as participating in the use of inmate labor. Actually there are three "categories" of those involved in prison labor and prison industry ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 03:23 PM PST with 30 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
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
Corporations depend upon labor for their manufacturing and service industry needs. To keep the labor pool full to the rim, they develop ideas for new laws that benefit them and contribute to access ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Nov 18, 2010 at 04:15 PM PST with 27 Recommends