United States of ALEC
How Laws we don’t want become law and how we might better arm ourselves.
This week, an encore airing of our report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most Americans have never heard of — ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC represents a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed at increasing corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.
Also re-airing is Bill’s conversation with Philip Appleman, whose creativity spans a long life filled with poetry, fiction, philosophy, and religion. Appleman, whose latest poetry collection is Perfidious Proverbs, also reads from his work..