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SiX hires Sean Hinga to promote progressive state legislation

State Innovation Exchange (SiX) Hires Veteran Grassroots Union Organizer as National Political Director

Sean Hinga joins fast-growing organization dedicated to moving progressive agenda in the states…

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eBay finally cuts ties with ultraconservative ALEC

It’s about time.

Following in the footsteps of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and practically every other major tech firm that claims to care about the environment, eBay has… 492 more words


A Progressive Counterweight to the Conservative ALEC Agenda

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a powerful group of conservative U.S. state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts state-level legislation. Then it shares these model drafts among state governments so they may be easily replicated. 103 more words


More Evidence That Corporate Interests Are Undermining Public Education

The historian Alan Singer speaks out against the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) for giving in to corporate interests at the HNN: “What we have in the C3 Framework is standard teaching at best but a lot of poor teaching and propaganda as well. 112 more words


ALEC sets sights on unions in state legislature

Just as last year’s elections were heating up, Gov. Susana Martinez told a group of business leaders she was administratively ending pro-union practices protected by law. 1,123 more words