Corporations are dropping membership in ALEC, a right-wing corporate lobbying group that pushes ready-made laws. Turns out they support privatizing public education and fund voter suppression efforts too. Not cool.
ALEC: What It Does and Why Three Major Corporations Cut Ties
In announcing their companies’ decisions to cut ties with ALEC, [Coca-Cola's] corporate communications officers released a series of similar statements noting that any collaboration with ALEC had focused only on issues relevant to the companies’ interests—things like industry-specific taxes or, more…