This Reporters’ Guide from the Center for Media and Democracy exposes and details IWF/V’s history, which is not-so independent, mainstream, nonpartisan, or neutral.
On Friday, May 27, a judge rejected Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to hide from the public his role in deleting “the search for truth” and the Wisconsin Idea from the UW’s mission statement.
On the verge of the most expensive election in U.S. history—and six years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision—Americans are demanding a government that is truly by the people, where every voice is heard and every vote counts.
Despite widespread public opposition to the corporate-driven education privatization agenda, at least 172 measures reflecting American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) model bills were introduced in 42 states in 2015.
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters–including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy–continued to dominate the funding of activities, according to a list of conference sponsors obtained jointly by the Center for Media and Democracy and Greenpeace.
This report describes how secret donors poured hundreds of millions into the 2012 election through “social welfare” nonprofits and via shell corporations to hide a funder’s identity.