Saturday, June 10, 2017

Corporate Lobbies Attack the Public Interest in State Capitols
"This, then, is the legislative agenda of the one percent -- a concerted, coordinated, well-funded attack by some of the richest individuals and most powerful corporations in the country. Its aims are to concentrate an ever-larger share of income and wealth in the hands of the most privileged, eliminate institutions that give working people leverage in the labor market, defund public services, lower expectations of what workers should be able to demand from their employers and citizens from their government, and shrink the reach of our democracy in order to lock in place unpopular policies and forestall a populist backlash."