March 25, 2023

How the American Legislative Exchange Council turns disinformation into law

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State lawmakers introduced nearly 2,900 bills based on ALEC templates from 2010 through 2018. More than 600 of them became law. By Elliott Negin / Independent Media Institute In June 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a bill banning the state from contracting with or investing in businesses that divest from coal, oil or natural […]

10 Terrible reasons why people don’t vote

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By Laura Goldman From Care2 In the past five presidential election years, more than one-third of voting-age Americans didn’t bother to cast a ballot. In fact, only 65 percent of Americans are registered to vote. When comparing voter turnout rates among 35 developed democracies, the United States ranked 27th. Unfortunately, the reasons people commonly give […]