How did this happen?
Readers of this blog know that ALEC (the American legislative Exchange Council) is a corporate dating group for state lawmakers. It offers lawmakers thinly disguised vacations at posh resorts in exchange for legislation that empowers corporations, enriches billionaires, eradicates public education, destroys workers’ rights, undermines health and safety, weakens democracy and lowers the standard of living for the 99 percent.
So why would Facebook and Google want to join ALEC?
Tim Worstall at Forbes magazine has a great explanation: It’s the way the system works.
Yes,. of course, I know that I am correct here but in which parallel universe is a trade union agreeing with me?
Best explanation we’ve heard.