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Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Political Action

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:28

The Powell Memo emphasized the importance of political leverage in its objectives. With particular focus on the role of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Lewis Powell detailed a long-term political strategy that has been implemented and expanded over...

The Lewis Powell Memo

Page | August 23, 2011 at 13:00

Written in 1971 to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Lewis Powell Memo was a blueprint for corporate domination of American Democracy.

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Judicial and Legal Action

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:17

Lewis Powell saw that corporate interests could gain greatly by using the judicial system to their advantage, yet to make the judiciary more sympathetic to business interests, he knew corporations would have to plan and engage in a long-term,...

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Schools and Education

Page | September 2, 2011 at 14:39

Expanding corporate influence over the U.S. educational system was one of the crucial themes of Powell's memo to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Corporate power in society gained longevity from influencing the opinions of educated young adults...

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Mass Media and Communications

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:04

Lewis Powell recognized the significance of favorable public opinion as fuel for policies that benefit large corporations over people. The Powell Memo outlined how corporate ownership and influence in the media could be leveraged to craft a...

Greenpeace Announces New Executive Director, Phil Radford

Media release | April 13, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace USA today announced that Phil Radford, well-known among a new generation of environmental leaders for his grassroots organizing achievements, will serve as its next executive director.

Shell’s Plot to Take Away Your First Amendment Rights

Blog by Phil Radford | April 12, 2013

Originally posted on Huffington Post Corporations want to work in secret. It’s what they do, and why they have lawyers. In secret, they can spill, clearcut, burn, and otherwise destroy the environment and local communities while telling the world...

Happy Birthday Mr. SuperPAC - 2 Years of Citizen United

Blog by Jesse Coleman | January 20, 2012

Two years ago the Supreme Court delivered a near-fatal blow to our already weakened campaign finance regulations by giving corporations the right to spend unlimited amounts of money on supporting or attacking political candidates.  The...

The Story of Broke: New Video and Interview with Annie Leonard

Blog by chris eaton | November 8, 2011

Are you sick and tired of corporate polluters not only destroying the environment but actively blocking the creation of a green economy for the 21st century? So is Annie Leonard, the film maker who has inspired millions with the ...

What Safety?

Blog by Meena Hussain | October 18, 2010

I’m really over all of these chemical plants getting safety awards as of late.  Last week, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) gave The Linde Group’s Sacramento, CA plant a Responsible Care Certification .  The Linde plant creates...

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