Moyers & Company reports on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of — ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge.
ALEC inspired state laws like "stand your ground" that result in increased violence and other boilerplate legislation that will privatize education with public monies, suppress voter registration, limit corporate liability and dilute collective bargaining impact our nation. Watch it now: http://vimeo.com/68835449