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Elliott Negin: ALEC’s Other ‘Deadly Force’ Campaign to Kill Climate Initiatives | The Huffington Post

The relatively unknown American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) got a black eye recently when news stories revealed it was a prime mover of “Stand Your Ground” laws in Florida and 24 other states that temporarily shielded the man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. But the secretive group’s influence in statehouses goes a lot further than deadly force, self-defense laws. Since ...

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Nuclear Power in the US: a Rigged System: The Saga of Vermont Yankee | Counterpunch

The nuclear power program in the United States was set up rigged—to allow the federal government to push atomic energy with state and local governments “pre-empted” on most issues. That’s what the State of Vermont was confronted with last week as a federal judge blocked the state’s attempts to shut down the accident-plagued Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. But there’s a ...

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