Notorious Pro-Corporate Group ALEC’s Hidden Role in Stoking Class War in Wisconsin and the Rest of America
By David Rosen, AlterNet
Posted on February 22, 2011, Printed on February 22, 2011
The current anti-union campaign being implemented in Wisconsin and other states has the fingerprints of the American Legislative Executive Council (ALEC) all over it.
AlterNet writer Joshua Holland recently identified ALEC as one of the behind-the-scenes players in the Wisconsin showdown. It’s important to shine a bright light on ALEC to reveal how one aspect of the class war gripping America today is being fought out.
ALEC has unprecedented influence in Washington and state capitols throughout the country. According to Jonathan Williams, ALEC’s fiscal policy director, “Wisconsin has become ground zero.” He adds, “What happens could serve as a domino, win or lose, in either direction.”