Occupy Takes Aim at ALEC Today in 70 US Cities

Occupy Takes Aim at ALEC Today in 70 US Cities

Portland : OR : USA | Feb 29, 2012 at 7:15 PM PST
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The Occupy movement, since its inception in September 2011, has been against corporate greed. And in 70 cities across the country, it's found one target that best shows the rampant corporate control of our judicial system that occupiers see as a central grievance: the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

ALEC brings legislators and corporations together in a "public-private partnership" to draft model legislation that Occupy groups say serves the interests of the 1 percent.

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Occupy ALEC protesters in Oregon.
About 300 people begin marching up SW Ash, their chants mixing with the frigid, pouring rain.
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