Tech Companies Need to Stop Bankrolling Hate

Tech Companies Need to Stop Bankrolling Hate

It’s common for major corporations to sponsor political conventions to buy favor with political parties. But what about when the convention nominates a presidential candidate who’s an out-and-out racist? That’s a deal breaker, right? For some big tech companies,...
Unfriending ALEC

Unfriending ALEC

Exactly 54 days after Lisa B. Nelson started her job as the CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), she got some bad news from a major supporter: The tech giant Google wanted out of its relationship with ALEC. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt...
Tech Titans Must Do More than Criticize NSA Snooping

Tech Titans Must Do More than Criticize NSA Snooping

In the 21st century, technology companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Yahoo are the ubiquitous faces of corporate power. In the last quarter of 2013 alone, these five companies totaled $104 billion in revenue and made $17.5 billion in profits — with...
Grassroots Victory

Grassroots Victory

A coalition of some of the world’s biggest and greediest corporations, which lobbied to shift their tax burden from themselves to America’s fast-disappearing middle class, is no more. The WIN America Campaign — led by Apple, Google, Cisco, and Pfizer —...