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1971 Powell memo to U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged broad action through societal structures to “attack the (Ralph) Naders”

When attempting to stop Smart Meters and other wireless deployments in local communities and educate local officials, members of the public often find the Chamber of Commerce promoting these technologies and supporting the utility and wireless companies. The Powell memo, … Continue reading

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Lobbyists go after Attorneys General; why some investigations go nowhere or don’t happen at all

From the New York Times, October 28, 2015 By Eric Lipton NYT series: Courting Favor The Peoples’ Lawyers Emails detail interactions between the office of Attorney General Pam Bondi of Florida and a law firm trying to sway her. When … Continue reading

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The 1971 Powell memo told U.S. Chamber of Commerce to develop multi-prong aggressive societal role, “attack the Naders”

When attempting to stop Smart Meters in local communities, members of the public have often found the Chamber of Commerce promoting Smart Meters and representing the utility companies. This memo, written in 1971 by Lewis Powell, an influential member of the … Continue reading

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