There are many secrets held by corporations in the United States, but it’s surprising how much you can find out about these centers of power if you only know where to look. Whether they exist for a profit or non-profit purpose, corporate entities must register
The return of Americans Elect as the Level the Playing Field Foundation signifies plans for the 2016 presidential election that bear watching, especially considering the deep pockets of Level the Playing Field’s chairman and sole funder, the private wealth investment tycoon Peter Ackerman. The point
In the opening lines of his personal video response to the State of the Union Address by the President of the United States, Kentucky’s junior senator Rand Paul called for there to be elections to choose a new President: “Something is clearly wrong. America needs
Fact One: Former Americans Elect CEO Kahlil Byrd is listed as a leader of Run for America: “Run for America is a post-partisan initiative designed to fix our dysfunctional politics by strategically supporting a new generation of highly talented leaders, innovators, social change agents, entrepreneurs,
A recent scientific study found that people at the top of an organization – the leaders – experience less stress than low-ranking workers. The last thing the low-paid workers in an organization need is to be given the new task of helping their lazy leaders to feel better about themselves.
In the 1980s, nearly two hundred colleges and universities across the United States agreed to divest — that is, stop investing their endowment funds — in businesses involved in the deeply racist Apartheid regime of South Africa. In this decade, the Fossil Free movement is
What do Jon Huntsman, Americans Elect and a Goat have in common? None other than Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild. Cue cameras.
Americans Elect characterizes itself as just a platform for a presidential nominating election, not trying to promote or oppose any particular candidacies. But is that really what’s going on? According to its own corporate bylaws and press declarations, Americans Elect leadership is supposed to remain
Americans Elect made a very strong claim today in an official news release: “Giving to Americans Elect buys you no special influence whatsoever, and all donors acknowledge that fact when they contribute.” Strong claims require strong evidence. But Americans Elect has provided you NO evidence
There are times I think that Americans Elect, the first-ever privatized online presidential nomination, is really just somebody’s idea of a funny inside joke, that it must be, because it couldn’t possibly be serious. Tonight is one of those times. I’ve just read one of
Americans Elect says it doesn’t “support or oppose any particular candidate” for President in 2012. But Americans Elect Leader Mark McKinnon just went on MSNBC to declare that Mitt Romney is lacking in the testicular department. What do you call that?