The Business Roundtable is attempting to restrict shareholders' rights as utilities and fossil fuel companies face increasing scrutiny from investors over climate change.
The Bradley Foundation underwrote new efforts to undermine popular public policies that help women and families.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.