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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Julian Reid is a professor of international relations at the University of Lapland. His book, coauthored with Brad Evans, Resilient Life: the Art of Living Dangerously, will be published by Polity Press in 2014.