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John Oliver Explains ALEC and Why State Legislators Matter

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'John Oliver is one of our very best political commentators, and he does it with humor, intelligence, and graphics.  Watch this stunning program about state legislatures and ALEC, the most malignant of organizations attacking public schools, unions, teachers, environmental regulation, gun control, and everything else that makes sense in the twenty-first century.  You will laugh, but as he uncovers the hypocrisy in the  hype, and the reality of what is happening to our legislatures, which put out 24,000 bills, and many of them are important, but some of these bills are restrictive and  hurtful  . Statehouses do all of this with little notice. Don't miss this. Trust Diane Ravitch who gives you this link!'

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