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Nick Surgey

Nick Surgey work has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and The Guardian. His research has also been cited in Mother Jones magazine, The Nation magazine, on MSNBC, and many other places including the Colbert Report on Comedy Central. Nick was previously Staff Counsel at Common Cause, where he led the research and legal work on their ALEC and Supreme Court Ethics projects.His passion for working towards social justice has found him previously working with the UK non-profit Refugee Council, at an immigration and asylum law firm, as a union officer, and as an activist/campaigner.

Edelman, the world's largest PR company, synonymous with astroturf-style front groups and dirty tricks, has announced that it will no longer work for groups that deny climate change. more

Aug 14, 2014 4:09 PM Dispatches

As the EPA finally attempts to limit carbon dioxide pollution from coal plants, it is meeting resistance at the state level, thanks to a secretive campaign by ALEC. more

Aug 5, 2014 5:24 PM Magazine 1 Comments

An internal tracking document reveals the scope of ALEC's anti-environmental efforts in 2014. more

Apr 24, 2014 3:38 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

Millions of U.S. citizens have voiced their opposition to the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline in recent months, with more than 2 million public comments opposing the project hand delivered to the State Department last week. But the American Petr... more

Mar 12, 2014 3:51 PM Dispatches

Millions of U.S. citizens have voiced their opposition to the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline in recent months, with more than 2 million public comments opposing the project hand delivered to the State Department last week. At the same time, hundreds ... more

Mar 12, 2014 2:08 PM Dispatches

Google, the tech giant supposedly guided by its "don't be evil" motto, has been funding a growing list of groups advancing the agenda of the Koch brothers. more

Dec 5, 2013 8:34 PM Dispatches

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