The Googlization of the Far Right: Why Is Google Funding Grover Norquist, Heritage Action and ALEC? | TruthOut
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.
Organizations that received “substantial” funding from Google for the first time over the past year include Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, the Federalist Society, the American Conservative Union (best known for its CPAC conference), and the political arm of the Heritage Foundation that led the charge to shut down the government over the Affordable Care Act: Heritage Action.
The New York Times featured a short, interesting article about a nude beach in Wisconsin:
Claudette Richards, 58, who has been coming to Mazo Beach for nearly all her life, said it was a place where she had found body acceptance, including after she had a mastectomy. “It’s a place to be who I am,” she said, sitting in the sand, the scars from her surgery exposed to the open air.
Read the whole thing here. Photo: Andy Manis for The New York Times.