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Which of America’s Biggest Companies is Most Responsible for Undermining Democracy?

Corporate Values and Democracy

Many of America’s biggest companies talk a lot about how much they care about democracy and voting rights. And they should – these corporations have done exceedingly well under our democratic system. But too many of them are professing their support for democracy while taking actions that undermine it.

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Many of America’s Top Companies Receive Failing Grades on Their Commitment to Democracy

Corporate Values and Democracy

Many of America’s biggest corporations say they value democracy. But how well does their rhetoric match their actions? Our investigative researchers at Accountable.US took a comprehensive look at America’s 100 largest companies by total annual revenue and graded them on their support for voting rights, our electoral process, and our democracy.

Blog, Report

Barre Seid and His Ties to the Alt-Right

Power and Influence

If you follow big money in politics, you’ve probably heard the name Barre Seid pop up over the last few days. Seid was – until recently – the sole owner of Tripp Lite, a $1.65 billion dollar electronics manufacturer that makes surge protectors and power strips, as well as server racks, computer cooling equipment, and other devices.

Press Releases, Statement

Statement: Congressional Conservatives Cast Failed Votes to Keep Prices High

Economic Security and Corporate Power
August 12, 2022

Following passage in Congress of President Biden’s widely popular, cost-lowering, deficit-reducing, corporate greed containing Inflation Reduction Act over the objection of all Congressional conservatives, government watchdog Accountable.US released the following statement.

Press Releases, Report

Report: Private Equity Firms That Bought Up Single Family Homes Have Spent Nearly $12M Lobbying Against Affordable Housing Reforms

Economic Security and Corporate Power
June 28, 2022

Government watchdog Accountable.US released a new analysis finding several private equity and investment firms that have aggressively bought up single-family homes since the 2008 Financial Crisis have spent nearly $12 million lobbying against housing reforms that would impact their bottom lines.

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