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Facebook Demonstrates Why It Got an F on the American Democracy Scorecard, Reiterating Policy of Not Fact-Checking Politicians

Corporate Values and Democracy
November 16, 2022

Meta Platforms has been accused of spreading misinformation since at least 2016, and was found to have enabled the spread of misinformation related to COVID-19, climate change, and false claims of voter and election fraud during the 2020 election cycle – one of the 14 criteria used to grade the company’s performance on upholding democracy. 

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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.

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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.

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