Cyrus Dugger

The Infamous Chamber of Commerce and Friends

Commentary from MyDD on the Chamber of Commerce and friends:

Antiqualified versus Incompetent

by Matt Stoller

I've done some research in the extreme right business coalition groups, including looking into the monster that is the United States Chamber of Commerce and its President, Tom Donahue. Donahue is a deeply unethical and paranoid individual, with companies he helps govern as a board member caught for dangerous safety violations. Most recently, he was lobbying to weaken Sarbanes-Oxley shareholder protections while selling shares in a company he's a board member of prior to the release of damaging information. Donahue's Chamber is part of the 'gang of 6 trade associations' that "are considered the president's most reliable supporters. They include the Business Roundtable, the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Restaurant Association, NFIB (National Federation of Independent Businesses) and NAW (National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors)." (keep reading)

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