How the “Powell Memo” Generated
$Billions for Right-Wing Institutions
Bellow is a collection of online resources that explain the history of how the corporate/economic libertarian/Christian Right alliance built a network of institutions to rule America despite the internal cleavages in the set of projects funded.
From the Right
The Powell Memorandum
The Power of Ideas
The Heritage Foundation at 25 Years
by Lee Edwards
Power, Politics and Powell
by Gary Robertson
When Billionaires Become Educational Experts
“Venture philanthropists” push for the privatization of public education.
By Kevin K. Kumashiro
How Corporate Lobbyists Conquered American Democracy:
Business didn’t always have so much power in Washington.
by Lee Drutman, April 20, 2015
The Powell Memo (also known as the Powell Manifesto)
Restoring Citizen Authority over Corporations
The Real History of ‘Corporate Personhood’: Meet the Man to Blame for Corporations Having More Rights Than You
Transforming the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Political Action
(Contains useful list of other resources with links)
The Future of Progressive Regulation
Oxford University Press
Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain
January 6, 2014
Who’s Behind the Attack on Liberal Professors?
by Dave Johnson