Friday, October 22, 2010

Mark Yudof, Chamber of Commerce, Latino Coalition, Voter Suppression

Please see the following stories on these items,this first for an overview:
American Taxpayers Paying for U.S. Chamber's Political Hit Job Against Democrats
by KathleenPederson
Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 05:01:27 PM PDT
I was disgusted to find that my college was part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the organization which is currently spending millions of dollars to defeat Democrats and overturn the programs that I support. After a bit of research, I discovered that there were at least 5 California universities which have a direct link to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco. I'd always thought that colleges and universities funded by taxpayers were prohibited from supporting one political party over the other, so I decided to get some answers. read the rest of this post here

then,
Read this story New Efforts at Voter Suppression Aimed at Latinos

and also take a look at the Chamber of Commerce affiliation with Latino Coalition here at the Latino Coalition website.

We are left asking the question: Why Does Mark Yudof, UC President want to be made an Ex Officio Member of the Chamber of Commerce?

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