The US Chamber of Commerce says it lobbies for “pro-business” laws and policies on behalf of all businesses, large and small. What it doesn’t say is that more than half of its funding comes from just 16 mega-corporations.
This is just one of the Top Ten ways the US Chamber of Commerce hurts America outlined in a new report, and yet another reason many prominent companies, like Apple, have severed their ties to the Chamber.
What does this mean to you:
The next time you hear about an idea that is claimed to be “pro-business,” consider the source. It may just be pushed by someone like the Chamber that has an interest in maximizing profit at the expense of human well-being.