Eric Schmidt’s Massive Conflicts of Interest

For a while after Joe Biden was recognized as the victor in the November presidential election, political punditry wondered which direction he would go: pro- or anti-Big Tech? That has been clearly answered, as Biden installed several Silicon Valley influencers on his transition team, which in turn have helped populate his administration with former Big […]

Would Tech Oligarchs Dominate a Biden Administration?

Should Joe Biden end up being the next President of the United States, former Alphabet (parent company of Google) CEO and Chairman Eric Schmidt has been talked about the most as his top advisor for tech issues. The Financial Times reported last week that Biden is looking to the big names in Silicon Valley to create an in-White-House tech task […]

Google Co-Founders Go Deeper in Hiding as 2020 Approaches

Expect nothing substantive to change at Google and parent company Alphabet, following Tuesday’s announced departures of co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin from their roles as CEO and president, respectively, of Alphabet. The moves made big headlines, but the pair is mostly invisible anyway, leaving Google CEO Sundar Pichai – who will now hold that […]

Will Alphabet/Google Be Transparent in Its Sexual Harassment Investigation?

Following the introduction and eventual rejection of a shareholder resolution sponsored by National Legal and Policy Center at the annual meeting of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, board members are now investigating sexual harassment claims against some of its executives. The resolution, announced a year ago by NLPC president Peter Flaherty, followed the height of […]

YouTube Demonetizes Video About Ilhan Omar FEC Complaint

According to a YouTuber known as Viva Frei, his video explaining our Complaint filed Wednesday has been demonetized. We have had no contact with him, and until now, had never heard of him. He has 108,000 subscribers to his channel and the Omar video has almost 15,000 views. Viva Frei actually does a pretty good […]

New Details of Google Exec’s Behavior Put Spotlight on Company’s Policies

Revelations last week from a former Google executive’s legal dispute with his estranged wife underscore an even greater need for the search giant to adopt measures outlined in a recent shareholder proposal presented by the National Legal and Policy Center. The new developments came from the release of court filings by a California state judge […]

Exposed: Google’s Plan to Stop Trump in 2020

On the heels of an annual meeting in which it was called to account by two investor organizations – including National Legal and Policy Center – for its antagonism against conservatives and libertarians, Google has been further exposed, for efforts to prevent President Donald Trump’s reelection and to maintain all the power it wields in […]

Flaherty Rips Alphabet/Google at Annual Meeting for Caving to ‘Left-Wing Mob’

Today, I presented our shareholder proposal on combatting sexual harassment at the annual meeting of Alphabet in Sunnyvale, California. The resolution was opposed by the company. The text of my remarks are below this video of my presentation: I can’t figure out why the company opposes this proposal on sexual harassment after pledging to do […]

Shareholder Proposal on Sexual Harassment to be Considered at Alphabet (Google) Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 19, a shareholder proposal sponsored by the National Legal and Policy Center will be presented by NLPC Chairman Peter Flaherty at the Alphabet (Google) annual meeting in Sunnyvale, California. Here is the text of the resolution and supporting statement: WHEREAS, Company executives have aggressively allied themselves with a variety of progressive social […]

Google Must Embrace Sexual Harassment Shareholder Proposal in Wake of Cover-Up Allegations

The revelation this week that Google made mega-payouts to two former executives accused of sexual harassment highlights the need for the adoption of a resolution by the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), which is a shareholder in parent company Alphabet Inc. According to NLPC Chairman Peter Flaherty, “Alphabet’s management must end the stonewall. A […]