Tell Google: More Transparency on Political Spending, Less U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sign on to our letter asking Google to fully disclose its political spending and end its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce


We know Google has supported some good policies in the past — from green energy to internet privacy — but without knowing where its political dollars are going, it’s next to impossible to know if Google is undermining the very causes it promotes.

Google is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a dark money juggernaut that spent more than $35 million in the 2012 elections. The U.S. Chamber also supports regressive policies such as fracking and the kind of financial deregulation that led to the economic meltdown of 2008.

Google tells us it’s a different kind of company — but hiding political donations and giving to the U.S. Chamber isn’t innovative, it’s just more of the same.

If Google is serious about its principles, it should adopt a policy to (1) fully disclose its political spending and it should (2) end its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

We’ve written a letter to Google’s founders asking them to take these two important steps. Read the letter and add your name below.


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Read our Google Consumer Petition calling on the company to:

  1. Agree to disclose of direct and indirect corporate political spending, and
  2. Withdraw from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


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22736 4 days ago Erin McElroy
22735 5 days ago Matthew Filler
22734 5 days ago Diane Steele
22733 6 days ago Anonymous
22732 6 days ago Anonymous
22731 6 days ago TinaMarie King
22730 6 days ago Larry J. Jones Maybe once this organization stood for good business practices and fair dealing, that no longer seems to be the case. I urge you to abandon them until they return to those policies. Thank you
22729 1 week ago Michelle Shocked Please publish a list of ALL Google's Third Party benefactors? It's important to help understand how pervasive the censorship and the silence of it's critics. Those who speak out pay a very high pri...
22728 1 week ago David Small
22727 1 week ago Anonymous
22726 1 week ago Jill Baugh
22725 1 week ago Hans von Briesen
22724 1 week ago Julia Williams
22723 1 week ago Anonymous
22722 1 month ago Sarah Reynolds
22721 2 months ago Susan Courrejou You've already heard all the reasons from Public Citizen. I have read the letter, and agree with it all. Please disclose direct and indirect corporate political spending, and withdraw from the U.S...
22720 3 months ago jona morrison
22719 4 months ago Kevin Silas
22718 4 months ago Joel Meltzer
22717 4 months ago Eliot Schickler
22716 5 months ago marlowe steege more ctransparency on political spendinmg ho us chamber of commerice membership
22715 7 months ago Natalia Margolis
22714 9 months ago Caitlin Basta
22713 10 months ago Patti Batcheldwe
22712 10 months ago Thaddeus Szostak
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