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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26-50 of 22751 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
22726 3 years ago Anonymous
22725 3.1 years ago Sarah Reynolds
22724 3.2 years ago Susan & David 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...
22723 3.3 years ago jona morrison
22722 3.3 years ago Kevin Silas
22721 3.3 years ago Joel Meltzer
22720 3.4 years ago marlowe steege more ctransparency on political spendinmg ho us chamber of commerice membership
22719 3.6 years ago Natalia Margolis
22718 3.8 years ago Caitlin Basta
22717 3.8 years ago Patti Batchelder
22716 3.8 years ago Thaddeus Szostak
22715 3.8 years ago Peter Gutterman
22714 3.8 years ago Sherry Bender
22713 3.8 years ago Jerome Comeau
22712 3.9 years ago Bob bastian looks like its yahoo time!
22711 3.9 years ago Don Fewell
22710 3.9 years ago Diantha McBride
22709 3.9 years ago Peter Bent
22708 3.9 years ago Diane Steen-H. I've been using Yahoo as much as possible, ever since I heard Google did this, and tell others whenever the opportunity arises.
22707 3.9 years ago Rael Nidess, M.D. Your Chamber membership & your NSA collusion make me suspect that 'Don't be Evil' is more a marketing ploy than an ethos for Google.
22706 3.9 years ago Karl Heinemann
22705 3.9 years ago Robert DiGiovanni Why is it so difficult to understand that you should never act against your own beliefs - unless, of course, your stated beliefs and true beliefs are not the same.
22704 3.9 years ago Linda Hartinian
22703 3.9 years ago Pat Reese
22702 3.9 years ago Paul Dolinko
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