Does Comixology really support Voting Rights?

Comixology is owned by Amazon

Amazon has not taken a public position on voting rights. However, the company's history suggests that it is unlikely to support measures that would expand voting rights. Amazon has been criticized for its aggressive tax avoidance strategies, which have deprived governments of billions of dollars in revenue. The company has also been criticized for its treatment of workers, who have complained about low pay and poor working conditions. Amazon has also been criticized for its efforts to monopolize the online retail market.


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Ron Johnson tried to subvert democracy. These corporations are backing his reelection.

Johnson attempted to participate in a plot to discard millions of voters in his home state of Wisconsin and neighboring Michigan, and install Trump for a second term. Despite Johnson's role in the effort to overturn the election, he is receiving financial support from major corporations — including corporations that condemned the events of January 6 and the efforts to install Trump for a second term.

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The silence of 109 corporations who claimed to be champions of voting rights

Last year, over 100 companies signed a letter declaring their principled support for voting rights, their opposition to the state bills restricting voting, and their belief that action to protect voting rights was critical. But, as the fight for voting rights hits a critical juncture, virtually all of these corporations have gone quiet.

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Activists target corporate campaign cash in battle against voting restrictions

Members of the Defend Black Voters Coalition chose Detroit’s Huntington Center as their backdrop earlier this month when they issued a warning about the dangers of “voter suppression legislation” backed by Michigan Republican state lawmakers.

by Ohio Capital Journal

Corporations Donated $164,000 to Anti-Voting Rights Senators Despite Pledges

by Truthout

Corporations calling for voting rights bill donated to Republicans who blocked it, watchdog says

Corporations that publicly threw their support behind strengthening the Voting Rights Act donated thousands to Republicans who blocked the legislation this week.

by NBC News

The January 6 corporate accountability index

After a violent mob stormed the Capitol building in January, hundreds of corporations pledged to make changes to their political giving. Some corporations pledged to withhold PAC funding to the 147 Republicans who voted to overturn the election, setting the stage for the riot. Other corporations said they were suspending all PAC activity and others promised to reevaluate their giving criteria in light of the violence.

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These Companies Say They Support Voting Rights Reform. So Will They Stop Donating to Mitch McConnell Now?

Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and others have called on Congress to pass the John Lewis Act, but for years they’ve pumped money to the man dedicated to blocking the bill.

by New Republic

35 major companies that have kept their promises after January 6

There are companies that suspended their donations after January 6 and have resumed donations to Republican objectors. The Washington Post opines that this is "a sign that the promises issued by corporate America were temporary, especially in light of razor-thin Democratic majorities."

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As corporations back voting rights bill, a key question remains

Rachel Maddow Show: I'm glad 150 major U.S. businesses are backing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, but how serious are they about helping?


More than 150 companies call on Congress to strengthen Voting Rights Act

Amazon, Starbucks and Pepsi are among the companies that signed on to a letter calling on Congress to pass legislation that would expand the Voting Rights Act.


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