Facts over PACs: How corporate America can fight political misinformation

Tucker Eskew    Fortune Blue 3

As Americans hold their collective breath awaiting the safe inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on Jan. 20, U.S. corporations are closing their checkbooks, opening their eyes, and beginning to see a huge crack in society’s bedrock—one which they can help repair.

Corporate leaders I work with are deeply troubled by the sacking of the U.S. Capitol, and are beginning to ask what they can do to help bridge the nation’s bitter divide.

Re-examining the donation of political money is a fine place to start. In the case of one of my clients, IBM, there are no PAC checks to pause, for this great American company has never donated to politicians

Is there something more—something constructive and addressed to the problems that fray the lining of our civic fabric—that companies can do?  

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