Source: Spend Consciously, Inc., 2014
BuyPartisan allows you to find out whether what you are buying matches your own personal political beliefs. By simply scanning a barcode or searching by an individual company or product you can quickly see the political contributions that have been made by the CEO, Board of Directors, Political Action Committee and its employees. You can see whether it is more Democratic or more Republican.
Is your grocery bill supporting your political opponents? Now you can avoid it.
Source: Colby Itkowitz, Washington Post, In the Loop blog, August 12, 2014
…The app, based on data from Center for Responsive Politics, the Sunlight Foundation and the Institute for State Money in Politics, is the first rollout from Colbert’s new company, “Spend consciously.” It’s tagline: “Wouldn’t it be great if you could spend how you believed?” The goal of the company, he said, is make “every day Election Day” through “spending choices.”…