Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: dark money

How to ‘follow the money’ in a political campaign

The donors who help shape this country deserve as much scrutiny and publicity as the politicians they support. After all, this country belongs to us.

Dark money groups have pumped $1 billion into GOP effort to...

The finding comes a month after Senate Republicans tanked a bill that would have required dark money groups to disclose their donors and funding sources.

Republican AGs, dark money groups scheme to sue over student debt...

Conservatives are hoping right-wing courts will intervene to deny debt relief to tens of millions of borrowers.

Who is Barre Seid? Secretive tycoon gives record $1.6 billion to...

The donor is Barre Seid, who donated all of his shares in his electronics company, Tripp Lite, to the nonprofit group run by Leonard Leo, who helped select former President Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominees.

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

‘Time for Citizens United to go’: US oligarchs poured $1.2 billion...

"Billionaires shouldn't get to use their enormous wealth to pick and choose who they want in office."

‘Global empire of the US Christian right’: Dark money fuels attacks...

"The anti-choice movement does not only have a lot of money, they also have a plan and the determination."

Targeting dark money attacking democracy, watchdog files FEC complaint against 23...

"The vast scope of this illegal concealment should prompt swift investigation and a firm crackdown by the FEC."

FEC sued for not cracking down on dark money group that...

Erin Chlopak of the Campaign Legal Center said that this “is yet another example of the agency’s dysfunction and its disregard for the campaign finance laws it was designed to oversee.”

Dark money & Barrett nomination: The link between big polluters &...

“My experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows.”

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Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.