Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Koch brothers

Climate ‘leader’ Netflix donated to pro-pipeline, Koch-supported think tank

The Macdonald Laurier Institute then bragged about pushing a massive tar sands expansion.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

‘No climate, no deal’: Dems warn Biden against cutting green energy...

“Mitch McConnell and the Koch brothers are not worth setting the planet on fire for,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania’s move to join...

Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.

Longtime climate science foe David Schnare uses ‘scare tactics’ to bash...

“It’s a clear case of fear-mongering, setting up a straw man argument that is just not reflective of reality.”

Wealthy donors and fossil fuel interests pump millions into Super PACs...

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

ALEC Influence in Ohio Greases Skids for Anti-Protest Bill

The bill, the "Critical Infrastructure Protection Act," being pushed by ALEC around the country makes it a felony for protestors to trespass on energy company property, such as pipelines, refineries, and power plants.

How the Koch network’s ‘social change’ strategy is built to kill...

That's how you get policymakers to spurn electric cars.

NYT remembers David Koch more as ‘philanthropist’ than polluter

An obituary should memorialize a person, but some people’s legacies are darker than dinosaur exhibits.

“Kochland”: How David Koch helped build an empire to shape U.S....

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch died Friday at the age of 79 from prostate cancer. David Koch — who was worth some...

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.