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Clarence Thomas secretly participated in Koch network donor events

Thomas, who attended at least two Koch donor summits, put himself in the extraordinary position of having helped a political network that has brought multiple cases before the Supreme Court.

Koch Network unleashes early attacks against Trump

The group is “getting involved earlier than ever in the presidential primary process,” and the ads as evidence of their “commitment to support a candidate in the Republican presidential primary who can… win.”  

How Koch cash is bankrolling the effort to kill Big Tech...

When the next big disaster unfolds due to deregulation, don’t be fooled.

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.

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16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.