Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: Koch brothers

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...

On David Koch’s passing and the Koch network’s ongoing war on...

Billionaire libertarian activist and oil industry tycoon David Koch died on Friday, leaving a toxic legacy that includes helping birth the climate denial movement,...

Documents shine new light on Koch brothers’ early efforts to abolish...

A scheme to abolish the Department of Energy (DOE) helped spur a failed 1980 Libertarian Party presidential bid — and in the...

Koch, Bradley money fuels Trump’s right-wing echo chamber

In the face of widespread outrage, Trump's friends from the Summit have gone out of their way to justify his actions.

New Koch-funded fossil exhibit at the Smithsonian is curiously quiet on...

After five years and $39 million, the Smithsonian's completely renovated Hall of Fossils is open again — complete with T. rex and...

How a top chicken company cut off black farmers, one by...

After years of working as a sheriff’s deputy and a car dealership manager, John Ingrum used his savings to buy a farm...

Koch brothers float possibility of backing congressional Democrats in 2020 primaries

Over the last two decades, the Koch network’s major groups – AFP and Freedom Partners – have cumulatively spent about $120 million in independent expenditures supporting Republican candidates or opposing Democratic candidates.

Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University is Koch funded, Koch...

University should shut down the center or take steps to restore its integrity and increase its transparency.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US corporations

For avalanche-level lying, deceiving, and misleading, mega-mimic Donald Trump need look no further than the history of the corporate advertising industry and...