Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Koch brothers

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.

The Koch brothers’ new look

Their rebranded network now says they will support community groups trying to cure the miseries of eons – everything from poverty to addiction.

Facebook hires Koch-funded climate deniers for ‘fact-checking’

Fighting fake news with more fake news is a sure recipe for disaster. Especially during a climate emergency.

Who bankrolls Tucker Carlson’s hateful propaganda? Why the Kochs of course.

Carlson’s moonlighting as an extremist at The Daily Caller is heavily bankrolled by – you guessed it – the Koch brothers.

How Scott Walker made Wisconsin the national poster child for dark...

"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."

Enbridge gave Massachusetts studies by climate denier, ALEC associate in gas...

“To be taking the work of climate deniers at this time is unconscionable."

Senators demand Trump admin reveal Marathon Petroleum, Koch influence on clean...

Senators demand information about a “covert lobbying campaign with oil industry groups to support Trump Administration efforts to weaken fuel economy standards and increase demand for oil consumption.”

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”