Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Koch brothers

The Koch brothers’ Freedom Partners Group spends $115.2 million in 2017

Freedom Partners, officially organized as a 501 (c)(6) trade association for the purpose of “promoting economic freedom,” funnels money from the Koch Network of billionaire donors to a growing number of political advocacy organizations controlled by Koch operatives.

How Tammy Baldwin, target of $14 million in outside spending, sent...

Her campaign made few stumbles, concentrated on the concerns of working families, defined the candidate and her opponent early, and spoke to voters in rural and urban Wisconsin, providing a blueprint for 2020 candidates.

How teachers might end up beating back the Koch brothers’ plan...

“Even before election day, we’ve already won because we’ve exposed the corruption of the Republican Party. There’s no hiding behind the curtains anymore.”

An introduction to the Koch digital media network

Digital advertising is a great place to start, but to really get to know the network one has to follow the money.

Kochs’ Americans for Prosperity group launches campaign to crush fuel economy...

Through social media feeds of the many AFP state chapters, the group is promoting a petition to “Repeal Costly Obama-era Fuel Standards.”

Koch-funded groups – yet again – speak out against electric vehicle tax...

A coalition of thirty conservative free-market advocacy organizations – the majority of which have clear ties to Charles and David Koch through their funding or leadership – are behind it.

A Koch-fueled attack on electric buses picks up speed

Despite these efforts by Koch affiliates and oil industry consultants, the electrification of bus transit is firmly underway.

Koch-funded groups mount PR and media campaign to fight carbon pricing

Worried about momentum for carbon taxes, climate deniers go on attack via right-wing media.

Donald Trump vs. the Koch brothers: A major rift – or...

Steve Bannon is back, almost – and is likely pulling Trump’s strings in his supposed feud with the Koch brothers.

Koch-funded hit piece backfires: Shows Medicare For All would save ‘whopping...

"Even if you take the report's headline figures at face value, the picture it paints is that of an enormous bargain. We get to insure every single person in the country..."

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.