Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Koch brothers

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..."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 30, 2018

California wildfires rage, Philadelphia refuses to share information with ICE, Koch brothers turn on Trump, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

Money talks: Justice Kennedy’s retirement tied to the Trump family, Koch...

As Americans wait for answer regarding the two families' ties, conservative Republicans are all in on Trump's future nominee.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, June 29, 2018

#WomensMarch marches against Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, Nestlé continues to take California water, the Koch brothers plan for the next Supreme Court justice, and more.

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EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

Perhaps you’ll recognize the reference in the title to this article to a novel published in 1888.  It was the third most...