Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Koch Industries

How Betsy DeVos does the Koch brothers’ bidding

What’s largely been overlooked behind all the lurid headlines and endless insults are all the ways in which officials like DeVos are quietly at work continuing to use our tax money to advance a deeply troubling agenda.

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.

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.

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

ALEC’s deadly asbestos agenda benefits Koch Industries, Nationwide

Instead, Koch and its allies are working hard to pass laws that run out the clock.

Patience and secrecy in the Kochs’ complex conspiracy

The Kochs have taken the long view with their ideological power grab.

Examining the Kochtopus

The Koch brothers have used their enormous assets to mount a far-ranging, ultrasophisticated assault on American democracy.

California is fighting Trump’s offshore drilling plan, but Exxon, Koch already...

Drilling agreements on the books before 1982 have been allowed to continue, and that's where ExxonMobil, Koch, and other companies come into play.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.