A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Americans for Prosperity Foundation must disclose its largest givers to authorities in the state of California.
The Trump administration has made it easier for oligarchs across the world to influence US politics. The Koch brothers are celebrating; transparency advocates are horrified.
“Right to Try” legislation would allow pharmaceutical companies to give experimental drugs to desperate patients — with no chance of being liable if things go wrong. Supporters of the measure cheer this approach but critics see dangers.
How a Nobel Prize winning economist teamed up with Charles Koch to create today’s GOP agenda.
South Dakotan activists are fighting back after state legislators reversed the will of voters. Despite opposition from the Koch Brothers, they’re crafting a new Anti-Corruption Constitutional amendment for the 2018 election.
The world’s richest are now more likely to be Internet billionaires than traditional “captains of industry.” However, these young mavericks are still trying to shape the world in a way that suits them. With regard to the deep state, the players may have changed, but the game remains the same.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump attacked Wall Street, but now he plans to roll back the recent reforms of the financial sector. This action confirms the importance of his connections to big money, both new (often self-made) and old (mostly institutional).
In Canada, 2000 scientists, and decades of research were dumped. In this comprehensive, alarming essay, Peter Dale Scott warns that, unopposed, the Koch brothers, who are heavily invested in the Albertan tar sands, could do the same thing to science in America.
“Who do we want? Scott Walker! Why do we want him? Because we’ve filled his coffers in exchange for small government initiatives!” – say the Koch brothers, Bradley Foundation, and many others. OK, they didn’t actually say that, but they have poured money into small-government think tanks that have, you guessed it, supported small-government Wisconsin Read More
Do we listen to “Lord Monckton” on climate change because he knows what he’s talking about, or because of his title? And what’s that title about, anyway?
Next Mideast revolts predicted. The Koch Brothers Love…the ACLU(?) And FYI on GMOS.
The other day, USA Today ran an article reporting that 2010 had tied 2005 as the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880. That’s disturbing data, or course. But what really caught my eye was who they chose to question the significance of the news: a climatologist with….the Cato Institute. That’s a policy outfit heavily funded by the very companies whose emissions heat up the earth’s atmosphere.