Tag: Koch Brothers

Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

Posted by on March 18, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Because ‘Corporate Media Ignores Rise of Oligarchy,’ Sanders Says Rest of Us Must Fill the Void

“We need to ask the hard questions that the corporate media fails to ask: who owns America, and who has the political power? Why, in the richest country in the history of the world are so many Americans living in poverty? What are the forces that have caused the American middle class, once the envy of the world, to decline precipitously?” Sanders writes. “We need to hear from struggling Americans whose stories are rarely told in newspapers or television.”

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Hell Freezes Over: Missouri GOP Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Restore Campaign Donation Limits

Posted by on February 8, 2015 in Government, Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
Hell Freezes Over: Missouri GOP Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Restore Campaign Donation Limits

A state lawmaker in Missouri has proposed an earth-shattering bill: The Missouri Anti-Corruption Act, which would put an end to unlimited gifts from lobbyists by restoring campaign contribution limits, and also close other loopholes that lead to corruption. But, perhaps most surprisingly, it was a Republican who introduced this bill.

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Kochs, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy at Universities

Posted by on September 20, 2014 in Corruption with 0 Comments
Kochs, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy at Universities

Koch money seeks to be the new president of Florida State University and 300 others. What kinds of strings are attached to their money?

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Inside The Koch Brothers’ Secret Billionaire Summit

Posted by on June 24, 2014 in Corruption with 0 Comments
Inside The Koch Brothers’ Secret Billionaire Summit

The level of security at the recent mega-donor American Courage conference leads one to wonder—why such secrecy if the Kochs’ initiatives are in the best interest of the public?

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