koch brothers

Koch Brothers-Backed Conservative Archbishop Attacks Pope and “Homosexuals in the Church”

August 31, 2018

On the heels of the sexual abuse disclosures conservative Archbishop accuses Pope of hiding sexual abuse and attacks “homosexual underground” in the Church. He is backed by the Koch brothers and other right wing Catholics

Hogan Adopts Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Attack on Media

August 29, 2018

Critics say the popular governor can’t call himself a moderate if he supports policies backed by the Koch Brothers and Donald Trump

Koch Brothers’ Money went to George Mason University to Influence US Government

May 2, 2018

Recently released documents show that the Charles Koch Foundation’s millions of dollars in donations to GMU were tied to control over hiring and firing of professors. The ultimate target of their conservative agenda, though, is to influence DC politics, says Bill Black

What is Pompeo’s Agenda as Secretary of State? Ask the Highest Bidder

April 12, 2018

Senate confirmation hearings are underway for CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The fact that Pompeo–an opportunistic climate-denier with ties to the GMO lobby, fossil fuel industry, and the billionaire Koch brothers–is poised to become the U.S.’s top diplomat is “very scary,” says Wenonah Hauter of Food and Water Watch

Cambridge Analytica Is Not Alone: i360 and Data Trust Disastrous for Democracy

March 29, 2018

Cambridge Analytica, owned by Robert Mercer, is in the news, but other companies — like the Koch Brothers’ i360 and Karl Rove’s Data Trust — are far more dangerous, says investigative reporter Greg Palast

Mike Pompeo: A Koch Brothers Ally Just Became a Global Threat

March 26, 2018

If the Senate confirms longtime climate denier Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, it would put a Koch Brothers proxy in one of the most powerful positions in the U.S. government. Pompeo’s “history of business subservience” doesn’t bode well for climate policy, says Greenpeace researcher Connor Gibson

Newly Tapped Sec of State Mike Pompeo Comes with Deep Ties to the Koch Brothers

March 13, 2018

“If I were on the confirmation committee, I would be asking Mike Pompeo exactly how much money the Koch network has invested in him that has not been publicly disclosed,” says Lisa Graves of Documented

Trump Picks Infamous Climate Change Denier for Top Environmental Job

October 30, 2017

Investigative Journalist Steve Horn discusses President Trump’s pick to head up the powerful White House Council: former Texas Commissioner on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, who has links to ExxonMobil, the Koch Brothers, and Big Coal

Trump Expands Oil Drilling But Obama Paved the Way

October 29, 2017

Investigative Journalist Steve Horn, of DeSmogBlog, discusses how a new hire at Interior Department, Todd Wynn, is right from the ranks of pro-fossil fuel, climate change denying, lobby group ALEC, which is funded by the oil billionaire Koch Brothers

Climate Change

September 19, 2017
Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey explains that the Koch brothers have used their enormous wealth to force Republicans to toe the line on climate change denial