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Americans for Prosperity: Koch brothers’ advocacy gets local in Colorado

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‘Kochtopus’ aims to influence political climate on economic and educational issues in run-up to November midterms August 12, 2014 5:00AM ET by Sandra Fish @fishnette DENVER — Red T-shirts, professionally produced signs and even an airplane banner carried the message


(Mostly Koch Backed) Conservatives Seek to Regain Control of Republican Agenda

Rick Bowmer/AP - Alarmed by a resurgence of more establishment Republicans, activists are pressuring them to “recommit’ on their opposition to abortion, gay marriage and illegal immigration.

Eighty-five percent of attendees mentioned in a recent Washington Post article  have some connection to the Kochs.  The two high-profile senators at this Tea Party conference—Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Mike Lee—have both attended various Koch-sponsored events and strategy meetings. 


IFG Koch & Keystone Research in the Washington Post

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The biggest foreign lease holder in Canada’s oil sands isn’t Exxon Mobil or Chevron. It’s the Koch brothers. By Steven Mufson & Juliet Eilperin, March 20, Washington Post CORRECTION: An earlier version of this piece said Koch Industries was the


Democrats’ Dead-End Koch Strategy

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Democrats are demonizing Koch for their 2014 mid-term election strategy but the approach described in this article is a dead-end for building real political power across labor, environment, public health, and other key constituencies to counter Koch. Victims of Koch


EVENT: Indigenous Resistance to Energy Infrastructure & the Keystone XL pipeline

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 6-9PM La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705 (two blocks from Ashby BART) Suggested Donation $10-$25… No one turned away for lack of funds. Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth Native American author/activist will show


Article Reveals Koch Connection To Shadowy State Policy Network

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Last Friday Jane Mayer, a journalist at the New Yorker, dropped a bomb on the Koch machine by exposing the State Policy Network (SPN). The SPN is a well oiled machine put together to ensure the Kochs’ – and other


Koch Youth Tour Twenty Campuses to Urge “OptOut” of Obamacare

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An amazing amount of Koch Cash is going to college campuses this fall, where their youth group is organizing tailgate parties with Djs and hummers…Who else could spontaneously throw $750,000 for a tour of twenty campuses to urge students to “OptOut” of


Anatomy of the War on Women: How the Koch Brothers Are Funding the Anti-Choice Agenda

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Originally posted November 5, 2013 – 11:27 am, RH Reality Check By Adele M. Stan In the dog days of summer, the “war on women” erupted into a full-fledged conflagration, as heated battles to roll back reproductive rights in the


Why Is Google Helping the Kochs Attack Wind Power?

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Originally posted 11/07/2013 10:46 am, Huffington Post By Brad Johnson Several organizations supported by Internet giant Google are calling on Congress to let the wind production tax credit to expire. A full-page advertisement from the Koch brothers’ organization Americans for


Oil emissions force families to leave their homes

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News | Feb 21, 2013 | 2:49 Regulation questions The CBC’s Kim Trynacity has the third part of her series on Peace Country families who’ve left their homes because they believe emissions are hurting their health…

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