Koch Brothers in the News

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


‘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


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

Credit: The New York Times

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


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


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


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?


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


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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