The Kochtopus

We created The Kochtopus as an interactive map of the money, structure, and scale of the Kochs’ influence network, and how Koch Cash is damaging democracy. Follow the chains of influence to learn more on how the Koch Brothers have corrupted our democratic process.

Launch the Kochtopus


Walk through the Kochtopus

IFG‘s Executive Director Victor Menotti walks you through The Kochtopus:


Below is a sampling of source materials that went into the making of the Kochtopus. Each category leads to its sources.

Media Manipulators

Think Tanks

Astroturf Agents

Wealth Warriors

Congressional Collaborators

Courtroom Collaborators

Academic Agents

Physical Force