Posts tagged 'Koch brothers'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2016 | Tags: Koch brothers
The New Yorker
Jane Mayer’s new book, “Dark Money,” reports on billionaire American families who have spent the last 30 years moving the country to the right: the oil-rich Charles and David Koch brothers; Richard Mellon Scaife of the Mellon banking and oil family; John M. Olin, from a chemical and munitions fortune; Harry and Lynde Bradley, brothers who made money on defense contracts; the Coors family of brewing fame; the DeVos family, founders of Amway.
All share an interest in limited government, limited regulation, lower corporate taxes. “They said they were driven by principle, but their positions dovetailed ...
In line with our mission to experiment with new economic models for creating and delivering investigating reporting, the Workshop has made two of its investigations available on Amazon's Kindle platform.
Kindle users can now download Measuring Impact, our look at how nonprofit newsrooms can gauge their impact, and the Koch Club, our analysis of five years of political and charitable donations from Charles and David Koch.
This report seeks to answer the two-pronged question, “What is ‘impact,’ and how can it be measured consistently across nonprofit newsrooms?” A review of recent, relevant literature and our informal conversations ...
On the heels of a New Yorker piece on the controversial billionaire Koch brothers, Workshop Executive Editor Charles Lewis will be on Democracy Now! speaking money and politics.
Lewis is quoted in this week's New Yorker in a piece delving into the lives and influence of the libertarian industrialists. Journalist Jane Mayer looks at the Koch brothers influence and support of the rampant Tea Party movement sweeping the country.
Mayer writes that "In Washington, Koch is best known as part of a family that has repeatedly funded stealth attacks on the federal government, and on the Obama Administration in ...