Koch Network Pushes Deceitful Textbook on Cash-Strapped Schools Pushing “Libertarian” Greed Agenda

Why the textbook was written is an interesting tale of dark money advancing libertarian propaganda. by  Dee Maitland  Truthout February 22, 2019 The first clue this textbook lacked academic integrity became apparent when the authors, three philosophy and marketing professors, began their section on trade 40,000 years ago, with the claim that the Neanderthals became extinct because … Continue reading Koch Network Pushes Deceitful Textbook on Cash-Strapped Schools Pushing “Libertarian” Greed Agenda

What is Anarcho-Capitalism?

Anarcho-Capitalism, American Libertarianism, and Free Market Fundamentalism are All Basically the Same Thing: Fancy Sounding Words for Legalizing Global Theft and Authoritarian Thuggery "Anarcho-capitalism, in my opinion, is a doctrinal system which, if ever implemented, would lead to forms of tyranny and oppression that have few counterparts in human history. There isn't the slightest possibility … Continue reading What is Anarcho-Capitalism?

This Is How the Republican Party Plans to Destroy the Federal Government

The Overthrow Project existed before Trump, but it may not survive his presidency. By Herbert J. Gans Nation Before moderate Republicans became members of the Democratic party, the GOP advocated limited government. Today, however, President Trump is pursuing a radical shrinkage of the federal government that comes close to overthrowing it entirely. The goal of this … Continue reading This Is How the Republican Party Plans to Destroy the Federal Government

It isn’t just the Mercers and Cambridge Analytica – The Koch Brothers Own a Data Mining Company That Gives Your Personal Info to Politicians Too

The Koch Big Brothers Are Watching You https://youtu.be/ao0uFIuF_HQ 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 Republican Candidates are Paying a Fossil Fuels Conglomerate for Voter Data Mining by … Continue reading It isn’t just the Mercers and Cambridge Analytica – The Koch Brothers Own a Data Mining Company That Gives Your Personal Info to Politicians Too

How Betsy DeVos Does the Koch Brothers’ Bidding

by Jeff Bryant Our Future Nov 28, 2018 While the serial outrages of the Trump administration continue to make headlines, the more mundane activities of his cabinet officials and their underlings often fly under the radar. Take U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, for instance, whose nomination drew ahistory-making opposition and set off an avalanche … Continue reading How Betsy DeVos Does the Koch Brothers’ Bidding

The John Birch Society is still influencing American politics, 60 years after its founding

  by Christopher Towler Conversation Dec 6, 2018 The retired candy entrepreneur Robert Welch founded the John Birch Society 60 years ago to push back against what he perceived as a growing American welfare state modeled on communism and the federal government’s push to desegregate America. Although Welch’s group never amassed more than 100,000 dues-paying members, … Continue reading The John Birch Society is still influencing American politics, 60 years after its founding

Can Republicans Rewrite the Constitution?

A stealth right-wing campaign to call a constitutional convention is perilously close to succeeding. Its goal: repealing the twentieth century. by Branko Marcetic Jacobin In coverage of the midterms, we’ve heard a lot about the House, the Senate, governorships, and even ballot measures, but almost nothing about state legislatures. That may soon change, because the … Continue reading Can Republicans Rewrite the Constitution?