EXCLUSIVE: The Restrictions Journalists Agreed To In Order To Attend The Koch Brothers’ Conference

Only the reporters who agreed to the following provisions would be allowed to attend: ____________________________________________________________________________ This weekend, Charles and David Koch’s Freedom Partners hosted five Republican presidential hopefuls and hundreds of top conservative donors at the St. Regis Monarch Beach luxury resort in California. The tax-exempt organization, which has been dubbed the Koch Brothers’ “secret […]

The Moral And Scientific Urgency Of EPA’s Clean Power Plan 

Obama’s climate plan is the bare minimum the United States can do and remain a moral nation. Here’s why. __________________________________________________________________ The next few years are unprecedented in human history. We know with unusually high scientific certainty that the near-term choices we as a nation and a species make about carbon pollution will determine whether or […]

Conspiracy anyone? Inside the NSA’s 9/11 cover-up

NSA was aware of terrorists in San Diego phoning home to Yemen…people whom they knew to be associated with bin Laden? Why no followup? ____________________________________________________________________________ “All tricksters, other than magicians, depend to a great extent upon the fact that they are not known to be, or even suspected of being, tricksters. Therein lies their great […]

Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday  _____________________________________________________________________________ A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday, as super PACs disclosed fundraising details showing billionaires bankrolling the 2016 presidential race to an unprecedented degree. The unlimited-money super PACs account for one-third of all federal election […]

Jimmy Carter Blasts U.S. ‘Political Bribery’

“a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” _________________________________________________________________________ Former President Jimmy Carter spoke with the Thom Hartmann Program earlier this week about “political bribery” in the United States, saying it’s created “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” Carter was asked about Supreme Court […]

The Gig Economy is Coming. What Will It Mean For Work?

a fresh chance for the rich to exploit the poor (and middle-class) _________________________________________________________________________________ The new working model offers greater freedom – and a fresh chance for the rich to exploit the poor (and middle-class). Not so long ago, the only people who looked for “gigs” were musicians. For the rest of us, once we outgrew […]