Koch Brothers

Lisa Graves, Kim Haddow and Calvin Sloan, PR Watch staff
The Independent Women’s Forum and its 501(c)(4) affiliate, the Independent Women’s Voice , market themselves to the media and voters as “non-partisan,” “independent,” and “neutral.” However, a new investigation of the groups by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) reveals them to be anything but that. Joan Walsh in the Nation broke this story...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The notorious Charles and David Koch own Koch Industries and are major benefactors for organizations and candidates involved in pushing radical Republican policies. (Image: DonkeyHotey/cc/flickr)
A state ballot measure seeking to end political corruption has won the ire of...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Russ Feingold won the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat for Wisconsin...


To highlight "crimes masquerading as commerce," two activists asked prisoners convicted of "a whole bucket of crimes" to draw portraits of corporate bigwigs whose offenses - fraud, conspiracy, manslaughter, public endangerment - make their puny assaults and burglaries pale. Prisoners are people, the project notes, and corporations aren't. Proceeds from the art, presented complete with rap sheets, go to Bernie Sanders' campaign. Brilliant.