Alex Kotch

Alex Kotch conducts research for the Institute for Southern Studies and contributes regularly to Facing South, focusing on money in politics, elections law, education and social justice.

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Sunday, March 26, 2017
Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution
A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, if 34 state legislatures “issue a call” for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some counts, the right-wing only needs six more...
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Friday, January 06, 2017
North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law Has Cost the State More Than $560 million So Far
At a Jan. 4 economic forum sponsored by the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, newly elected Gov. Roy Cooper (D) asked businesses for help repealing the state's widely criticized House Bill 2, which, among other things, prevents transgender people from using the restroom that matches their gender...
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Saturday, September 17, 2016
Tallying Up the Mounting Economic Toll of North Carolina's HB2
Since becoming law in late March, North Carolina's House Bill 2 has sparked national controversy and an ongoing boycott of the state over its discriminatory provisions. HB2 requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that match the gender on their birth certificate and bars local...
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