Koch Brothers

Common Dreams staff
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday sat down with investigative journalist Jane Mayer to discuss the threat that secretive and undisclosed campaign financing—exemplified by the outsized influence of powerful billionaires like Charles and David Koch—continues to have on U.S. democracy and what should be done to push back. Mayer—author of the 2016 best-...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
During Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) questioned Judge Neil Gorsuch on the conservative "front groups" supporting his nomination. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Putting a rare spotlight on the shadowy conservatives pushing for confirmation...
Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog
On March 8, ProPublica obtained “beachhead team” rosters with the names of...

Further

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.