The American Legislative Exchange Council’s head of public relations whitewashed abuses committed by dictatorial regimes in Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo
The Center for Media and Democracy released a new report today, "Using Unions to Carry Big Oil's Water," detailing how the fossil fuel industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council cynically use unions to win Democratic support for legislation that criminalizes and chills environmental protests under the guise of "worker safety."
AFP is targeting Democrats in swing districts, foreshadowing attack ads its super PAC will likely run next year.
The billionaire fossil fuel executive and GOP megadonor has spent his entire adult life financing partisan politics, right-wing think tanks, and ideological education programs. At 85, that's unlikely to change.
Koch advocacy arm works with ALEC to block federal funds for cities and states that have seen their tax revenues plummet during the coronavirus lockdowns.
A study by Avaaz shows that the company is recommending climate disinformation to users, and much of it comes from groups funded by Charles Koch and his allies.
Vice President Mike Pence will speak at a capitol rally organized by groups linked to school privatization advocates like the Bradley Foundation and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
In a press release, the Governor echoed oil and gas industry talking points, which the Center for Media and Democracy revealed earlier, saying, "Today, I signed Assembly Bill 426, which aims to ensure each energy provider is treated the same under the law while still protecting the right to exercise free speech and the right to assembly."
"Richard Berman is a go-to hire for corporate bullies."
The investigation into ExxonMobil climate change denial continues as court filings show a subpoena has been issued to the PR firm, DCI Group.