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Conservative Dark Money Groups Disrupt Critical Race Theory Debate

NBC News Published on Jun 15, 2021 Conservative dark money groups are pushing the debate around critical race theory on a local level as four states have banned lessons on race in the classroom. NBC News’ Ben Collins breaks down … Continue reading

Supreme Court “Hijacking” Democracy with Rulings That Gut Voting Rights & Allo w More Dark Money

Democracy Now!– Jul 2, 2021 In a pair of major rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court has gutted more of the Voting Rights Act while making it easier for billionaires to secretly bankroll political campaigns. In a 6-3 vote, the conservative … Continue reading

Sen. Whitehouse Gives Presentation On ‘Dark Money’ Influence On Supreme Court Nomination | MSNBC

MSNBC Published on Oct 13, 2020 Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse used his time at the confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to give a presentation about how “dark money” was playing a role in the Supreme Court nomination process. Aired … Continue reading

Dark Money & Barrett Nomination: The Link Between Big Polluters & the War on ACA, Roe & LGBT Rights

Democracy Now! Published on Oct 16, 2020 During confirmation hearings this week for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island opted not to ask the judge any questions. Instead, he gave a 30-minute presentation … Continue reading

Dark Money: Jane Mayer on How the Koch Bros. & Billionaire Allies Funded the Rise of the Far Right | Democracy Now!

Democrats and Republicans are expected to spend about $1 billion getting their 2016 nominee elected. There’s a third group that will spend almost as much. It’s not a political party, and it doesn’t have any candidates. It’s the right-wing political … Continue reading

The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception

  Well-heeled American corporations have long had a financial stake in undermining scientific consensus and manufacturing uncertainty. In TheTriumph of Doubt, former Obama and Clinton official David Michaels details how corrupt science becomes public policy — and where it’s happening … Continue reading

‘Dark money’ bill – ‘Democrat’s flagrant attempt to hang onto their thin grasp on po wer’

Dark Money Trailer

Movieclips Indie Published on Jun 12, 2018 Check out the new trailer for Dark Money directed by Kimberly Reed! Let us know what you think in the comments below. Dear World Published on Jan 13, 2019 In the wake of … Continue reading

Jane Mayer, “Dark Money”

Politics and Prose Published on Feb 16, 2016 In her fourth book Mayer draws on court records, extensive interviews, and many private archives to examine the growing political influence of extreme libertarians among the one percent, such as the Koch … Continue reading

Dark Money (Book Intro)

J. Alex Published on Feb 8, 2019 This book shines a light on dark money. It’s called dark money because it is of unknown origin (i.e. secret), unlimited in its amount, intended for political purposes, and in the United States … Continue reading