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Can Trump Pardon Himself? Jane Mayer on Trump’s Desperate Bid to Stay in Power & Avoid Prosecution

Democracy Now! Nov 13, 2020 President Trump has only made one brief public appearance since the election was called for Joe Biden, and his Twitter feed is filled with conspiracy theories about widespread voter fraud, which state elections officials have … 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 future of the Corporation, Economy and Society” with Prof Colin Mayer & Sir Paul Collier

Oxford Martin School Streamed live on Jun 13, 2019 Professor Sir Paul Collier and Professor Colin Mayer CBE will share the latest thinking and research into the future of capitalism and the corporation to understand how business might be changed … Continue reading

Climate change, capitalism, and what’s next: Matthew Schneider-Mayerson at TEDxUMN

Jane Mayer On The ‘Fox News White House’ : NPR In July 2018, former Fox News co-President Bill Shine joined the White House staff as deputy chief of staff for communications and assistant to President Trump. He wasn’t the first — or only — Fox News personality to align … Continue reading

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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

Artificial Africas: Colonial Images in the Times of Globalization (Reencounters with Colonialism: Ruth Mayer

“Africa is an artificial entity,” notes Ruth Mayer, “invented and conceived by colonialism.” In this wide-ranging study, Mayer explores the ways in which Western, and especially American, popular culture has manufactured and deployed various images of “Africa,” and how those … Continue reading

Jane Mayer on Robert Mercer & the Dark Money Behind Trump and Bannon’s Radical Vision

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 23, 2017 – We look at Robert Mercer, the man who is said to have out-Koched the Koch brothers in the 2016 election. The secretive billionaire hedge-fund tycoon, along with his daughter Rebekah, is … Continue reading

The Koch Brothers’ “Dark Money” | Jane Mayer

CBC News: The NationalPublished on Feb 26, 2016 Investigative journalist Jane Mayer explains how the Koch brothers have used their billions to shift American policies to the far right.