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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 http://democracynow.org – 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.

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

TEDx Talks Published on Oct 5, 2013 Matthew Schneider-Mayerson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. He has published articles on American history, politics and literature in journals such as American Studies, … Continue reading

The Koch Brothers’ “Dark Money” | Jane Mayer

The National Published 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.

The Koch Brothers’ “Dark Money” | Jane Mayer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6zSy5lAxd0 The National Published 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.

Felix Höflmayer | Chronologies of Collapse: Climate Change

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

Jane Mayer / The Koch Brothers and the Weaponizing of Philanthropy

EthicsinSociety Published on Apr 6, 2016 Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for … Continue reading