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Dirty Money

What You Need To Know About The Way Money Affects Politics

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 11.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Revamped 'Schoolhouse Rock' Reveals Ugly Truth About Money In Politics

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics

Remember that “Schoolhouse Rock!” video that taught you how a bill becomes a law back in the day? Well, that catchy tune left out a huge part of t...

Inside The Remarkable New Book That Details The Koch Bros' Dirtiest Deeds

Sean McElwee | Posted 04.03.2016 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Jane Mayer's new book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, has already revealed many previously unknown facts about the Koch brothers in particular.

Who Votes Dirty?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Unfortunately for our lawmakers, what happens in Washington is no longer going to stay in Washington. Thanks to a newly designed website, it's easier than ever for concerned citizens to find out the truth about the voting records of their elected officials -- and the dirty industries that help get them into office.

Over $30 Billion In Dirty Money Leaves Brazil Each Year: Study

Reuters | Stella Dawson | Posted 09.07.2014 | World

By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over $30 billion in dirty money linked to crime, corruption and tax evasion is f...

Daily Dirty Denier$

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Koch Brothers alone are estimated to spend $390 million in targeted races this year. In fact, reports in March already had them at the $30 million mark. Their goal? Protect dirty deniers who will, in turn, follow a right-wing agenda and protect the Koch's polluting interests.

Rep. Grayson Demands Obama Share Donor List

Posted 01.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss the corrosive impact of money in politics and how we might solve the problem. When...

Election Takeaway for Fossil Fuel Industry: Money Can't Buy You Love

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Americans have returned a clean energy champion to the White House, but they didn't stop there. All the way down the ticket, voters overwhelmingly favored candidates who support clean energy, clean air, and strong public health safeguards.

Elizabeth Warren Would Be the Conscience of the United States Senate

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I have seen many Senators come and go and I have no doubt that if elected Elizabeth Warren would be the conscience of the Senate. Because she speaks for the best in you -- and me -- and Massachusetts -- and America.

10 Cool Facts About Cash

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.17.2012 | Money

Here in the United States, money talks. The well-traveled, green bank notes criss-cross the country, often carrying tales of previous owners as well a...

Latino Disconnect: "Dirty Money" Should Not Prevail

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 09.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

On a grand scale, Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony moved me, most specifically its first segment dedication to the Industrial Revolution and the workers who made it possible.

A Tsunami of Dirty Money

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

The U.S. Supreme Court has created a system of campaign finance where dirty money is king. Just watch in the next few months as that tsunami of dirty money washes over the American political landscape.

Michele Bachmann, Eric Cantor Part Of 'Dirty Money Team'

Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

Greenpeace has released a new report naming the 15 members of Congress who the organization believes have undermined their voters' health by supportin...