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Are the Koch Brothers Afraid of the Facts?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Charles and David Koch responded to our video, "Why do the Koch Brothers want to end public education?" Friday night. They didn't like our video it se...

Pentagon's Scare Campaign Based On Budget Spin, Not Facts

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The Pentagon and their war industry allies are mounting an aggressive, fear-based campaign of hyperbole and spin to scare Congress away from cuts that could affect contractor profits.

Want to See How the Kochs Are Ending Public Education?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.15.2011 | Education
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers have more than $42 billion to make public policy out of their anti-government ideology, and their assault against public education epitomizes their tactics to remake our nation.

WI: The Kochs, Colbert And $ In Politics

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

When characters such as the Koch brothers, and their ruthless efforts to take political power away from working people, are so commonplace that Stephen Colbert can run a whole segment mocking them, things are changing.

How to Cut Hundreds of Billions in War Spending

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The debt limit crisis that's consumed Washington, D.C. created an unexpected silver lining: the first opportunity in a decade to make real cuts to our runaway military budget.

Koch Economics and their Debt Default Advantage

Robert Greenwald | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

We are seeing the result of Koch Economics and what happens when a few tycoons accrue the billions necessary to invest in politicians, nonprofit found...

Death for Profit

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

Bryan Holcomb, an ex-CCA quality assurance manager, spoke exclusively to Cuéntame's Immigrant For Sale producers to expose the negligent operations at Stewart Detention Center.

What Rupert Murdoch and the Koch Brothers Have In Common

Robert Greenwald | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The pooling of power and control has caused our political and journalistic institutions to lose integrity and to move away from the service they should provide to society. The cases of News Corp. and Koch Industries show this clearly.

Shift Against War Spending a Sign of People Power

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

We can't afford to spend a trillion dollars a year on the war budget. Thanks to constant pressure from fed-up Americans, Washington, D.C. is starting to get the message.

Inside the Koch Brothers' Expensive Echo Chamber

Robert Greenwald | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Almost overnight, a historic and popular service, like Social Security, faces extinction. But behind this outcome, the Koch echo chamber has been churning for years.

Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Didn't Have To Die in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to remembering Americans killed in wartime. This year, unfortunately, we remember war dead who didn't have to die, and unless Congress and the president act, we'll remember more needless deaths next year.

1,500 Broken Promises from Afghanistan War Backers

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

With Memorial Day coming up, we should take a moment to consider something that's gone largely unremarked in the mainstream media: more than 1,500 troops have now died in a war the American people oppose.

1,501 Good Reasons To End the Afghanistan War

Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

The number of troops killed in connection with the Afghanistan war now exceeds 1,500. How many more troop deaths and civilian killings will we tolerate before Washington acts to end this war?

The Carnage Continues in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

A quiet city in the north of Afghanistan ignited today after yet another NATO night raid reportedly tore another family apart. Thousands of people took to the streets, again chanting, "Death to America!" as they pelted Karzai's billboards with mud and stones.

Four American Lives and $4 Billion Wasted on Afghanistan War Since Bin Laden's Death

Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

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People of NYC vs. Koch

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Robert Greenwald

We're on offense again, this time putting the spotlight on David Koch and denying him a chance to spend his millions on credibility and social status.

David Koch Won't Answer How Many Homes He Owns

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

David Koch wasn't pleased when Koch Brothers Exposed asked him about his personal life. With his security detail and posse in tow, David demurred and power-walked away.

Pentagon to White House, American People on Afghanistan: Take a Hike

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The Pentagon is working the press again, this time in support of a so-called withdrawal plan that would break a promise made to the American people by their president.

New Campaign Assails Koch Brothers

nytimes.com | JIM RUTENBERG | Posted 07.06.2011 | Media

The liberal guerrilla video group Brave New Foundation on Wednesday began what it says will be a prolonged political attack against the industrialist ...

With $42 Billion and 7 Homes, Why Are the Kochs Buying our Democracy?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The billionaire brothers who brought you Tea Party groups like Americans for Prosperity and anti-worker governors like Scott Walker and John Kasich are now attacking some of the most vulnerable Americans.

Don't Let Bin Laden Have the Last Laugh. Get Our Troops and Our Tax Dollars Home.

Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Osama bin Laden is dead. Al Qaeda is no longer in Afghanistan in any significant numbers. Bin Laden's death obliterates the last plausible excuse for keeping troops in Afghanistan any longer. It's time to bring the troops home.

Secretary Clinton, Bitter-Ender on Afghanistan War

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.04.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

Osama bin Laden is dead. You may have heard. There's a major groundswell underway to force a rethink of the Afghanistan War in the aftermath, but som...

Amanda Terkel

How Much Are You Paying For The War In Afghanistan?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- As Americans breathe a sigh of relief over finally filing the returns on what they owe (or are owed from) Uncle Sam this Tax Day, the pr...

How Much Are You Paying in Taxes for War This Year?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

As we are about to write checks to the IRS, at a time when, frankly, we don't have a lot of money to spare, it's important that we take a good, hard look at where our dollars are going.

Five Worst Things the Koch Brothers Have Done. Vote!

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Everything the Koch brothers do is to fight for a country free from protections and any degree of a social safety net for working Americans. Here are their five worst offenses.