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Koch Brothers Exposed

Ryan Grim

Remember When Fox News Used To Pretend It Wasn't A Political Operation?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.04.2014 | Media

Ten years ago, documentary maker Robert Greenwald released a film with a controversial premise: Fox News Channel is not a reliable media outlet but ra...

The Koch Brothers Sneak Into School

Bill Bigelow | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Bill Bigelow

This month in Boston, thousands of teachers will gather for the annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference. Two non-teachers will be there, too: Charles and David Koch, the notorious right-wing billionaires.

The Koch Agenda and the Republican Party: Why Won't They Answer the Question?

Mike Lux | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Koch agenda, which is now on tape and in transcript form for anyone who wants to look, is devastating to Republicans if Democrats make it an issue. Democrats just have keep asking the question Republicans refuse to answer, about whether they would repudiate the agenda laid out at the Kochs' secret conference.

Bernie Sanders: Koch Brothers Hold Same 'Despotic' Views As In 1980

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders is still fighting the influence of the Koch brothers. The Vermont Senator spoke at the screening of Robert Greenwald...

Michael McAuliff

Koch Brothers Revealed In Damning Film Exposé

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The billionaire Koch brothers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars because they don't want the government messing with Americans' ...

Exposing the Koch Brothers and the Price We All Pay

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

If there can be such a thing as a typical American billionaire, David H. and Charles G. Koch do not fit that bill. They are not just among the richest Americans -- $100 billion and counting. They are deeply political libertarian industrialists.

One of the Koch Family-Controlled Foundations Has Quietly Folded

Nick Surgey | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Nick Surgey

As seems likely, if the Koch brothers, both individually and through Koch Industries, are making similar grants elsewhere, then the size and scope of their influence has been significantly underestimated.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Anti-Obamacare Ads Feature Republican Activists

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans for Prosperity launched a six-figure ad campaign in New Hampshire Monday starring two women who lost their health care plans d...

Paul Blumenthal

Meet The Little-Known Network Pushing Ideas For Kochs, ALEC

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A network of state-level think tanks is pushing a right-wing agenda with support from the American Legislative Exchange Council and fund...

Delivering on Labor Day

Lise Van Susteren | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics
Lise Van Susteren

As we reflect on this Labor Day, in the context of a world desperate for leadership on climate, let us show authentic gratitude to the American worker by vowing that we will do all we can to ensure that none of us has to choose between a pay check, our dignity and the safety of the planet.

We Refuse to Be Silenced

Carl Deal | Posted 09.15.2013 | Media
Carl Deal

If they can silence a movie on PBS, what can they do with a direct path into people's homes on a daily basis? Their role in influencing editorial content should send a chill down everyone's spine.

Koch Brothers Bought America's Universities, Now the Billionaires Want to Buy Our Free Press...

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

We've seen how the Kochs have financially influenced the curriculum of colleges and universities. Allowing a pair of conservative billionaires to buy free press will only serve to advance their tea party ideology and take over our democracy.

Can We Solve the Climate Crisis If We Don't Solve the Democracy Crisis?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Given the domination of our political system by big money in this post-Citizens United world, the question is whether it will be possible for the U.S. government to take the large-scale political actions that are necessary to address climate change.

Koch Brothers: We're Victims

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

In the wake of Mitt Romney's griping that 47 percent of the country is mooching off rich folks like him, Charles and David Koch are now suggesting that they, too, are victims.

Voters Beware: Koch Brothers are Billion-Dollar Hypocrites

Robert Greenwald | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Koch brothers have surprised many of us with a newfound penchant for the public spotlight, yet one can't help but wonder whether it's all just a p...

The Koch Brothers Must Have LOVED Monopoly as Kids

Robert Greenwald | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

What the Kochs want is to use their vast fortune to influence the political beliefs of people with a millionth their net worth, getting the middle class to buy into the notion that what's good for the rich is good for everyone.

The Kochs' Double Whammy

Robert Greenwald | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

If any doubt was left about the power of big money in our politics, the Wisconsin election destroyed it.

Charles Koch + Roger Ailes = Ohio University?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Might this act of selling out have something to do with the fact that the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation serves as an underwriter of the George Washington Forum, which is the OU group hosting the speech?

The Koch Brothers Exposed

Rolling Stone | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

If the Koch brothers didn't exist, the left would have to invent them. They're the plutocrats from central casting -- oil-and-gas billionaires ready t...

Top Ten Koch Facts

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Everyone seems to be investigating Charles and David Koch lately, with exposés of their corrupt political behavior popping up in places like the New ...

Don't Koch Block the Debate

Robert Greenwald | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

In response to my offer to a debate or public discussion, the Koch brothers, hiding behind their attorney, wrote, "We are confused about what there is to debate." Well, I'll tell you.

Kochs, Lies and Videotape

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

This week as I premiered my new film, Koch Brothers Exposed -- the result of a year-long investigation on how two billionaires are using their wealth ...

Lucia Graves

'Koch Brothers Exposed:' How Billionaire Brothers Shaped The Political Narrative

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, Charles and David Koch have commanded a great deal of attention and been held up as an example of how corporate...

The Poisoned Chalice That May Flip the Gas Price Issue

Carl Pope | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Carl Pope

Should the Republicans be confident that their spin on the price of driving will prevail? Or are they frenetically creating voter focus on a series of issues which may well, judo like, be turned against them?

Koch Brothers v. Health Care Reform

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Given this set of facts, the sheer reach of the Koch brothers in the movement to overturn health care reform is staggering. They have seeded and cultivated the very network of organizations that's now threatening to undo the most significant progressive reform in a generation.