Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has repeatedly confirmed what civil rights advocates feared: She will do all she can to impose her conservative Christian values on the public education system.
The groups Pope has founded and funded, have pursued a far-right agenda in North Carolina, including supporting voter suppression, racial gerrymandering and other extreme policies. Now the Bradley Foundation, which has its own controversial history on these issues, is granting two key Pope groups a total of $1.5 million over three years, a hefty increase in operating revenue for a $2.5 million operation.
The US Supreme Court announced on June 19 that it would consider whether partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution.
Perry is now the head of an agency he wanted to abolish.
A DeVos-helmed Department of Education will likely put vulnerable students at even more risk.
Broad attacks on groups of potential voters and timid, neoliberal policies need to end.
Meet the Bradley Foundation, giving the Koch brothers a run for their money.
A Truthout investigation finds that among the biggest funders of the outside groups backing Republican candidates in Georgia and Montana are fossil fuel companies, which tend to favor conservatives who will join the Trump administration in rolling back environmental regulations that limit their profits.
Nothing like getting thrown out on the street with two kids and a $7.25-per-hour job to give you the tools to achieve the American dream.
Racist, sexist, Islamophobic speakers spark violence and publicity for Koch and Mercer-backed juggernauts.
On March 22, Short announced some appointments in his office, and out of these eight new hires, four appear to have ties to the Kochs. After Short’s botched efforts at passing the disastrous American Health Care Act (AHCA), it’s unclear whether the enlarged staff will help his cause, but clearly he thinks more Koch allies is a good thing.
Confederacy boosters, vicious xenophobes and alt-right firebrands are pursuing divisive agendas in their home states.
The political action committees of three law firms, one trade association, and eight other companies that signed the letter against SB 6 have given hundreds of thousands of dollars to the campaigns of Republican state senators who sponsored the bill.
What's different about yet another offensive King tweet isn't its content. It's that King's nativist, white nationalist views are shared by powerful members of Donald Trump's new administration, and seemingly by Trump himself, who called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” during his campaign.
A multimillion-dollar campaign to stifle protest at universities.
The Heritage plan for Perry’s Energy Department predictably urges him to remove the agency from its intervention in energy markets and to cease funding renewable energy initiatives. The paper calls on Perry to “review pending energy-efficiency regulations and refrain from issuing new ones.”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing "states' rights," a concept confederates used to justify keeping their slaves, as a way to enable anti-transgender discrimination.