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Ku Klux Klan members take part in a Klan demonstration at the state house building on July 18, 2015 in Columbia, S.C.John Moore/Getty Images

Koch Network Alums Are Going Full-On White Nationalist

Two young men with links to Charles Koch-funded academic and political operations were recently outed as members of the white nationalist group Identity Evropa.

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The DNC is Taking Thousands From Fossil Fuel Executives

As it rejects a climate debate, the DNC is taking big contributions from individuals who own and run companies that profit from the burning of oil, gas, and coal.

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As it Cultivates a Socially Responsible Image, Juul Sends Lobbyist to ALEC’s Annual Meeting

Juul says it wants to “make a meaningful, positive impact on our communities,” but by participating in ALEC it is working with a group that helps corporations violate the public interest.

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Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private Prisons

As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits.