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Back in September 2014, we discussed the year-old grassroots campaign to have David Koch removed from the Board of Trustees of Boston’s PBS affiliate, WGBH, amidst concerns that Koch would...

The Most Incredible Thing

2 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“The Most Incredible Thing” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY February 2, 2016 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel If you were braced for Justin Peck’s deterioration into an aging whiz-kid, he just served you the ultimate refutation: a new ballet filled with poetic imagination. Show More Summary

America, please leave Australia's David Koch alone

America, David Koch wants to tell you he is not that David Koch. Australian David Koch (pronounced "Cosh") is in fact a morning television presenter who goes by the name "Kochie." He has written a book of dad jokes and considers himself...Show More Summary

Tempora Mutantur . . .

5 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Liebeslieder Waltzer,” “Glass Pieces” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York January 19, 2016 January 27, 2016 by Michael Popkin copyright © 2016 by Michael Popkin “Times change and we change with them,” is the proverb. Show More Summary


6 days agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Barber Violin Concerto,” “Fancy Free,”“Who Cares?” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY January 30, 2016, matinee by Mary Cargill copyright © 2016 by Mary Cargill The all-American music program devised by Andrew Litton,...Show More Summary

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Supporters Sought New Donors at Koch Conference

Top supporters of Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Ted Cruz held private meetings to sway potential new recruits at the annual winter conference hosted by Charles and David Koch, according to a participant.

Koch Political Group Spent $400 Million in 2015, Officials Say

The figure, announced on Saturday at Charles and David Koch's annual winter conference, puts the political network just under halfway through a two-year spending goal announced last year and signifies a major expansion by the Kochs and the hundreds of right-leaning donors aligned with them

Charles Koch Complains About Lack Of Influence While His Super PAC Raises $11 Million

WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC run by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch raised more than $11 million in the second half of 2015, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission on Sunday. The largest donor to Freedom Partners Action Fund was Charles Koch himself with a $3 million donation from his Charles G. Show More Summary

Koch network already spend $400 million, will more than double it

Now read this:Climate denier David Koch off board of American Museum of Natural History (Jan 25, 2016) Charles Koch a closet liberal? (Jan 23, 2016) Carly Fiorina’s Powerful New Backers (Oct 8, 2015) Kochs Looking At Carly (Oct 4, 2015) Tapper To Walker: When Did You Ever Stand Up To The Koch Brothers? (Sep 13, [...]

Another Opening, Another Show

“Barber Violin Concerto,” “Fancy Free,”“Who Cares?” New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, NY January 19, 2016 by Leigh Witchel © 2016 by Leigh Witchel For the opening night of New York City Ballet, the company threw the spotlight into the pit, with a welcome to the company’s new music director, Andrew Litton. Show More Summary

Billionaire Koch brothers launch new group targeting education and poverty

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Billionaires Charles and David Koch, the Republican brothers who are a driving force behind conservative politics and election financing, are launching a new group to target social issues such as poverty and education, USA Today reported on Friday. Organizers said the goal is to raise $15 million...

The Smear Campaign Against Jane Mayer Takes an Interesting New Turn

Jane Mayer, a staff writer at The New Yorker, has a new book out this month about the political power of America’s wealthiest citizens, including the billionaire libertarian activists Charles and David Koch. Among Dark Money’s myriad revelations—we haven’t finished it yet!—is that one or both of the Koch brothers apparently paid a P.I. Show More Summary

Climate Denier David Koch Leaves NYC Natural History Musem

Crossposted from Greenpeace USA: Climate Denier David Koch Leaves New York's Natural History Museum Board. An effort spearheaded by 148 scientists concerned about climate change's impact on our lives has been answered with a victory:...Show More Summary

The Koch Brothers: Catching Up With PR

Summary: Maybe the Koch brothers, Charles and David, never viewed themselves as proceeding heedlessly, secretively showering funding on right-wing causes and acquiring an image of shadowy manipulators. But now, Jane Mayer reports in The New Yorker, public relations has gained unaccustomed prominence in the Kochs’ operations. Show More Summary

The Kochs' great sin: disagreeing with the liberal narrative

Jane Mayer of The New Yorker has a new book out: “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.” It’s mostly about those old devils the Koch brothers. Charles and David Koch are billionaires. They own a very big company. They also are very prominent philanthropists,...

David Koch, Climate Change Denier, Leaves the American Museum of Natural History Board

Despite pressure from scientists and activists, Koch says he’s leaving of his own accord.

Climate denier David Koch steps down from New York science museum board

David Koch has left his seat on the board of directors of the American Museum of Natural History. Climate scientists have been calling for the conservative oil billionaire to get his fingers out of science museums, and Koch’s resignation is being celebrated as a victory. Show More Summary

David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring for his departure for years due to his anti-science stance on climate change. Should they declare victory, or is this all part of a Koch Industries rebranding scheme?

The Koch Brothers Have Gotten Much, Much Richer Under Obama

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who have spent hundreds of millions of dollars building a conservative network to oppose Democrats, have actually done very well for themselves since President Barack Obama took office. The...Show More Summary

Scientists Are Mad at Philanthropist Who Donated $23 Million to Science Museum

The New York Times is reporting that David H. Koch — one-half of the Bond-villain-duo Koch Brothers of the fever swamps of the Left’s imagination — has left the board of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Koch had served on the board for over two decades and donated $23 million to the museum — the dinosaur wing even bears his name. Show More Summary

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