The action was planned to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the “Baltic Way,” a historically significant peaceful demonstration against Soviet occupation. On August 23, 1989, an estimated two million people formed a 600 kilometer (372 miles) long human chain across the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Starting from around 8 p.m. […]
Now, one powerful organization is coming to the tech industry’s defense on the issue: the conservative Koch network. Americans for Prosperity, a political advocacy group backed by billionaire Charles Koch, is currently running a two-week long targeted online advertising campaign calling on members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to “oppose any effort to use antitrust […]
Billionaire brothers Charles Koch and David Koch typically donate millions of dollars to GOP candidates they like, helping them try to defeat their Democratic counterparts. Let’s take a look at some of the politicians they’ve helped in the past, as well as politicians who have been outspoken about their distaste for them.
“I’m basically a libertarian. And I’m a conservative on economic matters and I’m a social liberal,” he told ABC’s Barbara Walters in an interview that aired on “This Week.” Koch, who supports gay rights and women’s right to choose, said if candidates he gives to don’t share those ideals, “That’s their problem. I do have […]
The still-unnamed education initiative will operate in five states and affect 15 million students, Brian Hooks, a top Koch lieutenant, told donors on the final day of a three-day retreat at a luxury resort in the California desert. Koch officials would not identify the states they will target nor the specific objectives of the new […]