The 1968 pamphlet “Who Rules Columbia?” is a model for organizers and researchers trying to map out university power today.
Tax Records Reveal University of Chicago is Massively Invested In Fossil Fuels
UChicago invests in Shell, BP, Dakota Access Pipeline’s Energy Transfer, and Texas far-right oil bllionaire Tim Dunn.
The Asset Manager Power Structure and the Climate Crisis
A handful of powerful asset managers control a huge chunk of the fossil fuel industry through massive shareholding.
The University of Pittsburgh has a Fracking Problem
Left: The Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; Right: Fracking Infrastructure in Washington County Pennsylvania via Flickr In early October 2022, the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) made the controversial decision to drop out of a public forum where it was slated to discuss the progress of its ongoing studies on fracking and its …
Meet the Major Corporations and Cultural Institutions Helping Build Cop City in Atlanta
Many Atlanta corporations that made pledges supporting Black and Brown communities are backing the development of a military-style training facility on protected forest land.
Jeffrey Yass: The Billionaire Behind Pennsylvania’s Right-Wing Machine
Pennsylvania’s richest person is funding an influential network of right-wing think tanks and causes across the state.
Anita Dunn advises Biden while her firm undermines Democratic Party priorities
SKDKnickerbocker co-founder Anita Dunn is a high-level advisor to President Biden as her firm underminers workers’ rights, housing justice, and climate action.
Liberty Mutual Director Profits Big From Dirty Canadian Tar Sands Oil
Liberty Mutual director Annette Verschuren governs & profits from one of Canada’s biggest tar sands producers – a huge climate conflict for the insurance giant.
The University of Chicago’s New Board of Trustees’ Chair is a Private Equity Oil Baron
Billionaire David Rubenstein and Carlyle Group have massive investments in fossil fuels.
“We consider ourselves a sacrifice zone, because many of the people that live here are Black low-income folk.”
A lifelong resident of southwest Detroit and a leading local organizer on the pollution and the corporate actors that have harmed her community.
BlackRock Vies for the 2022 Corporate Hall of Shame
BlackRock’s governance practices and investments in fossil fuels, militarized policing, and weapons manufacturers harm communities around the world.
New York lawmakers gutted reforms to widely-abused real estate subsidy immediately after enacting them
Reforms to New York’s 485-a real estate subsidy went into effect on January 1, 2021. Lawmakers gutted them six months later.
Who Profited from the Gun that Killed Shireen Abu Akleh?
BlackRock and Vanguard own 26% of gun profiteer Ruger, and the company’s directors are tied to harmful industries and reactionary causes.