A well-funded network, with the billionaire Walton family at its center, is driving the school privatization agenda that striking teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas are up against.
As residents of southwest Pennsylvania face a wave of cancer cases that many believe could be related to environmental impacts produced by the region’s extensive fracking operations, numerous local elected officials have close ties to – and are personally invested in – the fracking industry, raising concerns over whether these conflicts could hamper their ability to adequately protect residents in their districts.
Striking teachers are demanding better conditions for their whole community instead of billionaire handouts.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam just appointed a top Dominion PR director as his new communications chief – continuing the revolving door between the powerful utility and state governments.
Billionaire oilman Tim Dunn is financing the far-right Empower Texans – and worker pension funds and university endowments across the U.S. are unwittingly investing in his fossil fuel business operations.
Top Wall Street leaders who profit off of everything from fossil fuels to widespread austerity are set to hobnob with Mike Pence at a major financial conference.
The fossil fuel industry is already pouring money into the Trump 2020 campaign. But some Democrats are also taking oil and gas donations.
Nelson Peltz spurns the Fair Food Program, which ensures better wages and working conditions for farmworkers, even as he oversees billions in worker pension funds.
U.S. Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has returned $5,600 in donations to an Enbridge donor after PAI revealed the campaign contributions.
Enbridge-affiliated donors have given to two 2020 candidates: Donald Trump and Amy Klobuchar.
Despite its denials, Enbridge’s Line 3 public relations strategy comes straight out of the fossil fuel industry’s astroturf playbook.
Several Virginia state legislators have pushed hard to advance the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. They also own hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of stock in the pipeline’s owners.