How Wall St. execs bankrolled GOP victory

On January 5, 2011, in Covert Lobbying, by Editor

Hedge fund moguls donated $10 million, gained key House allies to head off financial reforms – By Peter Stone, Center for Public Integrity, and Michael Isikoff, NBC News A small network of hedge fund executives pumped at least $10 million into Republican campaign committees and allied groups before November’s elections, helping bankroll GOP victories that […]

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US oil company donated millions to climate sceptic groups, says Greenpeace

On March 30, 2010, in Covert Lobbying, by Editor

Report identifies Koch Industries giving $73m to climate sceptic groups ‘spreading inaccurate and misleading information’ – John Vidal, The Guardian, UK A Greenpeace investigation has identified a little-known, privately owned US oil company as the paymaster of global warming sceptics in the US and Europe. “Greenpeace accuses the Koch companies of having a notorious environmental […]

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