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11 December, 2022

FTX crypto exchange collapse: Follow the money

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FTX crypto collapse. Follow the mony.

FTX went into meltdown after being hit with $5 billion in withdrawal requests." - News

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Nov. 11, 2022. The company’s valuation plunged from $32 billion to bankruptcy in a matter of days, dragging down founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s $16 billion net worth to near-zero. A class-action lawsuit filed in a Florida federal court, alleges that Fried created a fraudulent scheme to take advantage of unsophisticated investors. - Investopedia

FTX’s co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been summoned to testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. - Dales Report

  • Who are the people involved? How are FTX and Alameda Research related?
  • How much money is missing? Who's left holding the bag?
  • Who was the tenth largest Republican donor in the 2022 midterms?
  • Who are the main VCs behind FTX and crypto currencies?
  • Which celebrities were paid to promote FTX?
  • What actions are underway by the Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.), Federal Elections Commission and the Department of Justice?

Follow the money

Follow the money in FTX crypto exchange crash
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What will happen to FTX?

As of mid-November 2022, the securities regulator of the Bahamas has frozen FTX’s assets and the company is strongly advising against customer deposits. Other regulatory investigations are ongoing. Also, civil lawsuits are being filed. In one such class-action lawsuit, FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is named along with several well-known people in sports and entertainment who have promoted FTX in the past, including Tom Brady, Larry David, Naomi Osaka, Shaquille O’Neal, and Steph Curry. - Investopedia

Crypto cash and politics

Super PACs can raise unlimited amounts of money in support of candidates but are not allowed to donate directly to candidates or coordinate with campaigns. Salame’s actions are not necessarily out of step with the way that such organizations commonly operate. But they underscore how crypto’s growing influence in American politics is creating a new gray area for campaigns. Bond herself is a crypto policy advocate.

As Washington regulators are poised to crack down amid the recent market crash, crypto lobbying has grown significantly in 2022 and industry players are spending serious cash to sway the midterms. These donations serve as a window into the mysterious network of crypto-linked PACs, which have spent money in dozens of midterm races — but aren’t exactly forthcoming about who is calling the shots.

Follow the money 'sloshing' around behind PACs

A group uses a network of super PACs to support candidates is quite common in US politics, said Andrew Mayersohn, committees researcher for OpenSecrets, a nonprofit that tracks political spending. “There will be not just one super PAC, but a network of super PACs with similar donors or similar staff, or have the same goal in mind. And they shuffle money around between them,” Mayersohn said. “You do have to do a lot of digging to follow all the money when it sloshes around like this between multiple groups.” - Deep Resonance

Despite his attempts to hide his donations to Republicans, a few large contributions to the party can be traced back to Bankman-Fried. One vehicle was the Crypto Innovation PAC, which donated nearly $3.2 million to nine Republicans.  Most of the PAC’s money ($2.8 million) came from GMI PAC, whose top donors include Bankman-Fried, Salame, Marc Andreesen, Ben Horowitz and Circle, a digital currency company. - MSN

Millions in donations to Republicans

Despite his attempts to hide his donations to Republicans, a few large contributions to the party can be traced back to Bankman-Fried. One vehicle was the Crypto Innovation PAC, which donated nearly $3.2 million to nine Republicans.  Most of the PAC’s money ($2.8 million) came from GMI PAC, whose top donors include Bankman-Fried, Salame, Marc Andreesen, Ben Horowitz and Circle, a digital currency company. - MSN

Use a Power Map to follow the money and connections

It's hard to follow complex schemes that involve lots of people. The sheer complexity makes it easier to conceal things. Following the money is often a shortcut to get to the truth. That's what a PowerMap designed with the free Kumu app does. It present the information in a visual, interactive manner. Who were the people involved? How they are connected? Who did they get money from? Who did they give money to? Each element on the map includes links to more information which could be a document, image or video.

Take Away: Follow the crypto currency spent in elections and lobbying to relax the rules that govern crypto currency.

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Don't Be Next, Virginia! Learn from Georgia's Six Week Abortion Ban. Georgia Supreme Court upholds six-week abortion ban. Justice John J. Ellington dissented with the Supreme...

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23 Oct’ 2023

10-year Old Girl’s Trauma: Where Republican Extremism Meets Rape and Abortion Rights

Republican hypocrisy: Concern for what children can read but forcing a raped girl to travel out of state for care. 10-year-old Ohio girl who was raped...

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22 Oct’ 2023

Texas Hold’Em: Follow the money Republicans make from prison labor and cruelty to refugees

"Texas Governor Greg Abbott calls a special session to consider proposals that would increase human rights violations and lead to long sentences for thousands of young Texans." -...

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20 Oct’ 2023

Track the Georgia ELECTION INTERFERENCE TRIAL with this relationship map

Coups to overthrow democracy are complex and secretive. Relationship maps make it easier to see who was involved in the coup and their role. Fani Willis'...

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18 Oct’ 2023

Defend Freedom: Safeguard Diverse Voices

The First Amendment guarantees freedom of speech and gives Americans the right to express themselves - History Why are law firms, foundations and billionaires pushing to deny...

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17 Oct’ 2023

Who’s pulling the strings? Meet the Media Billionaires who shape your reality.

Media billionaires shape your reality through the news you get. Follow the money to see how media billionaires and their funders shape your reality through the...

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16 Oct’ 2023

What is Collective Punishment?

Collective punishment penalizes a whole group for the acts of an individual suspected to be part of the group, even though most of the people hurt...

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11 Oct’ 2023

How billionaires pack the courts

'My job is to call balls and strikes and not to pitch or bat' - John Roberts That's what Roberts said at his confirmation hearing. Then...

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10 Oct’ 2023

Playing Politics with Security: MAGA Republicans Block Military Nominees

Hamas' attack on Israel highlights highlight how badly MAGA blocking military promotions and diplomatic assignments hurt American security. "America’s adversaries who seize on apparent U.S. weakness...

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9 Oct’ 2023

From TikTok to Virginia: The $2M Connection Fueling Youngkin’s Abortion Ban

Youngkin flip flops over Chinese national security threat after getting $2 million donation from TikTok investor. More money to fund Youngkin's campaign for an abortion ban...

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6 Oct’ 2023

Kitchen Confidential: The Exploitation of Restaurant Workers

Imagine a scheme where workers are paid $2.13 / hour and forced to pay for lobbying that keeps their salaries below minimum wage. "The National Restaurant...

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4 Oct’ 2023

Driven by Dollars: Automaker CEOs’ Lucrative Layoff Strategies

Automaker CEOs make millions by cutting workers' salaries and layoffs. Follow the money to understand how the scheme works. Execs are given stock grants and options....

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3 Oct’ 2023

Scandal Ridden Supreme Court Justices To Determine Women’s Rights

Ban abortion pills? Abortions for rape victims? Let domestic abusers get guns? Ban no-fault divorces? Who decides what freedoms American girls and women keep and which...

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2 Oct’ 2023

How WHITE Billionaires Have Rigged The System Against BLACK and HISPANIC women

Two white Trump appointed justices stop investments invest in Black women startups What gives? Why make it harder for Black women entrepreneurs than it already is?...

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26 Sep’ 2023

Trump UNION BUSTING Crew Inducted To HALL OF SHAME

"Trump's viciously anti-worker record in the spotlight ahead of Detroit trip" "Trump took an openly hostile stance toward workers, stacking the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) with anti-union...

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25 Sep’ 2023

MAGA Circus Shuts Down The Government To Keep Trump Out Of Jail: What will it cost you?

The MAGA Circus follows their cult leader's orders and shuts down the government. What will it cost you? "Trump Tells Republicans to Shut Down the Government...

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23 Sep’ 2023

Clarence Thomas: The Fundraising Face Behind Koch Brothers’ Supreme Court Takeover

"Clarence Thomas Secretly Participated in Koch Network Donor Events" Clarence is now set to rule on the Chevron Case which would benefit the Koch Brothers. The...

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22 Sep’ 2023

Rupert Murdoch legacy mapped

"Rupert Murdoch’s legacy is one of deceit, destruction, and death." "Wherever his media properties exist across the globe, they disregard basic journalistic practices and pump venomous...

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20 Sep’ 2023

Billionaire’s PAY TO PLAY Supreme Court

Your billionaire fishing buddy has a case for you to decide on in your court. Should you recuse yourself? Alito says no. "Alito has never recused...

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18 Sep’ 2023

Ken Paxton acquitted: Follow the money and threats behind the ruling

Anything goes when you have a gerrymandered legislature that puts MAGA Republicans above the law. "Paxton had an extramarital affair with a woman whom he later...

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15 Sep’ 2023

Business lobbyists complain exploited autoworkers are on strike: Follow the money.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a lobbying group complains that exploited autoworkers are on strike. What is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce? Who funds the Chmaber? Who...

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14 Sep’ 2023

Driving Change: UAW Stands Up To Big Three Automakers Corporate Greed

When do federal bailouts end and corporate greed takes over? America spent about $80 billion to rescue GM, Chrysler, and their auto-part suppliers when they were...

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13 Sep’ 2023

Jokers have taken America hostage Batman!

How does criminally indicted George Santos get to take social programs hostage while still getting paid himself? "MAGA Republicans will continue to be paid salaries during a government...

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12 Sep’ 2023

Billionaires buyout the Supreme Court: What does this mean for you?

Billionaires measure what they get in return on their investment by measuring the RETURN ON INVESTMENT or ROI. So what do you think a billionaire gets...

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11 Sep’ 2023

Another MAGA Coup Against Democracy

On the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack, American democracy is again in danger. This threat is domestic and is an even bigger threat to American...

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10 Sep’ 2023

Charting the Coup Plotters: A Visual Relationship Map

How do you track of the coup plotters behind the scheme to overthrow American democracy? Indictments provide a lot of details, but understanding all the facts...

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9 Sep’ 2023

Virginia Election Info: Your Way, Your Say!

There's a LOT at stake in the upcoming Virginia election. Virginians deserve to know how the election will make their lives better or worse, and make...

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7 Sep’ 2023

Impeaching Justice: Wisconsin GOP tries to cling to its gerrymandered seats

Cheeseheads gone bad: Republican scheme to rule forever, regardless of how people vote. Wisconsin Republicans are considering nullifying the recent election of Justice Janet Protasiewicz to...

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5 Sep’ 2023

Homer leads Presidential Polls: Unmasking the Fishy Side of Murdoch’s Polls

Could Homer really be leading the Presidential polls? It all depends on who's conducting the poll. A recent Wall Street Journal poll announced a 2024 matchup between Biden...

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5 Sep’ 2023

Fair Wages on the Map: How Union Organizing is Changing the Game

Union timidity is finally coming to an end. "Union organizers have won at Starbucks, Amazon, Trader Joe’s, REI, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Ben & Jerry’s and...

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3 Sep’ 2023

Follow the money Big Pharma spends on lobbying to keep drug prices high

He who pays the piper, calls the tune. What's the connection between sky high drug prices and the millions that Big Pharma spends on lobbying to...

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2 Sep’ 2023

Virginia Handmaid’s Tale: Christian Nationalists Defund Public Schools

Abortions outlawed. Women banned from reading. Trans community attacked... Nope. Not Gilead from the Handmaid's Tale. This is Virginia today where Republican Christian Nationalists push their...

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1 Sep’ 2023

Virginia Votes: The App That Puts Democracy in Your Hands

Improve voter turnout by making it easier for voters to get the information they need. Voters face many hurdles to voting in Virginia: fewer polling locations,...

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1 Sep’ 2023

How to vacation for free like a Supreme Court Justice with billionaire friends

Want to vacation in luxury on private jets and mega yachts in exotic locations for free? Use this map to see how Supreme Court Justices do...

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29 Aug’ 2023

Follow the Big Pharma greed opposing plan to cut prices for 10 vital Medicare drugs

Big pharma CEOs make millions while high drug prices force Americans to choose between paying for medications they need to live or paying for food and...

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28 Aug’ 2023

Justice for Sale: Luxury trips, tax cuts for billionaires and Supreme Court Ethics in United States vs. Moore

United States v. MOORE will decide if billionaires get more tax cuts or pay their fair share of taxes. Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have taken...

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26 Aug’ 2023

Follow the money behind Vivek Ramaswamy

People in glass houses, shouldn't throw stones. That goes for MAGA Republican candidates too. Ramaswamy accused other Republican Presidential candidates of being “bought and paid for”....

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25 Aug’ 2023

Visualizing Justice: Free Visual Database to Track Georgia’s RICO Indictments and Surrenders

Organized crime is meant to be confusing. That's why pros use software to analyze RICO cases. Use this free visual database from Democracy Labs to track...

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24 Aug’ 2023

Fulton County RICO Indictees mapped with jail records, inmate numbers, and mugshots

It's hard to keep track of all the people indicted by Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis in the RICO case. To make it easier, we created...

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22 Aug’ 2023

Billionaires vs. Choice: Unmasking the Corruption of Abortion Ban Decisions

How do billionaires get the laws they want? Follow the money! "Trump Judge’s Anti-Abortion Ruling Followed Payments From Group Leading Case. The conservative group arguing the...

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21 Aug’ 2023

Lead Cable Hazards: Telco Greed Puts Children at Risk

How did corporate greed overtake concern for children's health? Consider five recent headlines about lead poisoning, dark money lobbying, the EPA and Supreme Court. And then...

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18 Aug’ 2023

Campaign Better With SMART Maps

Running a campaign with a slate of candidates? Tiny budget? Small non-tech team? Tight deadlines? Use a SMART MAP. The National Women's Political Caucus of Virginia...

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18 Aug’ 2023

American Taliban Bans Abortion Pills

"Extremist Federalist Society Judges Restrict Critical Abortion Pill" How did we get here, when a small group of religious extremists can deny millions of women their...

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17 Aug’ 2023

Unmasking the likely Georgia Unindicted Co-Conspirators

More details emerge about the likely unindicted co-conspirators in Trump's Georgia indictment trial. Good thing that the Kumu software DemLabs is using for this relationship map...

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16 Aug’ 2023

VOTE to fight the REPUBLICAN WAR ON WOMEN

Texas Republicans attack Planned Parenthood with a $1.8 billion lawsuit to close Planned Parenthood clinics. Texas ranks last in the America for women's prenatal healthcare. Where...

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15 Aug’ 2023

Navigate The Legal Web: Follow Trump’s Georgia Indictments With This Relationship Map

Nineteen suspects indicted for dozens of crimes. How do you make sense of them all? Use a relationship map like this one to quickly track who...

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15 Aug’ 2023

Press PLAY To Listen To The Georgia Indictments against Trump

You're busy. Don't have time to read the Georgia indictment against Trump. Not a problem. Listen to the indictment highlights in these 11 audio summaries in...

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14 Aug’ 2023

Follow Fossil Fuel Billionaires Role In Supreme Court Gutting The EPA To Fires in Hawaii

Why gut the EPA as it fights global warming that is making disasters like Hawaii's fires become more frequent and deadly? When in doubt follow the...

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14 Aug’ 2023

Bankruptcy or Justice? Sackler Billionaires’ Lethal Fortune and the Oxycontin Death Toll.

"Supreme Court Pauses Opioid Settlement With Sacklers" "The Supreme Court temporarily blocked a bankruptcy deal for Purdue Pharma that would have shielded members of the billionaire...

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13 Aug’ 2023

Lost in Kansas — Freedom of Speech

Kansas police raid office of the Marion County Record newspaper and seize its computers... Wait! Doesn't such press intimidation normally happen in dictatorships? Sorry, Dorothy. This is the...

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11 Aug’ 2023

No Room for Ethics. Supreme Court Corruption Map updated Aug 10, 2023

It seems that another Supreme Court justice ethics scandal is uncovered every day... How can you keep track of them all? Who are billionaires making gifts...

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10 Aug’ 2023

How to improve User Interface Design to empower more voters

User interface makes interacting with technology easy and friendly. The iPhone is the ultimate in user interface design. It's easy to learn and fun to engage...

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8 Aug’ 2023

Tiny Hands, Big Guns — Mapping the American tragedy of children shooting children

"six-year-old shoots teacher  at a Virginia elementary school..." "A gun manufacturer has launched a new marketing campaign for an AR-15 designed for children weeks after a  six-year-old shot...

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6 Aug’ 2023

Wheels of Controversy — Clarence Thomas and the RV Affair

"Clarence Thomas’s $267,230 R.V. and the Friend Who Financed It" - NY Times Follow the money, questionable property deals, favors and luxury trips flowing to the...

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5 Aug’ 2023

Murdoch Media Empire: Global Cancer On Democracy

The Wall Street Journal criticized the indictment of Trump for a failed coup attempt... Why would a once, highly regarded publication oppose an attack on American...

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4 Aug’ 2023

How To Kill A Train Safety Bill

A Train Safety Bill proposed after a toxic train crash in Ohio is quietly killed. What happened? Follow the money. "The railroad legislation, introduced in the...

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3 Aug’ 2023

Follow Trump Indictment: Interactive Multimedia Guide

Trying to keep track of the indictment charges, conspirators and fake electors? Keeping track of a plot of the coup to overthrow American democracy is hard....

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2 Aug’ 2023

Press PLAY for The Trump Indictment in Audio!

Trump indicted for conspiring to defraud the U.S., disenfranchise voters, and obstruct an official proceeding. Read the 45 page indictment here. But what if you're busy...

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1 Aug’ 2023

Racist Voter Suppression: Virginia Republican Scheme Explainer

Politicians choose their voters and suppress voters who don't support them. That's voter suppression. That's not how it's supposed to be. Voters in a democracy choose...

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29 Jul’ 2023

Handy Visual Guide to Trump Lawsuits

Confused by all the lawsuits against Trump? Tracking crimes is hard, especially when they are so many. What were the alleged crimes? Who's involved? What is...

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27 Jul’ 2023

Hold MAGA Republicans accountable for denying Global Warming

"The U.S. has broken more than 2,000 high temperature records in July" The ocean water off the tip of Florida reached temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit...

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27 Jul’ 2023

The Privileged Path to Prestigious Colleges — Affirmative Action for the Elite

How have the super rich rigged the system to get their kids into elite colleges and keep your kids out? Follow the money! "Leadership positions in...

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24 Jul’ 2023

Fatal Greed: Teen Workers Die as Child Labor Safety Laws Cut

Who pays the price for out-of-control corporate greed and Republicans ready to sacrifice childrens' safety for political donations? Death of 16-Year-Old at Mississippi Poultry Plant Prompts...

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22 Jul’ 2023

Above the Law? The Supreme Court Needs a Code of Ethics!

Justices aren't above the law. They need a code of conduct to restore American trust in their ethics. "Republicans have zero appetite for instituting a code...

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21 Jul’ 2023

Follow the money and people behind RFK Jr.

What's behind a campaign? Follow the money, people and their real agenda! RFK Jr.’s Campaign Coffer Is Getting Stuffed to the Brim by GOP Donors. Of...

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15 Jul’ 2023

Privacy Betrayed: The Disturbing Reality of Weaponized Medical Records

Healthcare is a personal decision between you and your doctor. Bad things happen when politicians weaponize your private medical records. Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch (R)...

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13 Jul’ 2023

Selling Out Our Soldiers: The Alarming Role of Defense Contractors in Tuberville’s Anti-Military Campaign

"Totally irresponsible" "President Biden denounced Republican Senator Tuberville’s blockade of hundreds of military nominations as "totally irresponsible." Military promotions are usually routinely approved by Congress, but Tuberville, of Alabama,...

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10 Jul’ 2023

Money Talks: Exposing the Secrets of Lake Okeechobee’s Toxic Algae Infestation

What's behind a Florida lake full of toxic algae? Follow the money. Start with the sugar fortune billionaires and dark money lobbying groups. See how fertilizer...

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9 Jul’ 2023

Hidden Gifts, Biased Decisions: Unmasking Billionaire Influence On Clarence Thomas

"Justice Thomas used Supreme courtroom for Horatio Alger Association ceremonies" "At Horatio Alger, Clarence Thomas moved into the inner circle, a cluster of extraordinarily wealthy, largely...

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8 Jul’ 2023

Heatwave Architects: Fossil Fuel Billionaires and Supreme Court Corruption Fuel Climate Crisis

What do record temperatures, fossil fuel billionaires and a corrupt Supreme Court have in common? Follow the money! "Earth reaches hottest day ever recorded 4 days...

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6 Jul’ 2023

Play hardball to confirm qualified judicial nominees over racist Republican obstruction

Republicans bend the rules to stack the courts with unqualified judges. It's time for Democrats to play hardball and confirm highly qualified nominees. Mitch McConnell denied...

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3 Jul’ 2023

Follow the money behind Supreme Court decision to allow discrimination

GOP packed Supreme Court "grants businesses that choose to sell to the public a free speech right to discriminate..." Follow the money and connections behind the...

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30 Jun’ 2023

Follow the money behind NO LABELS

What's really behind a campaign? Follow the money and people. "A third-party presidential ticket can’t win. All of the third party presidential candidates from the last...

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29 Jun’ 2023

SUPREME HYPOCRITE: Clarence Thomas denies others the opportunities he used to get to the Supreme Court

Thomas benefited from race-based programs before voting to deny others the same opportunities. "The Supreme Court effectively struck down affirmative action, outlawing race-conscious admissions and overturning...

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27 Jun’ 2023

Follow the money behind Supreme Court corruption — Dateline June 27, 2023

Trying to understand a scandal? Follow the money. Two new stories about Supreme Court ethics just emerged. I've added them to this FOLLOW THE MONEY relationship...

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21 Jun’ 2023

Supreme Court Fishy Business: Follow The Money

Hedge Fund Billionaire takes Supreme Court Justice on luxury fishing trip who later rules for billionaire getting him $2.4 billion. Who paid for the luxury fishing...

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21 Jun’ 2023

Exposing The Dark Realities of Republican Policies for Rape Victims: PODCAST

What happens to a 10-year old rape victim under Republican policies? How do you explain what this means in 30 seconds? Listen to this podcast with...

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19 Jun’ 2023

Follow Big Pharma’s Blood Money Greed That’s Price Gouging Americans

Bristol Myers Squibb files lawsuit to block President Biden's plan to lower the cost of soaring drug prices. What's behind the lawsuit? Why is Eliquis made...

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17 Jun’ 2023

How Republicans gerrymander Alabama

Alabama Republicans uses racial gerrymandering to suppress Black voters. The state also has one of the highest rates of poverty in the country. What's the connection?...

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16 Jun’ 2023

Mapping the Republican Attack On National Security & Veterans Benefits

National security documents compromised. Military promotions held hostage. Veterans benefits cut. 'Horrifying': Intel Experts Fear The Human Costs Of Trump's Document Handling. Some of the compromised...

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15 Jun’ 2023

How much do DREAMERS contribute to America?

Dreamers are Americans. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program allows young people to live and work in the only country they’ve called home. Since...

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10 Jun’ 2023

Ten Worst Cases Of Espionage Against America

How does the indictment against Trump compare against other espionage cases? "Trump is charged with 31 counts of violating the Espionage Act that bars willful retention of national...

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9 Jun’ 2023

Why take Classified Documents from the White House? Follow the money.

"Was Trump selling classified intel to Saudis?" "MSNBC's Claire McCaskill isn't buying the excuse that Donald Trump kept classified documents as keepsakes from his presidency and...

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5 Jun’ 2023

Rape In America By The Numbers

Sexual assaults surge as Republicans ban abortions with no exceptions for rape nor incest. One in five women in the United States experienced completed or attempted...

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4 Jun’ 2023

Top Newsletters On Protecting Democracy

American democracy is at stake and it depends on each one of us to defend it. Stay informed. This infographic features some of the best newsletters...

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2 Jun’ 2023

Mapping The Brutal Crackdown On Dissent Against Cop City

"ATLANTA POLICE ARREST ORGANIZERS OF BAIL FUND FOR COP CITY PROTESTERS" - The Intercept "Heavily armed Atlanta Police Department SWAT team raided a house in Atlanta...

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28 May’ 2023

Military Promotions Held Hostage by MAGA Culture War

"Tuberville Draws Fire For Holding Hundreds Of Military Promotions ‘Hostage’ Over Abortion" - HuffPo "Tuberville has for months refused to support about 200 promotions for military...

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27 May’ 2023

How Harlan Crow profits from Clarence Thomas’ vote to gut the Clean Water Act

"The Supreme Court just gutted the Clean Water Act" - Washington Post "Under the court’s new view, pollution requires a permit only if it is discharged...

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26 May’ 2023

Ken Paxton IMPEACHMENT CASE MAP

"Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces impeachment" - Texas Tribune "Paxton, the state’s top lawyer and one of its most powerful and controversial Republicans, has faced criminal...

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23 May’ 2023

The consequences of voting for a third party candidate

"Jill Stein spoiled the 2016 election for Hillary Clinton" "Jill Stein's voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin helped Donald Trump win the White House. Trump's margin...

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21 May’ 2023

Why billionaires should get more tax cuts in MAGA created debt crisis

"Republicans have signaled that there cannot be any new tax increases as part of a budget deal" - Washington Post It's payback time for MAGA Republicans...

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20 May’ 2023

MAGA hostage taking threatens your 401K

What does the MAGA created debt crisis mean for you? “Your 401(K) is now a 201(K).” - MSN Many of the same Republicans who took the...

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19 May’ 2023

What’s wrong with Florida State Pensions? Follow the political donations.

"DeSantis Allows Anti-“Woke” Giveaway To Big Wall Street Donors" - The Lever "As private equity donated to groups supporting Ron DeSantis, he oversaw a billion-dollar transfer...

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18 May’ 2023

How Bezos gets richer exploiting Amazon drivers

"Amazon Delivery Drivers Unionized. Now They Have to Prove They Work For Amazon." - VICE "The Teamsters say that Amazon is in “complete control” of the...

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15 May’ 2023

Why does Musk censor Twitter? Follow the money!

"Musk bows to Turkey's autocratic government, censors Twitter before critical election" - Popular Info "Elon Musk, a self-described "free speech absolutist," agreed to censor Twitter in...

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13 May’ 2023

Change starts with Organizing

Organizers empower the under-represented win collective political power to create change. What does an organizer do? What skills do good organizers share? How do organizers get...

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11 May’ 2023

Follow the money behind CNN pandering to fascists

"Trump makes a fool of CNN" - Today's Edition Newsletter "Donald Trump played CNN for a fool at its televised town hall... he steamrolled Collins with...

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7 May’ 2023

Follow the money blocking gun safety reforms

"Texas Mall Shooting Leaves 9 Dead" - Time "Heidi and I are praying for the families of the victims of the horrific mall shooting in Allen, Texas."...

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5 May’ 2023

Lost your right to vote? Follow the money with this SUPREME COURT CORRUPTION map

Judicial activist directed fees to Clarence Thomas’s wife, urged ‘no mention of Ginni’ - Washington Post "Conservative judicial activist Leonard Leo arranged forthe wife of Supreme...

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4 May’ 2023

Struggling with student loans? Find a grand uncle on the Supreme Court with billionaire friends!

"Clarence Thomas Had a Child in Private School. Harlan Crow Paid the Tuition." - ProPublica Crow paid for private school for a relative Thomas said he...

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2 May’ 2023

Follow the money behind the extremist, right wing judge who banned abortion pills

"Details about multimillion-dollar stock holding concealed in abortion pill judge’s financial disclosures" - CNN "The federal judge who issued a nationwide ruling blocking the approval of...

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1 May’ 2023

More SUPREME COURT CORRUPTION exposed: Follow the money with this relationship map

More Supreme Court scandals exposed. How Scalia Law School Became a Key Friend of the Court. George Mason University’s law school cultivated ties to justices, with...

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29 Apr’ 2023

Follow the money behind SUPREME COURT CORRUPTION with this relationship map

"The US Supreme Court’s alleged ethics issues are worse than you probably realize." - The Guardian Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch have both been accused of...

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18 Apr’ 2023

20 Bad Gun Laws

Black teen shot after trying to pick up brothers at wrong house - ABC7 "The Kansas City Star reported that the 16-year-old victim, identified online by family members...

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15 Apr’ 2023

Clarence Thomas: Follow the money, gifts, trips and house sales

Apps make it easier to follow Clarence Thomas' growing list of ethics violations. Luxury trips with billionaires. Private planes. Yacht trips. Dark money payments. Dubious real...

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14 Apr’ 2023

Follow the money behind NO LABELS that could get Trump re-elected

The No Labels Third-Party Bid: A Plan that Will Re-elect Trump - Third Way Rather than producing a third-party ticket that would defy the overwhelming odds...

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12 Apr’ 2023

Harlan Crow — Clarence Thomas: Follow the money, gifts and trips.

"Clarence Thomas and Other Crow Holdings. The Supreme Court is corrupt." - Prevail Clarence Thomas’s brazen violation of ethics rules, briefly explained. By quietly accepting luxuries...

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8 Apr’ 2023

Mapping JUDICIAL OVERREACH behind abortion pill ban

"One Texas Judge Is Not the Final Decision-Maker on Medication Abortion" - The Slate "An  amicus brief from FDA law scholars  makes clear,  Congress crafted procedures by statute  for the...

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5 Apr’ 2023

Republicans resort to ‘political lynching’ to silence demands for gun safety reforms

After mass shooting, Tennessee House moves to expel three members calling for gun control - Popular Info Holding a hand-drawn sign calling to “protect kids, not guns” and...

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3 Apr’ 2023

I am not a crook

I am not a crook say Republicans and claim to be above the law. Nope. Democracies don't work like that. Check your knowledge. Do you know...

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1 Apr’ 2023

Follow the dark money behind Ginni Thomas

"Activist group led by Ginni Thomas received nearly $600,000 in anonymous donations" - Washington Post There are many interesting characters and lots of money changing hands...

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1 Apr’ 2023

Indicted Fascist’s Playbook

"The essence of authoritarianism is getting away with crime." - Ruth Ben-Ghiat "Corruption is always at the center of autocratic projects. Clouding minds with propaganda meant...

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19 Mar’ 2023

Mapping the latest attacks in the REPUBLICAN WAR ON WOMEN

Republican wage WAR ON WOMEN to deny their freedom to choose when and with whom to have a family. Check this map to locate the battlefront...

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17 Mar’ 2023

Don’t fall for Silicon Valley Bank misinfo: Check the people, money and agenda behind the claims.

"Silicon Valley Bank spent more than $73 million on donations to BLM and related organizations - falsely claimed Tucker Carlson" - Popular Info Don't fall for...

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16 Mar’ 2023

Republicans kidnap justice

Trump appointee in single-judge federal district in Texas could bar nationwide access to the abortifacient mifepristone. - AP How did we get here where an ultra-right...

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15 Mar’ 2023

Murdoch Media Empire Culture War Machine Attacks Silicon Valley Bank

"Wall Street Journal: SVB’s board of directors “may have been distracted by diversity demands." - Time Rupert Murdoch's Fox News is being sued by Dominion Voting for...

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14 Mar’ 2023

Norfolk Southern & Silicon Valley Bank crashes: Follow the dark money slashing safety regulations

What do the Norfolk Southern train crash spewing toxic chemcials and Silicon Valley Bank closing have in common? Follow the money. How do corporations getting regulations...

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13 Mar’ 2023

How have billionaires rigged the system to dodge taxes but get Federal bailouts first — like when Silicon Valley Bank collapses? Follow the money.

"The failure of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) shows us, once again, that unrestrained greed isn’t good." - Thom Hartmann Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Chief Pressed...

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12 Mar’ 2023

Ban Fox News streaming Russian propaganda to American military bases

Veterans Group To Pentagon: Ban Fox News On Military Bases - HuffPo "Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity have “open access to spread conspiracy theories...

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10 Mar’ 2023

Top ten reasons why billionaires shouldn’t have to pay their fair share of taxes

President Biden proposes billionaires pay their "fair share". - MSNBC The howls of protest from Republicans to protect their wealthy donors have started. Use this infographic...

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8 Mar’ 2023

Who’s getting richer from Fox News spreading election lies? Follow the money.

Fox News purpose is to make money. Should American democracy be sacrificed for its profits? "Fox News was willing to murder our democracy for money. The...

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4 Mar’ 2023

Murdoch’s News Corp is a ‘Cancer on Democracy’

Rupert Murdoch's media empire is a "cancer on democracy," said Kevin Rudd, former Australian prime minister. - CNN Dominion Voting Systems is suing Fox News for...

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1 Mar’ 2023

Black Voters Matter organizes to oppose new racist Georgia voter suppression bill

Right now in Ware County, Georgia, the House GOP is voting to take over the Board of Elections and potentially remove all 3 Black members.  Similar actions...

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1 Mar’ 2023

Republicans cripple FCC to help FOX News

"Murdoch revealed Fox News Corporation's role as a wing of the Republican Party" - Letters from An American The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates media firms...

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28 Feb’ 2023

Murdaugh Murders Map

Shocking tragedies shatter a tight-knit South Carolina community and expose the horrifying secrets of its most powerful family. - Netflix The double homicide case dominates the...

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23 Feb’ 2023

GOP enables wage slavery of undocumented workers

"Meat industry’s use of child labor is more widespread than previously known" - Food Safety News Billion dollar corporations with million dollar CEOs using child labor!...

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21 Feb’ 2023

Can’t handle the truth? Ban books. Bully teachers.

What happens when education is censored, free speech denied and history whitewashed? “The memory of fascism is keen in Europe and Europeans know that book burning...

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20 Feb’ 2023

Tax dodging for billionaires

Billionaires have rigged the system. Dodge taxes and pay Republicans to cut their taxes further! Understand the billionaires' playbook to see how they get richer by...

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18 Feb’ 2023

Two-faced FOX News sued for defamation by Dominion Voting Systems

"Dominion is suing Fox for defamation seeking $1.6 billion in damages ... alleging the network knowingly aired false information about its software based on competitive and...

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17 Feb’ 2023

Worst ten American ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS

There's a common thread between man-made environmental disasters. Greed. Follow the money to see who profits and who dies when safety standards are ignored, or weakened...

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16 Feb’ 2023

Punish CEOs for their actions — including toxic train disasters

"Corporations are people too" said Mitt Romney. Let's hold them responsible for their actions and punish them just like other Americans. Corporations have freedom of speech,...

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15 Feb’ 2023

Will your be affected by toxic fumes from the Ohio train derailment? Check wind patterns with this real-time map.

Toxic chemicals spread from the Norfolk Southern train derailment in Ohio. Which way are the winds blowing the toxic fumes? Who is likely to be impacted?...

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13 Feb’ 2023

Corporate lobbying is a public health hazard

Rail Companies Blocked Safety Rules Before Ohio Derailment - Lever News Norfolk Southern helped convince government officials to repeal brake rules — and corporate lobbyists watered...

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10 Feb’ 2023

Judge shopping to deny access to abortion pills

"Trump judge’s ruling could ban abortion pill across the US." - Guardian "Far-right groups have asked to reverse the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, which has been...

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31 Jan’ 2023

Follow the money corrupting American politics with these free apps

Why do Republicans keep cutting taxes for billionaires while slashing services for other Americans? Follow the money! The Republican stacked Supreme Court has made it hard...

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26 Jan’ 2023

#StopCopCity

Diverse Coalition Unites Against Atlanta’s Plan to Build “Cop City” - Filter "On Jan. 18th,  Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, a 26-year-old forest defender who used the...

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26 Jan’ 2023

ABORTION RIGHTS are on the ballot in WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT ELECTION : Visual storytelling

"2023’s Biggest, Most Unusual Race Centers on Abortion and Democracy" - NY Times How do you explain an issue at a glance? How can readers be...

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25 Jan’ 2023

Billionaires beautify DeSantis

Billionaires dump Trump to peddle DeSantis. What's their angle? FOX News, Wall Street Journal and the NY Post (all owned by Rupert Murdoch) praise DeSantis. Musk...

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24 Jan’ 2023

Follow the GUN LOBBY donations as MASS SHOOTINGS SURGE

Mass shootings surge. Republicans block assault weapon ban. Why? Follow the money with this infographic which shows the biggest donors, largest Republican recipients and how you...

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23 Jan’ 2023

Why are right wing media billionaires smearing Gigi Sohn?

Smear campaigns aren't cheap. What's driving the one against Gigi Sohn's appointment to the FCC? Billionaires have a lot of power through their own media outlets...

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21 Jan’ 2023

Google helps Republicans prosecute women who have abortions: How to protect your privacy and fight back!

How does Google help Republicans prosecute women who have abortions? What can you do to push back? Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With...

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19 Jan’ 2023

Want a side of chicken with your fracking? Follow the dark money endangering your health and the environment.

Oil is green energy? Gas companies can frack on public lands? Stuffed in legislation about chickens? There's something going on when a weird bill is signed...

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17 Jan’ 2023

Follow the Russian money behind George Santos and Kevin McCarthy

Stop if you've heard this story before: Russian money interfering with American elections? But, wait! This story has a new character. A gay/straight, Christian/Jew-ish, broke/millionaire Republican...

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14 Jan’ 2023

Follow the George Santos money trail

Kevin McCarthy overlooks Santos' lies to seat him in Congress. “A person who misrepresented themselves as speaking on behalf of a candidate in order to raise...

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12 Jan’ 2023

How do billionaires get the laws they want while screwing their workers? Follow the money.

How do billionaires get to deny their workers a living wage and health benefits while preventing them from organizing or striking? Elon Musk failed to give...

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10 Jan’ 2023

Republicans payback their billionaire donors with your money

How do billionaires keep getting richer, while your life gets harder? Follow the money to understand the scam. House GOP passes repeal of IRS funding boost...

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7 Jan’ 2023

Pro-Putin Freedom Caucus Brings Chaos To America

A few extremists took our government hostage to get their way, just as extremists did on January 6, 2021. The Pro-Putin Freedom Caucus got what it...

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6 Jan’ 2023

Jan 6th cast : Where are they now map

Where is the Jan 6th insurrection cast now? What are they doing? Catch up with this network map. It's easy to forget people's contributions over time....

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5 Jan’ 2023

Follow the Koch money funding the Freedom Caucus that’s taken America hostage

A few extremist Republicans in the Freedom Caucus block the government and hold America hostage. Who is in the caucus? Where do they get their funding?...

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5 Jan’ 2023

How are Zuckerberg, Trump and Kavanaugh connected?

Facebook considering whether to allow Trump to return - CNN Sometimes it is hard to trace the personal relationships that might influence a decision. That's where...

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3 Jan’ 2023

How To Win Friends And Influence Supreme Court Justices

Lonely? Powerless? Read the updated version of "How To Win Friends and Influence People" for a Republican packed Supreme Court. Mingle with judges appointed for life...

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2 Jan’ 2023

Enhance your video with an AI generated talking head. It’s fast, easy and affordable.

Talking-head videos engage more viewers. How can groups with small budgets, few technical skills and tight deadlines create videos with talking heads? DemLabs volunteers created two...

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2 Jan’ 2023

Voter suppression through racist prison policies

Republican's racist prison policies prevent even those not convicted of a crime from voting. Illinois conservatives are fighting to keep CASH BAIL, a policy that frees...

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31 Dec’ 2022

Why are Republicans really attacking the IRS? Follow the money.

Trump paid no tax in 2020! Republicans are upset Trump's tax returns were released and threaten to attack the IRS. Billionaire tax dodgers pay under a...

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30 Dec’ 2022

What did SOUTHWEST do with its $7 billion tax payer funded bailout? Follow the money.

A $7 billion tax payer funded bailout. An airline CEO making millions. Thousands of Southwest Airline passengers left stranded. What's the connection? How did Southwest use...

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28 Dec’ 2022

Follow the rubles behind George Santos

"Russian Oligarch’s Cousin Funneled Cash to N.Y. Politician" - Daily Beast "Andrew Intrater, money manager to Russian Viktor Vekselberg, gave $56,100 to committees tied to Rep.-elect...

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28 Dec’ 2022

Who killed the DREAMER BILL? Follow the money.

Republicans kill the Dreamer Bill. Block immigration reform. Why? Follow the money. Connect the dots for yourself: Corporations exploit and underpay undocumented workers who are not...

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27 Dec’ 2022

LYING ILLUSTRATED: George Santos Edition

So many lies! Check out the George Santos edition of "Lying Illustrated". It takes a special talent to lie about your family, religion, education, sexual orientation,...

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25 Dec’ 2022

Rigged bail bond system frees crypto billionaire but remands the poor to jail

A rigged bail industry releases crypto billionaire, but jails a black 82 year old grandmother for an unpaid $77 trash bill. What's behind a system that...

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23 Dec’ 2022

Who suffers when billionaires cheat on their taxes?

Trump dodges his taxes. Musk pays next to no taxes. The GOP wants to slash the IRS. Tax revenues fund the services we all rely on....

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22 Dec’ 2022

Billionaire government grifters are WELFARE KINGS

Billionaire government grifter get millions in federal subsidies but deny their workers a living wage. Welfare Kings! Walmart recently reported net income of $5.14 billion. Jim Walton...

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20 Dec’ 2022

Can you trust Musk with your personal movement (Tesla) and private messages (Twitter) data?

A right wing billionaire with Saudi investors who knows where you went and what you said to whom? Can you trust Musk with your personal data?...

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17 Dec’ 2022

Respect the will of the people when they vote for Ballot Measures to curb mass shootings

Oregon voters pass a Ballot Measure 114 to reduce mass shootings. The gun lobby loses, but gets Measure 114 blocked by judge in a small rural...

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16 Dec’ 2022

Musk suspends reporters from Twitter for criticizing him. Here’s what you can do to protect free speech.

"Twitter Suspends Reporters From WashPost, NYT, Others Who Wrote About Elon Musk" - HuffPo A billionaire who claims to be a champion of free speech, but...

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14 Dec’ 2022

Who texted Meadows to overturn the 2020 election? Check this map.

"Mark Meadows Exchanged Texts With 34 Members Of Congress About Plans To Overturn The 2020 Election" - Talking Points Memo So many Republicans scheming and texting...

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13 Dec’ 2022

How Google monetizes hate with YouTube Super Chats

There's money to be made in peddling hate. See how Google does it. Google's motto used to be 'Do no evil'. That's been abandoned in the...

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8 Dec’ 2022

MISSING: Supreme Court Code of Ethics

Supreme Court Faces Increasing Scrutiny From Congress - NY Times Congressional Democrats are intensifying their critical focus on the Supreme Court in the wake of accusations...

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5 Dec’ 2022

Don’t feed the Twitter trolls by buying a Tesla

Fed up with the hate speech on Twitter? Speak up with your pocket book. A car is the ultimate self-expressive benefit brand — you are what...

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1 Dec’ 2022

Where is the dark money pushing to ban abortion pills coming from?

Conservative group sues FDA to revoke approval of abortion pill - Washington Post Who is this group? What is their agenda? Who funds them? What else...

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29 Nov’ 2022

Where should activists pressure Musk? Start with a Power Map.

Where should organizers apply pressure? Use a Power Map to understand the people involved and their relationships. This Power Map presents options for activists as they...

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27 Nov’ 2022

Why do Republicans attack public education? Follow the money.

Why do Republican attack public education? Follow the money. Fascism flourishes when people are ignorant. - Umberto Eco in 'Fourteen Signs of Fascism' Follow the money...

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21 Nov’ 2022

How did evangelists infiltrate the Supreme Court to overturn Roe?

How did a handful of evangelists and wealthy donors get Roe overturned? Follow the money. Former Anti-Abortion Leader Alleges Another Supreme Court Breach. "Years before the...

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15 Nov’ 2022

Home Depot billionaire blocks President Biden’s student debt relief plan

91 year old Home Depot billionaire gets tax cuts for himself but blocks Student Debt Relief. How? Follow the money. Follow the money Share this PowerMap...

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13 Nov’ 2022

Twitter Pay-to-Play Propaganda Platform

What does $44 billion get you? A pay to play propaganda platform that dictators love! Follow the money. The Saudis bankroll Musk's purchase of Twitter making...

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12 Nov’ 2022

How do election recount rules apply to close races?

A few close midterm races will determine which party will control Congress. What rules apply? When does a recount take place? Who requests it? Who pays...

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8 Nov’ 2022

Mapping Republican attempts to trash votes. Count every vote!

"Republicans are engaged in an aggressive effort to invalidate ballots in key states from legal voters." We mapped just a few of the dozens of lawsuits...

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6 Nov’ 2022

Follow the Saudi money controlling Twitter

First the Saudis infiltrated Twitter. Now they're the second largest owner after funding Musk's Twitter purchase. Racist and anti-semitic tweets surge... What's behind the Saudi investment...

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1 Nov’ 2022

Oil war profiteers: Follow the money

Stop oil company war profiteering with a windfall tax. England has done it. It's time for America too. Should oil war profiteers be rewarded with more...

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29 Oct’ 2022

Political demonizing spawns bloodshed

It will be hard not to hit her with the speaker's gavel joked Kevin McCarthy. - CNN Attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband follows years of GOP...

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28 Oct’ 2022

Gig workers deserve better

Why do gig workers struggle while their billionaire bosses get richer? Follow the money and political donations behind the exploitation. Keith Ellison and DC sue Target-owned...

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27 Oct’ 2022

Nine ballot measures that could change your life

Ballot measures are direct democracy. You vote on key issues that could change your life like these ballot measures. Voter will decide on 140 certified statewide ballot measures from...

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23 Oct’ 2022

Map of where you can vote to STOP PRISON LABOR SLAVERY

Did you know that slavery is still legal in America? Some states can imprison you, force you to work for slave wages and take away your...

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22 Oct’ 2022

Fox News character assassination playbook

How do the Murdochs manipulate public opinion with FOX to push their political agenda and get richer? Understand how billionaires manipulate the public through their media...

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16 Oct’ 2022

Mapping the plot to steal the Presidency

Follow Trump's plot to steal the Presidency with the help of MAGA Republican accomplices. The story of what caused the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol...

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14 Oct’ 2022

Democracy is on the ballot North Carolina

STOP the North Carolina Republican’s brazen power grab. A fringe legal ploy being pushed by extreme politicians, the so-called “independent state legislature theory”. It has never been accepted by...

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9 Oct’ 2022

Why do billionaires hate student debt relief? Follow the money.

President Biden's student debt relief will benefit up to 43 million lower and middle-class borrowers. Billionaires oppose the plan. - Popular Info Why would a bunch...

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8 Oct’ 2022

Who’s blocking marijuana legalization? Follow the money.

President Biden issues pardons and takes first steps to decriminalize marijuana. Biden pardoned thousands of people with federal convictions of marijuana possession and encouraged governors to take...

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7 Oct’ 2022

Facebook’s algorithm monetizes misery

"British Ruling Pins Blame on Social Media for Teenager’s Suicide" - NYT An inquest ruled that harmful online content contributed to the 14-year-old’s death. Ian Russell...

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6 Oct’ 2022

American Dream Killers — Asesinos del Sueño Americano

Republican appointed Fifth Circuit judges side with Republican AGs lawsuit that threatens to deport millions of DACA - Dreamers. - Americas Voice Supreme Justices Silently Back...

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5 Oct’ 2022

How Alabama Republicans rig voting maps to cling to office

Want to make sure can't get voted out of office? Rig voting district maps to make your critics' votes powerless. See how Alabama Republicans gerrymander so...

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3 Oct’ 2022

Supreme Court Conflicts Of Interest: Follow the Money

Six unelected officials with hidden conflicts of interest and beholden to billionaires should not be able to strip Americans of their freedoms. Who funded the campaigns...

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29 Sep’ 2022

Ten best voting information websites

Finding information on where, when and how to vote isn't easy. Details are scattered across different websites. Sometimes it's hard to find answers to your specific...

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24 Sep’ 2022

Arizona Republicans pass strict ABORTION BAN taking state back to 1864

Arizona judge upholds century-old abortion ban that could sentence abortion providers to prison. - ABC Republican appointed Arizona judge approves return to 19th century near-total ban...

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23 Sep’ 2022

Follow the money and operatives behind DeSantis’ MIGRANT RELOCATION SCANDAL

The scandal around DeSantis scheme to relocate migrants widens. Follow the money and operatives. More interesting characters, donors and political operatives emerge with connections to the...

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21 Sep’ 2022

Merrick Garland on protecting THE RULE OF LAW

The Rule of Law applies to all Americans: Former presidents demanding special treatment and politicians illegally exploiting migrants. "The Rule of Law means that the law...

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20 Sep’ 2022

Follow the money behind DeSantis’ stunt in flying Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard

DeSantis used migrants as “props” in his political stunt. How do you describe his scheme spanning different states, millions of dollars, secretive operatives and shifting storylines?...

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19 Sep’ 2022

Voter Suppression Academy Award nominations

The Academy Awards recognizes creativity in films. The Voter Suppression Academy* awards recognizes Republican dirty tricks to prevent Americans voting. "It's high time our voter suppression...

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18 Sep’ 2022

Republican Shariah Law

Teen rape victim ordered to pay her rapist $150,000! How are teenage rape victims denied abortions, but forced to pay restitution to their rapists? How different...

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16 Sep’ 2022

Political human trafficking

DeSantis records human trafficking political stunt for FOX TV with $12 million of Florida tax payer funds. DeSantis pulled off the stunt. He lured a couple...

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11 Sep’ 2022

Trump lawsuit tracker

So Many Trump Scandals, So Little Time - New Yorker With so many lawsuits against Trump underway, it's hard to keep track of them all. Use...

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10 Sep’ 2022

FLIP FLOP MAP of Republican abortion hypocrisy

The same Republicans who stacked the Supreme Court to ban abortions and deny women their freedom, now backpedal that Roe v Wade has been overturned. Can you...

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9 Sep’ 2022

How to choose the right storytelling app

Choose the right app to tell your story by considering your audience, the message and your desired outcome. There is no one size fits all in...

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8 Sep’ 2022

Why is FOX being sued?

Billionaires silence critics with lawsuits but hide behind 'Freedom of the Press' to cover the lies they broadcast themselves. "Dominion Voting systems has sued Fox News for $1.6...

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6 Sep’ 2022

Republican court packing pays off

Republicans haven't won the popular vote since 2004, so they pack the courts with partisan judges to cling to power and rule from the bench. Follow...

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4 Sep’ 2022

Don’t fall for STRONGMAN playing the VICTIM CARD

Authoritarians pose as persecuted individuals to justify their violence and crimes. Trump has built his appeal by casting himself and his supporters as political outsiders and...

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28 Aug’ 2022

How Russian oligarchs influence the GOP and threaten US national security

FBI Probing Russian-Speaking Fake Heiress Who Infiltrated Mar-A-Lago. "The startling case underscores the security challenges of Donald Trump’s resort even as the former president stashed top-secret...

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24 Aug’ 2022

Pack the Supreme Court and get a tax deduction!

How do tax dodging billionaires get to write the laws for tax paying Americans? Follow the dark money. Barre Seid, an electronics mogul, made a $...

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22 Aug’ 2022

Billionaires rule America with their media outlets

Billionaires twist public opinion with their media outlets to support policies that make billionaires richer. Politicians cater to billionaire owned media outlets to get good press...

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18 Aug’ 2022

16-Year-Old ‘Not Mature Enough to Have Abortion’, Florida Rules

Florida Court Rules 16-Year-Old Not ‘Mature’ Enough to Get Abortion "The court did not seem to recognize that it's also going to require plenty of maturity...

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17 Aug’ 2022

Inflation Reduction Act taxes share buybacks to fund public services

Corporate tax dodging reduces public services for everyone. The Inflation Reduction Act taxes corporate share buybacks to fix that loophole. The Inflation Reduction Act charges companies...

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16 Aug’ 2022

The party of Law and Order is LAWLESS and DISORDERLY

Defund the FBI! Attack law enforcement officials. What happened to the party claiming to be for Law and Order? Republicans used to be the party of...

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14 Aug’ 2022

Drug prices coming down for landing

Drug prices come down for landing with the Infrastructure Reduction Act. Drug prices out of reach. Big Pharma share prices soaring and execs making millions. Big...

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12 Aug’ 2022

Facebook gets teen prosecuted for abortion

Facebook Turned Over Messages in Disturbing Abortion Case Against Teen and Mom. - Daily Beast How does Facebook make billions from selling information on its users...

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11 Aug’ 2022

GOP attacks IRS to help billionaire donors dodge taxes

Republicans are upset that the IRS will hire more agents to catch tax dodgers. Why? Follow the money to trace the connection between tax dodging billionaires...

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10 Aug’ 2022

Republicans block insulin price caps. Why? Follow the money.

Republicans block insulin price caps in the Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act. Why? Follow the money. Republican senators voted down a cap on the price of insulin in the...

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9 Aug’ 2022

President Biden Delivers

The Inflation Reduction Act caps a long list of accomplishments by President and Democrats. How do you present the facts so they are easy to understand?...

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8 Aug’ 2022

Republicans block insulin price caps. Why? Follow the money.

Republicans block insulin price caps in the Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act. Why? Follow the money. Republican senators voted down a cap on the price of insulin...

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5 Aug’ 2022

McDonald’s exploits workers with GOP help

McDonalds worker shot for serving cold french fries - NY Post Who pays for an injured employee's care? What health insurance benefits do they get? How...

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31 Jul’ 2022

The dog ate my Jan 6th texts

Texts about Jan 6th insurrection for Trump's top DHS officials are missing. Scooby denies eating them. This discovery of missing records for the senior-most homeland security...

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17 Jul’ 2022

Republicans deregulate nursing homes to pay back their donors. Sorry grandma.

"Florida’s Republican politicians are shielding their campaign donors from liability while chipping away at safety standards for elderly residents." - Read Sludge Where are these nursing...

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16 Jul’ 2022

FOX smears doctor helping ten year old rape victim. GOP cripples FCC that could regulate FOX.

Murdoch's media empire helps the GOP. Republicans cripple the FCC that could regulate FOX News. Rigging the system to dupe the public. Why would FOX News,...

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14 Jul’ 2022

Catholic Church pushes abortion ban using your tax dollars

A nonprofit with sex scandals uses tax exempt funds to push for an abortion ban with no exception for rape. "The Catholic Church gave over $750,000...

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13 Jul’ 2022

Whistleblowers needed

"Former Twitter Employee's Testimony Is an Urgent Call for Social-Media Platforms to 'Fix the Feed'" - Common Dreams Whistleblowers expose illegal and unethical activity from the...

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8 Jul’ 2022

Supreme Political Payback

Trying to make sense of events? Trace the history of the decision makers and see how they got their positions. Jan 6th attack 2021 attack on...

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6 Jul’ 2022

We Mapped the Russia — GOP — NRA Criminal Conspiracy to Overturn the Election

Charles Bausman was at the Jan 6th insurrection and then fled to Russia as a “political refugee.” - NYT Bausman is founder of pro-Putin, RUSSIAN INSIDER...

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1 Jul’ 2022

Koch Rigged Supreme Court Rules For Oil Companies

Follow the money to see how oil tycoons rig the courts to get the laws they want. Millions in dark money to get ultra-right wing lawyers...

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30 Jun’ 2022

Mapping White House Activity Around Jan 6th Insurrection

Who did what, where? Relationship maps make it easier to understand what's going on. "Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows, offered new...

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28 Jun’ 2022

How Google Exploits Women Searching for Abortion Info

Google makes billions collecting info on people and selling that data to advertisers. With Roe v Wade being overturned and abortions being criminalized in many states,...

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23 Jun’ 2022

Mapping Trump’s Fake Elector Probe

84 people signed bogus documents claiming that Donald Trump won the 2020 election. Who are they? How do you put a face to a name and...

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22 Jun’ 2022

Supreme Court forces taxpayers to fund religious schools

Follow the money behind the Supreme Court ruling to divert funds from public schools for all Americans to religious schools for the privileged few “The ultraconservative...

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17 Jun’ 2022

Billionaire union busters

How do billionaire CEOs get richer by exploiting workers while preventing them from organizing? Follow the money. Billionaires have rigged the system to make it harder...

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12 Jun’ 2022

Do you want Murdoch to pick the next President?

Rupert Murdoch's papers and TV channels have a record of political character assassinations and scandals across the globe. Murdoch's NEWS CORP has been called a cancer...

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7 Jun’ 2022

Follow the dark money behind the Jan 6th criminal conspiracy

Who organized the rally on Jan 6th, 2021? Who funded them and the robocalls to boost attendance? How does dark money flow from billionaires to groups...

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3 Jun’ 2022

Jan 6th insurrectionist relationship map

How do you recognize the people involved with the Jan 6th insurrection to topple American democracy? It's hard to make sense of a lot of information...

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1 Jun’ 2022

Gun sellers make a killing as Republicans gut gun safety laws for them

Mass shooters at Uvalde and Las Vegas used guns from Daniel Defense, a GOP donor promoting assault weapons on FOX, YouTube and Facebook. "Maker of rifle...

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31 May’ 2022

Baby formula companies pay Republicans to weaken regulations

"Baby formula industry successfully lobbied to weaken bacteria safety standards" - Intercept "Records show that the industry successfully mobilized against a 2014 proposal from the FDA...

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30 May’ 2022

Facebook sued. Why? Follow the money.

Facebook sued for selling its users' personal data for political manipulation. Facebook is accused of stalling news about how it mis-used data while four Facebook directors...

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27 May’ 2022

Texas GOP gun laws and shooting victims resources: Illustrated edition

'Texas Republicans have repeatedly loosened gun laws despite mass shootings.' - SourceNM What bills has Greg Abbott passed? How do they relate to the surge in...

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21 May’ 2022

Supreme Court approves political bribes. Follow the money to see how this will change your life.

“The politician is happy; the donors are happy. The only loser is the public.” - Justice Elena Kagan "Republican-appointed justices struck down limits on candidates who...

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20 May’ 2022

Restaurant workers deserve ONE FAIR WAGE — not slave era exploitation

Many restaurant workers earn just $2.13/hour! Is it any surprise that thousands are quitting? How does this legacy of slavery survive? How do restaurant owners lobby...

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19 May’ 2022

Republican gun policies help mass shooters

A racist teenager kills ten in Buffalo with a military-style assault weapon. What role do Republican policies play in the surge of mass shootings? "The shooter at...

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18 May’ 2022

Insider’s guide to the Supreme Court in pictures

The Supreme Court was an honorable institution, till Republicans politicized it into a joke. Cartoons are now the best way to explain how it works. How...

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15 May’ 2022

Billionaires profit from radicalizing White Supremacist terrorists

How is an 18 year old radicalized to kill? Follow the blood money to billionaires and the politicians blocking gun safety measures. "The suspect in the...

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11 May’ 2022

Republican war on women led by questionable men

A raped woman can be forced to have the baby. Abortions and contraceptives are banned. She's charged with murder for a miscarriage. How did we get...

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9 May’ 2022

Republican war on women & abortion straight from Handmaid’s Tale

A raped woman can be forced to have the rapist's child and charged with murder if she doesn't. Anyone trying to help the woman can be...

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4 May’ 2022

How billionaires pack the courts to get whatever they want

How do billionaires get the laws they want while courts deny the rest of us our basic rights? Follow the money to see how the Supreme...

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29 Apr’ 2022

Follow the money blocking Climate Change bills

"NO LABELS TO HOST BILLIONAIRE GATHERING WITH JOE MANCHIN IN LOS ANGELES" - Lee Fang in The Intercept Puzzled why politicians block bills to fight Climate...

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25 Apr’ 2022

Jan 6 Capitol Riot Updated Map: Who Was Involved or Charged

Having a hard time keeping track of how different people were involved with the Jan 6th insurrection? Professional investigators use network maps to make sense of...

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19 Apr’ 2022

Republican group smears reputations of women nominees of color: Follow the dark money.

"The Slime Machine Targeting Dozens of Biden Nominees" - Jane Mayer, New Yorker "The American Accountability Foundation (A.A.F.), which is run by conservative white men, has...

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16 Apr’ 2022

Billionaire Tax Dodger Awards

Billionaires dodge taxes through loopholes, political donations and a supporting cast of politicians and judges. The Billionaire Tax Dodger Awards recognize unchecked greed. Exploit workers -...

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14 Apr’ 2022

How are gig workers exploited? Follow the money.

Multi-billion dollar firms deny gig workers health insurance, death benefits and the right to organize. "Gig workers are classified as independent contractors. That designation obscures a...

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12 Apr’ 2022

Who’s to Blame for High Gas Prices? Follow the money.

"Saudi - Russia collusion is driving up gas prices and worsening Ukraine crisis." - The Intercept "As Russia ordered troops into Ukraine on Monday, gas prices soared to their...

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11 Apr’ 2022

Republicans criminalize abortion: mapping the forces at work

Texas Woman, 26, Charged With Murder After Alleged 'Self-Induced Abortion' The extreme move comes after Texas passed a draconian anti-abortion law last year that has forced...

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4 Apr’ 2022

Why does insulin cost so much? Follow the blood money Republicans get to block price cuts.

30 million American diabetics struggle to pay for the skyrocketing price of insulin. Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi make a killing from raising insulin prices....

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2 Apr’ 2022

Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

Fox News opinion programs are the biggest source of disinformation. DDAD Defenders of Democracy Against Disinfo is a grassroots, nonprofit group. They have analyzed how Fox...

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31 Mar’ 2022

Supreme Couple Isn’t Above The Law

What did Clarence Thomas know about his wife’s Jan. 6 plotting when he ruled to block the release of White House documents? HuffPost Thomas has defended...

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28 Mar’ 2022

SHADOW DOCKET: Republican packed Supreme Court quietly steals your rights.

Important decisions about Americans' right to vote and control over their own bodies demands discussion and transparency. Not the Shadow Docket. "The conservative justices are scrapping...

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27 Mar’ 2022

Putin Republicans: Follow The Rubles

Why are Republicans so fond of Putin? Follow the money to see how Putin and Russian oligarchs bought Republicans with donations and sexpionage. This PowerMap was...

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25 Mar’ 2022

Mapping Ginni Thomas’ attempt to overturn election results

"Ginni Thomas Pressed Trump’s Chief of Staff to Overturn 2020 Vote, Texts Show" - NY Times “The consequences of what she’s done is that I don’t...

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20 Mar’ 2022

Ginni Thomas’ Republican and Supreme Court connections: Mapping the ethics concerns

Ginni Thomas, right wing activist and wife of Justice Clarence Thomas has clients with cases before the Supreme Court. Should he recuse himself? Ginni's was at...

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15 Mar’ 2022

Putin Republicans : Follow The Money

What makes Putin Republicans adore the Russian dictator? Follow the money. Putin has infiltrated and corrupted the Republican Party. Follow the money to see how this...

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5 Mar’ 2022

Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

How do Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics and media to threaten democracy? Follow the money. What would inspire a former president to praise a Russian invasion...

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3 Mar’ 2022

Play DRUG MONOPOLY. Raise drug prices. Make millions!

34 million Americans suffer from diabetes. How do drug monopolies keep raising prices? Follow the blood money. President Biden and Bernie Sanders have proposed cutting prescription...

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2 Mar’ 2022

Are your purchases funding White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism? Follow the money.

Republicans embrace White Nationalism and Anti-Semitism with the help of corporate donations. All talk, no action. Republicans expelled Liz Cheney for supporting an inquiry into the...

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23 Feb’ 2022

Google’s lucrative hypocrisy explained

How does Google profit from advertising phony offers targeting seniors without facing any consequence? Google's code of conduct used to be 'Do no evil'. Google has...

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16 Feb’ 2022

Don’t let Gun Lobby Republicans hide behind Sandy Hook settlement. Demand gun safety reform now!

Sandy Hook families settle with Remington over school massacre. Gun lobby political donations buys Republican obstruction to common sense gun safety measures while mass shootings surge....

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9 Feb’ 2022

Supreme Court approves Alabama Republican racially gerrymandered maps. See how such crooked maps are drawn.

No taxation without representation. Republicans propose to tax all Alabamians, but deny Black voters fair representation. How did that work out for the British? The U.S....

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8 Feb’ 2022

Trump — McConnell judges cut voting rights

Trump - McConnell judges push voter suppression and laws that benefit the rich. Follow the money stacking the courts with conservative, activist judges. The U.S. Supreme...

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6 Feb’ 2022

Spotify boycott grows as more artists protest their music being used to fund racism. Follow the money.

Follow the money to see how Spotify exploits musicians by paying them $0.0033 per song streamed while paying Rogan $100 million for a podcast with racism...

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4 Feb’ 2022

Fight disinformation. Demand AdTech platforms stop funding sites that spread racism and hate.

Amazon, Google and Facebook report billions in ad revenues. Right wing websites spread hate, racism and COVID conspiracy theories. What's the connection? Right wing groups use...

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3 Feb’ 2022

Mapping the Trump-Endorsed 2022 Candidates

Trump endorses Republican candidates in 2022 ready to overturn election results to prove their loyalty to him. "Kari Lake, Trump's pick for Arizona governor, said the...

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31 Jan’ 2022

Supreme hypocrisy: Republicans pack the courts for billionaires to control our lives

Republicans pack the courts with the help of dark money groups for billionaires to control our lives. Elections have consequences. They determine the politicians who appoint...

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29 Jan’ 2022

Jan 6 Committee subpoenas fake Trump electors: Mapping the conspirators.

As the Jan 6 committee uncovers more details on the conspirators and fake electors, a network map helps keep track of the investigation. This map has...

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23 Jan’ 2022

Follow the dark money behind judges endangering public safety

How can some judges be so concerned about the lives of the unborn, but care so little about the thousands of Americans dying every day from...

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21 Jan’ 2022

Jan 6 Insurrection Map expands with new information

The Jan 6 Committee has issued more indictments and is questioning more people as the investigation expands. The relationship map has been expanded to include this...

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18 Jan’ 2022

Follow the money Spotify makes streaming COVID misinfo

Over 2,000 Americans die from COVID every day. Yet, Spotify continues to stream COVID misinformation. Why? Follow the money. "Hundreds of scientists, professors and public health...

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16 Jan’ 2022

Jan 6 Insurrection map of the people and money behind the plot to overthrow an election

Follow the money to trace who did what in the Jan 6th insurrection and how they were funded. Get the big picture as the evidence and...

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11 Jan’ 2022

Whistleblowers expose wrongdoing

The Signals Network helps whistleblowers who speak out against corporate and government wrongdoing. A whistleblower exposes activity that is illegal, immoral, illicit, unsafe, fraud, or abuse of taxpayer funds....

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10 Jan’ 2022

Defund the Jan 6th insurrection profiteers

How do you make money promoting a violent insurrection? Advertising. Conspiracies and disinformation thrive online. Who are the worst culprits? Who funds them? What can be...

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4 Jan’ 2022

Jan 6th Investigation Committee: Track the uncovered evidence with a relationship map.

Follow the evidence. Complexity, withholding evidence and delaying tactics are often used to escape judgement. How can details spread over dozens of websites and a large...

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31 Dec’ 2021

Student loans

Financiers make billions while students are crushed by loans. Follow the money and political lobbying to see how the system is rigged. "More than 40 million...

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29 Dec’ 2021

Fast food franchisors ask workers if they’d like a side of COVID?

Has the person serving you that hamburger been vaccinated? Most fast food workers make minimum wage and are forced to work on unstable schedules. Taking time...

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26 Dec’ 2021

Cancel Student Debt

Why do Republicans ignore the deficit when they give tax cuts to wealthy donors, but use it as an excuse to deny relief from crushing student...

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25 Dec’ 2021

Jan 6 Investigation Roadmap

Confused by the large number of people involved in the Jan 6th insurrection? Who has been charged by the Jan 6 Commission? Who's cooperating with the...

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18 Dec’ 2021

Republican obstruction prevents FCC regulation of COVID misinformation platforms

800,000 Americans dead from COVID. Republicans serve their billionaire media donors and block the FCC from enforcing its mandate to serve the 'public interest'. When do...

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16 Dec’ 2021

Lawsuits punish domestic terrorists and conspiracists

How can domestic terrorists and conspiracists be made to pay for the harm they cause? Law suits that claim damages. This blog shares groups fighting violence...

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13 Dec’ 2021

Follow the dirty money funding Republican climate change deniers

“There’s none so blind as those who will not listen.” - Neil Gaman Tornadoes devastate thousands of lives. Republicans deny climate change and block investments that...

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11 Dec’ 2021

Follow the dark money funding ELECTION SABOTAGE

Election sabotage isn't cheap. Follow the dark money funding media outlets spreading disinformation and corporate politicians willing to sabotage elections for their billionaire donors. The scheme...

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3 Dec’ 2021

Follow the dark money packing the Supreme Court with conservatives

Follow the money to see how billionaires get the laws they want. How some Supreme Court justices get rushed on while others are denied a hearing....

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29 Nov’ 2021

Record police encounters automatically with your iPhone and Siri Shortcuts

Videos of Philando Castille, Daunte Wright and George Floyd's deaths raised public awareness of police encounters and demands for justice. Imagine you're suddenly pulled over and...

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26 Nov’ 2021

Want colorblind justice? Vote for fair Local Prosecutors.

Jackie Johnson, the former prosecutor charged with misconduct in handling the Ahmaud Arbery case. "Johnson was Brunswick District Attorney when three white men chased and fatally...

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24 Nov’ 2021

Women directors of corporations backing Ohio’s extreme abortion ban

Ohio is about to pass an abortion ban that is even more restrictive than Texas. Women lead the corporations donating the abortion bill's sponsors. The Ohio bill,...

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15 Nov’ 2021

How are the Jan 6th insurrection organizers connected?

It's hard to keep track of the people involved and with the Jan 6th insurrection. Software can help. How are they connected? What was their role?...

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14 Nov’ 2021

Cause of death? Killed by police.

"Black people are three time more likely to be killed by police. Most police killings begin with traffic stops and non-violent offenses and where no crime...

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13 Nov’ 2021

Who funds politicians spreading hate?

Who funds politicians spreading hate, racism and misogyny? Follow the money with Code For Democracy. "Paul Gosar a Republican posted a photoshopped anime video to his...

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7 Nov’ 2021

Who is blocking the path to citizenship?

Republicans oppose DACA, Dreamers and a path to citizenship so their billionaire donors can get cheap labor. Corporations make money in two ways. Charge more for...

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5 Nov’ 2021

Fundraising? Tell your story well.

Good fundraisers are great storytellers. Make your story vivid and help supporters fundraise better for you. PEPY teaches technical skills to rural Cambodian youth so they...

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2 Nov’ 2021

Joel Kaplan: Zuck’s fixer and GOP operative

Facebook spreads Republican disinformation and promotes right-wing conspiracy theories. Meet Joel Kaplan, Republican operative and Zuckerberg fixer. "Kaplan is Facebook's vice president of global public policy. He...

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29 Oct’ 2021

Billionaires vs. America

Billionaires dodge paying taxes but impose their values on other Americans. Corporate politicians cover for them. How is the system rigged? Follow the money. This StoryMaps...

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27 Oct’ 2021

Tax dodging billionaires behind Texas SB8 bill banning abortions

What do billionaires do with all the money they save by dodging taxes? Buy political influence and impose their values on other Americans. What does tax...

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25 Oct’ 2021

Jan 6th Capitol riot ring leaders conspire at Willard hotel

Follow the connections between the ringleaders meeting at the Willard hotel ahead of Jan 6 in an effort to overturn election results and the current Republican...

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21 Oct’ 2021

Follow the money: How AT&T and DirecTV helped build far-right One America News.

"AT&T helped build far-right One America News" - Reuters It's easier to follow the money and trace the connections with a relationship map. Use this map...

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19 Oct’ 2021

Manchin’s objections to clean energy program costs US billions in climate funds

Climate change disasters cost tax payers billions every year while corporate politicians deny climate change and block reforms. Follow the money to see how oil, gas...

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16 Oct’ 2021

Deere workers strike for a living wage against $100 billion firm

Deere CEO makes $15.6 million while workers earn an average of $24/hour. Follow the money to see how the system is rigged by the rich at...

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9 Oct’ 2021

The Pandora Papers expose shadow economy that benefits the wealthy at the expense of everyone else

Tax-free offshore money funds attacks against raising taxes on billionaires. Billionaires use offshore, tax-free money to fund opposition to President Biden's plan to have everyone pay...

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3 Oct’ 2021

FOX News advertisers fund Tucker Carlson spreading racism and COVID disinfo

Who are FOX's biggest advertisers supporting Tucker Carlson spreading racism? Which FOX directors are connected with Stanford, Georgetown and The Nature Conservancy? How do people and...

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2 Oct’ 2021

Ten Supreme Court SHADOW DOCKET decisions made in the dark of the night that changed America

"The Supreme Court increasingly relies on the shadow docket to make decisions often in a dramatically accelerated fashion, without providing signed opinions or detailed explanations. Decisions...

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1 Oct’ 2021

LITTLE SIS shows how the rich influence politicians

Follow the money to see how big donors influence politicians to get laws passed that make them even richer - and block bills like Build Back...

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29 Sep’ 2021

Billionaire welfare. Corporate tycoons oppose Build Back Better that helps regular Americans.

Multi-millionaire CEOs fund lobbyists to deny basic benefits for the rest of us. Politicians beholden to corporate donors. Follow the money to see how billionaires get...

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28 Sep’ 2021

TARJIMLY connects volunteer translators with nonprofits

The free Tarjimly app connects nonprofits with bi-lingual volunteers to overcome language barriers. Tarjimly was founded in 2017 to improve the lives of refugees and the...

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27 Sep’ 2021

Facebook buys Zuckerberg a $5 billion GET OUT OF JAIL FREE card

"A lawsuit accuses Facebook’s board of overpaying the Federal Trade Commission billions of dollars in exchange for not personally suing CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the 2018 Cambridge...

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24 Sep’ 2021

Texas abortion bounty: Follow the money funding the new law

Billionaires funding politicians and groups pushing for bounties to abortion vigilantes? Follow the money to to see how billionaires get to impose their values on the...

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22 Sep’ 2021

WE THE ACTION connects volunteer lawyers with nonprofits

Lawyers have a unique ability to defend our nation’s values, protect our institutions, and help people facing some of their darkest moments. How do lawyers find...

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21 Sep’ 2021

How does big pharma keep drug prices so high? Follow the money.

Big pharma claims to serve public health, but spends billions on political lobbying and multimillion dollar executive salaries. Is corporate greed and political donations the real...

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29 Aug’ 2021

Voter suppression by eviction

A Supreme Court stacked with McConnell nominees overruled the CDC allowing landlords to evict thousands of families during a pandemic. Judicial activism now defines health policy....

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20 Aug’ 2021

Women community organizers push for change in Louisiana

Black women organizers disrupt existing power structures to bring about change in their communities. An innovative program helps train and support them in Louisiana. The Power...

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3 Aug’ 2021

Evicted? Thank these guys.

15 million people at the risk of eviction! Who's pushing for evictions during a pandemic? How do they make money from it? Get political patronage? How...

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13 Jul’ 2021

Why isn’t cannabis legalized?

You can be arrested for possessing even a small amount of marijuana in many states. Imprisoned. Forced to work for slave labor and denied your right...

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7 Jul’ 2021

Heat wave 2021 map ‘burns’ climate deniers

Heat waves kill Americans. Homes and businesses destroyed. Droughts ravage farms. But Republicans deny climate change and block common sense measures to fight it. What gives?...

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4 Jul’ 2021

OxyContin: Follow the blood money

"Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, under scrutiny for role in opioid crisis, are big political spenders. As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country...

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22 Jun’ 2021

Not In Our Town helps communities reduce hate crimes and racism

Hate crimes and racism are inflamed by political polarization and social media. Strong communities with traditional American values of inclusion and civil discourse counteract these dark...

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10 Jun’ 2021

Lawyers, cartoonists and musicians fight for democracy with their special superpowers

From each according to his ability... In the fight to protect American democracy, different groups give as only they can. Here are three wonderful groups to...

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24 May’ 2021

Lost your right to vote? Thank ALEC.

ALEC drafts bills without regular democratic review and gets them passed into law by Republican legislatures. ALEC thrives on corporate donations. "Exposing ALEC: How Conservative-Backed State...

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27 Apr’ 2021

Corporations profiting by spreading hate with public subsidies

"Carlson has the right to say whatever loathsome things he wishes. And Fox News can choose to broadcast those views on television. But Carlson and the...

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20 Mar’ 2021

Racism has consequences

Eight people including six Asian women killed in racist shooting spree with a gun bought hours earlier. This isn't a random event. Hate crimes against Asian...

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22 Feb’ 2021

How to FOLLOW THE MONEY driving politicians

Money is the root of all evil. Especially in politics. Learn how to trace the money behind a political decisions. Who is donating? What do they...

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21 Feb’ 2021

For The People. Mapping how H.R. 1 fights voter suppression.

"We the People deserve a responsive, accountable government that gives us all a stronger voice and puts our needs ahead of special interests. Congress must pass...

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3 Feb’ 2021

Activists Take On Prison Industrial Complex

"Regions Bank Of Alabama Turns Its Back On CoreCivic" Morgan Simon's article in Forbes.com inspired us to explore how strategic activism works. How did community organizers...

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30 Dec’ 2020

Horse racing over COVID relief? Thank Mitch and Citizens United.

Horse racing is important to some. American lives matter to even more people. Why would a politician prioritize horses over people? Money, judges and voter suppression....

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