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Use a Power Map to plan your strategy to bring about change through activism and community organizing.

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 …

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Republicans wage war on public schools to instal fascism and please their dark money donors

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 …

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How evangelists infiltrated the Supreme Court to get Roe v Wade overturned.

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 …

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Home Depot billionaire blocks President Biden Student Debt Relief program

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 …

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Twitter Pay To Play propaganda platform

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 …

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Republicans attempt to silence voters and trash their votes

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 …

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

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 …

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Stop oil war profiteering with a windfall tax to provide relief to the public at the gas pump.

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 …

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Political demonizing spawns bloodshed

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 …

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Give workers deserve better - health benefits, a living wage and the right to organize

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 …

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Ballot measures are direct democracy. You vote on key issues that could change your life like these ballot measures.

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 …

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News Corp Fox News character assassination playbook revealed

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 …

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Follow Trump's plot to steal the Presidency with the help of Republican accomplices

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 …

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Democracy is on the ballot in North Carolina with Republican brazen power grab

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 …

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Billionaires fight President Biden plan for student debt relief

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 …

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Republican are American Dream Killers threaten to deport Dreamers DACA recipients

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 …

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Six unelected people with hidden conflicts of interest and beholden to billionaires should not be able to strip Americans of their freedoms.

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 …

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Best voting information websites

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 …

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Arizona judge upholds century-old abortion ban that could sentence abortion providers to prison.

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 …

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Follow the money and political operatives in the DeSantis migrant relocation scandal

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 …

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Voter Suppression Academy Awards recognize GOP operatives dirty tricks to block Americans voting

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 …

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GOP packed Supreme Court writes the Republican Shariah law to strip women of their freedom.

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 …

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Political human trafficking. Republicans treat migrants as political pawns.

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 …

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Trump lawsuit tracker

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. …

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Republican hypocrisy on abortions

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 …

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Choose the right app to tell you story by taking into account your audience, the message and the result you want to achieve.

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 …

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Billionaires use lawsuits to silence journalists and hide behind 'Freedom of the Press' to cover their own. Follow the money to understand this double standard.

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 …

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Don't fall for the VICTIM CARD

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 …

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Follow the connections between Russian oligarchs, Trump and the GOP with this relationship map.

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 …

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Billionaires stack the Supreme Court with Right Wing extremist judges

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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Billionaires rule America by twisting public opinion to support policies that help billionaires get richer

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 …

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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 …

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Inflation Reduction Act taxes corporate share buybacks to fund public services

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 …

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Drug prices come down for landing with the Inflation Reduction Act

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. …

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Republicans create a real world Handmaids Tale where women are denied control over their own bodies. Facebook is glad to help.

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 …

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GOP attacks IRS to help billionaire donors dodge their taxes

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 …

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Republicans block insulin price caps for their big pharma donors

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 …

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Use infographics to show voters how President Biden has delivered for all Americans

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 …

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Big Pharma pays Republicans to block insulin price caps so they can boost their profits while diabetics suffer

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 …

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McDonalds exploits workers with GOP help

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? …

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Trump appointees at Secret Service Agency and DHS lose their texts for Jan 6th

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 …

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Murdoch media empire including FOX News Wall Street Journal and NY Post support GOP in return for Republicans crippling the FCC which could regulate his empire

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 …

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Church pushes for abortion ban with your tax dollars

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 …

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Trace how people got to their current positions and their agendas in order to understand how political payback works

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 …

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Russia GOP NRA criminal conspiracy to overthrow the US election

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 …

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Top ten storytelling apps

Top ten storytelling apps

Use the right storytelling app to inform and persuade more people to take action. How do you choose which app to choose? Does your message …

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Koch rigged Supreme Court rules for oil companies

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 …

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Use a relationship map to understand the activity at the White House around Jan 6th

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 …

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Google exploits women searching for abortion info.

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 …

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Mapping Trump's Fake Elector Probe

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 …

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Republican packed Supreme Court forces taxpayers to fund religious schools

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 …

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Billionaire union busters exploit workers with the help of the GOP

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 …

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Tax windfall gas profiteers to provide relief to consumers

Tax windfall profits to stop gas profiteering

Gas firms are gouging customers. The British government is taxing windfall gas profits to provide relief to consumers. “It’s outrageous that oil and gas companies …

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Jan 6 criminal conspiracy relationship map to follow the money

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 …

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Jan 6 insurrectionist relationship map

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 …

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

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 …

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Baby formula companies pay Republicans to weaken regulations

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 …

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Facebook sued for misusing users personal data and insider trading

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 …

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Texas GOP gun laws and shooting victims resources: Illustrated edition

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 …

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

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 …

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Attacking companies for political purposes is standard in the authoritarian socialists playbook. Comrade DeSantis attacks Disney for standing up for what's right.

Authoritarian socialist DeSantis attacks Disney

Authoritarian socialists attack business for politics. Putin took over Yukos Oil, the largest Russian oil firm at the time and jailed Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the CEO. …

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Republican war on women led by questionable men

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 …

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How billionaires pack the courts to get what they want

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 …

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Follow the money to see how billionaires pay politicians to block bills to fight Climate Change.

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 …

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Use the Jan 6th Insurrection Relationship Map to see the threats to American democracy

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?

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

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, …

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Billionaire tax dodgers would be required to pay their fair share of taxes by the Billionaire Income Tax Bill.

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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Stop gig worker exploitation by billion dollar firms

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 …

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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 …

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Drug lobby pays Republicans to block Insulin price cut reforms

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 …

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Five practical ways to fight FOX spreading propaganda

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 …

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Ginni and Clarence Thomas are not above the law. Supreme Court needs a code of conduct.

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 …

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Putin Republicans follow the money

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 …

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Stop paying the cable tax that supports FOX as it spreads Russian propaganda

Stop paying FOX to spread Russian propaganda #UNFOXmycablebox

How do cable companies force you to pay for FOX even if you don’t watch? How does FOX use your money to spread Russian propaganda? …

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Russian oligarchs manipulate American politics, media and elections

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 …

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Facebook spreads right wing disinfo ignoring its own policies

Facebook spreads right wing disinfo ignoring its own policies

Why does Facebook spread right wing disinformation ignoring its own policies? Follow the connections. Popular Info exposed how the DC Enquirer gets so much exposure …

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Corporate sponsored insurrection as companies donate to Republican National Committee.

Corporate sponsored insurrection

Corporations fund Republicans claiming that the deadly Jan 6 insurrection was legitimate discourse. “Many corporations publicly condemned the Jan 6 insurrection and those lawmakers who voted against certification, …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Follow the dark money behind judges endangering public safety

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 …

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Jan 6 Insurrection Map expands with new conspirators (Jan 21, 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 …

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Follow the money Spotify makes spreading COVID Misinfo

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 …

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Jan 6 Insurrection map of people, money and schemes

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 …

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Ad networks are spreading disinformation and funding insurrectionists through ad sales

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 …

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Relationship map shows connections between the different people involved in the Jan 6th insurrection

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 …

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Vaccinate frontline workers at casual restaurants

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 …

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Jan 6 investigation committee roadmap

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 …

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Republican obstruction prevents FCC regulation of COVID misinformation platforms

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 …

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Dark money funds groups who pack the Supreme Court willing to suppress voters and womens rights

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 …

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Women directors and CEOs at firms that fund abortion ban bills

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 …

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Mapping the connections between the Jan 6th insurrection organizers

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 …

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Google helps spreads right wing disinfo

How Google helps spread right wing disinformation

Billionaires get a tax deduction for funding sites spreading disinfo! Google promotes the sites in search rankings getting them more exposure. What gives? Follow the …

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Republicans block path to citizenship to help their rich donors exploit workers

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 …

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Joel Kaplan Republican operative runs Facebook

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. …

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Stand your ground has deadly consequences

Stand Your Ground bill has deadly consequences

Adil Dghoughi was killed in his car outside a house in Martindale, Texas. The case against the killer could be hindered by Texas’ “Stand Your …

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Tax dodging billionaires behind Texas SB8 bill banning abortions

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 …

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Jan 6th Capitol riot ring leaders conspire at Willard hotel

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 …

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

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 …

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Corporate politicians are paid to deny climate change

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, …

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BlackRock invests $54 billion in Facebook

Facebook Enablers: Divest.

BlackRock has invested $54 billion in Facebook. That’s hard to reconcile with BlackRock’s claim of ‘helping people build a better tomorrow’. Is it ethical to …

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Bring Zuckerberg and Facebook to justice

Bring Zuckerberg and Facebook to justice

Image credit: Justice League Zuckerberg denies Facebook spreading racist posts, election meddling, COVID disinformation and worse. Superheroes needed to bring him to justice. What can …

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Abbott bans abortions in Texas with no exception for rapes or incest

Don’t mess with Texas women

Image: Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’ll “eliminate” rape rather than let victims get abortions. That’s after his bill that bans …

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Facebook buys Zuckerberg a GET OUT OF JAIL card

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 …

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

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 …

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Hold Facebook accountable. Follow the money and connections to see how they get away with bad behavior.

Hold Facebook Accountable

Facebook spreads COVID disinformation, promotes violence; causes depression and meddles with elections. How does it get away with such disgusting corporate behavior ? Follow the …

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Republicans give the ultra rich more tax cuts

Billionaire moochers dodge taxes and rig the system

Why do Republicans block any efforts to have billionaires pay their fair share of taxes? What do billionaires do with the money they make from …

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See who they really work with a mind map like Carrie uses in Homeland

Who do they work for? Follow the money with a ‘mind map’.

Follow the money and a person’s connections to find their real motivation. “… Tax hikes will cause your life savings to collapse… plan could cause a record-setting …

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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 …

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CDC is being blocked from extending the eviction moratorium that will leave millions homeless. Follow the money.

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? …

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OxyContin blood money bought political influence and bent rules

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 …

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How billionaires get richer by strangling democracy

How billionaires strangle democracy to get richer

There is something very wrong when billionaires do not pay taxes, deny their workers a living wage and use political donations to prevent people from …

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Republicans stoke racism and violence to cling to power aided by ad networks like Facebook and FOX that profit from selling ads next to content designed to divide Americans.

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 …

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For The People H.R. 1 bill fights voter suppression.

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 …

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Activists take on the Prison Industrial Complex in Alabama

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 …

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Mapping the spread of COVID-19 near Sinclair Broadcasting stations spewing Coronavirus conspiracy theories

Always consider the source especially when it concerns your health. Don’t believe everything you hear – especially if it comes a broadcast network with a …

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Voting. Georgia Style.

Georgia is truly special. Hours long lines to vote. Missing vote by mail ballots. $110 million spent on new voting machines. What gives?

Follow The Money To Understand Zuckerberg’s Actions

Why would Mark let Facebook be used for racist messages? Follow the money … Cut through lies and deception to find the truth by “following the …

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Human Sacrifice To Corporate Greed

What’s behind the rush to re-open and force workers back to Coronavirus infested meatpacking plants? Who is pushing to shield corporations from their COVID19 liability? “McConnell is …

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Pandemic Land Grab

Why would the Trump Administration strip one of the oldest Native American tribes of its land during the Coronavirus pandemic? Activists decided to ‘follow the …

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We’re Not Lovin’ It

Image: Banksy Issues can be complicated. Relationship maps strip away the BS to show what’s really going on. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned a prior ruling making …

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Impeachment Web: Data Analytics Applied To Trace The People, Connections, Favors And Money.

Too much information is worse than too little. Facts get lost. Connections get overlooked. Data analysis converts information into meaningful insights. Background The impeachment hearings …

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Volunteers Crowdsource Research On Moscow Mitch’s Connections, Contributors And Foreign Friends.

Why would the Senate Majority Leader block a measure to strengthen US election security? A small team of volunteers researched possible forces behind Moscow Mitch’s decision. They researched publicly available information to uncover …

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Moscow Mitch blocks bills to strengthen election security. How to use technology to follow the money and connections behind his decision.

A single image often captures the truth better than dozens of reports. Technology now makes it easy to design network maps that reveal the motives and connections behind an action. We …

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Who Profits From The Opioid Epidemic? Free App Maps Connections & Contributions To Follow The Money.

“Follow the money”, Deep Throat advised reporters investigating the Nixon Watergate scandal. The advice is still apt and applies to many issues including the opioid crisis. But it’s harder …

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