Entirely Surrounded: Protesters Encircle White House, Close in on Tar Sands Industry

Entirely Surrounded: Protesters Encircle White House, Close in on Tar Sands Industry by Bryan Farrell Published on Monday, November 7, 2011 by Waging Nonviolence “We don’t know how many people it takes to encircle the White House, but we’re about to find out,” Bill McKibben told a crowd of over …

Money and Democracy Update

an e-newsletter about the movement to curb corporate influence in politics and restore our democracy Issue #81 • October 7, 2011 “Money and Democracy Update” is Public Citizen’s weekly e-newsletter about the intersection of money and politics. It is part of our ongoing campaign to track the results of — …

Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has ‘Direct and Substantial Interest’ in Keystone XL

Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has ‘Direct and Substantial Interest’ in Keystone XL By Stacy Feldman, InsideClimate News In recent months Koch Industries Inc., the business conglomerate run by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, has repeatedly told a U.S. Congressional committee and the news media that the proposed Keystone …