Tag: Donate

Political Investments with High ROI

By Wayne Caswell, Vice Chairman, Alliance of Progressive Voters

After Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last month, articles everywhere quoted analysts who called it a trillion-dollar giveaway to wealthy Republican donors. That caused me to dig up and re-watch a whiteboard video by Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. In “The Koch Machine,” he shows us how the Koch brothers strategically spent hundreds of millions of dollars on:

  • showy political front groups,
  • deceitful ad campaigns,
  • Think Tanks that reinforce their beliefs,
  • voter suppression schemes,
  • anti-unions efforts, and
  • a long-term strategy to unravel America’s campaign finance laws.