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Excellent, MUST-read exposè of #KochBrothers long-standing, far-reaching efforts to control American policy👉“Documents Show #KochNetwork's 'Structure of Social Change' in Action” desmogblog.com/2019/08/19/koc… #FollowTheMoney #ResistKleptocracy #ResistAutocracy #ProtectDemocracy 🇺🇸🗽
#KochBrothers 1996👉“In an article for #PhilanthropyMagazine, #RichardFink, who led the #CharlesKochFoundation and served as executive vice president of #KochIndustries, called the #KochNetwork’s integrated strategy their “Structure of Social Change” kochdocs.org/2019/08/19/199…
#FollowTheMoney #KochBrothers #PayToPlay “Not mentioned in the document is #Koch’s 👉complimentary financing of politicians👈 who are pressured by Koch advocacy organizations to champion the policies developed using #Fink’s model” kochdocs.org/2019/08/19/199…
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Get your brain into gear this morning with this long read from @ChloeFarand and myself for @DeSmogUK on how US libertarians and fossil fuel interests are infiltrating the UK's #Brexit debate and pushing for environmental deregulation desmog.co.uk/2018/11/18/mat…

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The story centres around a power couple in Brexit politics, Matthew and Sarah Elliott. Matthew was chief of Vote Leave and still has fingers in lots of Brexit pies. Sarah is chair of Republicans overseas, and used to work for fossil fuel magnates the Koch brothers.
In the US, the couple have strong ties to the #Kochtopus network and libertarian Trump-funder Robert Mercer. In the UK, they have strong ties to the remnants of the Leave campaign, and a network of groups lobbying for mass deregulation post-Brexit based out of #TuftonStreet
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