Dispatches from COP23 Climate Change Summit in Bonn

This is a series of reports from guest contributor Alex Carlin about his observations from the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP).

Spike in Private Equity Political Spending Spares Loophole in GOP Tax Plan

New research by CMD shows private equity political spending soared to almost $100 million in 2016 election cycle.

The Kochs Brothers Purchase a Stake in SINA, the Chinese Telecommunication Company

Are the Koch brothers following in the footsteps of father Fred?

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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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