Once upon a time, the super-wealthy endowed charitable foundations and then turned them over to trustees to run. Today's multi-billionaires are different.
David Swanson and Pacifica have released a new audio of the first interview of Mary Anne Grady Flores from jail, where she is serving a sentence for photographing Americans speaking out against the military's drone program.
Russian Colonel Rudolf Abel is the spy who is front and center in Steven Spielberg's film, "Bridge of Spies," which is nominated in six Oscar categories. FBI agent John "Jack" Coulter, who helped catch Abel, is the father of arch right-winger Ann Coulter.
Is the nation's largest online charter school provider, K12 Inc., getting out of the "managed schools" business?
Alex Carlin reports from Paris, interviewing climate activists and sharing first-hand accounts from the climate conference.
In a new twist of the ALEC playbook, policymakers and lobbyists have formed a mini-ALEC called "ACCE."
ALEC CEO Lisa Nelson was not keen on speaking about ALEC's climate change denial.
I recently headed back to where the school privatization push all began--the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Wisconsin has become the new ALEC darling, and took center stage on the second day of the 42nd ALEC conference. It is easy to see why.
An insider's account of what goes on behind closed doors at ALEC.