Stories by Alex Kotch

Alex Kotch is an independent investigative journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. Follow him on Twitter at @alexkotch.  subscribe to Alex Kotch's feed

Posted on: May 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Kicked off Soundcloud.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Perry is now the head of an agency he wanted to abolish.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Meet the Bradley Foundation, giving the Koch brothers a run for their money.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Nothing like getting thrown out on the street with two kids and a $7.25-per-hour job to give you the tools to achieve the American dream.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Racist, sexist, Islamophobic speakers spark violence and publicity for Koch and Mercer-backed juggernauts.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Confederacy boosters, vicious xenophobes and alt-right firebrands are pursuing divisive agendas in their home states.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: Exposed by CMD

Austerity advocates claim that they need only to convince five of seven targeted states to get on board.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A multimillion-dollar campaign to stifle protest in universities.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Sebastian Gorka is close with the Hungarian Jobbik Party; in 2012, one of their members proposed a Jewish registry.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Between Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions, the Trump presidency is a paradise for the Christian Right.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Miller and Mike Pence both had a history of spreading lies about the dangers of smoking.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Kochs influenced hiring, designed classes and cut off graduate fellowships based on dissertation topics.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Democrats are vehemently opposing billionaire Betsy DeVos.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

One-third of the Trump team has ties to the Koch brothers.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump catered to them, and it worked—even on evangelical leaders who were skeptical of his commitment.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Breitbart called campaign CEO Steve Bannon the "Leni Riefenstahl of the Tea Party movement"—for good reason.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It’s part of a hostile takeover of schools by deregulation.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Charles Koch's incestuous academic network serves only to promote his brand of tax-slashing, regulation-killing economics.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2016, Source: Salon

Politicians and anti-LGBT activists have created a climate in which gay and trans people are constantly at risk.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

With his grants, Koch is installing libertarian-minded economics professors at hundreds of universities.