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Dark Money by Jane Mayer

Journalist Jane Mayer follows money trail to billionaires behind U.S. radical right

Investigative reporter Jane Mayer, tracks the hidden history of billionaires and the radical right in her new book, Dark Money.

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Jane Mayer / The Koch Brothers and the Weaponizing of Philanthropy - YouTube

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'Hidden History' Of Koch Brothers Traces Their Childhood And Political Rise

Dark Money--'Hidden History' Of Koch Brothers Traces Their Childhood And Political Rise

Journalist Jane Mayer follows money trail to billionaires behind U.S. radical right

Investigative journalist Jane Mayer followed a money trail through some of the most powerful corporations in America. And as she learned more, one corporation began to follow her. Jane Mayer joins The Current to talk about the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right.

Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer, in a pair of blog posts, served up the latest attempted Democratic Party talking point on freshman Texas Senator Ted Cruz: that Senator Cruz is the second coming of Joe McCarthy. (ThinkProgress coordinates with a predictable illustration for those too simple-minded to get Mayer’s point). As it happens, I have some firsthand knowledge of | Read More »

How the Kochs Tried (and Failed) to Discredit Reporter Jane Mayer After She Exposed Their Empire