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Art Pope's network misleads, back-pedals in wake of Moyers documentary   |   January 10, 2014
In North Carolina, no single person orchestrates a political machine as big -- and, at the moment, as effective -- as the one erected by GOP mega-donor and state budget director...

 

Study finds shift to 'dark money' in climate denial effort   |   December 23, 2013
By Douglas Fischer, The Daily Climate The largest, most-consistent money fueling the climate denial movement are a number of well-funded conservative foundations built with so-...

 

Are conservative think tanks breaking lobbying laws?   |   November 14, 2013
A national network of conservative think tanks funded by companies and businessmen including the Kochs of Koch Industries, the Waltons of Wal-Mart, and Art Pope of Variety...

 

Who's behind the push to limit multicultural studies in Texas universities?   |   March 20, 2013
Advocates of multiculturalism are girding for a fight in the Texas legislature, where a bill has been introduced that would ban racial, ethnic and gender history studies from...

 

Art Pope still funding climate disinformation   |   February 6, 2013
As North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's budget director, Art Pope will help make important fiscal decisions for a state facing serious threats due to climate disruption, from...

 

Bulk of Pope Foundation money channeled into conservative advocacy   |   January 30, 2013
In December 2012, the John William Pope Foundation -- the family foundation chaired and run by North Carolina Republican mega-donor Art Pope, now the state budget director --...

 

Art Pope translates dollars into influence at UNC   |   September 18, 2012
In 2011, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy -- a nonprofit named after the father of Republican benefactor Art Pope, and predominantly funded by Pope's...

 

Is the conservative consensus crumbling over gay marriage?   |   March 28, 2012
This week, newly-unearthed internal memos revealed that a leading group fighting gay marriage, the National Organization for Marriage, sought to drive "a wedge between gays...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: The money behind Americans for Prosperity   |   March 8, 2012
Amount that the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and its affiliated foundation spent over the last two years attacking Democratic candidates and...

 

Art Pope turns up in climate disinformation exposé   |   February 16, 2012
Documents obtained from a think tank at the center of the climate disinformation campaign confirm the important role played in financing that campaign by leading conservative...

 

Give me some of that old time secession   |   December 8, 2011
On March 2-3, the Civitas Institute -- a conservative think tank largely funded by Art Pope's foundation - is hosting Battleground North Carolina, a conference designed to...

 

Art Pope's money key to NC anti-gay marriage push   |   November 10, 2011
North Carolina multimillionaire Art Pope and his groups are often called "libertarian" in their political outlook. But Pope has veered from the views of most...

 

How Art Pope helped bring you Herman Cain   |   October 17, 2011
The Associated Press has a big story this week about Tea Party presidential favorite Herman Cain and the role of the right-wing group Americans for Prosperity in his political...