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Charter school power broker turns public education into private profits

... big political players, including conservative kingmaker Art Pope . By 2002, he was sitting alongside Pope on the board of the John ...

FS Article - ProPublica - 10/15/2014 - 11:21 - 0 comments

Investigative Series: How Pope Reigns

Although not well known, North Carolina millionaire Art Pope is one of the most influential benefactors of conservative causes and ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 01/14/2011 - 12:41 - 1 comment

A big loss for Art Pope in NC school resegregation fight

... majority backed by leading conservative benefactor Art Pope that worked to end the system's nationally recognized ... the community." (For more information about Art Pope, visit ArtPopeExposed.com .) ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/09/2011 - 13:14 - 1 comment

N.C. Democrats launch boycott of businesses owned by conservative financier Art Pope

... of the business owned by leading conservative benefactor Art Pope to protest what it calls his "corporate takeover" of ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/28/2010 - 11:04 - 3 comments

Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees

The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has ... by conservative mega-donor and discount-retail mogul Art Pope, now the North Carolina budget director under Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/19/2013 - 18:55 - 40 comments

Americans for Prosperity says NC voter misinformation came from Arkansas

... ties to the Koch brothers and to North Carolina's Art Pope, conservative power brokers who have been involved in promoting laws to ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/16/2014 - 14:59 - 0 comments

What will it take to rein in Big Money?

... from groups connected to millionaire conservative donor Art Pope, giving Republicans a 10-to-1 advantage in outside spending that ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/17/2014 - 10:16 - 0 comments

Pickets at Art Pope's stores gain steam, go statewide

In North Carolina, Art Pope's rise as a conservative political kingmaker -- including his ... of the NC NAACP, told Maddow: What we see with Art Pope is the most lewd and cynical and sinister form of wealth and power ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/11/2013 - 13:47 - 2 comments

Leading blogger for conservative NC think tank resigns over offensive Obama image

... Locke Foundation, a conservative NC think tank backed by Art Pope, resigns after posting an image of President Obama showing him in chains ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 03/22/2012 - 12:20 - 5 comments

5 players behind the Big Money attacks in NC Supreme Court elections

... like Real Jobs NC, another 527 group backed by GOP donor Art Pope that spent heavily to help Republicans win control of the General ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 05/02/2014 - 14:00 - 1 comment