Jane Mayer

Franken’s resignation came after many women had accused him of misconduct. All the allegations involved unwanted touches or attempted kisses.
Margaret Sullivan ripped the "shameless propaganda outfit" days after the release of a damning New Yorker exposé.
If there is a single key to understanding what motivates Donald Trump -- that is, other than his extreme narcissism -- it is his determination to avoid, at all costs, the pain of humiliation.
Last fall, when I first arrived at George Mason, I decided to major in economics. Halfway through the semester, I learned about the large amount of money GMU has accepted from Charles Koch and the power such money has given the Charles Koch Foundation at other universities.
Too many of the top .1 of the one percent, who already have every advantage over everyone else in the world, have become so greedy and so utterly amoral that they are fundamentally eroding our society's democracy, government and sense of morality.
Jane Mayer's new book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, has already revealed many previously unknown facts about the Koch brothers in particular.
From 2005-2014, Koch spent $109.7 million on 361 distinct campuses, according to Greenpeace's updated analysis of IRS filings from Koch's nonprofit foundations.
This article is the first of two posts examining Charles Koch's campus investments, as reported in Jane Mayer's Dark Money. The first post examines the history, long-term strategy, and true intent of the university "philanthropy" coordinated by Charles Koch.
The just-published book "Dark Money," penned by New Yorker staff reporter Jane Mayer, reveals that the Koch Brothers hired the former commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD) -- and his daughter, a former FBI agent -- to smear her as a "plagiarist" in the months after the release of her August 2010 bombshell article on the Kochs.
In the Commonwealth Club audience were more than a few who had earlier chanted "Run, Bernie run!" when another candidate dropped by, but Brock got a rousing applause. The left, it seems, is substantially more considerate than the right.
We have seen over time, that humans are capable of the best and the worst. Nobody heals unless there is truth about what happened. We have a chance to open this book, and I hope we take it.
When President Obama rolled out his climate strategy last week, he made a point to sidestep Congress and take executive action
The next wave of the women's movement is about to break. Across the public sphere, women are awakening, becoming reenergized, taking stock and speaking up. Nowhere was this more apparent than at the inaugural YaleWomen Global Conference: Vision, Values, Voices.
I've come here to urge you not to see Zero Dark Thirty, the new film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden. My reason is simple: The film glorifies torture.
I have heard several people suggest that with our current rate of social media exchanges, there is an almost on purpose creation
In response to my offer to a debate or public discussion, the Koch brothers, hiding behind their attorney, wrote, "We are confused about what there is to debate." Well, I'll tell you.
"People and Power" on Al Jazeera has been working for months on the Koch Brothers expose. It premiered last night and is the best TV story of the Kochs thus far.
North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy After describing Pope's political history of having