Author Archive: Kevin Mooney


Will Teachers Unions’ Political Contributions Prevent School Choice in Pennsylvania?

A well-funded network of government unions stands in opposition to parents, students, and lawmakers eyeballing education reform in Pennsylvania.  Until recently, they have cowed and cajoled elected officials into stalling some of the more audacious legislative initiatives. But in the aftermath of the COVID-19 shutdowns and a critical court ruling, the atmosphere may be ripe […]


Earth Day Activists Ignore Big Wind’s ‘Carnage’ for Eagles

Earth Day came and went April 22 without self-described environmentalists and their allies in the media devoting much, if any, attention to the deleterious effects of wind power on wildlife habitats, especially for eagles. There’s nothing on the official Earth Day website, which identifies itself, in part, as “the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental […]


Internal Documents Contradict American Express on ‘Woke’ Personnel Policies

Internal documents appear to tell a different story than public statements by American Express denying that the credit card giant has implemented “divisive woke policies” that punish white employees, according to a group that advocates a race-blind America. Color Us United, a nonprofit founded two years ago, joined with allied organizations to expose internal American […]


House Republicans Ready for New Scrutiny of Biden Climate Goals, Green Foreign Agents 

House Republicans will reactivate investigations into the relationship between hostile foreign governments and activists who oppose American energy production if their party regains a congressional majority in November, congressional sources and policy analysts say.  As rising gas prices and inflation bedevil consumers, Congress should devote more time and attention to “anti-energy campaigns” that undercut America’s […]


White House ‘Disinformation’ Campaign Against Climate Policy Critics Sparks Litigation

Climate activists are working in coordination with the Biden White House and Democrat-dominated congressional committees to silence political opponents under the guise of “disinformation,” legal and energy policy analysts say.  Under President Joe Biden, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has kept a tight lid on how the administration advances its climate […]


How Texas Is Fighting Chinese Infiltration

A Texas law blocking construction of a Chinese-owned wind farm close to an Air Force base could ripple across state lines to inspire new laws deterring China from burrowing into American infrastructure.  The Lone Star Infrastructure Protection Act—which became law in June 2021—prohibits companies and other entities from entering into agreements in Texas involving critical […]


Liberal Groups Aligned With Arabella Advisors Spend Over $1M to Support School Choice Attacks in Pennsylvania

Liberal groups aligned with the Washington consulting firm Arabella Advisors have spent over $1 million to support attacks on school choice in Pennsylvania, joining public employee unions that have pumped tens of thousands of dollars into targeting charter schools.  An organization called Education Voters of Pennsylvania has published a series of articles and reports critical […]


Bloomberg Could Benefit From Climate Rules He Helped Craft 

Billionaire businessman Mike Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and presidential candidate, is poised to benefit financially from proposed rules requiring climate disclosures for businesses that he had a hand in crafting, policy analysts say.  President Joe Biden’s Securities and Exchange Commission proposes that publicly traded companies disclose to investors what the commission describes as […]


Gov. Glenn Youngkin Aims to Save Virginia From California-Style Energy Policies

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, is drawing a sharp contrast between his energy initiatives and those of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, saying he remains committed to withdrawing Virginia from a multistate climate pact and pulling away from California’s vehicle emission goals.  Youngkin’s executive order calling on Virginia to “reevaluate” its participation in […]


White Males Need Not Apply? ‘Colorblind’ Group Accuses American Express of Racist Policies

Look for a “Colleague Network” at American Express that supports whites, particularly white males, and that search will be in vain because the multinational credit card corporation has embraced discriminatory policies, according to a nonprofit group that advocates “a unified America.” American Express lists 14 Colleague Networks in its 2021 Inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion […]