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NC’s ‘Steyer’ Wants to Re-educate Conservatives

NC’s ‘Steyer’ Wants to Re-educate Conservatives

The physical resemblance is uncanny, but it’s not the only thing Jay Faison and Tom Steyer have in common. They both are wealthy political environmental activists who have decided they will spend their millions/billions to support the politics of environmentalism and the agenda of Big Solar – one influencing the power elite, the other unbelieving...
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Mary Mountcastle and the Reynolds Family Connections

Mary Mountcastle and the Reynolds Family Connections

This is part two of a three-part series (click here for part 1) Susan Myrick It can be very difficult to grasp or visualize the vastness of the network of left-wing groups in North Carolina. But one way to start is with the key group on the left – and the family that dominates it....
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David Neal and the Reynolds Family Connections

David Neal and the Reynolds Family Connections

This is part one of a three-part series Susan Myrick It can be very difficult to grasp or visualize the vastness of the network of left-wing groups in North Carolina. But one way to start is with the key group on the left, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation – and the family that dominates it....
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Mapping the Left – The Video

Mapping the Left – The Video

http://youtu.be/S0AYKzBBFyI
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Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation: Roots of Radicalism

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation: Roots of Radicalism

Susan Myrick Z. Smith Reynolds, in a photo from the Reynolda House Museum of American Art. The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation hasn’t always been the largest funder of liberal activist organizations in North Carolina. But just as the Reynolds family moved away from the legacy of its founding patriarch, in time the foundation abandoned its...
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Mapping the Left: Introduction

Mapping the Left: Introduction

In North Carolina, left-wing nonprofit advocacy groups for decades have wielded an alarming amount of power in the media, state politics, and government. They work together, both in loose coalitions and organized networks, to influence and control public policy. Only now, however, is there a user-friendly online database that sheds light on this vast, shadowy...
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