InfluenceWatch Podcast #165: Is the PTA a Teachers’ Union Stooge?

We have covered extensively the prolonged and unprecedented closures of schools ostensibly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which continue to see teachers unions insist, even when their members receive vaccination priority or when school districts conduct extensively disruptive “pandemic theater” like closing for deep cleaning that even the teachers-union, er, “stakeholder” compromised CDC has concluded is unnecessary, that in-person schooling is “unsafe,” without evidence. Parents seeking to raise pressure with…

Activists Brought in $2.2 Billion for Pro-Abortion Policies in 2019

There’s no shortage of money for the pro-abortion Left. New research by the Capital Research Center shows that pro-abortion groups spent nearly $1.9 billion in 2019 (see the data in the Appendix), money that advanced the Left’s century-old goal of establishing abortion-on-demand policies and taxpayer-funded abortions across the United States. Billions for Population Control Pro-abortion groups are among the best-funded organizations on the professional Left, with access to an almost…

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