Tides Foundation has funded environmental and social justice projects since 1976 and also provides philanthropic advice. They believe in protecting the wilderness and promoting programs that help people in need.
It's hard not to think that Krause's article in the right-leaning National Post was inspired by the relentless demonization of Tides Foundation by Beck. But Krause's math doesn't add up and neither does her thinking. Sadly, there can be a point---and we've seen it again and again through history--- where facts can't stand up against propoganda.
Fox News is American, but this style of Fox-like media is creeping into Canada with the spin and misinformation---all intended to influence opinion, and potentially action.
Just the facts, m'am
Hyperbole: Alberta Oil Sands up against the "billion dollar gorilla", Tides. Fact: Billions (oil industry) to 6 million (Tides gifts, according to Krause)