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tRump: Koch’s #1 Legacy

Interesting piece over on The Intercept’s web page: David Koch’s Most Significant Legacy Is the Election of Donald Trump by Lee Fang. David Koch, like his brother, turned against Trump after his election. But, says Fang, it was the Koch duo’s decades long struggle to radicalize the American Right and bring it to power that…

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Koch’s Toxic Legacy

What was the greatest legacy of the late David Koch? The LA Times may have said it best, Column: David Koch’s real legacy is the dark money network of rich right-wingers Historians will note that this man, along with his brother, helped bring about the near end of Democracy in America. Except among Fascists and Reactionaries,…

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Meet Mr. Styx

From the parody and comedy site Hard Drive: David Koch Still on Wrong Side of River Styx After Refusing to Pay One-Cent Ferry Tax The scary thing? It’s possible.

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David Koch Is Dead

From CommonDreams.org: After Life of Incalculable Harm, Billionaire Climate Denialist and Right-Wing Villain David Koch Dead at 79 Well, now… Don’t think we can top that headline. So, we’ll just leave it at that.

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Can Ayn Rand Be Saved?


Late last year, there was an intriguing article in Politico, The Next Koch Doesn’t Like Politics. It seems that the Koch Brothers, the famous “Libertarian” billionaires who have done so much to shatter the American centralist consensus in politics, are growing old. So, increasingly the massive foundations and political networks they’ve created are being transferred…

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The Koch Bros Meet Their Monster

So I read, in the papers and on the web, that even the Koch Brothers (or, the ones who are well enough to participate) have come to the end of their patience with the Trumpster. They have begun to criticize him. They have directed their networks to work against him. They have even said that…

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David Koch Leaving

David Koch is leaving both his business and political offices, according to news reports. The reason given is that Koch is suffering serious health reverses. This leaves both the family business empire and its political activities under the sole direction of Koch’s older brother, Charles Koch, who is 82. The two Kochs have been at…

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The Ku Koch Klan in Education

There is a frightening but fascinating article over in the Washington Post this week. In Professor: A disturbing story about the influence of the Koch network in higher education, Valerie Strauss presents an essay by “Matthew J. Garcia, who was the director of Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies from 2012…

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