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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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Phoenix Voters Rebuff Koch, Pick Train

From CommonDreams: Phoenix Voters ‘Say Yes to the Future,’ Rejecting Koch-Backed Effort to Ban Light Rail Expansion in Least Sustainable US City “Fantastic news, tinged with a bit of sadness that David Koch didn’t live to see Phoenix voters reject his poisonous vision.” by Julia Conley Nice to know that even in death, David Koch…

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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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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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Ku Koch Klan Supports Neo-Confed Professors

Looking for yet another reason to hate and fear the Koch Brothers and their massive, anti-democratic political machine? Okay, how about this? Alex Kotch writes in The Nation that Charles Koch’s The Koch Foundation is funding “neo-Confederate” and even white-supremacist professors on University campuses across the country. In How Charles Koch Is Helping Neo-Confederates Teach…

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