Friday, March 28, 2014

Inside the Koch Brothers' Campus Crusade

By Dave Levinthal

The campus of Koch Brothers Academy spans a nation.

Learn about the “role of government institutions in a capitalistic society” at South Carolina’s College of Charleston.

Dive into the “integrated study of philosophy, politics and economics” at Duke University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

And philosophize about the “moral imperatives of free markets and individual liberty” at the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy at Troy University in Alabama.

Billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch may rank among the nation’s biggest bankrollers of conservative causes and Republican campaign vehicles. But Koch proselytizing of government deregulation and pro-business civics is increasingly targeted not just at creatures of Capitol Hill, or couch sitters in swing states, but at the hearts and minds of American college students, as well.

Read the rest here.


  1. So George Mason gets 8.5 million. Second place gets less than 300K. No coincidence that George Mason is the only one that tries to teach Austrian Economics. That tripe only gets into the classroom when the Koch Bros are picking up the tab.

  2. That 'tripe' foresaw the fiscal crisis where you had your keyesnian maw agape and aghast, mystified how the world was seemingly coming to an end.

    Please do continue embarrassing yourself jerry. It is quality entertainment.