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Sun Sep 21, 2014, 05:19 AM

How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks)

http://www.juancole.com/2014/09/corrupted-university-colleges.html

How The Koch Brothers Corrupted Florida State University (+163 Other Colleges) (Young Turks)
By contributors | Sep. 21, 2014
Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks

“In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached.

First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of Charles Koch, the billionaire industrialist and Republican political bankroller.

Second, the Charles Koch Foundation would at least partially control which faculty members Florida State University hired.

And third, Bruce Benson, a prominent libertarian economic theorist and Florida State University economics department chairman, must stay on another three years as department chairman — even though he told his wife he’d step down in 2009 after one three-year term.”

Read more from The Center For Public Integrity report here: http://www.publicintegrity.org/ 2014/09/12/15495/ koch-foundation-proposal-college-teach-our-curriculum-get-millions



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