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Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy: Destroying labor unions

From Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains: If the nation’s health, schools, and prisons, and the world’s climate, are at a watershed moment, so, too, is the U.S. labor force. A large body of research by economists and political scientists over … Continue reading

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Let’s get even deeper into “libertarianism”

I was delighted with Paul Krugman’s column on “libertarianism.” That is, the Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy. That is, what Nancy MacLean’s terrific historical perspective, “Democracy in Chains,” digs into. The Big Lie. Krugman’s column came just as I … Continue reading

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The Kochs and Trump, perfect symbiosis

In today’s New York Times digital edition, Thomas Edsall takes on the symbiosis, as he puts it, between Trump and the Koch Bros. It’s as devastating as you’d think — or, rather, as I have been thinking for years, ever … Continue reading

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