Koch U: Florida State University Hands Over Economics Department to Billionaire Libertarians

By: Tuesday May 10, 2011 11:20 am

Via Andy Kroll, the billionaire Koch brothers, based on a minor investment, are remaking the economics department at Florida State University: A foundation bankrolled by Libertarian businessman Charles G. Koch has pledged $1.5 million for positions in Florida State University’s economics department. In return, his representatives get to screen and sign off on any hires [...]

Wisconsin Republicans Use Open Records Request to Try to Silence Critic

By: Friday March 25, 2011 8:10 am

William Cronon is a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Earlier this week he wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin, and Scott Walker’s radical departure from that. He also recently started a blog, where he has tried to piece out [...]

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