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Ep. 22: Christopher Leonard on "Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corpor…

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Christopher Leonard is a business reporter whose work has appeared in such publications as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. He is the author of the bestselling new book Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America.

Leonard explains how Charles Koch and his political network were able amass so much power and influence over American life. He also offers insights into Charles Koch’s “market based management” philosophy and how it enabled him to make so much money and also execute his long-term political strategies.

Christopher Leonard also details the specific public policies that Charles Koch and his political network are advancing to transform the United States fully into a right-wing libertarian dystopia where “survival of the fittest” and unrestrained corporations rule without restriction over every aspect of public and private life.

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