U.S. fertilizer company owned by Koch
A small North Carolina agriculture business is accusing a fertilizer company owned by the billionaire Koch brothers of trying to drive it out of business. Koch Agronomic is part of Koch Industries Inc, led by brothers David and Charles Koch, two of the world's richest men. Eco Agro, which is based in High Point, North Carolina and has $5 million in sales so far in 2014, denied violating Koch's ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:07 pm
Who are the 10 richest billionaires in
Bill Gates is America's richest man for the 21st year in a row. But do you know who's the richest woman in the US?
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:52 am
Top 10 in Forbes list of wealthiest
The top 10 people on this year's Forbes 400 list are: — Bill Gates, $81 billion — Warren Buffett, $67 billion — Larry Ellison, $50 billion — Charles Koch, $42 billion — David Koch, $42 billion — Christy ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:05 pm
Proposed gift to FSU from Koch foundation in
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.
Posted on 17 September 2014 | 10:44 am
Kochs: Buying influence from college to
The billionaire Koch brothers' effort to buy influence through the political system is well-known. (Well, maybe not as well-known as the Mark Pryor campaig n wishes it were known.) But here's another way the Kochs shape the country: In the college classroom. From the Center for Public Integrity and the Daily Beast : In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars ...
Posted on 13 September 2014 | 5:02 am
Charles Koch Foundation: Incomes Above
Incomes for the bottom 90 percent of Americans only grew by $59 on average between 1966 and 2011 (when you adjust those incomes for inflation), according to an analysis by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston for Tax Analysts. During the ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:22 pm
Vote for September's letter of the month
Suppose one of these new Koch economics professors, selected for his already made-up mind and approved by Charles Koch, began to develop a different and more nuanced way of understanding the world? Would Koch withdraw his funding? Why would anyone with ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:05 am
Bill Gates ranked richest American by Forbes
The top 10 people on this year's Forbes 400 list are: *Bill Gates, $81 billion *Warren Buffett, $67 billion *Larry Ellison, $50 billion *Charles Koch, $42 billion *David Koch, $42 billion *Christy Walton & family, $38 billion *Jim Walton, $36 billion ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 5:04 pm
Koch Industries Responds to Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone requested to interview CEO Charles Koch about his company's philosophy of Market Based Management; Ilia Bouchouev, who heads Koch's derivatives trading operations, about the company's trading practices; and top Koch lawyer Mark Holden about ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:00 pm
Billionaires' First Jobs: From Warren
Radio station WVOL hired her to read the news on the air, which she loved and led to her first television gig. Businessman Charles Koch, 78, is Forbes' fourth richest American, tied with his younger brother David Koch, 74. His first job out of college was ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:10 am