How The Koch Brothers Use a Florida Gulf Coast University to Promote Their AgendaQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|At Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, every student who majors in economics and finance gets a copy of Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged'FGCU now has a core group of a half dozen economists whose research supports the ideas of free-market capitalism, still an unpopular subject in most faculty lounges. They teach this material to more than 250 economics and finance students (one class is titled 'The Moral Foundations of Capitalism'), organize lectures by leading thinkers, publish their research in well-respected journals and hold influential positions in groups that promote free markets.|
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