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Nancy MacLean: How the Koch Network Fosters Disinformation; Diane Ravitch blog

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Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains, describes in great detail how the Koch brothers created an academic foundation for their extremist libertarian views. In this paper, titled “Since We Are Greatly Outnumbered: Why and How the Koch Network Uses Disinformation to Thwart Democracy, appears in a publication called The Disinformation Age;” MacLean goes into new detail about the workings of the Koch network and its efforts to undermine democracy. It knows that it does not have popular support so it has developed ways to “work around” the will of the majority. Currently, its major project is to block any effort to confront climate change."

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