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Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but ‘it was the right thing to do’

Charles Koch is chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately held American companies, and an influential philanthropist for more than 50 years. Brian Hooks is president of the Charles Koch Foundation, and chairman and CEO of Stand Together. The following is an excerpt from their new […]
Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but ‘it was the right thing to do’
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David Koch’s reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company in the US, Koch Industries, along with numerous political and policy institutions and billions of dollars spent toward advocacy, with an emphasis on conservative and libertarian […]
David Koch’s reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics
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David Koch is dead. His and his brother Charles’ combined net worth is over $100 billion, even after years of family feuds and massive lawsuits. Here’s how they made and spent their wealth.

David Koch is dead at 79, his family announced on Friday. The Koch brothers were two of the richest men in the world, with net worths of $US58.7 billion each, according to Bloomberg. Their fortunes came from their 42% stakes in the Koch family business, Koch Industries. Some of the […]
David Koch is dead. His and his brother Charles’ combined net worth is over $100 billion, even after years of family feuds and massive lawsuits. Here’s how they made and spent their wealth.
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Frustrated with ‘the divisiveness of this White House’, billionaire Charles Koch says he’s open to backing Democrats in the midterms

Billionaire Charles Koch, whose network has long supported libertarian causes, said he’s open to backing Democratic candidates if they align with his platform. Top donors in the Koch network gathered in Colorado Springs this past weekend. In a rebuke of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, Koch network co-chair […]
Frustrated with ‘the divisiveness of this White House’, billionaire Charles Koch says he’s open to backing Democrats in the midterms