Economics and the 1% Takeover of America

Updated: Mar 15, 2020

"Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America"

By Lynn Parramore

"MacLean details how partnered with Koch, Buchanan’s outpost at George Mason University was able to connect libertarian economists with right-wing political actors and supporters of corporations like Shell Oil, Exxon, Ford, IBM, Chase Manhattan Bank, and General Motors. Together they could push economic ideas to public through media, promote new curricula for economics education, and court politicians in nearby Washington, D.C. "

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