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Did the Koch family buy a piece of the University of Utah to 'balance' a Marxist faculty?

Did the Koch family buy a piece of the University of Utah to 'balance' a Marxist faculty?

Here’s something you may not have known about the University of Utah: It’s been a center of scholarship in Marxian economic theory.

But the right-wing Koch family almost certainly knows. That could be why the Charles Koch Foundation is making a $10-million donation to the school to establish a distinctly non-Marxian Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis at the university’s business school. The donation will match a combined $10-million donation from two foundations of Utah’s Eccles family. (Hat tip to Erik Loomis of the University of...

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