Past Events

  • 2016 Feb 12

    The Koch Effect: The Impact of a Cadre-Led Network on American Politics

    Location: 

    Room K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    In Washington, DC and the states, Republicans push unpopular policies – and sometimes also oppose legislation favored by prominent business groups. Why is that? New research highlights resource shifts on the U.S. right and the growing influence of the Koch network, a coordinated set of big donors, lobbying groups, and constituency organizations that now rivals America’s political parties.