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Charles Koch Foundation Donor Agreements Indicate Kochs Influenced Professor Hirings, Firings

Documents were released this week that show connections between the Charles Koch Foundation and George Mason University.

Donor agreements indicate the foundation gave millions of dollars to have a say in whether professors should be hired or fired. George Mason isn’t the only university to receive money from the Kochs, however.

Universities in Arizona have received funds from the foundation as well, including Arizona State University’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership.

Matthew Barakat, an Associated Press reporter, has been following the George Mason connection to the Charles Koch foundation, and he joined The Show to talk about the documents.

Steve Goldstein was a host at KJZZ from 1997 to 2022.