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Koch v. Cato Judean People's Front/People's Front of Judea Blogging

In which I try again to make a rather subtle point to Jonathan Adler: Look: I agree that for Cato to be a Koch-owned and Koch-controlled entity is likely to destroy Cato as we have known it, and that would be a shame. I am trying to make the narrower point: the defense of Crane and Cato as we have known it is something that is easy for a Burkean or a communitarian or a social democrat to make, but well-nigh impossible for a libertarian to make.
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Bob Levy’s Statement on the Cato vs. Koch Conflict

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (3 years ago)

(Ilya Somin) I agree with most of what co-blogger Jonathan Adler says about Cato Chairman Bob Levy’s recent statement on the conflict between the Kochs and the Cato Institute. It is, overall, a persuasive document and much more deta... Read Post

Koch v. Cato — A Statement from Charles Koch

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (3 years ago)

(Jonathan H. Adler) Charles G. Koch has issued the following statement about the Koch brothers lawsuit to obtain control of the Cato Institute.  Here it is in its entirety: Statement by Charles G. Koch Chairman and CEO, Koch Industr... Read Post

Kochtopus vs. Cato Blogging: Jonathan Adler's Legal Dog Won't Hunt, His Bird Won't Fly, His Fish Won't Swim, His Snake Won't Crawl

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands (3 years ago)

Ed Crane tries to hold a Cato shareholders' meeting to reduce the Koch brothers' controlling 2/3 share as of Bill Niskanen's death to a non-controlling share. The Koch brothers use their legal property rights to file suit in a Kansa... Read Post

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