FSU Students Discover New Senate Bill Meant To Keep Koch Infiltration… Hidden

cifid By Leslie Salzillo, The Daily Kos I recently wrote a Daily Kos diary titled Florida Students Protest Koch Influence Over College Professors discussing the Koch brothers corruption which has been bleeding into the FSU (Florida State University) faculty and education. The problem began in 2008 when Charles Koch made a hefty donation/bribe that included questionable stipulations. A student protest began in 2011 after those ‘special permissions’ were exposed. In the last several months the protest has reignited. Now with the introduction of a seemingly insidious brand new Senate bill, the heat is on and rising. Here is an excerpt from a recent editorial by several student activists, via Tallahassee.com “Our university’s academic integrity has already been compromised from the influence of high-dollar donors like Koch, who managed to assume inappropriate control over our economics department’s curriculum and hiring process per an agreement signed in 2008. Three years have passed since FSU professors exposed Koch’s financial...

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