You may have seen the piece we published earlier this evening about Koch Industries asking employees to embrace and share owner Charles Koch’s “vision” of a free society and the threat it faces from the collectivist menace. This is a big, big company. According to the Koch website, the various divisions and subsidiaries and company operating under the Koch Industries banner operate in more than 60 countries and have more than 100,000 employees. But based on our reporting, in at least some parts of it, there’s a pretty heavy climate of propagandizing the Koch “vision” of a free society: courses, emails to staffers, just a pervasive climate of the Kochian view of the world, which as we saw from today’s WSJ oped seems to have a distinctly Perkinsian flavor to it.
In a 100,000 operation there must be a lot of people who don’t share the vision. So if you’re in this category and you work for Koch or one of its subsidiaries, can you drop us a line? We’d love to hear the details.
We promise complete anonymity.