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The Coors Connection: How Coors Family Philanthopy Undermines Democratic Pluralism
by Russ Bellant
Through their philanthropic donations, Joseph Coors and other family mebers have bamkroled a right-wing agenda of union-busting, homophobia, sexism, racism, and covert operations. The Coors family has served as the cornerstone of the right-wing movement known as the New Right. The Coors Connection details the individuals, organizations, and causes supported by Coors philan ...more
Paperback, 149 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by South End Press
(first published October 1st 1991)
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This book functions less as a primer on the Coors family than a walk-through of how "power bases" work here in America: any notions of X-Files/Oliver Stone/ranting zinester's bullshit will widely be dispelled (i.e., there's no "Star Chamber" of 12, who decide who's going to win the Super Bowl this year, say), leaving you with something more wide-ranging and, ultimately, unsettling. (Ever keep track of your entire high school graduating class, year in year out, to see what they're "up" to? Such i ...more