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Students engage in professional development through weekly introductory classes and a paid internship opportunity.

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Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship

The Poynter-Koch Media & Journalism Fellowship is designed specifically for aspiring and entrepreneurial journalists to refine their storytelling skills and accelerate their careers in media.

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    We support criminal justice reforms that keep our communities safe by respecting human dignity and emphasizing public safety.

  • Free Speech & Toleration

    Protecting good ideas and speech means protecting all ideas and speech, so long as they do not violate the person, property, or liberty of others.

  • Foreign Policy

    We work to expand the public debate about what foreign policy will make us more safe and secure, and we support a new generation of experts re-examining prevailing orthodoxy.

  • Stopping Corporate Welfare

    We support reforms that lead to more innovation, economic growth, and individual opportunity.

  • Technology & Innovation

    We support a culture that embraces innovation, maintaining and expanding opportunity for all.

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The latest news about the Charles Koch Institute, our initiatives, and our students and alumni.

02-04-2020 10:45pm

The Charles Koch Institute’s Statement in Response to State of the Union Remarks on Afghanistan

In response to President Trump's statements this evening regarding Afghanistan, Charles Koch Institute's Vice President of Research and Policy and Afghanistan veteran Dr. William Ruger issued the following statement...

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01-23-2020 11:25am

NEW POLL: Americans want troops home from Afghanistan, Iraq; opposed to more military engagement

A new YouGov poll commissioned by the Charles Koch Institute shows Americans are strongly supportive of bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and Iraq, oppose war with Iran, and generally want the United States to be less militarily engaged around the world.

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01-08-2020 12:58pm

The Charles Koch Institute’s Statement in Response to President Trump’s Address on Iran

The Charles Koch Institute’s William Ruger, Vice President of Research and Policy, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s address on Iran.

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