Koch community closes places of work, shifts to digital
Charles Koch, head of Koch Industries.
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An activist group backed partly by libertarian billionaire Charles Koch has shifted its operations to the digital realm because the coronavirus spreads all through the US.
Stand Collectively, also referred to as the Koch community, has hundreds of thousands of staff, volunteers and activists in 35 states working for teams resembling People for Prosperity, the LIBRE Initiative and Involved Veterans for America. These teams typically conduct in-person canvassing with voters however that seems to be altering as governments and companies prohibit gatherings and journey in a bid to include the unfold of the virus.
“Our Stand Collectively group has taken our operations completely distant. Out of an abundance of warning and to make sure the well being and security of our activists, workers, and voters, our workers are working from house and are using digital organizing as one approach to proceed their grassroots…