Kurt Opprecht is the author of The Billionaires’ Manifesto, and editor of How to Rule the World for Fun and Profit. As a journalist based in New York City, he has written for The New York Times, The Economist, The Sun, numerous other publications, and more corporate clients than he’d like to admit. His play, Dos Coyotes, ran last year at the Manhattan Repertory Theater.
Kurt studied communications and competed in debate at Southern Utah University, then transferred to Reed College, where he completed his BA in philosophy. He spent four years in Tokyo, working as a radio DJ, actor, writer, and teacher before moving to New York City. He teaches writing for Gotham Writer Workshop and at NYU-SCPS.
He is currently putting the finishing touches on his novel, Playing With Fire, a journey into the jungles of Thailand, the nightlife of Bangkok, and the heart of the Promethean prank.
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The Billionaires' Manifesto
By Kurt Opprecht
Published: August 19, 2012.
For the first time in print: The secret agenda of the 1%.
An indignant smackdown to the unwashed audacity of the Occupy movement, The Billionaires’ Manifesto is the revolutionary gambit of shipping mogul Thurston H. to create a New Plutocracy and put the 99% forever in their place.
(Bleeding hearts be aware, this book contains harsh reality.)
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