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 and New Orleans, he has written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Economist, The Sun, numerous other publications, and more corporate clients than he’d like to admit. His play, Dos Coyotes, ran at the Manhattan Repertory Theater in 2012.
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 back to the US. He teaches writing for NYU's School of Professional Studies.
His latest novel, Playing With Fire, is a journey into the jungles of Thailand, the heart of Pandora, and the soul of the Promethean prank.
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Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
by Ellen Opprecht
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
The Billionaires' Manifesto
by Kurt Opprecht
2016 Edition - A satirical take on the ultimate agenda of the upper class, ostensibly authored by a proud billionaire. This primer urges the upper 1% to reclaim their rightful place in a modern day aristocracy. Sections include the blueprint for a return to a "New Plutocracy," a modern feudal system where corporations have the same rights as people, poverty is a crime and slavery is legal again
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