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Forbes, December 10, 2012

Welcome to Forbes for December 10th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, “Inside the Koch Empire: How the Brothers Plan to Reshape America” – They control one of the world's great companies, which they're using to reshape capitalism, and politics, in their image. Liberals (and competitors) may hope they go away, but Charles Koch and his brother David are just getting started.
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Welcome to Forbes for December 10th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.

In the cover story, “Inside the Koch Empire: How the Brothers Plan to Reshape America” – They control one of the world's great companies, which they're using to reshape capitalism, and politics, in their image. Liberals (and competitors) may hope they go away, but Charles Koch and his brother David are just getting started.

Also, “Biotech's Comeback Kid” – In his two years at Biogen, George Scangos has cut costs, and redirected money into smarter marketing and leaner research and development. Result: trailing 12-month sales are up 19% to $5.4 billion, and the share price has increased 212%.

We'll also tell you about, “Bad News Bear Grantham the Grim” – Investors hire Jeremy Grantham to spot irrational exuberance and bet against it. His firm, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo, is entrusted to manage $100 billion. Now let’s pray Grantham is wrong—very, very wrong.

Next, “From Pop Star to Startup Boss: The Story of Stageit's Evan Lowenstein” – Former pop star Evan Lowenstein aims to build the YouTube of live music. First, he'll have to break into the black.

Then, “Kicking the Can: Campbell's CEO Bets on Soup-in-a-Bag for 20-Somethings” – Will pouches of soup save 143-year-old Campbell's? New CEO Denise Morrison certainly hopes so. She's betting the company on it.

Followed by, “Meet the Digital Upstart that Thinks Millions of Rowdy Fans Are the Future of the Web” – What do you get when you mix a firebrand political blogger, an Internet innovator and a few million rabid sports fans? A valuable startup.

And in our final story . . .

“Click Here for a Better Christmas” – 'Tis the season for giving the wrong thing in the wrong size to the wrong person. Facebook and a handful of startups aim to solve the gift problem.

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