Nation on the take : how big money corrupts our democracy and what we can do about it /

The necessity of raising huge sums of campaign cash has completely changed the character of politics and policy making, determining what elected representatives stand for and how they spend their time. Potter and Penniman expose legalized corruption and link it to the kitchen-table issues citizens f...

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Main Authors: Potter, Wendell, 1951- (Author), Penniman, Nick (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc, 2016.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • How we got here
  • Rigged
  • Oligarchy, gridlock, cronyism
  • Too big to beat
  • Drugged
  • Fuel follies
  • Fat wallets, expanding waistlines
  • Enough to make you sick
  • It's fixable
  • The makings of an all-American movement.