Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It (Hardcover)

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In the wake of the Citizen’s United decision, elections will be controlled by moneyed interests as never before. Award-winning authors John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney show what this influx of cash with zero transparency means for democracy—and how we

About the Author


Robert W. McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the author or editor of sixteen books. He is the President and co-founder of Free Press, a national media reform organization and hosts “Media Matters” on WILL-AM radio. He lives in Madison, WI.

John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, has written The Nation’s Online Beat since 1999 is their Washington DC correspondent contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times, he is also the associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and dozens of other newspapers and he is a frequent guest on radio and television programs as a commentator on politics and media issues. Nichols lives in Madison, WI and Washington DC.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1568587074
ISBN-13: 9781568587073
Published: Nation Books, 05/01/2012
Pages: 288
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 9th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up


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