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Billionaire democracy

George R. Tyler

Billionaire democracy

the hijacking of the American political system

by George R. Tyler

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaign funds,
  • Wealth,
  • Income distribution,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Elections,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge R. Tyler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK275 .T95 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 294 pages
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947802M
    ISBN 101942952929
    ISBN 109781942952923
    LC Control Number2017036869
    OCLC/WorldCa1006522002

    In America, the wealthy few have built a system that works in their favor, while maintaining the illusion of democracy. American voters have little influence on policies engineered by lawmakers. Political scientists call it the "income bias", causing lawmakers to compete to satisfy preferences of donors from the top one percent instead of the. On the Democratic side, hedge fund billionaire Jim Simons, who had established himself in as among the left’s mega-donors, emerged as perhaps .

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In Billionaire Democracy: The Hijacking of the American Political System, economist George R. Tyler lays out the fundamental problems plaguing our democracy. He explains how the American democratic system is rigged and how it has eroded the middle class, providing an unflinching and honest comparison of the US government to peer Billionaire democracy book 5/5(1).

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Billionaire Democracy The Hijacking of the American Political System (Book): Tyler, George R.: "This isn't your America. No matter who the president is. We're told that when we vote, when we elect representatives, we're gaining a voice in government and the policies it implements.

But if that's true, why don't American politics actually translate our preferences into higher-living. Billionaire Democracy is a "must-read" for every American voter, and worthy of the highest recommendation for public library Political Science collections.

COPYRIGHT Midwest Book Review No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. This isn't your America.

No matter who the president is. We are told that, when we vote and elect representatives, we gain a voice in government and its policies. Yet, it hasn't translated our preferences into higher living standards for the majority.

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This book is a must-read for all sentient American citizens.” —Clyde Prestowitz, author of The Betrayal of American Prosperity and president of the Economic Author: George R. Tyler. The answer is that, in America, the wealthy few have built a system that works in their favor, while maintaining the illusion of democracy.

The reality is that the quality of democracy in the United States is lower than in any other rich democracy, on a par with nations such as Brazil or Turkey.

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“George Tyler’s Billionaire Democracy is a profound, clearly and provocatively written indictment of the American political system by an insider who has seen up close how it works.

This book is a must-read for all sentient American citizens.” — Clyde Prestowitz, New York Times bestselling authorBrand: Blackstone Publishing. In Billionaire Democracy: The Hijacking of the American Political System, economist George R.

Tyler lays out the fundamental problems plaguing our democracy. He explains how the American democratic system is rigged and how it has eroded the middle class, providing an unflinching and honest comparison of the US government to peer democracies abroad.

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