Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America

Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America

John Nichols


Fresh from the 1st $10 billion election crusade, award-winning authors exhibit how unbridled crusade spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signs the top of our democracy.

Blending bright reporting from the 2012 crusade path and deep point of view from many years masking American and overseas media and politics, political journalist John Nichols and media critic Robert W. McChesney clarify how US elections have gotten managed, predictable agencies which are controlled through a brand new classification of experts who wield thousands of greenbacks and outline our politics as by no means sooner than. because the cash will get bigger—especially after the electorate United ruling—and journalism, a center payment and stability at the govt, declines, americans are at risk of turning into much less proficient and extra open to manipulation. With groundbreaking behind-the-scenes reporting and astounding new examine on “the cash power,” Dollarocracy indicates that this new energy doesn't simply endanger electoral politics; it's a problem to the DNA of yankee democracy itself.

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