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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Autor: Mayer, Jane

Editorial: Anchor Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right : From the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative journalism that uncovers the powerful group of immensely wealthy ideologues who are shaping the fate of America.

Why is America living in an age of profound and widening economic inequality? Why have even modest attempts to address climate change been defeated again and again? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers?

In a riveting and indelible feat of reporting, Jane Mayer illuminates the history of an elite cadre of plutocrats - headed by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys - who have bankrolled a systematic plan to fundamentally alter the American political system. Mayer traces a byzantine trail of billions of dollars spent by the network, revealing a staggering conglomeration of think tanks, academic institutions, media groups, courthouses, and government allies that have fallen under their sphere of influence. Drawing from hundreds of exclusive interviews, as well as extensive scrutiny of public records, private papers, and court proceedings, Mayer provides vivid portraits of the secretive figures behind the new American oligarchy and a searing look at the carefully concealed agendas steering the nation. Dark Money is an essential book for anyone who cares about the future of American democracy.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencias Políticas   Political Process
History & Geography   United States

ISBN 13:9780307947901
ISBN 10:0307947904
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:576
Tamaño:7.99" l x 4.98" w x 1.14" h
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