This can be no usual textbook on American govt. DEMOCRACY FOR THE FEW is a provocative interpretation of yank govt that you've got most likely now not been uncovered to in effortless tuition, highschool, or different collage classes, and positively no longer within the mass media. This textbook indicates how democracy is again and again violated by way of company oligopolies, yet how well known forces have fought again and sometimes made profits even with the process. through concentrating on the connection among monetary strength and political energy, discussing real govt practices and guidelines, conspiracies, propaganda, fraud, secrecy and different ploys of presidency and politics, this booklet stands aside in its research of ways US govt works.
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