The Great Democracy

How to Fix Our Politics, Unrig the Economy, and Unite America
Product Number: EB00758059
Released: Dec 10, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781541618671
Publisher: Basic Books
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Description

A leading progressive intellectual offers an agenda for how real democracy can triumph in America and beyond Since World War II, there have been two eras in political history: the liberal era, stretching from the New Deal to the 1970s, followed by the neoliberal era of privatization and austerity ever since. In each period, the dominant ideology was so strong that it united even partisan opponents. But the neoliberal era is collapsing, and the central question of our time is what comes next. As acclaimed legal scholar and policy expert Ganesh Sitaraman argues, two political visions now contend for the future. One is nationalist oligarchy, which rigs the system for the rich and powerful while using nationalism to mobilize support. The other is the great democracy, which fights corruption and extends both political and economic power to all people. At this decisive moment in history, The Great Democracy offers a bold, transformative agenda for achieving real democracy.

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Author(s): Ganesh Sitaraman
Original Publish Date: Dec 10, 2019

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