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Ross, Alec

Summary: "For 150 years, there has been a contract. Companies hold the power to shape our daily lives. The state holds the power to make them fall in line. And the people hold the power to choose their leaders. But now, this balance has shaken loose. As the marketconsolidates, the lines between Walmart and the Halls of Congress have become razor-thin. Private companies have begun to behave like nations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 322 ROS

Ventura, Jesse.

Summary: A former governor who ran on an independent ticket argues that the two-party system is fundamentally corrupt and asserts that a no-party system could save American democracy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 VEN

Whitehouse, Sheldon

Summary: "In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator Whitehouse combines history, legal scholarship, and personal experiences to provide the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322 WHI

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Clements, Jeffrey D.

Contents: Introduction: what's at stake -- American democracy works, and corporations fight back -- Corporations are not people; and they make lousy parents -- If corporations are not people, what are they? -- Corporations don't vote; they don't have to -- Did corporate power destroy the working American economy? -- Corporations can't love -- Restoring democracy and republican government.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 CLE

Mayer, Jane.

Summary: An investigation into the growing radical right reveals a network of wealthy people with extreme Libertarian views, led by the Koch brothers, that has been systematically influencing and controlling academic institutions, the courts, and the United States government.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 MAY

Nader, Ralph.

Summary: "Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations on our society. At this pivotal political moment, Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever. Large majorities tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power. The ever tightening influence of big business on the mainstream...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 NAD

Ramaswamy, Vivek

Summary: "A young entrepreneur makes the case that politics has no place in business, and sets out a new vision for the future of American capitalism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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