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The Resource Dark money : how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US, Jane Mayer

Dark money : how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US, Jane Mayer

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Dark money : how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US
Title
Dark money
Title remainder
how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US
Statement of responsibility
Jane Mayer
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Language
eng
Summary
Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer is that a popular uprising against 'big government' led to the rise of a broad-based conservative movement. But as Jane Mayer shows in this powerful, meticulously reported history, a network of exceedingly wealthy people with extreme libertarian views also played a key role by bankrolling a systematic, step-by-step plan to fundamentally alter the American political system. Jane Mayer spent five years conducting hundreds of interviews--including with several sources within the network--and scoured public records, private papers, and court proceedings in reporting this book. In a taut and utterly convincing narrative, she traces the byzantine trail of the billions of dollars spent by the network and provides vivid portraits of the colourful figures behind the new American oligarchy. Dark Money is a book that must be read by anyone who cares about the future of American democracy
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TEFOD
Dewey number
320.520973
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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Dark money : how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US, Jane Mayer
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http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E68D29CF-C4EC-4041-9350-3F87930282E7
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9781925307801
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E68D29CF-C4EC-4041-9350-3F87930282E7
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(OCoLC)946074762
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Dark money : how a secretive group of billionaires is trying to buy political control in the US, Jane Mayer
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E68D29CF-C4EC-4041-9350-3F87930282E7
Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn946074762
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781925307801
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E68D29CF-C4EC-4041-9350-3F87930282E7
System control number
(OCoLC)946074762

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