Kuhner, Timothy.

Capitalism v. Democracy : Money in Politics and the Free Market Constitution - Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2014. - 1 online resource (377 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

As of the latest national elections, it costs approximately 1 billion to become president, 10 million to become a Senator, and 1 million to become a Member of the House. High-priced campaigns, an elite class of donors and spenders, superPACs, and increasing corporate political power have become the new normal in American politics. In Capitalism v. Democracy, Timothy Kuhner explains how these conditions have corrupted American democracy, turning it into a system of rule that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens. Kuhner maintains that these conditions have corrupted capitalism a

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Campaign funds -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Capitalism -- United States.
Constitutional law -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States. -- Supreme Court.

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