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Two Book Reviews by Ken Dammand

Could democracy itself be a more effective and efficient means of controlling a population than the torture chambers and gulags we typically associate with tyranny? Has democracy in the United States of America effectively become an invisible tyranny through which an unseen elite rule a citizenry distracted by mock issues and placated by a meaningless

Winner Take All Politics (continued)

Fix Democracy First’s efforts have largely been focused on the corrupting role of money in politics. But these two books will make it clear that the problem is more complex than simple corruption. And no system of public funding or disclosure alone will address these problems sufficiently unless and until the general public understands more