The Resource Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right, Jane Mayer, (electronic resource)

Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right, Jane Mayer, (electronic resource)

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Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right
Title
Dark money
Title remainder
the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right
Statement of responsibility
Jane Mayer
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Subject
Genre
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 bankrolled a systematic, step-by-step plan to fundamentally alter the American political system.The network has brought together some of the richest people on the planet, foremost among them Charles and David Koch. Their core beliefs--that taxes are a form of tyranny; that government oversight of business is an assault on freedom--are sincerely held. But these beliefs also..
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IDEBK
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Mayer, Jane
Dewey number
320.51/2
Index
index present
LC call number
JC599.U5
LC item number
M373 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Koch, Charles G.
  • Koch, David H
  • Citizens United
  • Libertarianism
  • Conservatism
  • Campaign funds
  • Rich people
  • United States
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Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right, Jane Mayer, (electronic resource)
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This is an OverDrive title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn935638944
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 449 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385535601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 889475
  • F4444C32-1D8F-4943-9472-F6759D92E135
System control number
(OCoLC)935638944
Label
Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right, Jane Mayer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
This is an OverDrive title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935638944
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 449 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385535601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 889475
  • F4444C32-1D8F-4943-9472-F6759D92E135
System control number
(OCoLC)935638944

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