Capitalism V Democracy

Author: Timothy K. Kuhner
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804791589
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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.

Political Economy A Comparative Approach 3rd Edition

Author: Barry Clark Professor Emeritus
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440843260
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Modern Liberal analyses of corruption in politics are found in Lawrence Lessig,
Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It. New York:
Hatchette, 2011; Robert C. Post, Citizens Divided: Campaign Finance Reform
and the Constitution: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014; Timothy
Kuhner, Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market
Constitution. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014; Larry Bartels,
Unequal Democracy: ...

Campaign Finance

Author: Robert E. Mutch
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190274719
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Hasen, Richard L. Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and
the Distortion of American Politics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.
Hohenstein, Kurt. Coining Corruption: The Making of the American Campaign
Finance System. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007. Kushner,
Timothy K. Capitalism v. Democracy: Money in Politics and the Free Market
Constitution. Stanford, CA: Stanford Law Books, 2014. La Raja, Raymond J.
Small Change: Money, ...

Election Law And Democratic Theory

Author: Professor David Schultz
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472434986
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For the most part this is the broader question that has not been asked by the
Supreme Court, at least not since Justice Holmes famously mused in Lochner v.
New York that the Constitution does not enact a specific economic theory.1 yet,
as this chapter will argue, that is precisely what the debate about money and
politics has become—a referendum on whether the constitution endorses not
only a free market theory of democracy but in the process accepts the legitimacy
of the ...

The Constitution And Campaign Finance Reform

Author: Frederick Gilbert Slabach
ISBN: 9780890894248
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ward the erosion of Buckley continues, the Supreme Court should hold the
voucher plan constitutional.202 Conclusion To be sure, a voucher plan along the
lines set forth in this Article is no panacea to the problem of unequal distribution
of political capital in the political market. Indeed, there can be no perfect solution
given the inherent tension in any society as fiercely committed as the United
States to both ma- joritarian democracy and free market capitalism, and given
unequally ...

Judging The Constitution

Author: Michael W. McCann
Publisher: Scott Foresman & Co
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These powerful forces have felt threatened and have, to a large extent, been
rescued by a free-market capitalist interpretation of the First Amendment. The
Court's interpretation gave ... Quoted in Jonathon Bingham, "Democracy or
Plutocracy? The Case for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Buckley v.
Valeo? The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 486
(July 1986), pp. 103, 104. 2. Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1 (1976). 3. Mark Tushnet
, "Corporations ...

The Free Market

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Most regular folks don't have the time or energy or money to hang out on Capitol
Hill to see if their heroes actually do what they promised. (They don't.) ... The
underlying issue here is not one resting on capitalist versus socialist economies
or democratic versus monarchic governments, but rather that of coercive versus
voluntary interaction and involvement. To put it simply, the only just system is that
of the free market, not political democracy, wherein all tastes are satisfied. This is
the ...

The Free American

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"The depression was the calculated 'shearing' of the public by the World Money
powers, triggered by the planned sudden shortage of supply of call money in the
New York money market. ... "The idea was that those who direct the overall
conspiracy could use the differences in those two so-called ideologies [marxism/
fascism/socialism v. democracy/capitalism] to enable them [the II- luminati] to
divide larger and larger portions of the human race into opposing camps so that
they could ...

Civil Liberties And The Constitution

Author: Michael W. Combs
Publisher: Pearson College Division
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For a classical liberal argument drawing the link between free markets and
protection of civil liberties. sec Friedman. Milton. Capitalism and Freedom.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1962. 2"Lindblom and Woodhouse, op. cit.
, pp. 90—l03. Hlbid. Sec generally Chapter 9. ”The Privileged Position of
Business in Policy Making,” p. 7|. especially pp. 72-78. 2°lbid., Chapter ll. “
Political Inequality.” especially pp. 100-102. In addition, the Supreme Coul1's
decision in Buckley v.

Hallowed Secularism

Author: B. Ledewitz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230619525
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This expansive reading of the free speech clause of the First Amendment is
probably not justified by the history of the clause. Still, rich people have rights, too
. Therefore, their political speech should be protected. If that threatens democracy
, so does restricting their speech. The real threat to democratic life lies in the
combination of the money-equals-speech doctrine with the bizarre and
indefensible doctrine that corporations have constitutional rights. Corporations
are creatures of law.