Plutocrats united : campaign money, the Supreme Court, and the distortion of American elections. --
Imp / Ed.:
New Haven, CT, Estados Unidos ; Londres, Inglaterra : Yale University Press, c2016.
x, 241 p. : il. ; 25 cm.
Introduction : a new American plutocracy. -- I. Problems. -- 1. The corruption distortion. -- 2. What does money buy in politics? -- II. Solutions. -- 3. The voting lottery. -- 4. Level up, level down. -- III. Objections. -- 5. Censorship. -- 6. The (new) media. -- 7. (Un)intended consequences. -- IV. Changing the system. -- 8. Wrong paths. -- 9. The last great hope for reform. --
Tomado de la solapa: "Campaign financing is one of today's most divisive political issues. The left asserts that the electoral process is rife with corruption. The right protests that the real aim of campaign limits is to suppress political activity and protect incumbents. Meanwhile, money flows freely on both sides. In Plutocrats United, Richard Hasen argues that both left and right avoid the key issue of the new Citizens United era: balancing political inequality with free speech. The Supreme Court has long held that corruption and its appearance are the only reasons to constitutionally restrict campaign funds. Progressives often agree but have a much broader view of corruption. Hasen argues for a new focus and way forward: if the government is to ensure robust political debate, the Supreme Court should allow limits on money in politics to prevent those with great economic power from distorting the political process."
Incluye referencias bibliográficas (Pp. 191-236) e índice.

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