This 4th of July, Allen Ruff was joined by Bob McChesney to talk about his latest book co-authored with John Nichols, “Dollarocracy”. “Dollarocracy” examines what happens to a democracy when big money is involved in elections.
“Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America” was written by John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney. It analyzes the true nature of a democracy when money is involved in politics.
To kick off pledge drive on A Public Affair on Monday October 14th, our host John Quinlan was joined by Robert McChesney- John Nichols about their newest book “Dollarocracy,” followed by Barbara Wright and Luciano Matheron from WYOU with more information about their new collaboration with the library.
According to dollarocracy-book. When asked if random selection for members of the U.S. Congress would work better than our money driven elections, 45% of Americans believe that candidates would do a better job if they were randomly selected electing candidates using the current big-money system. Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
John Nichols and Bob McChesney have written a new book, People Get Ready, and they want WORTians to be the first to hear about it at a special, free event, Friday, February 19, 7 pm, at the downtown Madison Public Library, co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Book Festival. Nichols and McChesney are household names for WORT listeners. […]
12 PM: What effects does the digital divide have on the future of democracy? Today Allen Ruff talks with Bob McChesney, co-author of the newly released book “People Get Ready,” to discuss this and the need for a new economy. But first, assistant news director Dylan Brogan gives an update from the “Day Without Latinos […]