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  1. Democracy for the Few
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and why? Who pays and in what ways. These are the central questions investigated in this book.
  2. The Householder's Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression - Review
    A report on Britain's Government Machine

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Organizational tactics communities can use to fight projects or developments being foisted on them.
  3. How the System Got Trumped: Cambridge Analytica's Electoral Psyops Campaign
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    Available from Cinema Libre Studios, "Trumping Democracy" provides the key to understanding how we have ended up with the most unpopular president in history.
  4. Managing Wastes
    A Guide to Citizens' Involvement

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Second editon of booklet first published in 1984, outling how citizens can involve themselves in decision-making about waste management.
  5. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - June 18, 2015
    Corruption

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2015
    Corruption - or at least some types of corruption - are much in the news, with the ongoing scandals in the Canadian Senate and the recent U.S. targeting of the Swiss-based football federation FIFA for alleged bribery. In this issue, we look at these and other forms of corruption. Diana Johnstone writes about the double standards displayed by U.S. institutions, which happily target enemies and rivals, while ignoring the much greater corruption that underlies the power structures in Washington. We feature an article detailing how much money U.S. Senators received from corporations prior to their vote on the TPP negotiations, as well as materials on criminal conduct by some of the world's biggest banks, and an article on the work of investigative journalists in exposing corruption.
  6. Protesters cast shadow over US billionaires' rally in the sun
    Koch brothers to host rightwing politicians and business leaders to discuss how to influence politics

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The Koch brothers' annual rally of rich Americans and rightwing media figures was hosted to raise money for anti-government think tanks and climate change denial. This year a counter rally was orgnaized by Common Cause.
  7. Second Nature
    The Animal-Rights Controversy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    Animal-rights advocates argue that humans have no right to kill any animal, whether by hunting or farming or for medical research. Is this a cure for our ecological ills or is it a symptom of the disease? What is irrefutably logical
  8. Tea Party Oddsmaker Has Best Campaign Finance Reform Idea Yet (Really)
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Liberals always say we need to get money out of politics. But there are three big problems with that: (1) the Supreme Court has made it near-impossible without amending the Constitution; (2) no matter what barriers you erect, money will always find ways to influence politics; and (3) maybe most importantly, politics costs money.

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