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The great democracy : how to fix our politics, unrig the economy, and unite America / Ganesh Sitaraman.

Sitaraman, Ganesh, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781541618114
  • ISBN: 1541618114
  • Physical Description: v, 253 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-241) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The origins and meaning of neoliberalism -- The neoliberal ideology -- The last days of neoliberalism -- After neoliberalism -- Toward a great democracy -- United democracy -- Economic democracy -- Political democracy -- Defending democracy -- Conclusion: the politics of achieving a great democracy.
Summary, etc.:
A leading progressive intellectual offers an agenda for how real democracy can triumph in America and beyond. Since the New Deal in the 1930s, there have been two eras in our political history: the liberal era, stretching up to the 1970s, followed by the neoliberal era of privatization and austerity ever since. In each period, the dominant ideology was so strong that it united even partisan opponents. But the neoliberal era is collapsing, and the central question of our time is what comes next. As acclaimed legal scholar and policy expert Ganesh Sitaraman argues, two political visions now contend for the future. One is nationalist oligarchy, which rigs the system for the rich and powerful while using nationalism to mobilize support. The other is the great democracy, which fights corruption and extends both political and economic power to all people. At this decisive moment in history, The Great Democracy offers a bold, transformative agenda for achieving real democracy.
Subject: Democracy > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 2017-
United States > Economic conditions > 21st century.
HISTORY / Social History.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
Economic history.
Politics and government.
United States.