Corporate democracy

an economist"s critique of proposals for corporate governance and structure
  • 24 Pages
  • 2.91 MB
  • English
Washington Legal Foundation , Washington, D.C. (1705 N St., N.W., Washington 20036)
Corporation law -- United States., Corporations -- United States., Corporate governance -- United St


United St

StatementSteve Pejovich.
LC ClassificationsKF1414.3 .P35 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2870210M
LC Control Number84050728

Corporatocracy (/ ˌ k ɔːr p ə r ə ˈ t ɒ k r ə s i /, from corporate and Greek: κρατία, romanized: kratía, lit. 'domination by'; short form corpocracy) is a recent [when?] term used to refer to an economic and political system controlled by corporations or corporate interests.

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Corporate Conspiracies is a useful and timely guidebook for those engaged in the battle to reclaim our government from the clutches of runaway corporate /5(19). Recent Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United and other high-profile cases have sparked disagreement about the role of corporations in American democracy.

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The book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt () by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco portrays inverted totalitarianism as a system where corporations have corrupted and subverted democracy and where economics bests politics. Mar 29,  · In his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy, Sen.

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) warns that “corporations of vast. This book focuses on a political understanding of CSR: the author bridges politics corporate social responsibility and in a creative and provocative manner.

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This book offers a critical history of government policy toward the US automobile industry in order to assess the impact of the large corporation on American democracy.

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senator and former federal prosecutor, Sheldon Whitehouse has had a front-row seat for the spectacle of dark money in government. In his widely praised book Captured, he describes how corporations buy influence over our government— not only over representatives and senators, but over the very regulators directly responsible for enforcing the laws under which these.

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Please join the Center for American Progress and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse for a discussion of his new book. The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy This corporate power aims to. May 16,  · Where Winkler's book tells the story of modern legal rights being constructed in large part through corporate-driven litigation, the Corporations volume tells a similar story on a much broader canvas: These essays suggest that the very institutions of American democracy themselves are products of battles over corporate power—both the efforts.

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