Dollarocracy explains how American democracy is declining as the range of debate is increasingly controlled by big-money campaign contributions, wall-to-wall lobbying and a media that is more inclined to repeat official spin than to dig for the truth.
They will also discuss themes in another of Professor McChesney's recent books, Digital disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy.
About the speakers-
Robert W. McChesney is Gutsgell Endowed Professor of Communications at the University of Illinois. He is one of the most prolific, widely read, and cited communications scholars in the United States. His work is translated and read in over 30 languages.
John Nichols has written for the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Progressive, In These Times, and dozens of other newspapers. He is the Washington correspondent for The Nation and has authored or co-authored over a dozen books. His work also is widely translated. (added from IndieBound)