John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, in which they argue that the large increase in campaign spending over the past four decades has resulted in the destruction of our democracy. They said that the 2012 presidential campaign, in which billions of dollars were spent, confirmed how bad things were getting. The authors spoke at the International House at the University of Chicago. close
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Robert W. McChesney Professor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign->Communication Department
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