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2017/05/05 | Peter Carrol

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires behind the Rise of the Radical Right

BOOK REVIEW: In 'Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,' investigative journalist Jane Mayer reveals how a elite group of plutocrats have effectively subjected the US political system to a process akin to corporate capture. This is a thorough, meticulously researched and compelling account of the financial takeover of US democracy that unveils the otherwise hidden influence of the billionaire class, writes Peter Carrol.