Is That a Politician in Your Pocket Washington on $2 Million a Day

ISBN-10: 047167995X
ISBN-13: 9780471679950
Edition: 2004
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Primer / The Basics: Who's Buying Whom: How Money in Politics Really Works
Our Pockets Are Being Picked
Prescription Drugs: Rx: Rip-off--How Big Pharma Stays on Top
Minimum Wage: Nickel and Dimed by Congress
Cable TV: Monopoly Is So Much Fun
Banking Deregulation: When Big Banks Happen to Little People (Part 1)
Corporate Fraud: How Congress Unleashed the Looters
Our Health Is Being Endangered
Health Care Reform: The Incredible Shrinking Health Care Debate
Drug Safety: Who Watches the Watchdogs?
Tobacco Policy: When Is a Drug Not a Drug?
Food Safety: Not Anybody's Idea of a "Happy Meal"
Pesticides and Food: Dare Your Kid Eat a Peach?
Our Environment Is Being Despoiled
Energy Policy: The Secret Life of Dick Cheney
Air Pollution: Why Johnny Can't Breathe
Superfund: Return of the Toxic Avoiders
Fuel Inefficiency: Rigged Contest: Hummer versus Hybrid
Our Safety Is Being Jeopardized
Homeland Insecurity: The Homegrown Chemical Weapons Threat
Gun Politics: Of Killer Pens and AK-47s
Workplace Injuries: How Long Can You "Study" a Problem Before It Goes Away?
Our Rights Are Being Abridged
Law and Order: Pardon You? It Depends
Privacy and Predatory Lending: When Big Banks Happen to Little People (Part 2)
Bankruptcy Deform: There Are Some Things Money Can Just Keep Trying to Buy
Our Treasury Is Being Plundered
Tax Fairness: The Rich Get Richer ... and the Poor Get Audited
Return on Investment: Corporate Welfare, Land-grab Style
Agriculture Subsidies: The Farmer in the Till
Bailouts and Boondoggles: Homeland Security or Profit Security?
Media Democracy: All the News That's Fit to Omit
Conclusion: What Is to Be Done?
Index

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