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Return to Common Sense Seven Bold Ways to Revitalize Democracy

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ISBN-10: 1402213654

ISBN-13: 9781402213656

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Waldman

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Easily hackable voting machines. A corrupt campaign finance system. Trust in government plummeting, and half of all eligible voters simply staying home. American government, once the envy of the world, urgently needs repair-and soon. A Return to Common Sense presents the Brennan Center report on how our system became so badly broken, and the seven bold reforms our country needs to take to fix it. The Brennan Center, the nation's premiere think tank and advocacy organization focusing on democracy, presents seven ways we can save America from one of the most perilous states in history: -End Voter Registration As We Know It -Fix Electronic Voting -Increase Voter Turnout -Campaign Finance…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Michael Waldman was one of the few aides to work closely with president Bill Clinton from the first day of his presidency until nearly the end of the term. He played a key role on controversial issues from campaign finance reform to free trade. Previously, he was a writer & public interest lawyer & the author of "Who Robbed America? A Citizen's Guide to the S&L Scandal."

A Note from the Author
Introduction
Seven Steps to Revitalize Democracy
Fixing the Vote
End Voter Registration as We Know It
Rocking the Vote
Stop Political "Hacking"
Reforming Politics
Campaign Finance Reform
Gerrymandering
Flunk the Electoral College
Repairing Government
Restore Checks and Balances
The Democracy Moment
Notes
Acknowledgments
About the Author