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Best Congress Money Can Buy Stories of Political Possibility

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ISBN-10: 1483962555

ISBN-13: 9781483962559

Edition: N/A

Authors: Oren Litwin

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What if bribery were legal? What if there were a crowdfunding site for public-works projects? What if you could sue corrupt politicians?How would the country be different?The Best Congress Money Can Buy and six other short stories display visions of our society that are delightfully strange and provocative. Joe is a congressman who openly sells his services to the highest bidder. Nick is a drunken brawler who must pay for his crime in a workhouse. Beth is a peaceful woman in a country where gun ownership is mandatory. Their stories and others explore how our political dysfunctions needn't be taken for granted, and small changes in our political system can lead to meaningful changes in our…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 5/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 130
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.440

OREN LITWIN IS a PhD candidate in political science at George Mason University, where he completed his MA in 2010. Before that, he earned a BA with honors from Yeshiva College in New York. Over and over, his work returns to the theme of how people work together in the face of social turmoil to create new institutions, in order to build a better world. Oren currently lives with his family and a horse, three chickens, and two dogs in California, where he is working on his PhD dissertation in Just War Theory. (Yes, George Mason is in Virginia...)