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Unequal Democracy

Unbranding Obama

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John O'Kane

Obama is hardly an outsider. He's an elite member of the establishment, a product brand, as Noam Chomsky claims, packaged by investors to sell and control the public.


Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

I hate to say this, because President-Elect Obama is setting the example for us to be nice and dignified and stop all the political/cultural warfare t...

Zelizer's Book Corner: Larry Bartels' Unequal Democracy

Julian E. Zelizer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julian E. Zelizer

Bartels provides readers with stunning statistical data about the close connection between partisanship, policy, and economic inequality. The book demonstrates that it will make a huge difference which party will be in power after November.