book that challenges Americans to reevaluate our views on how corruption and
private interest have infiltrated every level of society
From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, however divergent
their political views, these groups seem united by one thing: outrage over a
system of power and influence that they feel has stolen their livelihoods and
liberties. Increasingly, protesters on both ends of the political spectrum and
the media are using the word corrupt to describe an elusory system of power
that has shed any accountability to those it was meant to help and govern.
But what does corruption and unaccountability mean in
today’s world? It is far more toxic and deeply rooted than bribery. From super
PACs pouring secret money into our election system to companies buying better
ratings from Standard & Poor’s or the extreme influence of lobbyists in Congress, all embody a “new corruption” and remain unaccountable to our
society’s supposed watchdogs, which sit idly alongside the same groups that
have brought the government, business, and much of the military into their
pocket. Download and start listening now!