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Democracy in Chains

The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America

by Nancy MacLean

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Title
Democracy in Chains
Subtitle
The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
Author
Nancy MacLean

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A scholarly expose of the ideas of political economist James McGill Buchanan and multibillionaire Charles Koch explores their role in the radical right's six-decade campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and minimize restrictions on the wealthy.