Unrig: How To Fix Our Broken Democracy

byDaniel G. NewmanIllustratorGeorge O'Connor

Paper over Board | July 7, 2020

Unrig: How To Fix Our Broken Democracy by Daniel G. Newman
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An intruiging and accessible nonfiction graphic novel about the role wealth and influence play in American democracy.

Despite our immense political divisions, Americans are nearly united in our belief that something is wrong with our government: It works for the wealthy and powerful, but not for anyone else. Unrig exposes the twisted roots of our broken democracy and highlights the heroic efforts of those unrigging the system to return power to We the People.

This stirring nonfiction graphic novel by democracy reform leader Daniel G. Newman and artist George O'Connor takes readers behind the scenes-from the sweaty cubicles where senators dial corporate CEOs for dollars, to lavish retreats where billionaires boost their favored candidates, to the map rooms where lawmakers scheme to handpick their voters. Unrig also highlights surprising solutions that limit the influence of big money and redraw the lines of political power.

If you're overwhelmed by negative news and despairing for the direction of our country, Unrig is a tonic that will restore your faith and reveal the path forward to fix our broken democracy.

Daniel G. Newman is a national expert on government accountability and money in politics. He is president and co-founder of MapLight, a nonpartisan nonprofit that promotes transparency and political reform. Newman has appeared in hundreds of media outlets, including CNN, CBS, MSNBC, FOX Business News, and NPR. He lives in the San Franc...
Title:Unrig: How To Fix Our Broken DemocracyFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2020Publisher:first secondLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1250295300

ISBN - 13:9781250295309

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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