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"Hostile Takeover makes a strong case that American democracy is under attack. Every politically engaged citizen who wants to know what challenges we face and how we can rebuild our country's democracy should read this book." Al Gore, former vice president of the United States
"Here are the horrifying facts about how our government works todayand for whom it worksdelivered in a tone of outrage that is not only merited but appropriate. Read it and scream." Thomas Frank, author of What's the Matter with Kansas?
"David Sirota is a genuine American hero: he speaks the truthforcefully, courageously, straightforwardly, with no apologies, and with thorough documentation. This book is an invaluable guide to how the hostile takeover of our government affects you, and what you can do about it." George Lakoff, author of Don't Think of an Elephant!
"A blunt, two-fisted attack that pulls back the covers on the cozy canoodling between corporations and our government. Sirota ferociously indicts politicians of both political parties for their shameless peddling of corporate PR." Arianna Huffington, author of Pigs at the Trough
"A precious handbook for citizens living in the country of anger and disgust. Read it and you will no longer feel powerless. You may begin to believe it's possible for the people to reclaim their democracy. You may even decide to join the fight." William Greider, author of Who Will Tell the People and national affairs correspondent for The Nation "Hostile Takeover is not for the Powers That Be, but for the Powers that Ought To Bethe ordinary grassroots people of our country. Use this book as a lesson plan and action plan for taking our government back." Jim Hightower, author of Thieves in High Places
Thought provoking and such a great insight into what's so wrong in the western world. Let's not sleep walk into 1984!Published 11 months ago by Rita Danko
Must read if you care about democracy! I strongly suggest you buy this for all you family and their friends.Published on February 25, 2013 by Montgomery H. Reis
Author David Sirota grew up in a wealthy Montgomery Country suburb of Pennsylvania and went to Northwestern University's elite Journalism School, although he is not listed among... Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by Jim Piechocki
I had high hopes for this book. I agree wholeheartedly with the premise -- big money and corruption have conquered our government. Read morePublished on March 28, 2011 by SpiderPie
Orwellian double-speak applied to the 21st century: choice is tyranny; coercion is freedom. The author presents private corporations as averse to liberty and democracy. Read morePublished on October 31, 2010 by J
This book is a non-partisan, fact based account of who received how much from whom and what bills were voted for or against. Read morePublished on February 15, 2010 by Michael D'Antuono
David Sirota makes all the points of what is wrong with America today, all the issues that America has, and all the problems this country has. Read morePublished on November 1, 2009 by Amazon Customer
Although the book is a little dated...I know more graft and corruption has happened since the pub. date- It's sill a great read! Read morePublished on January 9, 2009 by Blanchard