10 Steps to Repair American Democracy 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 9781612051925
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Editorial Reviews


"A much-needed owner's manual for the citizen-owners of government in the United States." -- Michael Lind, author,

"Anyone concerned about the state of our democratic system should read this book." -- Trevor Potter, former chairman, Federal Elections Commission

"Practical and insightful...an inspiring blueprint for reclaiming America. Read it, roll up your sleeves, and get to work." -- Arianna Huffington, author,

"We are fortunate to have Steven Hill's latest book to help us find our political compass." -- Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker

"We know American democracy is being run over a cliff. What's a citizen to do? Here, finally, is the plan." -- Jim Hightower, author,

“We know that American democracy is being run over a cliff—choice-less elections, screwy voting machines, brain-dead political debate, unresponsive government, etc. What's a citizen to do? Here, finally, is the plan.”
--- Jim Hightower, columnist and author of" Let's Stop Beating Around the Bush."
“It's an inspiring blueprint for reclaiming America. Read it, roll up your sleeves, and get to work.”
--- Arianna Huffington, columnist and bestselling author of "Pigs at the Trough"

“Steven Hill persuasively argues that much of what ails American politics is rooted in our antiquated methods and practices, from voting equipment to the way we elect the president … Anyone concerned about the state of our democratic system should read this book.”
--- Trevor Potter, former chairman of the Federal Election Commission
“With this essential book, Steven Hill proposes a treatment plan for our ailing democra

About the Author

Steven Hill is the former Director of the Political Reform Program of the New America Foundation and co-founder of the Center for Voting and Democracy. His articles and commentaries have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times,Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, The Nation, Ms., Salon.com, and American Prospect. His previous book, Fixing Elections: The Failure of America’s Winner Take All Politics, has been called by author Michael Lind “the most important book on American democracy that has come out in many years.” He has lectured widely in the United States and Europe, and has appeared on C-SPAN, Fox News, National Public Radio, and numerous radio and television programs across the nation and in Europe. In 2004, he managed the successful campaign to pass instant runoff voting for Board of Supervisors elections in San Francisco. “More recently, he also helped organize the successful effort to establish public financing for the city’s mayoral campaigns. fairvote.org newamerica.net

Product details

  • Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
  • Paperback : 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9781612051925
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1612051925
  • Product Dimensions : 5.98 x 0.55 x 9.02 inches
  • Publisher : Routledge; 1st Edition (June 27, 2012)
  • ASIN : 1612051928
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.9 out of 5 stars 14 ratings