Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 11 items

  • Keywords: corporate lobbies x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Producer versus the Consumer

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how the national debate over consumer protection underwent a remarkable transformation during the mid-1970s largely in response to the successes of an increasingly mobilized ... More


A Corporate Political Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how the most powerful corporate lobbies are working to remake the American economy, society, and politics. It considers the legislative agenda of big business lobbies in all fifty ... More


Remaking the Nonunion Economy

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how corporate lobbies and their legislative allies have sought to undermine labor standards and workplace rights in the nonunion economy. It discusses the record of ... More


Populist Pushback and the Shrinking of Democracy

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter examines the political dynamics that pit growing populist sentiment against increasing corporate dominance, particularly at the state level. It explains what the corporate ... More


Wisconsin and Beyond: Dismantling the Government

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the legislative attacks on the public sector aimed at eliminating employee union rights and slashing public services. Corporate lobbies and their legislative allies saw the 2010 ... More


Silencing Labor’s Voice: The Campaign to Remove Unions from Politics

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines antiunionism in the context of the broader corporate agenda, asking why corporate lobbies seek to erase public employee unions as a political force. It begins with a discussion ... More


The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Gordon Lafer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the aftermath of the 2010 Citizens United decision, it's become commonplace to note the growing political dominance of a small segment of the economic elite. But what exactly are those members of ... More


Deunionizing the Private Sector

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the debate over right to work (RTW) and the corporate lobbies' efforts to deunionize the private sector. It first considers the politics of RTW and its proponents' two main ... More


The Destruction of Public Schooling

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how a combination of interests—partisan politics, antiunionism, the drive to eliminate social entitlements, and unprecedented financial interests in privatization—come together ... More


Free trade follies

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Peter Sutherland, as the head of GATT, played a masterful endgame, taking the stalled free trade talks to a final agreement in 1994, creating the World Trade Organization (WTO). Reflecting neoliberal ... More


View: