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Democracy And Regulation

How the Public can Govern Essential Services

by Greg Palast

  • 172 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privatization,
  • Public finance,
  • Service industries,
  • State supervision,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Rates,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Deregulation,
  • United States,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Public utilities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7955501M
    ISBN 100745319432
    ISBN 109780745319438

      Democracy in Chains is—ironically, given author Nancy MacLean’s progressive politics—the perfect book for a presidential administration that subordinates truth to alternative facts. Take, for example, Michiko Kakutani’s recent book The it is a relief to open Sophia Rosenfeld’s brilliantly lucid Democracy where regulation-generating technocrats have multiplied.

    "David Estlund defends democracy for its ability to make good decisions without handing things over to experts. This book is original, imaginative, and filled with subtle and compelling philosophical argument. A wonderful book, and an important one."—Joshua Cohen, Stanford University. Get this from a library! Democracy and regulation: how the public can govern essential services. [Greg Palast; Jerrold Oppenheim; Theo MacGregor] -- Essential services are being privatised the world over. Whether it's water, gas, electricity or the phone network, everywhere from Sao Paulo in Brazil to Leeds in the UK is following the US economic.

      Instead, we argue in our recently published book, Achieving Democracy: The Future of Regulation, that democracy must take precedence over capitalism. Democracy is the starting point because it is through democratic process that we balance . The solution lies in a third idea, which involves democracy itself—but perhaps not quite in the way that most people think. The first idea is that it is immensely important to measure, both in advance and on a continuing basis, the effects of regulation on social welfare.


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This book, based on work for the United Nations International Labour Organisation and written by experts with unrivalled practical experience in utility regulation, is the first step-by-step guide to the way that public services are regulated in the United States. It explains how decisions are made by public debate in a Cited by: DEMOCRACY AND REGULATION is a timely reminder that these essential services cannot simply be left to the invisible hand of the market, or worse to the inscrutable hand of the back-room deal." England s residents pay 44 percent more for electricity than do American consumers, 85 percent more for local telephone service, and 26 percent more for.

We speak with world-renowned environmental leader and ecologist Dr. Vandana Shiva about Democracy And Regulation book change, seed sovereignty and her new book, “Oneness vs.

the 1%.” Shiva is an Indian scholar. His book of journalism for Pluto Press, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, was published in April Jerrold Oppenheim has represented Attorneys General, consumers, low-income consumers, labor unions, environmentalists, and industry before utility regulatory commissions and.

"Achieving Democracy offers a sweeping portrait of and compelling brief for government regulation in the United States, from a philosophical, historical, political, economic, and ethical perspective.

Shapiro and Tomain remind us that government regulation can be the friend of justice, liberty, and prosperity alike, and that the public ends of Cited by: 1. Book Description: Law and Democracy: Contemporary Questions provides a fresh understanding of law’s regulation of Australian democracy. The book enriches public law scholarship, deepening and challenging the current conceptions of law’s regulation of popular participation and legal representation.

Open this page to read the book's Introduction. E-mail us to order your copy. TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD, BY HON. CARL WOOD DEMOCRACY AND REGULATION: AN INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I. SECRECY, DEMOCRACY AND REGULATION CHAPTER II. REGULATING IN PUBLIC CHAPTER III.

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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Public regulation of the broadcast media is now under strong attack and may even be fighting for its life.

Opposition to regulation has been gaining strength gradually over the last decade, but it has now gathered such force that even the very federal agency that developed the principal regulations at issue and has served as overseer of the regulatory system for the past half century is openly.

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Also on the line with us, Greg Palast, who wrote the book The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. But before he became an investigative reporter for BBC, wrote a major book on regulation and utilities. Drawing on the history of progressive political thought and engaging debates over post-financial crisis regulation, Democracy Against Domination provides an account of how our public philosophy has forgotten important values of democracy and economic power, and what a more democratic approach to economic regulation might look like.

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.Professor Sidney Shapiro has co-written the book, “Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation,” with Joseph P. Tomain, Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert & Helen Ziegler Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

The book will be available in hardback on beginning Monday, Feb. 3. “The book is about the.