Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots and the Rise of People-Powered Politics

By: Armstrong, Jerome and Zuniga, Markos Moulistsas

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"Crashing the Gate" is a shot across the bow at the political establishment in Washington, DC and a call to re-democratize politics in America.This book lays bare, with passion and precision, how ineffective, incompetent, and antiquated the Democratic Party establishment has become, and how it has failed to adapt and respond to new realities and challenges. The authors save their sharpest knives to go for the jugular in their critique of Republican ideologues who are now runningand ruiningour country.Written by two of the most popular political bloggers in America, the book hails the new movementof the netroots, the grassroots, the unorthodox labor unions, the maverick big donorsthat is the antidote to old-school politics as usual. Fueled by advances in technology and a hunger for a more authentic and populist democracy, this broad-based movement is changing the way political campaigns are waged and managed.A must-read book for anyone with an interest in the future of American democracy.

Title: Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots and the Rise of People-Powered Politics

Author Name: Armstrong, Jerome and Zuniga, Markos Moulistsas

Categories: Alternatives, Politics,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont, Chelsea Green Publishing Co.: 2006

ISBN Number: 1931498997

ISBN Number 13: 9781931498999

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005086

Description: 195 pp. Close to new, no markings, very clean. Two pioneers of the political blogging movement expound on how an Internet-based movement can revitalize the Democratic Party and make it more populist. They operate the Daily Kos and MyDD blogs. Worth a closer look in the wake of the Hillary Clinton defeat in 2016 election. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall

Keywords: POLITICS. INTERNET. BLOGGING. WEBLOGS. DEMOCRATIC PARTY. PROGRESSIVE.