Deborah Friedell: Corruption in America, 19 March 2015
Show More Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United by Zephyr Teachout.
Harvard, 376 pp., £22.95, October 2014, 978 0 674 05040 2Show More
“... shareholders have been able to expect even more to be done for them. In Corruption in America, Zephyr Teachout argues that until recently it was assumed that political donations threatened republican virtue, and so the courts embraced a ‘particularly demanding notion of corruption’. The diamond snuffbox that Benjamin Franklin brought back from ...”