Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?
As more and more communities turn to participatory budgeting as a means of engaging citizens, prioritizing civic projects, and allocating local, state, and federal funding, this cogent volume will offer guidance and inspiration to others who want to transform democracy in the United States and elsewhere.
The End of Protest
How Free-Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent
The United States has just gone through the worst economic crisis in a generation. Why wasn't there more protest, as there was in other countries? Alasdair Roberts explains how, in the modern age, governments learned to unleash market forces while also avoiding protest about the market's failures.