The Menace of the Lobby

Johnson, Paul; Lee Kuan Yew; Zedillo, Ernesto; Malpass, David
April 2007
Forbes Asia;4/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p16
The author comments on the threat posed by institutionalized lobbying to democracy. He accuses labor unions, gay rights advocates, Islamic groups and environmental activists of violating fundamental civil rights to advance their interests. He argues that the power of lobbies runs contrary to the central principle of democracy.


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