TITLE

The Menace of the Lobby

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Paul; Lee Kuan Yew; Zedillo, Ernesto; Malpass, David
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25030747

 

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