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A Quiet Word

Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain

By Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell
15-minute read
A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain by Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell

A Quiet Word explains what lobbyism is, how it works and why it can be dangerous for democracy. The authors reveal the extent of lobbying today, detail different strategies used by lobbyists to influence governments, and offer a solution to help defend democracy.

  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about lobbyism
  • Anyone who is critical of big corporations’ influence on politics
  • Anyone who is losing faith in democracy

Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell are directors of Spinwatch, a non-profit organization that raises public awareness about government and business propaganda, and the lack of transparency in the lobbying business.

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