By Angelique Haugerud
No Billionaire Left Behind is a compelling research into how satirical activists take on of the main contentious subject matters in modern American political tradition: the more and more profound department of wealth in the United States, and the function of huge funds in electoral politics. Anthropologist and writer Angelique Haugerud deftly charts the evolution of a bunch named the Billionaires—a well-liked community of satirists and activists who make a mockery of wealth in America—along with different satirical teams and figures to puzzle out their effect on politics and public opinion. within the spirit of renowned courses like The Colbert document and The day-by-day Show, the Billionaires reveal a cosmopolitan wisdom of economics and public affairs in the course of the lens of satire and humor. via player remark, interviews, and archival learn, Haugerud offers the 1st ethnographic learn of the facility and barriers of this evolving type of political organizing during this witty exploration of 1 group's efforts to elevate wish and encourage motion in America's present political climate.
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No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America by Angelique Haugerud