Dark Money and the Politics of School Privatization (Paperback)

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PrefaceAcknowledgements
1. Chapter 1 Introduction: Deceiving Democracy
2. Chapter 2 The Campaign of 20162.1 Chapter 2 Subtitle 1 Charter Schools in Massachusetts and Union-Privatizer Proxy Wars2.2 Chapter 2 Subtitle 2 The Charters Campaign of 2014-20162.3 Chapter 2 Subtitle 3 Messages in Conflict and the Battle Over the Word Public2.4 Chapter 2 Subtitle 4 Dark Money in the Question 2 Campaign2.5 Chapter 2 Subtitle 5 The Politics of the Charters Campaign2.6 Chapter 2 Subtitle 6 Media and Money2.7 Chapter 2 Subtitle 7 Conclusion
3. Chapter 3 Boardroom Progressives or Rich People's Movement?3.1 Chapter 3 Subtitle 1 Boardroom Progressives3.2 Chapter 3 Subtitle 2 Rich People's Movements3.3 Chapter 3 Subtitle 3 Conclusion 4. Chapter 4 Secret Funders: Oligarchs United 4.1 Chapter 4 Subtitle 1 The Walton Family-Outside Money 4.2 Chapter 4 Subtitle 2 The Boston Privatizers-Inside Money 4.3 Chapter 4 Subtitle 3 Individual Givers 4.4 Chapter 4 Subtitle 4 Funding Conduits 4.5 Chapter 4 Subtitle 5 Conclusion 5. Chapter 5 Political Fronts 5.1 Chapter 5 Subtitle 1 Umbrella Groups 5.2 Chapter 5 Subtitle 2 Political Incubator: Teach for America 5.3 Chapter 5 Subtitle 3 Home Grown Advocacy: Pioneer Institute for Public Policy 5.4 Chapter 5 Subtitle 4 Specialty Groups 5.5 Chapter 5 Subtitle 5 Conclusion
6. Chapter 6 Upstream Money and Downstream Money: The Hidden Flow of Funds 6.1 Chapter 6 Subtitle 1 What 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) Organizations Can Do 6.2 Chapter 6 Subtitle 2 How to Do Politics with a 501(c)(3) 6.3 Chapter 6 Subtitle 3 How to Do Politics with a 501(c)(4) 6.4 Chapter 6 Subtitle 4 Conclusion
7. Chapter 7 Democrats for Education Reform and the Inside Job 7.1. Chapter 7 Subtitle 1 Ideology 7.2 Chapter 7 Subtitle 2 Funding 7.3 Chapter 7 Subtitle 3 Leadership 7.4 Chapter 7 Subtitle 4 Operations: Dark Money and Anti-Union 7.5 Chapter 7 Subtitle 5 Conclusion
8. Chapter 8 Racial Perceptions, Racial Realities 8.1 Chapter 8 Subtitle 1 Grassroots or Astroturf? 8.1.1 Chapter 8 Subtitle 8.1.1 Signature Gathering 8.1.2 Chapter 8 Subtitle 8.1.2 Canvassing 8.1.3 Chapter 8 Subtitle 8.1.3 Phones 8.1.4 Chapter 8 Subtitle 8.1.4 Mailing 8.1.5 Chapter 8 Subtitle 8.1.5 Vanishing Volunteers 8.2 Chapter 8 Subtitle 2 The Commercialized Campaign 8.3 Chapter 8 Subtitle 3 Conclusion
9. Chapter 9 After 2016: Money Never Sleeps 9.1 Chapter 9 Subtitle 1 A Dark Money Post-Mortem 9.2 Chapter 9 Subtitle 2 Lessons Learned, Lessons Ignored 9.3 Chapter 9 Subtitle 3 Resurrection 9.4 Conclusion
10. Chapter 10 Conclusion: Defeating Dark Money in School Privatization-And Everywhere Else

About the Author


Maurice T. Cunningham was Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA from 1999 through 2021. He is a co-founder of the popular MassPoliticsProfs.org blog. He has received awards for his work on dark money from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees and the Massachusetts Teachers Association.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783030732639
ISBN-10: 3030732630
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 13th, 2021
Pages: 277
Language: English