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Pany whose registered lobbyists spend most of their time blocking legislation that could hurt any one of the company's credit card loan or financial service operations What this scenario suggests the author argues is that payments to politicians are often made not for political favors but to avoid political disfavor that is as part of a system of political extortion or rent extractionThe basic notion of rent extraction is simple because the state can legally take wealth from its citizens politicians can extort from private parties payments not for Nothing Politicians MOBI #245 to expropriate private wealth In that sense rent that is wealth extraction is money fo.

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Money for Nothing Politicians Rent Extraction and Political ExtortionR nothing money paid in exchange for politicians' inaction After constructing this model of wealth extraction McChesney tests it with many examples including several involving routine proposals of tax legislation followed by withdrawal for a price He also shows how the model applies generally to regulation Finally he examines how binding contracts are written between private interests and politicians not to extract wealthThis book standing suarely at the intersection of law political science and for Nothing Politicians Rent Extraction PDFEPUB or economics vividly illustrates the patterns of legal extortion underlying the current fabric of interest group politics.