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    • Deadly Spin

    • An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans
    • By: Wendell Potter
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    In June 2009, Wendell Potter made national headlines with his scorching testimony before the Senate panel on health care reform. This former senior vice president of CIGNA explained how health insurers make promises they have no intention of keeping, how they flout regulations designed to protect consumers, and how they skew political debate with multibillion-dollar public relations campaigns designed to spread disinformation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is eye opening

    • By Toombs on 05-20-11
    • An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans
    • By: Wendell Potter
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 11-16-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 131 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Nation on the Take

    • By: Wendell Potter, Nick Penniman
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    American democracy has become coin operated. Special interest groups increasingly control every level of government. The necessity of raising huge sums of campaign cash has completely changed the character of politics and policymaking, determining what elected representatives stand for and how they spend their time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read on the short list 'How's the world work!

    • By Todd on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $15.48