Why democracy is dying? The argument of this important book is that large multi-national companies have such a stranglehold on politicians that the very foundations of democracy are in jeopardy. John Benton THE SILENT TAKEOVERBy Noreena HertzArrow Books. 312 pages. £7.99ISBN 0 09 941059 1 subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.