The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalis (Google eBook)
There is no longer such a thing as an American economy, say Robert Reich at the beginning of this brilliant book.† What does it mean to be a nation when money, goods, and services know no borders?† What skills will be the most valuable in the coming century? And how can our country best ensure that all its citizen have a share in the new global economy?† Robert B.†Reich, the widely respected and bestselling author of The Next American Frontier and The Resurgent Liberal, defines the real challenge facing the United States in the 21st century in this trail-blazing book.† Original, readable, and vastly informed, The Work of Nations is certain to set a standard for the next generation of policy-makers.
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Review: The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century CapitalisUser Review - Bill Boardman - Goodreads
An interesting read. I would be interested in seeing what the author thinks now that twenty years have passed. Global warming now includes global cooling. Russia is trying to collect (or punish) former soviet states. The Obama care fiasco. A fresh view 20 yrs later would be interesting. Read full review
Review: The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century CapitalisUser Review - Thomas Ray - Goodreads
Blithering. Reich thinks the winners in society are winners because they "manipulate symbols." The winners are winners because they've been cut in on the deal. Wealth goes to those with wealth, not ... Read full review