The Great Reckoning: Protecting Yourself in the Coming Depression

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 10, 1994 - Business & Economics - 608 pages
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The 1990s will be a time of political, economic, social, and financial upheaval. But even in a time of crisis, prepared individuals can prosper if they know:
-- the secrets of megapolitics -- how technology will revolutionize economic and social institutions
-- which businesses will thrive and which will fail
-- how to build a financial foundation in a time of economic crisis
 

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interesting read. its a little old, and off base about certain predictions, but rees-mogg and davidson were right about many things, such as the soviets disappearing and being replaced by islam ... Read full review

The great reckoning: how the world will change in the depression of the 1990s

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The authors offer an apocalyptic vision of the 1990s, culminating in a great deflationary depression. The intellectual foundation for their prediction is an attempted synthesis of seeming long-run ... Read full review

Contents

introduction Beyond the Postwar World
11
Violence
51
The Megapolitics of
83
America Follows in Britains Footsteps
107
Japan Follows in Americas Footsteps
134
The New Germany and Europe in the 1990s
168
Latin America Takes Over Communism and Other
183
The New NorthSouth
213
CONTENTS
292
Financial Fallout in
338
A Prologue to Depression
366
Why the Welfare State
384
The Private Economy
438
Rational Living in an Age of Crisis
486
afterword The Recovery
525
APPENDICES
533

How
245
The Remaking of the Cosmopolitan Mind
261
Drugs Delusions and the Imperial Culture of
291
Dale Davidson and Lord ReesMogg
560
INDEX
584
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About the author (1994)

James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg edit "Strategic Investment, " one of the world's more widely circulated private investment letters. Davidson is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, with investments in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and New Zealand, as well as high-tech projects in North America. Rees-Mogg was formerly editor of "The Times" of London and vice chairman of the BBC. He is a director of the Private Bank of London. Together they authored "Blood in the Streets: Investment Profits in a World Gone Mad" and "The Great Reckoning.

Educated at Charterhouse and Balliol College, Oxford, he joined the Financial Times in 1952, becoming chief leader writer and assistant editor. He then moved to The Times, eventually becoming its editor, and remaining there for fourteen years. An accepted figure of the establishment, he has been vice-chairman of the BBC, chairman of the Arts Council and head of the Broadcasting Standards Council and sits on the boards of several companies.

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