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User Review  - Miro - LibraryThing

Nomi Prins appears to be an activist of the Naomi Klein type but her book "It Takes a Pillage" is far more rewarding than Klein's "No Logo". Whereas Klein fashionably follows her political line (e.g ... Read full review

Review: It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street

User Review  - Gwen - Goodreads

This was great. I learned a hell of a lot about what caused the 2008 crash and how the bailouts were run, as well as various financial terms that I hadn't understood before. There's a ton of really ... Read full review

Review: It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street

User Review  - Jw - Goodreads

For a while now I sort of stepped back from the collective outrage at Wall Street. I did not participate in as many Occupy events and sort of had optimism in human nature to pull itself out of the ... Read full review

Review: It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street

User Review  - Diane C. - Goodreads

For anyone who wishes to understand in detail what led up to our latest financial crash (and why we will have another one), this is a must read. Prins' previous book, Other People's Money, was ... Read full review

Review: It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street

User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

Not fun to read; it was composed too quickly. But overall it tells a compelling story about how financialization imperils the US economy. Read full review


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