From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening inequality of income and wealth, heightened job insecurity, and corporate corruption are merely the logical results of a system in which politicians are more beholden to the influence of business lobbyists than to the voters who elected them. Powerful and thought-provoking, Supercapitalism argues that a clear separation of politics and capitalism will foster an enviroment in which both business and government thrive, by putting capitalism in the service of democracy, and not the other way around.
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It's so easy today for us to rant about corporate greed or the sad fact that small independent businesses are being replaced by large superstores. And we are quick to blame heartless CEOs or big ... Read full review
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Economic history of America in Three Acts Act I: Free-market economy runs wild Act II: Government regulation reigns in capitalism's excesses Act III: Big business solves problem created in Act II by ... Read full review
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Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life
Robert B. Reich
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