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The servant economy : where America's elite is sending the middle class, Jeff Faux

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The servant economy : where America's elite is sending the middle class
Title
The servant economy
Title remainder
where America's elite is sending the middle class
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Jeff Faux
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eng
Summary
"Renowned economist Jeff Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or long economic slide. America's political and economic elite spent so long making such terrible decisions that they caused the collapse of 2008. So how can they continue down the same road? The simple answer, that no one in charge wants to publicly acknowledge: because things are still pretty great for the people who run America. It was an accident of history, Jeff Faux explains, that after World War II the U.S. could afford a prosperous middle class, a dominant military, and a booming economic elite at the same time. For the past three decades, all three have been competing, with the middle class always losing. Soon the military will decline as well. The most plausible projections Faux explores foresee a future economy nearly devoid of production and exports, with the most profitable industries existing to solely to serve the wealthiest 1%. The author's last book, The Global Class War, sold over 20,000 copies by correctly predicting the permanent decline of our debt-burdened middle class at the hands of our off-shoring executives, out of control financiers, and their friends in Washington Since his last book, Faux is repeatedly asked what either party will do to face these mounting crises. After looking over actual policies, proposed plans, non-partisan reports, and think tank papers, his astonishing conclusion: more of the same"--Provided by publisher
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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The servant economy : where America's elite is sending the middle class, Jeff Faux
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=571CD880-F537-4B2C-BA07-5556506E30F5
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Series; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Part I: The Pursuit of Folly; Chapter 1: The Politics of Hope; Chapter 2: A Brief History of America's Cushion; Chapter 3: The Cushion Deflates; Chpater 4: The Age of Reagan: Americans Abandoned; Part II: What the Crash Revealed; Chapter 5: Who Knew? They Knew; Chapter 6: Obama: Stuck in the Sandpile; Chapter 7: The Shaky Case for Optimism; Part III: When What We See Coming Finally Comes; Chapter 8: The Politics of Austerity; Chapter 9: Grand Bargain? A Done Deal; Chapter 10: Flickering Hope: Schools, Trade Winds, and the Bubble's Return
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7ocm86003190
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1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118233863
Lccn
2012015745
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computer
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rdamedia
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571cd880-f537-4b2c-ba07-5556506e30f5
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The servant economy : where America's elite is sending the middle class, Jeff Faux
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=571CD880-F537-4B2C-BA07-5556506E30F5
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Series; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Part I: The Pursuit of Folly; Chapter 1: The Politics of Hope; Chapter 2: A Brief History of America's Cushion; Chapter 3: The Cushion Deflates; Chpater 4: The Age of Reagan: Americans Abandoned; Part II: What the Crash Revealed; Chapter 5: Who Knew? They Knew; Chapter 6: Obama: Stuck in the Sandpile; Chapter 7: The Shaky Case for Optimism; Part III: When What We See Coming Finally Comes; Chapter 8: The Politics of Austerity; Chapter 9: Grand Bargain? A Done Deal; Chapter 10: Flickering Hope: Schools, Trade Winds, and the Bubble's Return
Control code
7ocm86003190
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118233863
Lccn
2012015745
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
571cd880-f537-4b2c-ba07-5556506e30f5
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