Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present

Age of Greed: The Triumph of Finance and the Decline of America, 1970 to the Present


A bright historical past of the economics of greed instructed throughout the tales of these significant figures essentially accountable.
 
Age of Greed indicates how the single-minded and egocentric pursuit of monstrous own wealth has been at the upward thrust within the usa during the last 40 years. fiscal journalist Jeff Madrick tells this tale via incisive profiles of the participants accountable for this dramatic shift in our country’s fortunes, from the architects of the free-market monetary philosophy (such as Milton Friedman and Alan Greenspan) to the politicians and businessmen (including Nixon, Reagan, Boesky, and Soros) who positioned it into perform. Their tales aspect how a flow at the start conceived as an ethical conflict for freedom in its place caused a few of our nation's so much urgent fiscal difficulties, together with the serious monetary inequity and instability the United States suffers from this present day. this can be an indispensible consultant to figuring out the 1 percent.

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