Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy
by Dean Baker
Publisher: PoliPoint Press 2009
Number of pages: 186
Dean Baker's Plunder and Blunder chronicles the growth and collapse of the stock and housing bubbles and explains how policy blunders and greed led to the catastrophic -- but completely predictable -- market meltdowns. An expert guide to recent economic history, Baker offers policy prescriptions to help prevent similar financial disasters.
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Sumeet Kumar - Nonprofit Economy
Nonprofit economy is an economic and social setup for people who are dissatisfied with current conventional economic setup and are looking for alternatives. Nonprofit economy is fully described in this text which you can download.
by Anton Brender, Florence Pisani - Centre for European Policy Studies
The world economy is recovering from the most disastrous episode in the history of globalization. The authors argue that the main problems were deeply rooted and are to be found in two developments that for many years were left uncontrolled.
by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Uppinder Mehan (eds.) - Michigan Publishing
The book reveals the pervasiveness, destructiveness, and dominance of neoliberalism within American society and culture. The contributors also offer points of resistance to an ideology wherein everything either is for sale or is plundered for profit.