"As Americans debate income disparity and federal policies aimed at ending the recession, debut author Dunn revisits history to unearth relevant data from public policy spanning the first decade of the 20th century to the present. In economics, there are always opposing viewpoints; whether or not readers share the author's conclusions, they will find his approach well-reasoned, his presentation crisp and his historical details engaging...Cogent, well-constructed...deserves wide readership."
-Kirkus Indie Reviews
"Dunn's new book weaves the rise of large corporations, expansion of the federal government, and the growth of America's vibrant non-profit sector into an enjoyable epic. Dunn delivers a timely exploration of how corporate profits, personal fortunes and philanthropy have benefitted American society over the course of a century. The book is clear about innovation as an essential source of new jobs, rising tax revenues, and improved money flows at non-profits."
From the Author
Our history includes so many stories that can guide the decisions we make today. The progress made--and the setbacks--show us what worked, and what did not work, in promoting the common good. My hope is that readers will find this an interesting and easily readable history that provides new information for our national discussions.