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"A harrowing picture of national danger that no American reader will welcome, but that none should ignore. . . . Frighteningly persuasive."
-Alan Brinkley, The New York Times
"An indispensable presentation of the case against things as they are."
"Sobering . . . positively alarming."
-Los Angeles Times --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Kevin Phillips has been a political and economic commentator for more than three decades. A former White House strategist, he is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times and NPR and writes for Harper’s and Time. His books include New York Times bestsellers The Politics of Rich and Poor and Wealth and Democracy.
Phillips appears to be an honest Republican. The country needs more of that.Published 2 months ago by Appalachian Son
Comprehensive, well-written, informative and entertaining. This book traces all the major trends that led up to the 2008/9 financial crisis even though it was published before the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by AdamScott
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Anytime an author keeps referring to his previous works, you know that you, the reader/listener are in for a hard, hard, slog. Read more
Starting out as a rabid Conservative, Kevin Phillips has never stopped thinking and feeling. Anyone who has traveled the inner road he has is someone to be cherished.Published 10 months ago by SILHOUETTE
Very revealing as to what is going on in today's economy.Published 11 months ago by Rickey James Richardson
Someone needs to write Kevin Phillips' biography. He who, along with Harry Dent, invented the "southern strategy" of Richard Nixon has spent the second half of his life so... Read morePublished 20 months ago by G. Budrikis
I saw him being interviewed on OPB and wanted to get his book to learn more about the financial crises of recent past; and, the history leading to this. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Linda L Sanderlin
This book is one of the most important books that I've ever read. Especially in these days of economic upheaval, it's nice to have more of the perspective that this book can give.Published on March 9, 2013 by Robert V. Rose, retired education researcher