"A brilliant economic overview of the world's current economic state." The Nation "Here, at last...something good out of the left." Wall Street Journal "The best financial history of the period yet." Jeff Madrick, New York Times "Its implications are portentous." Jack Beatty, Atlantic Monthly "Robert Brenner's recent work is a solidly argued and empirically impeccable restatement of the centrality of overproduction in capitalism." Walden Bello, The Nation "Brenner offers a more scholarly analysis of the recent decade than most commentators who tend to overpraise or dismiss recent techno-logical innovations... something of a thriller with a to-be-continued ending." James Flanigan, Los Angeles Times"
About the Author
Robert Brenner is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Social Theory at UCLA. He is the author of The Boom and the Bubble and Merchants and Revolution.