For subjects which seem dull to the lay, this book is a page turner.
He says that in the open economy that people had more options because they could just go out on their own if they didn't want to work in the regular economy.
Too much high school economics with narrow preconceived outcomes to support a weak premise.
Have not finished reading this book, so maybe this is not so fair an assessment. Just a bit boring (for me anyway).Published 9 months ago by Suz617
Would have made a great magazine article, which can be said for a great many books these days. Robert Higgs' Crisis and Leviathan makes a better case.Published 20 months ago by John Henrikson
Well written poorly researched point of view similar to "Small is Beautiful" from the 1970s. Same predictions of failure that did not come to pass and this book tries the same... Read morePublished on April 16, 2013 by hiker1
The book is a revelation a minute. Well written and practically explained concepts are immediately understood in the current political-economy.Published on March 15, 2013 by rayman
Every once in a while there's an independent writer that, unencumbered from ties to any institution or publishing company, is free to write on topics that most established pundits... Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by Juan-Pablo Caceres
Well thought, researched, and beautifully articulated. For subjects which seem dull to the lay, this book is a page turner. Highly recommended.Published on October 25, 2011 by W.S.
The author of Juggernaut has obviously read a great deal and so presents a broad view of the economy from many points of view. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by Mark V Anderson
As I read this book, I couldn't help but notice how much of our education is placed in silos. We learn only the major points in history. Read morePublished on August 21, 2011 by Michael Kruse
First, I enjoyed reading this book. I would recommend it as an introduction to economics. The author has weaved together a view of societies current difficulties and solutions to... Read morePublished on July 28, 2011 by Lex Rex