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The perils of unchecked globalization are wonderfully conveyed in this well-written book. While Mr. Read morePublished on December 20, 2011 by Mandon Gale
For me, Jon Jeter's Flat Broke was a compelling view on how we, as consumers, discern so little about what we buy and how that impacts the world economy. Read morePublished on May 21, 2010 by Cheryl Hammer
The biggest murderers and pimps of the world are the IMF and World Bank. The NAFTA and WTO legislation they produced. And the NeoLiberals. Read morePublished on February 6, 2010 by Ryan Costa
Mr. Jeter's book is anecdotal which is both its strength and weakness. The stories are all from "people of color" residing in the US and other countries. Read morePublished on November 14, 2009 by Tom G
Books on this topic can be very difficult to read because what has happened and is happening is simply so horrifying. Read morePublished on October 10, 2009 by Spring Texan
Mr. Jeter has a way of making a very difficult and dry topic read like a mystery novel. Intimate stories are seemlessly woven with macroeconomics into the history corporate... Read morePublished on October 7, 2009 by Richard P. Bennett
On the plus side, Jeter has some great stories. They really do a good job personalizing the issues with globalization. Read morePublished on October 5, 2009 by C. P. Anderson
In this brilliant, angry attack on globalisation, Jeter interviews men and women in Zambia, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, the USA, Mexico and Venezuela. Read morePublished on August 7, 2009 by William Podmore
There's no doubt that Jeter has an important story to tell - the problem, however, is that his "Flat Broke" is primarily a collection of anecdotes that fail to distinguish between... Read morePublished on July 16, 2009 by Loyd Eskildson