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The age of inequality : corporate America's war on working people : a forty-year investigation

Author: Jeremy Gantz; In These Times (Firm),
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2017.
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"In These Times magazine has charted a staggering rise in inequality and the fall of the American middle class. Here, in a selection from four decades of articles by investigative reporters and progressive thinkers, is the story of our age. It is a tale of shockingly successful corporate takeovers stretching from Reagan to Trump, but also of brave attempts to turn the tide, from the Seattle global justice protests  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Gantz; In These Times (Firm),
ISBN: 1786631148 9781786631145
OCLC Number: 949640439
Notes: Editor information from cover.
Includes index.
Editor's introduction / by Jeremy Gantz -- Trading away the working class -- The rich change the rules -- Busted : the decline of unions -- Blowing bubbles : the rise of finance -- Public goods, private hands -- Welcome to the precariat -- Solidarity without borders -- The Black freedom struggle, at the ballot and beyond -- Labor's fate : new solutions to old problems, old solutions to new problems -- After the crash : searching for alternatives.
Description: xiv, 254 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Editor's introduction / by Jeremy Gantz --
Trading away the working class --
The rich change the rules --
Busted : the decline of unions --
Blowing bubbles : the rise of finance --
Public goods, private hands --
Welcome to the precariat --
Solidarity without borders --
The Black freedom struggle, at the ballot and beyond --
Labor's fate : new solutions to old problems, old solutions to new problems --
After the crash : searching for alternatives.
Responsibility: by In These Times ; [edited by Jeremy Gantz ... and others].

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