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America : what went wrong?

Author: Donald L Barlett; James B Steele
Publisher: Kansas City : Andrews and McMeel, ©1992.
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Articles and graphics describe economic conditions since the 1980s and their effect on the nation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Barlett; James B Steele
ISBN: 0836270010 9780836270013
OCLC Number: 25315684
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 235 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dismantling the middle class: Rigging the game --
Casualties of the new economic order --
Downward mobility --
Life on the expense account --
Indifferent congress --
Wall street's greatest accomplishments --
Losing out to Mexico: What are we going to do now? --
Rush to the border --
Shifting taxes--from them to you: Magic wand --
Middle-class tax squeeze --
Legalized loan-sharking --
runaway write-offs --
Tax breaks for frauds --
Lucrative business of bankruptcy: $500.00-an-hour jobs --
Bankrupted by debt --
Paper jobs --
Foreign connection: Global economy --
Exporting jobs --
Global moneymen--beyond the law --
High cost of deregulation: Wrecking industries and lives --
Struggling to survive --
Deregulation bandwagon--and its victims --
Playing Russian roulette with health insurance: End of the American dream --
Losing health benefits in bankruptcy --
Death of a department store --
Fifty years old and out of work --
Simplicity pattern--irresistible to raiders: Raiders attack --
Trouble starts --
Tax gimmicks and givebacks --
Manufacturing plants everywhere --
Disappearing pensions: Frightening future --
Pension raiders --
Junk pensions --
Dream pensions --
Political Connection: Investing in Capitol Hill --
Caring for the privileged --
Destructive debt --
How a tax break was saved.
Responsibility: Donald L. Barlett, James B. Steele.
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