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Are America's wealthy too powerful?

Author: Ronald D Lankford, Jr.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MIt : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: At issue., Social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the connection between wealth and power in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald D Lankford, Jr.
ISBN: 9780737750874 0737750871 9780737750881 073775088X
OCLC Number: 609538961
Description: 110 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: American beliefs about the wealthy are changing / Michael Hiltzik --
Investment bankers are responsible for the American financial crisis / Bill Buzenberg --
Investment bankers are not responsible for the American financial crisis / Jim Reynolds Jr. --
Rich white men--not minorities--caused the American financial crisis / Alex Blaze --
Loans to minorities fueled the American financial crisis / Michelle Malkin --
Wall Street financiers manipulate the stock market to benefit themselves / David C. Korten --
Wall Street bailout recipients should not pay bonuses to employees / Ruth Conniff --
It is necessary to pay bonuses to Wall Street employees / Edward M. Liddy --
The wealthy profit at the expense of the poor and middle classes / Leslie Davis --
The wealthy should pay taxes at a higher rate / George Lakoff and Bruce Budner --
Raising taxes on the wealthy is bad for the economy / George F. Will --
Raising state taxes on the wealthy harms state economies / Arthur Laffer and Stephen Moore --
The health care system favors the wealthy and harms the poor / Guy Adams --
The wealthy are monopolizing prime living space / Barbara Ehrenreich --
The addictive striving for wealth has negative social repercussions / Peter C. Whybrow.
Series Title: At issue., Social issues.
Responsibility: Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor.

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