Mayor 1% : Rahm Emanuel and the rise of Chicago's 99% (eBook, 2013) []
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Mayor 1% : Rahm Emanuel and the rise of Chicago's 99%

Mayor 1% : Rahm Emanuel and the rise of Chicago's 99%

Author: Kari Lydersen
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"With deep connections to high finance and a penchant for profanity, Rahm Emanuel became the mayor of Chicago and seized control of its notorious Democratic party machine. This compelling examination of the contradictory past of this former congressman and White House Chief of Staff sheds a spotlight on our entire political system and the important issues that surround it"--

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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lydersen, Kari.
Mayor 1%
(DLC) 2013030408
Named Person: Rahm Emanuel; Rahm Emanuel
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kari Lydersen
ISBN: 9781608462858 1608462854 1306437628 9781306437622
OCLC Number: 861786878
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Praise for Mayor 1%; Acknowledgments; Notes on Sourcing; Introduction; 1. A Golden Boy; 2. The Enforcer-The Clinton Years; 3. Cashing In; 4. Rahm Goes to Congress; 5. The Obama White House; 6. The Race for City Hall; 7. Getting Down to Business; 8. The Mental Health Movement; 9. NATO and the Global City; 10. Rahm Gets Schooled; 11. TIFs, Jobs, and the Infrastructure Trust; 12. Another Budget, Another Battle; 13 "The Job killer" and the Janitors; Conclusion; Notes; Index; about the author.
Responsibility: by Kari Lydersen.


Lydersen lambasts Chicago's nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the one-percent.  Read more...


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"I urge everyone to read Lydersen's book. Over the last few months, many Chicagoans have told me they didn't realize who they were voting for when they cast a ballot for Emanuel. Thanks to Lydersen, Read more...

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