Requiem for the American Dream

Requiem for the American Dream

The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power

Book - 2017
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In his first major book on the subject of income inequality, Noam Chomsky skewers the fundamental tenets of neoliberalism and casts a clear, cold, patient eye on the economic facts of life. What are the ten principles of concentration of wealth and power at work in America today? They're simple enough: reduce democracy, shape ideology, redesign the economy, shift the burden onto the poor and middle classes, attack the solidarity of the people, let special interests run the regulators, engineer election results, use fear and the power of the state to keep the rabble in line, manufacture consent, marginalize the population. In Requiem for the American Dream, Chomsky devotes a chapter to each of these ten principles, and adds readings from some of the core texts that have influenced his thinking to bolster his argument.
Publisher: New York :, Seven Stories Press,, [2017]
Edition: Seven Stories Press first edition
ISBN: 9781609807368
Branch Call Number: 339.220973 CHO
Characteristics: xv, 172 pages ; 23 cm

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