Franklin

The Gods that Failed : How Blind Faith in Markets Has Cost Us Our Future.

Author/Creator:
Eliott, Larry.
Publication:
Boulder : Nation Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 pages)
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Subjects:
Capitalism.
Economic history -- 1945-.
Economic security.
Financial crises.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Two of our leading financial journalists demythologize the cult of free markets, and offer a devastating critique of the ideas and policies that have led to our current economic crisis.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1-Under the Volcano: 1929-1973-20?? 1
CHAPTER 2-The Rock and the Bear: A Tale of Two Banks 27
CHAPTER 3-Let's Go Round Again: The Free Marketeers' Sixty Years War 49
CHAPTER 4-Sunday, Monday, Happy Days: The Goldilocks Economy 87
CHAPTER 5-The Rainy Season: Middle America Feels the Squeeze 107
CHAPTER 6-The Odd Couple: Alan Greenspan, Gordon Brown, and the World's Biggest Bubble 131
CHAPTER 7-Here There Be Monsters: The Perils Lurking in the Uncharted Waters of the Financial Markets 159
CHAPTER 8-Last Tango on Wall Street: The Fall of the "American Miracle" 189
CHAPTER 9-Thunder in the West: Scanning the Horizon for the Perfect Storm 217
CHAPTER 10-After the Gold Rush: How the New Populism Makes the Financial System Safer, Gives Ordinary People a Bigger Slice of the Cake, and Puts the New Olympians Back in Their Cage 243
AFTERWORD 273
INDEX 277.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Atkinson, Dan.
Other format:
Print version: Eliott, Larry The Gods that Failed
ISBN:
9780786744145
9781568584409
OCLC:
312765221