The Resource How the poor can save capitalism : rebuilding the path to the middle class, John Hope Bryant, (electronic resource)

How the poor can save capitalism : rebuilding the path to the middle class, John Hope Bryant, (electronic resource)

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How the poor can save capitalism : rebuilding the path to the middle class
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How the poor can save capitalism
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rebuilding the path to the middle class
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John Hope Bryant
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eng
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John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American economy: the poor. If we give poor communities the right tools, policies, and inspiration, he argues, they will be able to lift themselves up into the middle class and become a new generation of customers and entrepreneurs. Raised in poverty-stricken, gang-infested South Central Los Angeles, Bryant saw firsthand how our institutions have abandoned the poor. He details how business loans, home loans, and financial investments have vanished from their communities. After decades of deprivation, the poor lack bank accounts, decent credit scores, and any real firsthand experience of how a healthy free enterprise system functions. Bryant radically redefines the meaning of poverty and wealth. (It's not just a question of finances; it's values too.) He exposes why attempts to aid the poor so far have fallen short and offers a way forward: the HOPE Plan, a series of straightforward, actionable steps to build financial literacy and expand opportunity so that the poor can join the middle class. Fully 70 percent of the American economy is driven by consumer spending, but more and more people have too much month at the end of their money. John Hope Bryant aspires to "expand the philosophy of free enterprise to include all of God's children" and create a thriving economy that works not just for the 1 percent or even the 99 percent but for the 100 percent. This is a free enterprise approach to solving the problem of poverty and raising up a new America
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"This book has a simple message for business leaders: you help yourselves by helping the poor. Instead of feeling as if the economy is working against them, the poor need to feel they have a stake in it so they will buy your products and put money in thebank. Supporting poor people's efforts to move into the middle class is the only way to enrich everyone, rich and poor alike"--Provided by publisher
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10320559
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Midwest
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1966-
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Bryant, John
Dewey number
305.550973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Middle class
  • Poor
  • Economic development
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adult
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rebuilding the path to the middle class
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How the poor can save capitalism : rebuilding the path to the middle class, John Hope Bryant, (electronic resource)
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MWT11432872
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1 online resource
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online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781626560345
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11432872
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How the poor can save capitalism : rebuilding the path to the middle class, John Hope Bryant, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11432872
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626560345
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11432872
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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