The Resource Occupy the economy : challenging capitalism, Richard Wolff ; interviews with David Barsamian, (electronic resource)

Occupy the economy : challenging capitalism, Richard Wolff ; interviews with David Barsamian, (electronic resource)

Label
Occupy the economy : challenging capitalism
Title
Occupy the economy
Title remainder
challenging capitalism
Statement of responsibility
Richard Wolff ; interviews with David Barsamian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Today's economic crisis is capitalism's worst since the Great Depression. Millions have lost jobs, homes, and healthcare. Many with jobs watch pensions, benefits, and job security decline. While most live with increasing uncertainty, the system makes the very wealthy even richer. In eye-opening interviews with prominent economist Richard Wolff, David Barsamian probes the root causes of the current crisis, its unjust social costs, and what can and should be done to turn things around. While others blame corrupt bankers and unregulated speculators or the government or even the poor who borrowed, the authors show that the causes of the crisis run much deeper. They reach back to the 1970's when the capitalist system itself shifted, ending the century-old pattern of rising wages for Americans and thereby enabling the top 1% to become ultra-rich at the expense of the 99%. Since then, economic injustice has become chronic and further corrupted politics. Occupy's indignation with the whole system mobilizes a diverse range of Americans who seek basic change. Occupying the Economy not only clarifies and analyzes the crisis in US capitalism today, it also points toward solutions that can shape a far better future for all
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Midwest
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Wolff, Richard
Dewey number
339.20973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Barsamian, David
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Open media series
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Capitalism
  • Income distribution
  • Occupy movement
Target audience
adult
Label
Occupy the economy : challenging capitalism, Richard Wolff ; interviews with David Barsamian, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860101
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11860101
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11860101
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860101
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Occupy the economy : challenging capitalism, Richard Wolff ; interviews with David Barsamian, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860101
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11860101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11860101
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860101
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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