The Resource Pigs at the trough : how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America, Arianna Huffington, (electronic resource)

Pigs at the trough : how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America, Arianna Huffington, (electronic resource)

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Pigs at the trough : how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America
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Pigs at the trough
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how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America
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Arianna Huffington
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eng
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Provocative political commentator Arianna Huffington yanks back the curtain on the unholy alliance of CEOs, politicians, lobbyists, and Wall Street bankers who have shown a brutal disregard for those in the office cubicles and on the factory floors. As she puts it: The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway. Yet it has been, allowing corporate crooks to bilk the public out of trillions of dollars, magically making our pensions and 401(k)s disappear and walking away with astronomical payouts and lavish perks-for-life. Making the case that our public watchdogs have become little more than obedient lapdogs, Arianna Huffington turns the spotlight on the tough reforms we must demand from Washington that go beyond the Corporate Responsibility Act
Summary
Provocative political commentator Arianna Huffington yanks back the curtain on the unholy alliance of CEOs, politicians, lobbyists, and Wall Street bankers who have shown a brutal disregard for those in the office cubicles and on the factory floors. As she puts it: "The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway." Yet it has been, allowing corporate crooks to bilk the public out of trillions of dollars, magically making our pensions and 401(k)s disappear and walking away with astronomical payouts and lavish perks-for-life. Making the case that our public watchdogs have become little more than obedient lapdogs, Arianna Huffington turns the spotlight on the tough reforms we must demand from Washington that go beyond the Corporate Responsibility Act
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10135016
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Midwest
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1950-
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Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos
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364.168
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other
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Read by Alison Fraser
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  • Fraser, Alison
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  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Rich people
  • Corporations
  • Political corruption
  • Executive power
  • Business ethics
  • United States
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adult
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how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America
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Pigs at the trough : how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America, Arianna Huffington, (electronic resource)
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MWT11419491
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
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9781598871852
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Pigs at the trough : how corporate greed and political corruption are undermining America, Arianna Huffington, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11419491
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781598871852
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11419491
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unknown
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access
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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