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Democracy At Risk : Rescuing Main Street From Wall Street - Jeff Gates

Democracy At Risk

Rescuing Main Street From Wall Street

Paperback Published: 1st April 2001
ISBN: 9780738204833
Number Of Pages: 464

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"A bible for a powerful populism that will arise after the latest Gilded Age is over. Read it and run, or read it and recover your sense of what it could mean to actually live in a democratic society."-Paul Hawken, author, Natural Capitalism and The Ecology of Commerce"[Gates] offers an ambitious "populist vision." You may not like its answers, but you can't ignore the questions."-Cheryl Dahle, Fast Company"A political-economic manifesto for the new millennium.…This persuasive and well-documented work will generate thoughtful discussion."-Library JournalCiting alarming statistics, Jeff Gates convincingly argues that the current economic boom is largely a mirage, buoyed by policies that continue to reward the wealthy and punish the poor. With equal measures of passion and incisive reasoning, he proposes an ambitious yet practical program of financial, political, and economic reform.

"From the leading voice in the "shared capitalism" movement comes a manifesto for spreading wealth and creating a truly democratic society "A bible for a powerful populism that will arise after the latest Gilded Age is over Read it and run, or read it and recover your sense of what it could mean to actually live in a democratic society." -Paul Hawken, author, Natural Capitalism and The Ecology of Commerce "[Gates] offers an ambitious "populist vision." You may not like its answers, but you can't ignore the questions." -Cheryl Dahle, Fast Company "A political-economic manifesto for the new millennium. This persuasive and well-documented work will generate thoughtful discussion." -Library Journal"

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Preface to the Paperback Editionp. xi
Introductionp. xxxv
Out-of-Control Capitalism
The Populist Momentp. 3
Reform or Rebellion?p. 17
Killer Capitalismp. 37
Is Today's Leadership Up To the Task?p. 59
Democratic Capitalismp. 77
Third-Way Capitalismp. 87
Peoplizing Ownershipp. 111
Reclaiming Global Leadership
From Containment to Communityp. 161
Restoring the Free in Free Enterprisep. 201
The Path from Here to There
Education for Democratic Capitalismp. 221
Leadership for the Populist Centuryp. 241
Democratic Capitalism and the Environmentp. 269
Share Our Wealth 2000
Share Our Wealthp. 299
The First Hundred Daysp. 311
Common Questionsp. 321
Epiloguep. 331
Notesp. 343
Indexp. 367
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ISBN: 9780738204833
ISBN-10: 0738204838
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st April 2001
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1