Fifteen Steps to Corporate Feudalism: How the Rich Convinced America's Middle Class Eliminate Themselves

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A merica s middle class is in dramatic decline. What caused its downfall? Was it the media? Tax cuts? The destruction of public education? Corporate greed? Or perhaps the ongoing creation of unnecessary wars? In Fifteen Steps to Corporate Feudalism, Dennis Marker provides a step-by- step account of how and why the US middle class has been working harder than ever and is still losing ground. This examination of fifteen specific policies promoted by conservatives and the superrich and implemented through the vice grip of fear, anger, and greed reveals that the decline of the middle class is no accident. The Occupy movement has exposed some outgrowths of the extreme wealth inequality and crumbling middle class. This book explains what set it all off and keeps it going. Included is a clear road map to begin reversing the damage that s been done.

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During his career in Washington, DC, Dennis Marker worked for US Congressman Stan Lundine, served as in- house consultant to US Environmental Protection Agency administrator Doug Costle, and was special assistant to Jim Wallis at Sojourners magazine. He also helped launch and direct progressive nonprofits, including Witness for Peace and The Pledge of Resistance.

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Can t find a decent job? Can t afford to see a doctor when you re sick? In danger of losing your home? Can t save for retirement? Have no idea how to pay for your children s college? The right wing says that it s all your fault, but it s not. And this book explains why not. Wake up, America! Congressman alan grayson --thefifteensteps.com

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Book Description One Standard Press, Santa Fe New Mexico, 2012. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. St. Marie, Janice - Design (illustrator). First Edition First Printing Stated. 212 Pages. An As New book in beautiful condition. Interior text pages are flawless. The Decline of the Middle Class Is No Accident America's middle class is in dramatic decline. What caused its downfall? Was it the media? Tax cuts? The destruction of public education? Corporate greed? Or perhaps the ongoing creation of unnecessary wars? In Fifteen Steps to Corporate Feudalism, Dennis Marker provides a step-by- step account of how and why the US middle class has been working harder than ever and is still losing ground. This examination of fifteen specific policies promoted by conservatives and the superrich, and implemented through the vice grip of fear, anger, and greed, reveals that the decline of the middle class is no accident. The Occupy movement has exposed some outgrowths of the extreme wealth inequality and crumbling middle class. This book explains what set it all off and keeps it going. Included is a clear road map to begin reversing the damage that's been done. Can't find a decent job? Can't afford to see a doctor when you're sick? In danger of losing your home? Can't save for retirement? Have no idea how to pay for your children's college? The right wing says it's all your fault, but it's not, and this book explains why. Contents in Three Parts: Some History, The Fifteen Steps, and The Current Landscape. Size: 6" x 9". Bookseller Inventory # 15356

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