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The machinery of greed

Diana B. Henriques

The machinery of greed

public authority abuse and what to do about it

by Diana B. Henriques

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Corporations, Government -- Corrupt practices -- United States,
    • Special districts -- United States -- Corrupt practices

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Diana B. Henriques.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD3885 .H45 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 161 p. ;
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2542176M
      ISBN 100669098094
      LC Control Number85023841
      OCLC/WorldCa12943554

        Welcome to the Crazed, Frantic Demise of Finance Capitalism. J The cognitive dissonance required to ignore the widening gap between the real economy and the fraud's basic machinery--speculation funded by "money" conjured out of thin air--has reached a level of denial that can only be termed psychotic. Remarkable and courageous. There is enough in Feinstein's book for a dozen film pitches. Bizarre characters leap from the page We knew the arms business was corrupt, but only a book as exhaustively researched as this one is able to reveal just how serious and extensive this corruption really is, and how democracy itself is threatened The Shadow World is a heroic book by an author who, in.

      Sea of Greed book. In , McCullough (via author Les Pendleton) penned a self-published novel called "Sea of Greed" which details the events that led up to the U.S. invasion of Panama, McCullough's prosecution of dictator Manuel Noriega, and one of the biggest drug busts in America's history. Chapter The Machinery of Subprime The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. --Confucius How did all manner of exotic subprime mortgages - Selection from Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy [Book].

        But instead, it has incentivized greed, glorified competition, and concentrated wealth in fewer and fewer hands. When Sim is condemning the effects of neoliberal policies, his book resonates. Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed. We have developed speed but we have shut ourselves in. Machinery that gives abundance has left us in want. Our knowledge has made us cynical, our cleverness hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little.


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