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Riassunto: Poignant accounts of political corruption. Carefully calculated consumer deceit at the hands of greedy executives. Startling misuse of taxpayer money. These are just some of the things that swept the nation after the housing bubble popped and the Great Recession gripped the country. These murky depths of America's economy became harder and harder to traverse, and at times it seems impossible that we will be able to clean up the mess. Now, in his comprehensive and insightful book Wildfire, Robert Srote explains the links between all these events in layman's terms and highlights the ways in which America might begin digging itself out of this hole. From corrupt executives and greasy politicians to the revolving door syndrome, where government officials are promised and awarded high paying corporate contracts when their work in Congress has ended, no issue is ignored. Readers will learn how businesses deemed Too Big to Fail hoodwinked taxpayers' twice; initially to ignite The Great Recession and once more to prolong it. Wildfire aims to stage an intervention to cure America's addiction to financial excess by offering specific common sense solutions for America's detoxification.
Sinossi: Wildfire takes you on a spectacular journey into the murky depths of the Great Recession from the perspective of an average American taxpayer, not a financial executive. Poignant accounts of political corruption and carefully calculated consumer deceit are conveyed in short-order. Startling misuse of taxpayer money is revealed, from hip-hop auto show dancers to Big Game commercials. Metaphorical links between baseball and business are just one means by which the author explains, in layman's terms, how America slipped into its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. The revolving door syndrome is explained and investigated as a form of legal bribery run amuck within America?s political system. You will learn how businesses deemed Too Big to Fail hoodwinked taxpayers? twice; initially to ignite the Great Recession and once more to prolong it. Wildfire aims to stage an intervention to cure America?s addiction to financial excess by offering specific common-sense solutions for America?s detoxification.
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Descrizione libro Tate Publishing & Enterprises, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1617392839
Descrizione libro Tate Publishing & Enterprises, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Ships with delivery confirmation same day of order. Guaranteed. Codice libro della libreria SKU024673
Descrizione libro Tate Publishing & Enterprises, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 1617392839