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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title America : what went wrong? /
Author Barlett, Donald L.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Steele, James B.
Publisher Andrews and McMeel,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 25315684
ISBN 0836270010; 9780836270013
Subjects United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001. ; United States--Economic policy--1981-1993. ; Economic history. ; Wirtschaftspolitik ; USA.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  HC106.8.B373 1992 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 04/02/1993
Collation xvi, 235 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Dismantling the middle class: Rigging the game -- Casualties of the new economic order -- Downward mobility -- Life on the expense account -- Indifferent congress -- Wall street's greatest accomplishments -- Losing out to Mexico: What are we going to do now? -- Rush to the border -- Shifting taxes--from them to you: Magic wand -- Middle-class tax squeeze -- Legalized loan-sharking -- runaway write-offs -- Tax breaks for frauds -- Lucrative business of bankruptcy: $500.00-an-hour jobs -- Bankrupted by debt -- Paper jobs -- Foreign connection: Global economy -- Exporting jobs -- Global moneymen--beyond the law -- High cost of deregulation: Wrecking industries and lives -- Struggling to survive -- Deregulation bandwagon--and its victims -- Playing Russian roulette with health insurance: End of the American dream -- Losing health benefits in bankruptcy -- Death of a department store -- Fifty years old and out of work -- Simplicity pattern--irresistible to raiders: Raiders attack -- Trouble starts -- Tax gimmicks and givebacks -- Manufacturing plants everywhere -- Disappearing pensions: Frightening future -- Pension raiders -- Junk pensions -- Dream pensions -- Political Connection: Investing in Capitol Hill -- Caring for the privileged -- Destructive debt -- How a tax break was saved. Articles and graphics describe economic conditions since the 1980s and their effect on the nation.