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The Raw Deal: How Myths and Misinformation About the Deficit, Inflation, and Wealth Impoverish America

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Americans have fallen for the ticker tape. We watch our portfolios, happily or nervously. We know there were a few bad apples at Enron and World Com, but we also know:
* The advent of mutual funds, low-cost brokerages, and the Internet has meant that the stock market is now more transparent, honest, and accessible to the small investor than ever before;
* 401(k)s give the in
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published April 15th 2005 by Beacon Press (first published June 15th 2004)
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Nate Cahoon
Dec 07, 2012 Nate Cahoon rated it liked it
S'Okay. It contains a nice, straightforward explanation of inflation, and why it's so important for Conservatives to fight high inflations rates (because it makes their wealth stores go poof while the rest of us working stiffs generally see wage increases to match the inflation in prices). It also provides some good insight into the liberal view on National Debt / Deficit spending. The section about global economics is a little too fast and furious...methinks the author may have been bumping up ...more
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