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The Rigged Game: Corporate America and A People Betrayed
by John Hively (Goodreads Author)
Using statistics from the Department of Commerce and other sources, and beginning with the Great Depression, John Hively traces how recessions begin, how corporations and financial markets are interconnected, and describes the consequences of current distribution of wealth and income practices. By clarifying how the economy actually functions (which is radically different ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Black Rose Books
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May 30, 2011 Shawn Sorensen rated it really liked it
"The Rigged Game" is a no-holds-barred, eye-opening book, a much needed concise, clear historical analysis that sets out to show how corporations wield too much power in society, how laws have continually been skewed their way, putting the concerns of middle and working class Americans on the back burner, and how the very structure of limited liability companies means that they make a lot of money but for too few people. It offers solutions that aren't necessarily revolutionary, but which are no ...more
John Hively is the author of "The Rigged Game: Corporate America and a People Betrayed." The book shows the political and economic mechanics of how income and wealth are redistributed from working people to the rich. He does this by showing how all recessions begin in the financial market."The Rigged Game" has been largely ignored by the mainstream press, but it has gotten outstanding reviews from ...moreMore about John Hively...