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13 Bankers

Pub Date : 2011-01 | Author : Simon Johnson | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307476609
ISBN 13 : 030747660X

Provides historical context for the 2008 financial crisis and proposes a radical solution, the megabanks deemed "too big to fail" must be made smaller.--..

White House Burning

Pub Date : 2012-04-03 | Author : Simon Johnson | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307907127
ISBN 13 : 0307907120

America is mired in debt—more than $30,000 for every man, woman, and child. Bitter fighting over deficits, taxes, and spending bedevils Washington, D.C., even as partisan gridloc..

Economism

Pub Date : 2017-01-10 | Author : James Kwak | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9781101871201
ISBN 13 : 1101871202

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading hal..

The Occupy Handbook

Pub Date : 2012-04-17 | Author : Janet Byrne | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 9780316220200
ISBN 13 : 0316220205

Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentator..

The Lost Bank

Pub Date : 2013-07-16 | Author : Kirsten Grind | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451617931
ISBN 13 : 1451617933

An award-winning journalist best known for her coverage of the failure of Washington Mutual offers insight into the failings at the root of the recession, exploring how the bank wa..

Winner Take All Politics

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Jacob S. Hacker | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781416588702
ISBN 13 : 1416588701

Analyzes the growing divide between the incomes of the wealthy class and those of middle-income Americans, exonerating popular suspects to argue that the nation's political system ..