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Requiem for the American dream : the 10 principles of concentration of wealth & power / Noam Chomsky ; created and edited by Peter Hutchinson, Kelly Nyks and Jared P. Scott.

Chomsky, Noam, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 339.22 CHO 2017 (Text) 33892100445858 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/28/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781609807368
  • ISBN: 1609807367
  • Physical Description: xv, 172 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Based on the film Requiem for the American Dream"--Front cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Principle #1. Reduce democracy -- Secret proceeding and debates of the Convention assembled at Philadelphia, in the year 1787, and other sources -- Principle #2. Shape ideology -- Powell memorandum, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., 1971, and other sources -- Principle #3. Redesign the economy -- "An end to the focus on short term urged," Wall Street Journal, Justin Lahart, September 9, 2009, and other sources -- Principle #4. Shift the burden -- Henry Ford on why he doubled the minimum wage he paid his employees, and other sources -- Principle #5. Attack solidarity -- The theory of moral sentiments, Adam Smith, 1759, and other sources -- Principle #6. Run the regulators -- Prosperity economics: building an economy for all, Jacob S. Hacker and Nate Loewentheil, 2012, and other sources -- Principle #7. Engineer elections -- Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Supreme Court of the United States, January 21, 2010, and other sources -- Principle #8. Keep the rabble in line -- "Ford men beat and rout Lewis union organizers; 80,000 out in steel strike; 16 hurt in battle," New York Times, May 26, 1937, and other sources -- Principle #9. Manufacture consent -- Essays, moral, political, literary, David Hume, 1741, and other sources -- Principle #10. Marginalize the population -- "Testing theories of American politics: elites, interest groups, and average citizens," Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page, 2014, and other sources.
Subject: Income distribution > United States
Power (Social sciences) > United States

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