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How Capitalism Saved America The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0761525262

ISBN-13: 9780761525264

Edition: 2004

Authors: Thomas J. DiLorenzo

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Whether it’s Michael Moore or the New York Times, Hollywood or academia, a growing segment in America is waging a war on capitalism. We hear that greedy plutocrats exploit the American public; that capitalism harms consumers, the working class, and the environment; that the government needs to rein in capitalism; and on and on. Anticapitalist critiques have only grown more fevered in the wake of corporate scandals like Enron and WorldCom. Indeed, the 2004 presidential campaign has brought frequent calls to re-regulate the American economy. But the anticapitalist arguments are pure bunk, as Thomas J. DiLorenzo reveals in How Capitalism Saved America. DiLorenzo, a professor of economics,…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/10/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction : the untold story
What is capitalism?
How capitalism saved the pilgrims
America's capitalist revolt
Highway of capitalism
How capitalism enriched the working class
The truth about the "Robber Barons"
Antitrust myths
Did capitalism cause the Great Depression?
How the New Deal crippled capitalism
Did capitalism cause the energy crisis?
Conclusion : the never-ending war on capitalism