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Book Review: Hoodwinked

Perkins, John.  “Hoodwinked.”  Broadway Books, NY, 2009 If I could recommend a book that provides a good description of The Financialization Revolution and (bonus!) offers viable solutions, it would be John Perkins’ “Hoodwinked.” I was somewhat familiar with Mr. Perkins work … Continue reading

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The Biggest, Fattest Corporate Lie: One Nation Under God

I’ve just come across an excerpt from a new book  “One Nation Under God:  How Corporate America Invented Christian America” written by Kevin Kruse.  I’ll be tripping to my local library this week to check it out.   It’s message … Continue reading

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Hero of the Week – Representative Thomas Massie

An underlying dynamic to the Financialization Revolution is our government’s outright refusal to do its job (Greta Krippner touches on this in her book “Capitalizing on Crisis” when she discusses the origins of the Revolution).   The following story is about … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Forget Sales, What’s the Stock Price?

Earlier this week I discussed the idea of new corporate behavior and its role in The Financialization Revolution, I said “Since the Financialization Revolution, the goal of satisfying shareholders instead of consumers has become the primary focus of corporations.” A new Think … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Quote of the Week Discussion

“Business people stopped judging themselves based on companies long term growth or reputation in consumer polls; instead, the measurement of their worth became a function of the bonuses and salaries they could squeeze out of the marketplace or out of … Continue reading

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