The Resource Corporate conspiracies : how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security, (electronic resource)

Corporate conspiracies : how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security, (electronic resource)

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Corporate conspiracies : how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security
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Corporate conspiracies
Title remainder
how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security
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eng
Summary
From New York Times bestselling authors Richard Belzer and David Wayne comes a hard look at the wrongs done to us all by big business in America. Here is an explosive account of wrongful acts perpetrated, and the ensuing cover-ups inflicted upon us, by American corporations. The bestselling author team of Richard Belzer and David Wayne exposes the ways that the capitalist regime has got us under their thumbs-from the mainstream media and its control over us, to the trillions stolen by big banks and mortgage companies during the mortgage crisis, to the scams perpetrated by Big Oil and Big Pharma. The one common victim of all that corruption is the American public, and Corporate Conspiracies wants to do something about it. Corporate Conspiracies takes dead aim at those who take advantage of us little guys. Probably most disturbing is the book's examination of politics and capitalism teaming up against us-how politicians and lobbyists all have their hands in each other's pockets while stabbing us in the back, and how the well-established energy lobby-which is petroleum, natural gas, and coal-has played a dominant role in the shaping of US foreign policy for decades. Did you know that companies at times know that their products will kill people, but they do nothing, because it is actually cheaper to compensate the victims than it is to correct the problem? And did you know that the Pentagon is sending $1.5 trillion of our tax dollars to their corporate buddies for a new fighter jet that is already superfluous? This book is guaranteed to make us all think twice about being enslaved and cheated by corporate America
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Midwest
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Belzer, Richard
Dewey number
328.747
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Political corruption
  • Corporations
  • Lobbying
  • Electronic books
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
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adult
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Corporate conspiracies : how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510711273
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12270370
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MWT12270370
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Corporate conspiracies : how elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781510711273
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12270370
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MWT12270370
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remote
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