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Author Reich, Robert B.

Title Supercapitalism: the transformation of business, democracy, and everyday life [Hoopla electronic resource] / Robert B. Reich.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2007.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Dick Hill.
Summary Since the 1970s, and notwithstanding three recessions, the U.S. economy has soared. Consumers have been treated to a vast array of new products, while the prices of standard goods and services have declined. Companies have also become far more efficient and the stock market has surged. In short, American capitalism has been a triumph, and it has spread throughout the world.At the same time, argues former secretary of labor Robert B. Reich, the effectiveness of democracy in America has declined. It has grown less responsive to the citizenry, and people are feeling more and more helpless as a result. In Supercapitalism, Reich discusses how capitalism has spilled over into politics, how it threatens democracy, and how citizens both benefit from and lose out because of supercapitalism.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Democracy -- Economic aspects -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Capitalism -- Political aspects -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Pressure groups -- United States. -- Sound recordings.
Power (Social sciences) -- Economic aspects. -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Economic conditions.
Audiobooks. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Hill, Dick.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781400124619 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1400124611 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10755833
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