"Americans face real economic hardship but respond with fantastical solutions, from tax-cut magic to the end of capitalism. Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro focus on what truly worries people: their own insecurity. The authors propose concrete reforms affecting taxes, health care, and wages and share organizing strategies to achieve changes people need"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Then and now Building blocks of distributive politics Good politics, wrong policy The essential role of business Making work pay From unemployment to reemployment Waiting for infrastructure What more is to be done? Paying for change The wages of insecurity.