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9780230613959

The New Golden Age A Revolution against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230613959

  • ISBN10:

    0230613950

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-06
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Summary

Bringing his signature insight and expertise, the controversial economist Ravi Batra takes on a host of problems facing the world economy, including the oil and housing bubbles, falling minimum wages, corporate scandals, gross ethical lapses, the rise of celebrity economists at the Federal Reserve and elsewhere, and political crises of all kinds. He is unflinching in his criticism of the global economic elites and the suffering and deprivation they have caused in the lives of ordinary men and women. At the same time, he also offers an expansive, optimistic vision of how the international community can overcome the many challenges before it and bring about something historically unprecedented: true global economic prosperity.

Author Biography

Ravi Batra is the author of Greenspan's Fraud as well as the international bestsellers as The Downfall of Capitalism and Communism, The Great Depression of 1990, and The Myth of Free Trade. He is professor of economics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Batra has been profiled in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, and Newsweek, among others, and has appeared on CBS, NBC, CNN, ABC, CNBC, and other networks.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Global Poverty and Economic Chaosp. 1
The Twin Bubbles: Housing and Oilp. 15
The Cycles of Inflation and Moneyp. 39
The Law of Social Cyclep. 53
Western Societyp. 73
The U.S. Business Empirep. 85
Lies, Damned Lies, and Economistsp. 103
The Muslim Civilizationp. 123
Roots of the Current Conflict between Islam and the Westp. 141
Our Common Futurep. 159
Eradicating Global Poverty: A Call for a Voter's Revolutionp. 189
Addendum: The Bailout, Gold, and Foreign Currenciesp. 227
Notesp. 235
Indexp. 241
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