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Author Parenti, Michael, 1933-

Title Profit pathology and other indecencies / Michael Parenti.

Publication Info. Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  306.3 PAR    Check Shelf
Description vi, 175 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-165) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Class, race, and empire. Thinking about the great class divide -- Ethnicity and exploitation : a quick history of the boiling pot -- Empire in extremis? : some urgent notations
Pt. 2. The corporate beast at home. A case of death and profits -- Free market medicine : a personal account -- Free market medicine : more true stories
Pt. 3. Cultural aberrations and other oppressions. Pedophiles, popes, priests, preachers, and papa -- Inequality : 85 billionaires and the poorer half
Pt. 4. Global rule and ruin. Capitalism, a self-devouring beast -- Profit pathology and disposable planet.
Summary In this book the author examines the role of class power in American life as well as the effects of unregulated capitalism.
Subject Social classes -- Political aspects -- United States.
Power (Social sciences)
Wealth -- Political aspects.
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00846434
Equality. (OCoLC)fst00914456
Power (Social sciences) (OCoLC)fst01074219
Social classes -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01122365
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9781612056616 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
161205661X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781612058290 (library ebook)
9781612056623 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1612056628 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781612058306 (consumer ebook)
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