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Reason

Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America

Reason( )
Author: Reich, Robert B.
ISBN:978-1-56511-891-1
Publication Date:May 2004
Publisher:HighBridge Company
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

REASON is a passionate and urgent statement about liberalism: what it is, the measure of its importance for America, and how it can return to the forefront of American politics. Reich sees the radical conservatism that has taken over the public agenda---the desire to fight unilateral "preemptive" wars, to stifle dissent and restrict civil liberties, to shower the rich with tax breaks and cut social services---as dangerous for both America and the world. He argues convincingly that the...
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Book Details
Pages:1
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.84 x 5.68 x 0.98 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Reich, Robert B. (Author)
Robert B. Reich was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1946. He received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1968, a M.A. from Oxford University in 1970, and a J.D. from Yale University.

Reich was an assistant to the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice from 1974 to 1976. He directed the policy planning staff of the Federal Trade Commission from 1976 to 1981 and taught on the faculty of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1981 to 1992. He served as the 22nd Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton. He became the University Professor and the Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandies University in 1997. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

Reich has written numerous books including Locked in the Cabinet; Reason: Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America; Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life; Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future; Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few; and The Common Good. In 2003, he was awarded the Vaclev Havel Foundation Prize for his pioneering work in economic and social thought.

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