The Conscience of a Liberal

The Conscience of a Liberal

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America emerged from Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal with strong democratic values and broadly shared prosperity. But for the past thirty years American politics has been dominated by a conservative movement determined to undermine the New Deal's achievements.
Now, the tide may be turning-and in "The Conscience of a Liberal" Paul Krugman, the world's most widely read economist and one of its most influential political commentators, charts the way to reform.
Krugman ranges over a century of history and shows that neither the American middle-class nor the baby boomers grew up in the increasingly oligarchic nation we have become over the past generation evolved naturally: both were created, to a large extent, by government policies guided by organized political movements.
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The Conscience of a Liberal" promises to reshape public debate about American social policy and become a touchstone work for an entire generation.
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  • CD-Audio | 8 pages
  • 129.54 x 147.32 x 30.48mm | 272.15g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0739358669
  • 9780739358665

About University Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman, who was named Columnist of the Year by Editor and Publisher magazine, writes a twice-weekly column for the op-ed page of the New York Times. A winner of the John Bates Clark Medal, the most prized award given to American economists, he also teaches economics and international affairs at Princeton University.
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