“If you wonder why and when giant corporations got the power to reign supreme over us, here’s the story.”
—Jim Hightower, national radio commentator and author of Swim Against the Current
“No one communicates more thoughtfully or effectively than Thom Hartmann. He gets inside the arguments and helps people to think them through—to understand how to respond when they’re talking about public issues with coworkers, neighbors, and friends.”
—Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen
“If we are going to live in a democracy, we need to have a healthy middle class. Thom Hartmann shows us how the ‘cons’ have wronged this country and tells us what needs to be done to reclaim what it is to be American.”
—Eric Utne, founder, Utne Reader
Introduction: Back to the Future
Chapter 1: Bring My Job Home!
Chapter 2: Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts
Chapter 3: Stop Them from Eating My Town
Chapter 4: An Informed and Educated Electorate
Chapter 5: Medicare "Part E”–for Everybody
Chapter 6: Make Members of Congress Wear NASCAR Patches
Chapter 7: Cool Our Fever
Chapter 8: They Will Steal It!
Chapter 9: Put Lou Dobbs out to Pasture
Chapter 10: Wal-Mart is Not a Person
Chapter 11: In the Shadow of the Dragon
Conclusion: Tag, You're It!
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