Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Fifteen Steps to Corporate Feudalism: How the Rich Convinced America’s Middle Class to Eliminate Themselves

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America’s middle class is in dramatic decline. What caused its downfall? Was it the media? Tax cuts? The destruction of public education? Corporate greed? Or perhaps the ongoing creation of unnecessary wars? In Fifteen Steps to Corporate Feudalism, Dennis Marker provides a step-by- step account of how and why the US middle class has been working harder than ever and is still losing ground. This examination of fifteen specific policies promoted by conservatives and the superrich and implemented through the vice grip of fear, anger, and greed reveals that the decline of the middle class is no accident. The Occupy movement has exposed some outgrowths of the extreme wealth inequality and crumbling middle class. This book explains what set it all off and keeps it going. Included is a clear road map to begin reversing the damage that s been done.