Money Matters Book Discussion - Fairfax - May

05/11/2021
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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ET
Cost: Free and open to the public

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The Financial Book Discussion Group meets monthly and is open to anyone. While pre-reading of the selection is encouraged, provided summaries and presentations will allow all to follow along with the group.  

Topic This Month

The System: Who Rigged It and How We Fix It

By Robert Reich, 2020, 206 p. 

In the latest of his 15 books Robert Reich, Labor Secretary during the Clinton Administration, claims that the economic system in the U.S. is an oligarchy, rigged to favor the wealthy and politically powerful., who use their clout to increase their wealth and power. He blames the rise of shareholder capitalism, the erosion of union power, and deregulation of the financial industry He calls for a more equitable rebalance of power.  


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