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Are They Rich Because They're Smart?

Introduction by Steve Clark, photos, index.

Format: Paper

111 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 2016

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-1-60488-087-8

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Explains the sharpening class inequalities in the United States and the resulting conflicts accelerated by today’s slow-burning world depression. It takes apart the self-serving rationalizations of a growing layer of well-paid professionals that their schooling and “brightness” equip them to “regulate” the lives of working people, who can’t be trusted...

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