The New Golden Age: A Revolution against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos

Paperback | January 6, 2009

byRavi Batra

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Bringing his signature insight and expertise, the controversial economist Ravi Batra takes on a host of problems facing the world economy, including the oil and housing bubbles, falling minimum wages, corporate scandals, gross ethical lapses, the rise of celebrity economists at the Federal Reserve and elsewhere, and political crises of all kinds. He is unflinching in his criticism of the global economic elites and the suffering and deprivation they have caused in the lives of ordinary men and women. At the same time, he also offers an expansive, optimistic vision of how the international community can overcome the many challenges before it and bring about something historically unprecedented: true global economic prosperity.

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Bringing his signature insight and expertise, the controversial economist Ravi Batra takes on a host of problems facing the world economy, including the oil and housing bubbles, falling minimum wages, corporate scandals, gross ethical lapses, the rise of celebrity economists at the Federal Reserve and elsewhere, and political crises o...

Ravi Batra is the author of Greenspan's Fraud as well as the international bestsellers as The Downfall of Capitalism and Communism, The Great Depression of 1990, and The Myth of Free Trade. He is professor of economics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Batra has been profiled in such publications as The New York Times, The W...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:January 6, 2009Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230613950

ISBN - 13:9780230613959

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Table of Contents

A Globe in Poverty and Economic Chaos * The Twin Bubbles: Housing and Oil * The Cycles of Inflation and Money * The Law of Social Cycle * Western Society * The U.S. Business Empire * Lies, Damned Lies, and Economists * The Muslim Civilization * Contemporary Muslim Society * Our Common Future * Global Poverty: A Call for Voter's Revolution

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"The analysis is keen and provocative, and the conclusions unorthodox as ever." -Publishers Weekly"Dr. Batra vividly portrays the way in which public disgust for corruption, both corporate and federal, is becoming a serious force for political change." -Dr. W. Curtiss Priest, Director, Center for Information, Technology, & Society, MIT"The most thoroughgoing assault on the Maestro's legacy so far." -Cecil Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Greenspan's Fraud"As always, his economic arguments are expressed elegantly." -Publishers Weekly on Greenspan's Fraud"In this chilling exposé of one of the most powerful men of our time, Ravi Batra reveals Greenspan for who he secretly is: An ideologue who has waged war on the American Dream and imperiled the world economy." -David Callahan, author of The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead on Greenspan's Fraud"When it comes to the bottom line so beloved of economists, one can learn a lot about events by thinking about them in cyclical regularities, of which Batra gives a novel and brilliant exposition." -Lester C. Thurow on Ravi Batra"Ravi Batra has made an outstanding reputation in the United States as an international economic theorist in the best Western tradition." -Leonard Silk, New York Times on Ravi Batra