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The age of selfishness : Ayn Rand, morality, and the financial crisis

Cunningham, Darryl (author.). Cunningham, Darryl Supercrash. (Added Author). Goodwin, Michael, 1966- (writer of introduction.).

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Prince Rupert Library 174.4 Cunn (Text) 33294001934587 Adult Graphic Novels Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 1419715984
  • ISBN: 9781419715983
  • Physical Description: vii, 231 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams ComicArts, 2015.

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General Note: "Originally published in the U.K. in 2014 by Myriad Editions under the title Supercrash: How to Hijack the Global Economy."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227).
Formatted Contents Note: Part one: Ayn Rand -- Part two: The crash -- Part three: the age of selfishness.
Summary, etc.: Using Rand's biography to illuminate the policies that led to the economic crash in the U.S. and in Europe and the global financial crisis of 2008, Cunningham shows how her philosophy continues to affect today's politics and policies, starting with her most noted disciple, economist Alan Greenspan (former chairman of the Federal Reserve). Cunningham also shows how right-wing conservatives, libertarians, and the Tea Party movement have co-opted Rand's teachings (and inherent contradictions) to promote personal gain and profit at the expense of the middle class.
Subject: Graphic novels
Banks and banking -- Moral and ethical aspects
Conservatism -- United States
United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Objectivism (Philosophy) -- Comic books, strips, etc
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Comic books, strips, etc
Selfishness -- Comic books, strips, etc
Rand, Ayn -- Comic books, strips, etc
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