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  •  I'm waiting for "Winner Take All Politics" to (4+ / 0-)
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    arrive.  It was published last year and provides a policy history of how we have allowed this to happen.  The authors, Jacob Hacker (Yale) and Paul Pierson (UCB), put the roots of this rot back into the late 1970'ies.

    There is a great video of the book release last year at the New America Foundation here:  Winner Take All Politics book intro

    Bob, your work is just outstanding.  

    •  Thanks back. "Winner take all..." was suggested (1+ / 0-)
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      to me previously and I admit I have not read it yet...but plan to.

      "Inmates should be reformed - not recycled" http://piecp-violations.com/

      by Bob Sloan on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 09:37:02 AM PDT

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    •  Thanks for sharing about this book Cordyc. (1+ / 0-)
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      I'm thinking about buying this one.

      When everybody talkin' all at once no one can hear the wise one speak, So just be still and silence will provide the wisdom that you seek - by Tori del Allen

      by Dumas EagerSeton on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 10:52:56 AM PDT

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      •  Take a look at the video. It will give you a good (0+ / 0-)

        idea of what's in the book.  I find it hard to believe that we didn't see the authors interviewed by at least some of the MSNBC crowd.

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