A fiercely persuasive warning the ‘the market’ is destroying our society. Stiles desperately hopes we can heal our perspectives before it is too late.
— Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale, and author of The Western Canon
A powerful and disturbing look at the remaking of American life by a new, harsher form of capitalism. To read this eye-opening book is to grasp how the free market’s cold logic is eroding our most cherished human values–and to see clearly what must be done to save America’s soul.
— David Callahan, Senior Fellow, Demos, and author of The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead
What am I going to do with my old friend? I really have to twist and turn to imagine a context where the above quotes don’t mean what I think they do, and Paul’s book is not what I think it is. Well, I have it in hand, now, so I guess I’ll see.