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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Very insightful book about the modern economy.  Packer deftly sh

Very insightful book about the modern economy.  Packer deftly shows how our institutions are failing us and how some people how found new ways to sustain themselves.

posted by Anonymous on May 23, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

9 out of 117 people found this review helpful.

The satisfaction with which the "unwinding" of America

The satisfaction with which the "unwinding" of America is described only underlines Parker's agenda: The "radical transformation" of the country promised by Our Dear Leader. The faux sad tone with which Parker describes the condition of the economy o...
The satisfaction with which the "unwinding" of America is described only underlines Parker's agenda: The "radical transformation" of the country promised by Our Dear Leader. The faux sad tone with which Parker describes the condition of the economy only thinly veils his satisfaction that the Obama Recession (five years and counting) is the driving force behind the drive towards a state-controlled economy. Get a job, Parker.

posted by Slothmorse on May 21, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2014

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    Insightful and humane exposition. Overall a good report that gives you a slice of life as effected by the economy from several perspectives.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2014

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    No, I don't. Did you say western time cause I live in Portland Oregon, so you must live somewhere here on the West coast. I'm also12 by the way.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2013

    I haven't read the book, yet, but there are so many books out th

    I haven't read the book, yet, but there are so many books out there written by authors who are academia, media people, or live in the 
    political world about the state of our nation or the world or both. What bothers me about these books is is it their opinion based on what'
    they have read and/or see or is it an objective observation of what is going on?  Can any writer be truly objective about that which he has
    written? To be honest I don't really know. What makes this book any better than others on the same subject? Is it because he see's it 
    from a different perspective? The only way to find the answers to these questions and others you may have is to read the book, then read another author's works, then another, ad nauseum.

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