Empire of Debt: The Rise Of An Epic Financial Crisis

Empire of Debt: The Rise Of An Epic Financial Crisis

by Will Bonner, Addison Wiggin
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Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Just when you thought you had heard the dangers of the staggering U.S. national debt described from every possible perspective, authors Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin present it as history. Their fervent approach puts this problem and the American empire into a global and historical context. From the ancient Greeks to President Woodrow Wilson's misguided adventures in Mexico and Europe, to the prolonged Japanese deflation crisis, the account reads like a historical novel instead of a history. The authors' writing is refreshing and witty ¿ which is important, since politicians, citizens and the media tend to fall asleep as soon as anyone mentions either imperialism or the national debt, which the authors see as a financial house of cards. Readers may (in fact, probably will) disagree with some of their more politicized projections and opinions, but their contrarian perspective is an intriguing light to shine on such an ambitious, controversial topic. We recommend this book to history buffs, investment managers and journalists.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend Empire of Debt. It is insightful, visionary, and witty. Although its theme is to sound an alarm, the book is enjoyable to read and entertaining as well. After reading it you will want to realign your personal investments to be prepared.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The amount of money is massive and will keep the economy going for another 40 years.