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Moore refers to corporations receiving government tax breaks as “corporate welfare mothers “. JacksonBarraljpbmelanie.

Views Read Dpwnsize View history. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 1, 7 7, 3. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. The book is a look at the state of business and industry in the United States and the power they hold over the U.

Moore is one of our sharpest satirists, and Downsize This! The book seemed to go on and on without really saying anything new. While this restricts his audience to Americans on the left side of the aisle, for them Downsize This!

Good agitprop, classic Moore. If you encounter any opposition from executives in suits, especially those who seek to downsize you, you’ll know what to tell them by the title of this book. This article about a book on business is a stub.

I guess the issue I take with this book is that he makes his point, then spends the thrfats pages beating you over the head with it. CD Audiobook 0 editions. References to this work on external resources. Downsize This could have become out of date very quickly had everything Moore suggested been implemented. Moore gives a lot of information and makes some humorous suggestions. Add to Your americah. Google Books — Loading Retrieved from ” https: I didn’t mind this book.


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The government claims that we are experiencing the largest economic growth in a generation. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I know, I know, it’s Michael Moore. And yet another chapter where Moore details his unsuccessful endeavors to have State Representative from the 46th District of California, Bob Dornaninvoluntarily committed for psychiatric evaluation.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this downdize. Become a LibraryThing Author. I suppose he wouldn’t have had a page book if he did that though, it would only be pages long Amazon Kindle 0 editions. The book is part of Moore’s ongoing campaign for increased corporate accountability. Stories from My Life This article about a book on politics of the United States is a stub.

Downsize This! Random Threats From an Unarmed American

Swap 49 have, 5 want. Languages Deutsch Edit links. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. To my wife, Kathleen, and my daughter, Natalie In particular the book criticizes corporations who care more for shareholders than the safety and wellbeing of the communities who work for them. Unashamedly anti-rightwing, this is an eye-opening account of what is going on in the US and Michael Moore’s proposals for fixing things.


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I thought some of his ideas were well founded, and could at least could inspire some spirited discussions. The author approaches life with his characteristic humor and sarcasm, but some of his rants fall short of the mark in this particular book. OK, Michael, we get it! But only if it doesn’t cut into his moviemaking–that’s too big a price to pay. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. New York Times bestseller Nonfiction, For this reason alone, Downsize This is worth reading.

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