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Bruce Bikle has commented on (2) products.

Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt
Ill Fares the Land

Bruce Bikle, January 1, 2011

Tony Judt's recent book (published right before is death)is addressed to the younger generation, and does a superb job of explaining what we have lost in the past 30-40 years both here in the US and Europe when we became more concerned with wealth and less with a social environment that works for us all. It's an instructive read by a world class historian and thinker, and it bears the attention of those who are asking "where are we going, and how might we change course?"
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Two American Political Systems: Society, Economics, & Politics

Bruce Bikle, July 3, 2006

While this book is dated with a mid 80's publication date, it does provide a short, well written explanation about the relationship between economics and government in the US. Much of what Froman predicted about the future some 25 years ago has happened with the "new capitailism" we see today in the US.

I would suggest this book to anyone who needs a quick study in these important relationhips. The book would provide a platform for a jump off into more contemporary readings.
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