The Crises of the Eighties and the Ascent of the Greenspan Era

  • Joel Magnuson
Part of the Palgrave Insights into Apocalypse Economics book series (PIAE)


Morris Berman tells us that creating a stable commonwealth that prioritizes social provisioning was never a priority in the plan for America. As we continue to drift through the Greenspan Era into the Trump Era and beyond, the hope for making that a priority or achieving some measure of sustainability have all but faded to oblivion. The policies of the Trump administration—a seemingly random mixture of neoliberalism, nationalism, and cronyism—mostly served the interests of the corporate class with tax cuts and rollbacks on environmental regulations.


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  • Joel Magnuson
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  1. 1.Independent ResearcherTualatinUSA

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