The nation's leading political satirist traverses the world, exploring the power of money, ruminating on the world's varieties of capitalism and socialism, and offering his own hilarious primer on economics. The book explains the fundamentals of economics. The author traveled the world from Wall Street to Main Street, from Shanghai to Albania, in search of the ultimate answer to the question, qWhy do some economies thrive, while others just suck?q America's favorite political humorist leads readers on a hysterical whirlwind tour, from the qgood capitalismq of Wall Street to the qbad socialismq of Cuba, in search of an answer to the age-old question: qWhy do some places prosper and thrive, while others just suck?qThe S-class Mercedes is the Honda Civic of Hong Kong, and for the soccer-mom set, a Rolls and a driver is a minivan. Jesus, ita#39;s a ... The owner produced a brand Ia#39;d never heard of for $100 and a brand nobodya#39;s ever heard of for $80. I got myanbsp;...
|Title||:||Eat the Rich|
|Author||:||P. J. O'Rourke|
|Publisher||:||Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2007-12-01|