It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism

Paperback, 480 pages

Published Feb. 21, 2023 by Random House Large Print, Diversified Publishing.

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Common sense in the era of big money and little values

5 stars

Bernie Sanders really makes the book extra special. Politically he speaks up for the working class and is a breath of fresh air in the political mess of America. There are also lots to take away for other countries where a 3rd party is never taken seriously. Well worth a read for all those who believe in real democracy not what capitalism has bent and broken

A quick, engaging read that covers a lot of ground, well

4 stars

I love his energy! I picked this up after hearing his interview on Alastair Campbell and Rory Stewart's Leading podcast, and (presumably) Nichols is able to capture it perfectly in writing as well. I'd prefer a comprehensive index, and writing that reflects that, but, frankly, maybe I have enough of those tomes. In particular, I loved: 1) his breakdown of 2016, and particularly 2020 to 2021; I feel like I have a much clearer picture of the Inflation Reduction Act now; 2) Like Campbell, I thought his window on the Finnish education system was fascinating; 3) Similarly, his examples of the Washington Post's, and CNN's, biases were insightful; and, finally, 4) I always enjoy when a book like this closes with discussions of what's needed / next steps; he isn't the first to suggest getting rid of the Electoral College, for example, but I appreciate how he includes it, with …

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