Multinational Monitor

MAY/JUN 2007
VOL 28 No. 3


The Billionaire Loophole: The Private Equity Tax Escape
by Samuel Bollier

Financial Entanglement and Developing Countries
by C.P. Chandrasekhar

Sin and Society: Part 1
by Edward Alsworth Ross


The Predators' Ball Resumes: Financial Mania and Systemic Risk
an interview with Damon Silvers

The Foreclosure Epidemic: The Cost to Families and Communities of the Predictable Mortgage Meldown
an interview with Alan Fishbein


Behind the Lines

Deregulation and the Financial Crisis

The Front
White Collar Drug Pushers - Snake Eyes for the U.S. at WTO - Taming the Giant Corporation

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Greed At a Glance

Commercial Alert

Names In the News



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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry
By Lawrence Mitchell
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2007

War on Greed
A Robert Greenwald and
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Too Much: An Online Weekly on Excess and Inequality
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“Behind the Buyouts: Inside the World of Private Equity”
Washington, DC: Service Employees Union International, 2007

The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity
By Robert Kuttner
New York: Knopf, 2007

“Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Cost of U.S. Business Leadership”
By Sarah Anderson, John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins, Mike Lapham and Sam Pizzigati
Washington, DC:
Institute for Policy Studies, 2007

Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich — And Cheat Everyone Else
By David Cay Johnston,
New York: Portfolio Hardcover, 2003

Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America
By Nomi Prins
New York: New Press, 2004

The Predators’ Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders
By Connie Bruck
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Den of Thieves
By James Stewart
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Barbarians At The Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
By Bryan Burrough and
John Helyar
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The Money Machine: How KKR Manufactured Power and Profits
By Sarah Bartlett
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Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business
By George Anders
Frederick, MD: Beard Books, 2002

The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm
By Robert Bruner and Sean Carr
Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2007

Left Business Observer
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Wall Street: How It Works and For Whom
Doug Henwood
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After the New Economy
Doug Henwood
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A Demon of Our Own Design:
Markets, Hedge Funds, and
the Perils of Financial Innovation
By Richard Bookstaber
Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2007

Traders, Guns & Money:
Knowns and Unknowns in the
Dazzling World of Derivatives

By Satyajit Das
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey:
FT Press, 2006

Subprime Mortgages: America’s Latest Boom and Bust
By Edward Gramlich
Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2007

The New Masters Of Capital:
American Bond Rating Agencies And The Politics Of Creditworthiness
By Timothy Sinclair
Cornell University Press, 2005

Pain Killer: A “Wonder” Drug’s Trail of Addiction and Death
By Barry Meier

New York: Rodale, 2003

Whose Trade Organization?:
A Comprehensive Guide to the
World Trade Organization

By Lori Wallach and Patrick Woodall
New York: New Press, 2004

Developing Countries and Services Trade: Chasing a Black Cat in a Dark Room, Blindfolded
By Chakravarthi Raghavan
Penang, Malaysia:
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Taming the Giant Corporation:
How the Largest Corporations
Control Our Lives
By Ralph Nader, Mark Green
and Joel Seligman
New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1977

The People’s Business: Controlling Corporations and Restoring Democracy
By Lee Drutman and Charlie Cray
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2004

Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army
By Jeremy Scahill
New York: Nation Books, 2007