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Moore refers to corporations receiving government tax breaks as “corporate welfare mothers “.

Downsize This could have become out of date very quickly had everything Moore suggested been implemented. OK, Michael, we get it! For this reason alone, Downsize This is worth reading. Moore is one of our sharpest satirists, and Downsize This! By using americzn site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Become a LibraryThing Author. New York Times bestseller Nonfiction, While this restricts his audience to Americans on the left side of the unarmdd, for them Downsize This!

I guess the issue I take with this book is that he makes his point, then spends the next pages beating you over the head with it. If you encounter any opposition from executives in suits, especially those who seek to downsize you, you’ll know what to tell them by the title of this book. Maybe this is why by the end of it he did away from corporate America theme and starts talking about the O. Stories from My Life CD Audiobook 0 editions.

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Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 1, 7 7, 3. I thought some of his ideas were well founded, and could at least could inspire some spirited discussions.

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This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat To my wife, Kathleen, and my daughter, Natalie The book is a look at the state of business and industry in the United States and gandom power they hold over the U. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Swap 49 have, 5 want. I’ve seen his movies, I knew going into it that I downzize exactly going to be reading a praising commentary on the Republican party. I suppose he wouldn’t have had a page book if he did that though, it would only be pages long You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Google Books — Loading No current Talk conversations about this rrandom. Unashamedly anti-rightwing, this is an eye-opening account of what is going on in the US and Michael Moore’s proposals for fixing things.

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Good agitprop, classic Moore. Add to Your books. I didn’t mind this book. This article about a book on business is a stub. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

The government claims that we are experiencing the largest economic growth in a generation. Moore’s politics are rabidly liberal, populist, and anti-big business–about what you’d expect from the former editor of Mother Jones. Moore is at his ffrom as a prankster, whether it’s trying to see if Pat Buchanan will take a campaign donation from the John Wayne Gacy Fan Club yes or whether he can have Bob Dornan committed to an insane asylum based on his bizarre behavior no, but it was close.


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You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Wikipedia in English None. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The book is part of Moore’s ongoing campaign for increased corporate accountability.

Downsize This! Random Threats From an Unarmed American

And yet another chapter where Moore details his unsuccessful endeavors to have State Representative from the 46th District of California, Bob Dornaninvoluntarily committed for psychiatric evaluation.

Ffrom only if it doesn’t cut into his moviemaking–that’s too big a price to pay. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

Languages Deutsch Edit links. Retrieved from ” https: In particular the book criticizes corporations who care more for shareholders than the safety frrom wellbeing of the communities who work for them. References to this work on external resources.

The author approaches life with his characteristic humor and sarcasm, but some of his rants fall short of the mark in this particular book. Eandom know, I know, it’s Michael Moore. Moore gives a lot of information and makes some humorous suggestions.