Copyright 2004 Jack Rasmus

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION: Convergence, Crisis & Corporate Restructuring

CHAPTER 1: The Road Back to 1929

CHAPTER 2: The Great American Tax Shift

CHAPTER 3: Corporate Wage Strategies I: The Thirty Year Pay Freeze

CHAPTER 4: Corporate Wage Strategies II: Attacking the Periphery

CHAPTER 5: Free Trade and the Collapse of Manufacturing in America

CHAPTER 6: Welcome to the New World Job Order

CHAPTER 7: Jobless Recoveries and the Bush Recession

CHAPTER 8: Medical Mount St. Helens: The Health Care Crisis in America

CHAPTER 9: Pensions in the Corporate Cross-Hairs

CHAPTER 10: Stealing the Social Security Surplus

CONCLUSION: The Corporate Offensive, Democrats, and the AFL-CIO

Copyright 2004 Jack Rasmus

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION: Convergence, Crisis & Corporate Restructuring in America

CHAPTER 1: The Road Back to 1929

CHAPTER 2: The Great American Tax Shift

CHAPTER 3: Wages in America: The Thirty Year Pay Freeze

CHAPTER 4: Taxes for Jobs—Bush’s First Three Years

CHAPTER 5: Bush’s Second (And Third!) Aborted Jobs Recovery

CHAPTER 6: Corporate Wage Strategies: Attacking the Periphery

CHAPTER 7: Offshoring—Another Face of the Free Trade Offensive

CHAPTER 8: A Medical Mount St. Helens: The Health Care Crisis in America

CHAPTER 9: Stealing Social Security: Past, Present and Future

CHAPTER 10: Pensions in the Corporate Cross-Hairs

CHAPTER 11: Medicare Reform: The New Deal’s Trojan Horse

CHAPTER 12: Prescription Drugs: Free Trade for Them But Not Us

CHAPTER 14: Neoliberalism Run Amuck: Privatizing Education in America

CHAPTER 14: De-Regulating Business—Re-Regulating Labor

CHAPTER 15: The Coming Collapse of Incomes in America

CONCLUSION: The Corporate Offensive in Historical Perspective