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Casino Capitalism

Donald Trump and American Decline

William Astore | Posted 04.26.2016 | Politics
William Astore

Many abused workers have placed their faith in Trump to revive America.  Yet the irony is that Trump himself has precipitated America's decline, what with his tacky casinos, his off-shoring of jobs, his shady business deals that seek to maximize profits while minimizing pay to workers.

Watch: Zombie Politics and Casino Capitalism

Bill Moyers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a "machinery of social and civil death" that chills "any vestige of a robust democracy."

Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

The election of 2012 raises two perplexing questions. The first is how the GOP could put up someone for president who epitomizes the excesses of casino capitalism that have nearly destroyed the economy. The second is why the Democrats have failed to point this out.

Michael Moore's Grapes of Wrath

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

With the glimmering hope of the Obama campaign behind us, Moore's film is a wake-up call to renew and expand America's democratic promise.

Jason Linkins

Casino Capitalism: Fortune Editor Andy Serwer Says Administration Gaming System For Wall Street Titans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Earlier this morning, Morning Joe's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were joined by Fortune Magazine Managing Editor Andrew Serwer and our own co-f...