HUMANITY IS IN TROUBLE. When the 10 largest corporations on Earth have more combined economic power than 92% of all countries on Earth combined, the 50 largest financial corporations control wealth equal to 90% of Earth’s GDP, the richest 1% of humans have more wealth than 99% of the world combined, and the eight richest humans have more wealth than the bottom 50% of Earth’s entire population combined . . . it’s safe to say humanity is in trouble.
ACTION-ORIENTED. This is the only book you ever need to read to understand exactly what is wrong with our global economy today and how to fix it. Learn exactly what you can do to help fix Broken Capitalism before it’s too late.
REAL-WORLD EXPERT INSIGHT. Written by International Political Economy expert, financial services professional, and former U.S. Government Intelligence operative, Ferris Eanfar. Broken Capitalism: This Is How We Fix It provides unique and refreshing insight into the murky waters of Earth’s economic and political systems, banking systems, globalism, artificial intelligence, corporate governance, and the geopolitical affairs that have shaped and distorted our global economy.
SUCCINCT & EASY TO READ. Written in a unique style for easy reading and comprehension, this book is used by organizations as a no-nonsense primer on how the global economy really works.
MEANINGFUL PURPOSE. All book proceeds go to the nonprofit, nonpartisan AngelPay Foundation.
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTSPREFACECHAPTER 1 – INTRODUCTION
The American Dream
Understanding the Trends
The Rise of Donald Trump
Why Is This Book Different?
The Toxic Cloud
The Meaning of Corruption
Avoiding Common Mental Traps
CHAPTER 2 – WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC SYSTEM?
What’s Really Wrong with the U.S. Banking System?
The Anatomy of a Financial Crisis
Globalism 1.0: A Brain-Rotting Neurotoxin
CHAPTER 3 – WARNING: RISK OF DEATH TO YOUR ECONOMY
What Is Economics?
The 5-Minute Advanced Economics Course
The Difference Between a Model and a Map
CHAPTER 4 – SIZE KILLS
Do Corporations Maximize Human Life?
Size Kills Economic & Political Independence
Size Spawns Selective Corporate Welfare
Size Kills Justice
Size Kills Liberty
How Big Is Too Big?
The Real Adam Smith
CHAPTER 5 – WHY IS THE GOVERNMENT SO BROKEN?
Distorted Incentives Create Distorted Outcomes
Human Nature & Power Concentration
Noose of Regulations
The Compliance Jungle
Suicidal Corporate Tax Policy
The Fourth Branch of Government
The Convergence of State & Corporate Power
CHAPTER 6 – TRANSNATIONAL ECONOMIC CANNIBALS
The Mechanics of a Global Wealth Transfer
The Genesis of Globalism 1.0
Transnational Economic Cannibalism
The Game of Life
CHAPTER 7 – THE IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The Job Apocalypse
“Bullshit Labor Statistics”
The Future of Automation
A History of Lost Utopias
Don’t Blame the Corporations
Techno-Utopias, Capitalism & Democracy
Life in a Techno-Utopia
Suffering Is Endurable Only with Purpose
Everything Created Reflects the Ethics of the Creator
What Is Conscious Awareness?
Past Is Prelude to the Future
CHAPTER 8 – THE DAWN OF CORPORATE ENLIGHTENMENT
Why Do Rules Exist?
Income Equality vs. Income Equity
The Fantasy of Free Markets
Is Capitalism Undemocratic?
Losing Our Religion without Losing Our Faith
CHAPTER 9 – WHAT IS VALUE?
The Heart of Capitalism
The Capital-Labor Duality
What Is Value?
Wealth Is Stored Value
The Path to Central Planning & Why It Fails
Price Level Stability
Globalism 1.0 & Mental Depression
Value and the Money Supply
CHAPTER 10 – GLOBALISM 2.0
The Market Health Index
The Market Stability Tax
Globalism 2.0: The Functional Version
MST-Based Capital Formation & Allocation
HOW MANY COMPANIES IS ENOUGH?
Measuring & Modeling Human Welfare
Dead Weight Loss
Resistance Is Futile
CHAPTER 11 – TRUST-BASED CAPITALISM
Are Corporations People?
If Corporations Are People, Then . . .
The Law of Constant Wages Is Broken
The Virtues of the 50/50 Ratio
Suicidal Minimum Wage Laws
The Graduated Minimum Wage
Enforcing Corporate Loyalty
CHAPTER 12 – ANGELPAY: RETURNING WEALTH & POWER TO THE CREATORS OF VALUE
The Genesis of AngelPay
AngelPay Community Values
Participating in Fair Capitalism
Conclusion: It’s Always Darkest Before the Dawn
ABOUT THE AUTHORINDEX
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