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The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder

Labor’s Last Best Weapon

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$35.00 • £25.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674972131

Publication: April 2018


352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 graph


  • Preface
  • 1. Safeway: Changing the Math
  • 2. The New Suffragists: The Fight for Meaningful Corporate Elections
  • 3. The Silence of the Lions: Reining in Hedge Funds and Private Equity
  • 4. Checks and Imbalances: Saying No to the Imperial CEO
  • 5. The People’s Lobbyists versus Private Equity
  • 6. The New Sheriffs of Wall Street: Fighting Fraud
  • 7. The Law of Fiduciary Duty and the Risk of Capture: In Whose Interests Should We Invest?
  • 8. The Retirement “Crises” and the Future of Labor’s Capital
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index