Barry Lynn: Cornered

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Author and Financial Times contributor Barry C. Lynn doesn't have good news in his just released nonfiction book Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction. He says there's an unprecedented consolidation of power in every sector of the American economy, putting enormous control in the hands of a very few. And that isn't good for the rest of us. Fox News Channel contributor and presidential advisor James P. Pinkerton praises Lynn's work via press materials, saying, "If economic institutions are too big to fail, then they are too big...In Cornered, Barry Lynn shows how Washington has doubled down on the same failed policies. Cornered is not only a history, it is a guide to the next meltdown." Hear more of Lynn's bad news (and see if there's a light at the end of the tunnel) at 7 p.m. Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-523-0701 or visit www.brazosbookstore.com. Free.
Wed., Feb. 24, 7 p.m., 2010

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