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Who Stole the American Dream?

In case you’re wondering about the book he’ll be promoting at next week’s N.C. Policy Watch Crucial Conversation luncheon, today’s Weekly Briefing provides a brief review. of veteran journalist Hedrick Smith’s newest effort, which is entitled Who Stole the American Dream?

The bottom line: It’s definitely worth your time, money and effort. It’s not really a “feel good” book, but you’ll have a much, much better understanding of how America got into the fix in which it finds itself. There are also some promising and hopeful recommendations for what the hell we do to get out the current situation.

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