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Fair shot : rethinking inequality and how we earn / Chris Hughes.

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  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 331.236 HUG (Text) 34330513221847 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 331 HUG (Text) 70743000161526 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville BUS 331.236 HUG (Text) 37323005382562 BUSINESS Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 331.236 HUGH (Text) 39231033465721 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Peru PL - Peru 331.236 HUGHES C (Text) 53069000495748 ADULT NON-FICTION In transit -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 331.236 Hughes (Text) 31208912562644 non-fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton 331.236 Hug (Text) 30890000682797 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 331.236 HUG (Text) 31951004259591 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 331.236 H874 (Text) 51735011868964 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 331.236 HUGHES (Text) 33946003335036 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250196590
  • ISBN: 1250196590
  • Physical Description: 214 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-214).
Formatted Contents Note:
How it happens -- The dismantling of the American dream -- Kenya & back -- The precariat -- A guaranteed income for working people -- Worthwhile work -- Untethered idealism -- Everybody likes a tax credit -- What we owe one another -- What you can do.
Summary, etc.:
"The first half of Chris Hughes' life played like a movie reel right out of the American Dream. He grew up in a small town in North Carolina. His parents were people of modest means, but he was accepted into an elite boarding school and then Harvard, both on scholarship. There, he met Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz and became one of the co-founders of Facebook. In telling his story, Hughes demonstrates the powerful role fortune and luck play in today's economy. Through the rocket ship rise of Facebook, Hughes came to understand how a select few can become ultra-wealthy nearly overnight. He believes the same forces that made Facebook possible have made it harder for everyone else in America to make ends meet. To help people who are struggling, Hughes proposes a simple, bold solution: a guaranteed income for working people, including unpaid caregivers and students, paid for by the one percent.
Subject: Hughes, Chris, 1983 November 26-
Facebook (Firm) > Anecdotes.
Income distribution > United States.
Guaranteed annual income > United States.
Wealth > United States.
Equality > United States.
United States > Economic conditions > 2009-
United States > Social conditions > 1980-
Businesspeople > Biography.
Wealth > United States.
United States > Economic conditions > 2009-
United States > Social conditions > 1980-
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS > Labor.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Public Policy > Economic Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Social Classes & Economic Disparity.
Equality.
Wealth.
Income distribution.
Facebook.
American dream.
Garantiertes Mindesteinkommen.
Einkommensumverteilung.
Soziale Ungleichheit.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.

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