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Moore is one of our sharpest satirists, and Downsize This! Retrieved from ” https: Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this thus.

Moore refers to corporations receiving government tax breaks as “corporate welfare mothers “. If you encounter any opposition from executives in suits, especially those who seek to downsize you, you’ll know what to tell them by the title of this book. Maybe hhis is why by the end of it he did away from corporate America theme and starts talking about the O.

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Downsize This! Random Threats From an Unarmed American

The book seemed to go on and on without really saying anything new. For this reason alone, Downsize This is worth reading. Wikipedia rsndom English None. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Google Books — Loading You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The author approaches life with his characteristic humor and sarcasm, but some of his rants fall short of the mark in this particular book.


Views Read Edit View history. Add to Your books. The government claims that we are experiencing the largest economic growth in a generation. Moore gives a lot of information and makes some humorous suggestions. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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JacksonBarraljpbmelanie. Good agitprop, classic Moore. To my wife, Americann, and my daughter, Natalie I know, I know, it’s Vownsize Moore. Moore is at his best as a prankster, whether it’s trying to see if Pat Buchanan will take a campaign donation from the John Wayne Gacy Fan Club yes or whether he can have Bob Dornan committed to an insane asylum based on his bizarre behavior no, but it was close.

Amazon Kindle 0 uanrmed. Become a LibraryThing Author. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 1, 7 7, 3. In particular the book criticizes corporations who care more for shareholders than the safety and wellbeing of the communities who work for them.

The book is a look at the state of business and industry in the United States and the power they hold over the U.

But only if it doesn’t cut into his moviemaking–that’s too big a price to pay.


Languages Deutsch Edit links. Swap 49 have, 5 want. I’ve seen his movies, I knew downsizs into it that I wasn’t exactly going to be reading a praising commentary on the Republican party. Michael Moore lambasts corporate giants, politicians, the media and everyone else who has made life tougher for working-class Americans. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I guess tnreats issue I take with this book is that he makes his point, then spends the next pages beating you over the head with it.

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References to this work on external resources. I thought some of his ideas were well founded, and could at least could inspire some spirited discussions. I didn’t mind this book. No current Talk conversations about this book. Downsize This could have become out of date very quickly had everything Moore suggested been implemented.

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Moore’s politics are rabidly liberal, populist, and anti-big business–about unarrmed you’d expect from the former editor of Mother Jones.