Back to work : why we need smart government for a strong economy / Bill Clinton

Author(s): Clinton, Bill, 1946-
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Subjects: Economic stabilization--Government policy--United States
United States--Economic policy--2009-
United States--Economic conditions--2009-
United States--Politics and government--2009-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: x, 196 p. : ill., charts ; 22 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011940942
ISBN: 9780307959751 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0307959759 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Where We Are. Our thirty-year antigovernment obsession ; The 2010 election and its place in the history of antigovernment politics ; Why we need government ; So what about the debt? ; How are we doing compared with our own past and with today's competition? -- What We Can Do. How do we get back into the future business? -- Time to choose
Summary: "I wrote this book because I love my country and I'm concerned about our future," writes Bill Clinton. "As I often said when I first ran for President in 1992, America at its core is an idea, the idea that no matter who you are or where you're from, if you work hard and play by the rules, you'll have the freedom and opportunity to pursue your own dreams and leave your kids a country where they can chase theirs."
Summary: President Bill Clinton gives us his views on the challenges facing the United States today and why government matters--presenting his ideas on resolving the mortgage crisis, job creation, financial responsibility and offering a plan to get us "back in the future business."
OCLC Number: 754744094
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307959751
0307959759