American Destiny and the Dark Side of American Capitalism: A History [in process]
The Dark Side is a comprehensive history of American business and the amazing charms of capitalism under s democratic political system. Once an explorer planted a flag and declared "this is mine to do with what I want," self-interest kicked in to ultimately create the world's most powerful economic exuberance engine. Mr. Self Interest did not work for the common good and this point is prominently featured. The story starts in Jamestown, site of the first American democracy and first slaves. The next 400 years introduced innovation of both production and illicit activity, plus fascinating characters.