Was the financial collapse caused by free-market capitalism and deregulation run
amok, as liberals claim?
Not on your life, says Peter Schweizer. What we are really witnessing is a
massive failure of social engineering by liberals.
Architects of Ruin, bestselling author Peter Schweizer describes in riveting
detail how a coalition of left-wing activists, liberal politicians, and "do-good
capitalists" on Wall Street leveraged government power to achieve their goal of
broadening homeownership among minorities and the poor. The results were not
only devastating to the economy, but hurt the very people they were supposedly
trying to help.
The story begins in the 1960s with Saul Alinsky, the legendary Chicago