In the game Monopoly the winner is the one with the most money. The other players are broke, or nearly so. In real life, the share of Americaâ€™s wealthiest has grown, while 80 percent of its citizens increasingly struggle with economic uncertainty. Among developed nations, American income inequality ranks close to the top. Extreme inequality threatens Americansâ€™ welfare, their environment and even their democracy. The American dream of opportunities for all has been hijacked by, â€œlarge corporations, Wall Street, and very wealthy individuals,â€ claims Robert Reich. Additionally, such conditions are, â€œno more in their interest than in the interests of the rest of the population, because under such conditions an economy and a society cannot survive.â€ Our country is ailing, but we can fix it. This quick-reading, yet enlightening, book tells how our democracy broke, explains our current peril, and shows how we can restore American democracy to our people.