This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Robert B. Reich in his book "Aftershock, The Next Economy and America's Future" This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Robert B. Reich's book. Reich argues that the crash of US economy was due to the concentration of income and wealth at the top of the society.
He explains that middle class had to go into dept to keep their living standards, which created an unsustainable economic situation. He highlights that the only step forward is to rebalance American economy so that benefits are shared widely in the society.