Publisher : Broadside Books (June 29 2021)
Language : English
Hardcover : 352 pages
ISBN-10 : 0063081415
ISBN-13 : 9780063081413
Item weight : 517 g
Dimensions : 15.24 x 2.87 x 22.86 cm
For years, government bureaucrats have been looking for ways to destroy small businesses. With coronavirus, they finally had their chance.
In 2020, the American economy suffered the biggest financial collapse in history. But while Main Street suffered like never before, the stock market continued to reach new highs. How could this be? The answer is that the government had slapped oppressive restrictions on small businesses while propping up Wall Street and engineering a historic consolidation of power and wealth.
This isn’t a new problem. During the last financial crisis, Washington bailed out large banks, saying they were “too big to fail.” When the federal government finally pushed out the CARES Act in 2020, it clearly favored the wealthy and well-connected, showing that small businesses were too small to matter. People across the political spectrum constantly complain about the tyranny of big business, and they’re not wrong. However, too many think the government is the solution. In reality, the government is the problem.
In The War on Small Business, entrepreneur Carol Roth unveils the many abuses of power inflicted on small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Small business owners were thrown in jail for trying to make a living. Individual rights were discarded. Big government did what it does best—intentionally protect the rich and powerful. And if Americans don’t wake up and stop it, politicians will continue to produce policies that intensify their war on small business and all that stands in the way of centralized power and control.
About the Author
Carol Roth is a “recovering” investment banker, entrepreneur, TV pundit and host, and New York Times bestselling author of The Entrepreneur Equation. She has worked in a variety of capacities across industries, including currently as an outsourced CCO, as a director on public and private company boards, and as a strategic advisor. She advocates for small business, small government, and big hair.