Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System
Chapter 1: Global Capitalism: Savior or Predator?
PART I: Illegality: We Like the Money.
Chapter 2: Playing the Game.
The Dirty-Money User Manual.
You’re in Business.
Chapter 3: Dirty Money at Work.
The Corruption Industry.
The Criminal Component: Drugs, Thugs, and Terrorists.
Global Commerce and Tax Evasion: Coin of the Realm.
Chapter 4: Magnitudes and Misunderstandings.
How Much Money?
A Failure Rate of 99.9 Percent.
The Patriot Act.
Dirty Money Is on the Rise.
Chasing Terrorists’ Money.
Haven and Secrecy Structure.
Falsified Pricing Structure.
We Like the Money.
PART II: Inequality: The Gap Matters.
Chapter 5: The Global Divide.
The Quintile Canyon.
Measure for Measure.
It’s an Uncertain World.
The Monkey Wrench.
Chapter 6: “I Don’t Understand” and “Don’t Tell Anyone”.
“Don’t Tell Anyone”.
Corruption—At Long Last!
Filling Western Coffers: Mum’s the Word.
Intellectual Gap or Character Gap?
Chapter 7: It’s the 70 to 90 Percent that Matters.
It Can’t Last.
The Gap Matters.
PART III: Disutility: Bentham KOs Smith.
Chapter 8: The Anguish of Adam Smith.
Theory of Moral Sentiments.
Wealth of Nations.
Das Adam Smith Problem.
The Tears of Adam Smith.
Chapter 9: The Joys of Jeremy Bentham.
John Stuart Mill.
Chapter 10: Philosophy Becomes Culture.
The Great Infusion.
Inoperable Doctrine, Deadly Practice.
PART IV: Run It Right: Trust the System.
Chapter 11: Capitalism’s Achilles Heel.
Chapter 12: Spreading Prosperity.
Delegitimizing Dirty Money.
Tougher on Corruption.
Reining in the Support Structure.
Mispricing and Transfer Pricing.
Capitalism’s Contribution to Slashing Inequality.
“. . . When You Pay Me What You Owe Me”.
Reconstitute the World Bank.
Chapter 13: Renewing Capitalism.
AUTHOR WILL PROMOTE BOOK THROUGH HIS AFFILIATIONS: Baker is affiliated with the Caux Roundtable, a group of international business leaders dedicated to new ethical leadership and cooperation. Caux will feature him at conferences and also promote book to its supporters, through its web site and newsletters.
AUTHOR DOES REGULAR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: Baker regularly speaks at business, academic and government engagements and expects to maintain this visibility for several years to come.
"...Baker is an ethical capitalist - at least - more so than most - his concern is the incredible rapacity and corruption of modern capitalism - a must-read for those on the left...." (The Morning Star, 28th September 2005)
“…excellent book…well-researched…” (Financial Times, 10th August 2005)