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The fifth risk

Michael Lewis

The fifth risk

by Michael Lewis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Civil service,
  • Management,
  • Administrative agencies,
  • Public administration,
  • Government executives

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Lewis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE912 .L48 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 pages
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26967821M
    ISBN 101324002646
    ISBN 109781324002642
    LC Control Number2018038204
    OCLC/WorldCa1035748189

      His most recent book, The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy, applies his insider’s eye to unsung heroes of government administration, in light of the reckless dismantling of the US civil service.   Michael Lewis on "The Fifth Risk" Bestselling author Michael Lewis is turning his critical eye toward the federal government, examining the transition from the .

      It’s what you fail to imagine,” writes Michael Lewis, “which kills you.”And, my word, does Lewis hammer home his point. His new book, The Fifth Risk, is enough to give anyone nightmares.5/5.   The Fifth Risk, at a slim pages, is a fast and riveting read, peppered occasionally with footnotes that throw unsubtle shade at characters seem ready for the big screen (“guys Author: Thu-Huong Ha.

      But, instead of dull and wonkish, his new book "The Fifth Risk" (Norton, pp., ★★★★ out of four) is a spellbinding, alarming analysis of the most serious threats to Americans’ safety Author: Don Oldenburg. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Lewis, Michael. The Fifth Risk. W.W. Norton and Company, Inc. New York, NY. First Edition. The book’s narration is primarily objective and research-based, but there are moments at which the .


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The Fifth Risk – I. TAIL RISK According to a former Obama official, he was replaced by a handful of young ideologues who called themselves “the Beachhead Team.” “They mainly ran around the building insulting people,” says a former Obama official.

“The Fifth Risk” comes on the heels of Bob Woodward’s new book, “Fear,” with its vivid examples of how Trump’s closest aides and advisers found themselves compelled to. The Fifth Risk () by Michael Lewis is a journalistic account of how broad swaths of the US government are being ignored or dismantled under Donald Trump’s administration.

After shunning the conventions of a presidential transition, Trump and his tiny team assumed stewardship of the government without ever bothering to learn how it works. Bestselling author Michael Lewis wants to give you a new appreciation for government.

In The Fifth Risk, released this fall, he takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the Departments of Energy, Agriculture, and State as their Obama-era appointees await transition teams from the newly elected Trump administration.

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