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Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism Audiobook

Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism

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We all know we should give to charity, but who really does? In his controversial study of America's giving habits, Arthur C. Brooks shatters stereotypes about charity in America - including the myth that the political Left is more compassionate than the Right.

Brooks, a preeminent public-policy expert, spent years researching giving trends in America, and even he was surprised by what he found. In Who Really Cares, he identifies the forces behind American charity: strong families, church attendance, earning one's own income (as opposed to receiving welfare), and the belief that individuals - not government - offer the best solution to social ills.

But beyond just showing us who the givers and non-givers in America really are today, Brooks shows that giving is crucial to our economic prosperity, as well as to our happiness, health, and our ability to govern ourselves as a free people.

©2006 Arthur C. Brooks (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

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"Lucidly written, carefully distilled and persuasively cogent." (The Wall Street Journal)

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    This book turns many people's preconceived notions on their ears. Well written and thoroughly researched, I highly recommend this book.


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    Brooks lets the data speak, with surprising clarity.


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