Yes, what Warren is preaching sounds very much like the second coming of the New Deal — as she herself acknowledges...But: Warren brings an edge to her advocacy that many Democrats have shied away from, at least until recently. Even the Obama administration, while doing much more to fight inequality than many realize, balked at making inequality reduction an explicit goal ... This Fight Is Our Fight is a smart, tough-minded book. But is it an effective blueprint for progressive political revival? The evidence suggests that it’s incomplete ... To her credit, Warren repeatedly acknowledges the political importance of prejudice; she’s not one of those people who insist, as Bernie Sanders sometimes seems to, that bigotry won’t be a political factor if only your economic program is progressive enough. But she doesn’t offer any good answers. And let’s be honest: Republicans have gone after Warren herself, in a way they haven’t gone after Sanders, in part because of her gender. But maybe it’s a matter of time, and what Democrats need right now is a reason to keep fighting. And that’s something Warren’s muscular, unapologetic book definitely offers. It’s an important contribution, even if it isn’t the last word.
Warren is vociferous in her denunciation of well-funded lobbyists, corporate CEOs, and Wall Street financiers deciding government policies on banking, trade agreements, tax reform, and the like. And she spares neither major party ... This Fight Is Our Fight provides an insider’s look at the machinations that are undermining the U.S. economy and political system. Warren spells out what is happening and what needs to be done to reverse the slide. Elizabeth Warren continues to be a forceful advocate for the needs of ordinary, hard-working Americans who are not wealthy and whose government appears to hold them in disfavor.
Girded for battle, the senior senator from Massachusetts forcefully lays out the bleak picture of an American government increasingly controlled by corporate greed and special interests ... Warren’s education in maneuvering through the powers that be is eye-opening, and she shares her experiences with grim frankness ... The author sounds the alarm that an oligarchy is in the making, and her urgency is palpable and necessary. Inspiring words to empower Warren's marching army.