Table of Contents
   Preface: The Political Economics of Deception
   Introduction: The Panic of Augustp. 1
   Finance: The New Real Economy?p. 29
   Bullnomics: Its Favoritism and Fictionsp. 69
   Securitization: The Insecurity of It Allp. 96
   Peak Oil: A Potential Pivot of the 2010sp. 120
   The Politics of Evasion: Debt, Finance, and Oilp. 154
   The Global Crisis of American Capitalismp. 179
   Global Public Opinion and the Loss of Respect for the United States, 2003-7p. 211
   Notesp. 215
   Indexp. 231