The American Dream: A Thing of the Past?

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The American Dream: A Thing of the Past?

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James Gorrie writer, author, discusses how Wall Street has worked to destroy the American Dream and how we can retrieve it. 

James Gorrie writes professionally on a variety of topics, such as fintech and cybersecurity. On his website, The Banana Republican, he covers a wider range of topics like current events, China – a topic all itself, the economy and everything pertaining to it, and the things that enrich our lives – the big ideas in: science, technology, religion, culture – from film to books to ideas that shape our world.


  • James writes for The Epoch Times as an authority on China, current affairs and economic topics
  • He is also a filmmaker, writing and directing the award-winning feature film, The Indian. This film was a festival favorite in the U.S. and Europe. The Indian was also a selection for Hidden Gems and Heartland Films, in recognition of values and quality in independent film, and is now available on DVD at
  • Author of “The China Crisis” (Wiley, 2013), James’ work has appeared in Zero HedgeRealClearPolitics, MSN, etc.
  • Interviewed by NewsMax TV, City A.M. (London), RealClear Politics, MSN Money, Seeking Alpha and others
  • Former Registered Investment Advisor & Financial Seminar Speaker

In a former life, James was a PhD Candidate, Int’l Relations, Comparative Politics (Int’l Political Economy, Asia-Pacific Region (China); BA Economics, Minors in French & Spanish UC Santa Barbara.

And, sadly, he’s an as-of-yet-unpublished novelist!!!

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