An earnest book with idealistic intent… Tabrizi, in his debut nonfiction work, offers high-level proposals for how to improve the country.

The American system is broken: our great nation has become corrupt, inefficient, and mired in ideological debate. The United States may be a global superpower, but every day we fail our own citizens. Our children don't learn what they need to in order to compete in the job market; our adults battle mental illness and addiction, and are imprisoned at staggering rates; and our elderly struggle for financial security and affordable healthcare.

We are more often at war with other nations than not. We work harder and harder but seem to get less and less in return. Meanwhile, politicians, the media, and the super-rich hold our tremendous potential hostage by taking advantage of our democratic system, divisive politics, and unwillingness to compromise.

Now more than ever, our country needs a new vision to return to its former glory and enter into the next century. Entrepreneur Matt Tabrizi shares such a vision in YFOG, a book that analyzes America's problems and offers a stimulating plan for solving them. Audaciously straightforward and refreshingly pragmatic, this book takes a problem-solving approach to a myriad of issues troubling our nation and lifts the curtain of power to expose those abusing the mechanisms of government and the very system of capitalism for their own gain.

“Based on the belief that economic success must be achieved along with social justice, Tabrizi's book lays out ways to bring real change to America and improve our lives and our children's, addressing topics such as illicit drugs, social security, cancer, education, healthcare, elections, and the economy. Only someone with the author's experience — as a businessman, an expert in operations, and an immigrant who found success, and a home, in America — could have written this clear-eyed, common-sense, and hopeful prescription for the truly great nation we can still become.”

  1. The Land of the Free
  2. Perceptions
  3. The Tripod of Power
  4. The Financial Transparency Service
  5. Freedom Watch
  6. The Independent Reporting Organization
  7. The First Amendment
  8. Hollywood and the Gaming Industry
  9. Requiring ID for Voting
  10. Mr. President and His Birth Certificate
  11. Simple Majority Election
  12. Presidential Elections — American Idol Style
  13. Politicians
  14. A Contract with the People
  15. Pit Stop 1
  16. Legal Age
  17. K–10
  18. English or Spanish
  19. National Curriculum
  20. Three-Year Vocational Degree
  21. Gun Politics
  22. Illicit Drugs
  23. Prostitution
  24. Private Prisons
  25. Capital Punishment
  26. White-Collar Crimes
  27. One-Time Parole
  28. Border Control and Immigration
  29. Sunset Clause
  30. Pit Stop 2
  31. Capping Capitalism
  32. Banking and the U.S. Monetary System
  33. The Lottery
  34. Transparent Trading
  35. Energy and Oil
  36. Post Office
  37. National Health and Biometric Database
  38. Genetic Discrimination Bill
  39. SAM
  40. National Healthcare System
  41. War on Drugs Cancer
  42. Work to Live, Not Live to Work
  43. National Holidays
  44. Social Security and Retirement
  45. Second Home
  46. Morality, Legality, Normality
  47. Government and Taxes
  48. Pit Stop 3
  49. Imagine