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The Future and Its Enemies

by Virginia Postrel Free Press (May 10, 2011)

Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition -- as slaves to technology, coarsened by...


This Changes Everything

by Naomi Klein Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2014)

The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology...


The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth

by James K. Galbraith Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2014)

From one of the most respected economic thinkers and writers of our time, a brilliant argument about the history and future of economic growth.

The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth,...


Rediscovering Values

by Jim Wallis Howard Books (November 05, 2009)

When we start with the wrong question, no matter how good an answer we get, it won’t give us the results we want. Rather than joining the throngs who are asking, When will this economic crisis be over? Jim...


Bold Endeavors: How Our Government Built America, and Why It Must Rebuild Now

by Felix G. Rohatyn Simon & Schuster (February 24, 2009)

Bold Endeavors is a compelling narrative of ten large and transformative events in American history. It is an absorbing journey through the past as we read about determined national leaders -- Jefferson, Lincoln,...


The American Spring

by Amelia Stein Skyhorse (June 11, 2012)

“I don't think there'll ever be a day when there's nothing to dissent about.” Lawrence Ferlinghetti  

“The game is being run on people but they don’t know how the game is being run.” Arthur Blaustein...


It Could Happen Here

by Bruce Judson HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In It Could Happen Here, Bruce Judson, author of Go It Alone!, explains why revolution is possible in the United States—and makes the most disturbing case yet for why our economics are leading us inevitably...


The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era

by Michael Grunwald Simon & Schuster (August 14, 2012)

In a riveting account based on new documents and interviews with more than 400 sources on both sides of the aisle, award-winning reporter Michael Grunwald reveals the vivid story behind President Obama’s $800...


Bullshit Jobs

by David Graeber Simon & Schuster (May 15, 2018)

From bestselling writer David Graeber—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences.

Does...


The Future of Capitalism

by Paul Collier Harper (December 04, 2018)

Bill Gates's Five Books for Summer Reading 2019

From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it.

Deep...


Squeezed

by Alissa Quart Ecco (June 26, 2018)

One of TIME’s Best New Books to Read This Summer

“Brilliant—a keen, elegantly written, and scorching account of the American family today. Through vivid stories, sharp analysis and wit, Quart anatomizes...


How to Help the Unemployed

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

How to help the unemployed? This subject developed by Henry George is more relevant to our time when unemployment becomes a major problem. Henry George, famous for his book titled Progress and Poverty, was American...


The Escape Artists

by Noam Scheiber Simon & Schuster (February 28, 2012)

FACING THE WORST ECONOMY SINCE THE 1930S, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA HIRED A CRACK TEAM OF ESCAPE ARTISTS: financial wizards who had pulled off numerous white-knuckle getaways during the Clinton era and who were...


Nodism

by Glj Foy & JLG Foy Kinoscript (March 07, 2012)

The Occupy movement notwithstanding, the Twenty-first Century is managing to accomplish what no other century has achieved: it is annihilating meaningful protest, paring it down to insignificance. No force nor...


The People's Money

by Scott Rasmussen Threshold Editions (January 31, 2012)

When it comes to the economy, American voters can no longer count on the Political Class. We are the ones who truly want progress, and—despite what politicians would lead us to believe—we are the only ones...


President Ronald Reagan's Initial Actions Project

by White House Staff & Arthur B. Laffer Threshold Editions (May 26, 2009)

When Ronald Reagan took office, he was facing an economic downturn similar to the one our country is currently experiencing. Key members of Reagan’s staff prepared an Initial Actions Project, which takes every...


The Predator State

by James K. Galbraith Free Press (August 05, 2008)

The cult of the free market has dominated economic policy-talk since the Reagan revolution of nearly thirty years ago. Tax cuts and small government, monetarism, balanced budgets, deregulation, and free trade...


Maestro

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2000)

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an electric jolt....


Winner-Take-All Politics

by Jacob S. Hacker & Paul Pierson Simon & Schuster (September 14, 2010)

A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich....


Sold Out

by Michelle Malkin & John Miano Mercury Ink (November 10, 2015)

The #1 New York Times bestselling author and firebrand syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin sets her sights on the corrupt businessmen, politicians, and lobbyists flooding our borders and selling out America’s...


It's Not About the Money

by Brent Kessel HarperOne (July 08, 2008)

What do the latest financial thinking and ancient spiritual teachings reveal to us about financial freedom? Top financial advisor Brent Kessel insists financial success and security is "not about the money."...


The Plot Against Social Security

by Michael A. Hiltzik HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Relentless and ominous, the drumbeat echoes across the land: Social Security is on the verge of bankruptcy. These repeated warnings have become a dismal article of faith for the millions of Americans who pay...


Our Kids

by Robert D. Putnam Simon & Schuster (March 10, 2015)

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity...