Political Science - Public Policy - Economic Policy

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The Big Con: The True Story of How Wa...

Jonathan Chait

The Big Con is a brilliantly revealing look at how the radical ideas of a small group of economic hucksters have taken over the American political system and perverted our nations policies. Through vivid portraits of self-interested p...

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Published: Nov 2007

Conversation With Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman

In his answer to questions from libertarians. Friedman criticizes the immorality and ineffectiveness of wage-price controls; finds fault with the makeup of the Price Commision; devaultion, and the draft. Friedman is the leading spokes...

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Published: Jun 2006

Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

Thomas Sowell

From conservative intellectual and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell comes a thorough discussion of income equality and the production of wealth. In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost cons...

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Published: Sep 2015

Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

Thomas Sowell

From conservative intellectual and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sowell comes a thorough discussion of income equality and the production of wealth. In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conse...

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Published: Sep 2015

Shakedown Socialism

Oleg Atbashian

This is a brilliant study, profusely illustrated with cartoons and propaganda posters. Atbashian explains why Socialism cannot work. He exposes the injustice of "Collective Greed" and shows why Economic Equality is a fraud. ...

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Published: Aug 2010

The New Prophets of Capital

Nicole Aschoff

A deft and caustic takedown of the new prophets of profit, from Bill Gates to Oprah As severe environmental degradation, breathtaking inequality, and increasing alienation push capitalism against its own contradictions, mythmaking has...

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Published: Mar 2015

Rigged: How Globalization and the Rul...

Dean Baker

There has been an enormous upward redistribution of income in the United States in the last four decades. In his most recent book, Baker shows that this upward redistribution was not the result of globalization and the natural working...

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Published: Oct 2016

Austerity: The History of a Dangerous...

Mark Blyth

Selected as a Financial Times Best Book of 2013Governments today in both Europe and the United States have succeeded in casting government spending as reckless wastefulness that has made the economy worse. In contrast, they have advan...

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Published: Jan 2015

The American Health Care Paradox: Why...

Elizabeth H. Bradley

Foreword by Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the Institute of MedicineFor decades, experts have puzzled over why the US spends more on health care but suffers poorer outcomes than other industrialized nations. Now Elizabeth H. Bradley...

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Published: Mar 2015

Profit Over People: Neoliberalism & G...

Noam Chomsky

Why is the Atlantic slowly filling with crude petroleum, threatening a millions-of-years-old ecological balance? Why did traders at prominent banks take high-risk gambles with the money entrusted to them by hundreds of thousands of cl...

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Published: Oct 2015

The False Promise of Big Government: ...

Patrick M. Garry

"In this bold and brilliant book, Patrick Garry takes on our overgrown government in the terms of its defenders: he systematically demolishes the argument that a larger government better serves the poor and vulnerable. It is simp...

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Published: May 2017

Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis...

Steve Keen

The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stabili...

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Published: Apr 2017

Reforming U.S. Financial Markets: Ref...

Randall S. Kroszner

Over the last few years, the financial sector has experienced its worst crisis since the 1930s. The collapse of major firms, the decline in asset values, the interruption of credit flows, the loss of confidence in firms and credit mar...

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Published: Feb 2013

A People's Guide to the Federal Budge...

National Priorities Project

From history of the budget process to detail about the ongoing conflict in Washington, from charts explaining where every federal dollar goes to simple explanations of budget terminology, this book covers it all. A Peoples Guide to th...

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Published: Apr 2012

End the Fed

Ron Paul

In the post-meltdown world, it is irresponsible, ineffective, and ultimately useless to have a serious economic debate without considering and challenging the role of the Federal Reserve. Most people think of the Fed as an indispensa...

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Published: Sep 2010

The New Confessions of an Economic Hi...

John Perkins

[SECOND EDITION] This now-classic book's first edition revealed the subversive actions of economic hit men (EHM), highly paid professionals who cheat countries worldwide out of trillions of dollars through fraud, bribes, assassination...

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Published: Feb 2016

European Union: A Very Short Introduc...

John Pinder

Since the second edition of this popular Very Short Introduction published in 2007, the world has faced huge economic and political change. Showing how and why the EU has developed from 1950 to the present day, John Pinder and Simon...

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Published: Oct 2013

Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Sti...

Raghuram G. Rajan

Raghuram Rajan was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. Now, as the world struggles to recover, it's tempting to blame what happened on just a few greedy bankers who took irrational risks ...

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Published: Sep 2011

Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of E...

Michael C. Ruppert

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the global economy, and our enti...

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Published: Jan 2010

Building the New American Economy: Sm...

Jeffrey D. Sachs

With a nation seemingly more divided than ever, many worry that Americans risk losing ground on solving the complex, interrelated problems the country faces-including rising inequality, the specter of climate change, astronomical heal...

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Published: Apr 2017

Can the Euro be Saved? (The Future of...

Malcolm Sawyer

The economies of the eurozone countries are plagued by multiple crises, which cast major doubts over the future of the euro. In this engaging new book, leading economist Malcolm Sawyer argues that the entire policy framework of the eu...

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Published: Nov 2017

Rewriting the Rules of the American E...

Joseph E. Stiglitz

It's time to rewrite the rules―to curb the runaway flow of wealth to the top one percent, to restore security and opportunity for the middle class, and to foster stronger growth rooted in broadly shared prosperity.Inequality is a ch...

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Published: Nov 2015

The End of Growth: Adapting to Our Ne...

Richard Heinberg

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fu...

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Published: Dec 2011
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