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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

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

Tailspin: The People and Forces Behin...

Steven Brill

In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society. He shows us how, over the last half century, America’s core values—m...

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Published: Apr 2019

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

Give People Money: How a Universal Ba...

Annie Lowrey

A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceShortlisted for the 2018 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardA brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income—a stipend given to every citizen—and why it might be n...

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Published: Jul 2019

Out of the Wreckage

George Monbiot

A thrilling new route to a better societyA toxic ideology of extreme competition and individualism has come to dominate our world. It misrepresents human nature, destroying hope and common purpose. Only a positive vision can replace i...

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Published: May 2018

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

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

In this passionate and powerful book―part manifesto, part plan of action―the renowned economist Jeffrey D. Sachs offers a practical strategy to move America, seemingly more divided than ever, toward a new consensus: sustainable de...

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Published: Feb 2018

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 War on Normal People: The Truth a...

Andrew Yang

From 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, a captivating account of how "a skinny Asian kid from upstate" became a successful entrepreneur, only to find a new mission: calling attention to the urgent steps Amer...

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Published: Apr 2019
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