Political Science - Public Policy

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Change We Can Believe in: Barack Obam...

Barack Obama

At this defining moment in our history, Americans are hungry for change. After years of failed policies and a failed politics from Washington, this is our chance to reclaim the American dream. Barack Obama has proven to be a new kind ...

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Published: Sep 2008

Culture Warrior

Bill O'Reilly

With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in the ongoing struggle for America's heart and soul. Bill O'R...

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Published: Oct 2007

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

Green Tyranny: Exposing the Totalitar...

Rupert Darwall’s Green Tyranny traces the alarming origins of the green agenda, revealing how environmental scares have been deployed by our global rivals as a political instrument to contest American power around the world. Drawin...

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Published: Mar 2019

Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminali...

Awarded “Special Recognition” by the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism AwardsFinalist for the American Bar Association’s 2018 Silver Gavel Book AwardNamed one of the “10 books to read after you've read Evicted” by the...

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Published: Jul 2019

The Arc of Protection: Reforming the ...

Alex Aleinikoff

The international refugee regime is fundamentally broken. Designed in the wake of World War II to provide protection and assistance, the system is unable to address the record numbers of persons displaced by conflict and violence toda...

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Published: Sep 2019

The Truth about Social Security: The ...

Nancy J. Altman

Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works and renowned Social Security expert, brings us her third book, in which she uses the founders' own words to debunk myths and reveal the truth about the most popular and successful gover...

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Published: Aug 2018

Game Changers: Energy on the Move

Robert C. Armstrong

It is becoming increasingly obvious that the United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests. Game Changers presents five research and development efforts from Amer...

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Published: Jun 2014

We Own the Future: Democratic Sociali...

Kate Aronoff

A stunningly original and timely collection that makes the case for "socialism, American style"It's a strange day when a New York Times conservative columnist is forced to admit that the left is winning, but as David Brook...

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Published: Jan 2020

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

Deadbeat Dams: Why We Should Abolish ...

Daniel P. Beard

Deadbeat Dams informs and educates people about how their tax dollars are being used and misused, why we are ignoring some immediate problems, and what can be done to correct this state of affairs. The faults of the present system of ...

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Published: Mar 2015

Seasons of Hope

Frank Bice

In Seasons of Hope, author Frank Bice reflects upon his experience with gratitude and service in the world of football and lacrosse. With coaches as father figures, and highlighting the athletic fields of Manhasset, Saint Mary's, Cran...

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Published: Aug 2016

The Voter's Guide to Healthcare: A No...

Den Bishop

IS A HEALTHCARE SOLUTION WITHIN REACH? Healthcare impacts every one of us, our businesses, and the nation, and you better believe it's going to be a hot topic in the 2020 presidential election.So, why has healthcare become so politica...

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Published: Jan 2020

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 Case for Carbon Dividends

James Boyce

The supreme challenge of our time is tackling climate change. We urgently need to curtail our use of fossil fuels – but how can we do so in a just and feasible way?In this compelling book, leading economist James Boyce shows that th...

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Published: Jul 2019

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

New Dark Age: Technology and the End ...

James Bridle

"New Dark Age is among the most unsettling and illuminating books I've read about the Internet, which is to say that it is among the most unsettling and illuminating books I've read about contemporary life."  – New Yor...

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Published: Jun 2019

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

Trapped in America's Safety Net: One ...

Andrea Louise Campbell

When Andrea Louise Campbell's sister-in-law, Marcella Wagner, was run off the freeway by a hit-and-run driver, she was seven-and-a-half months pregnant. She survived-and, miraculously, the baby was born healthy. But that's where the g...

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Published: Sep 2014

Government Ruins Nearly Everything: R...

Laura Carno

What government touches, it breaks. So why do we ask it to solve our most pressing and personal issues: abortion, schools, guns and marriage? Has its failures with VA hospitals, the war on drugs, farm subsidies, the IRS, NSA leaks, an...

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Published: Mar 2016

The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--an...

Paul Collier

Paul Collier's The Bottom Billion was greeted as groundbreaking when it appeared in 2007, winning the Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel Gelber Prize. Now, in The Plundered Planet, Collier bui...

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Published: Nov 2011

The Case For People's Quantitative Ea...

Francis Ford Coppola

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars of new money, and poured it into financial markets. 'Quantitative Easing' (QE) was supposed to prevent deflation and restore economic growth.  But ...

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Published: Sep 2019

So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to...

Peter Edelman

Income disparities in our wealthy nation are now wider than at any point since the Great Depression. The structure of today's economy has stultified wage growth for half of America's workers—with even worse results at the bottom and...

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Published: Sep 2013

The Great Inversion and the Future of...

Alan Ehrenhalt

Eye-opening and thoroughly engaging, this is an indispensible look at American urban/suburban society and its future. In The Great Inversion, Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanologists, reveals how the roles of America's cities...

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Published: Jan 2013

Will China Save the Planet?

Barbara Finamore

Now that Trump has turned the United States into a global climate outcast, will China take the lead in saving our planet from environmental catastrophe? Many signs point to yes. China, the world's largest carbon emitter, is leading a ...

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Published: Nov 2018

The Truth Has Changed

Josh Fox

The Emmy Award–winning creator of GASLAND tells his intimate and damning, personal story of our world in crisis. With a foreword by Bill McKibben.            The rules have changed.            The water has c...

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Published: Sep 2018

Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Dri...

Steve Fox

In 2012, voters in Colorado shocked the political establishment by making the use of marijuana legal for anyone in the state twenty-one years of age or older. In the wake of that unprecedented victory, nationally recognized marijuana-...

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Published: Aug 2013

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

Obama and the Middle East: The End of...

Fawaz A. Gerges

Published to widespread media acclaim, Fawaz Gerges's work takes on the past, present, and future of the United States' relationship with the Middle East. Gerges, one of the world's top Middle East scholars, examines the US–Middle E...

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Published: Jul 2013
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