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David Sirota
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DAVID SIROTA is a political organizer and nationally syndicated newspaper columnist who has worked in state and national politics all over America. His first book, Hostile Takeover (2006), was a New York Times bestseller, and his column runs weekly in the Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Seattle Times, as well as in other newspapers. Sirota blogs at credoaction.com/sirota. He is a senior fellow at the Campaign for America's Future and the founder of the Progressive States Network—both nonpartisan research institutions. He lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Emily, and their dog, Monty.

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Back to Our Future
How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now--Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything
Written by David Sirota


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $25.00

Wall Street scandals. Fights over taxes. Racial resentments. A Lakers-Celtics championship. The Karate Kid topping the box-office charts. Bon Jovi touring the country. These words could describe our current moment—or the vaunted iconography of three decades past.

In this wide-ranging and wickedly entertaining book, New York Times bestselling journalist David Sirota takes... Read more >
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Back to Our Future
How the 1980s Explains the World We Live in Now--Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything
Written by David Sirota


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Exam Copy
Hostile Takeover
How Big Money and Corruption Conquered Our Government--And How We Take It Back
Written by David Sirota


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 22, 2007
Price: $13.95

Millions of Americans lack health care and millions more struggle to afford it. Politicians claim they care, then pass legislation that just sends more cash to the HMOs. Wages have been stagnant for thirty years, even as corporate profits skyrocket. Politicians say they want to fix the problem and then pass... Read more >
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Hostile Takeover
How Big Business Bought Our Government and How We Can Take It Back
Written by David Sirota


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Uprising
An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington
Written by David Sirota


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $14.95

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The Uprising
An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington
Written by David Sirota


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

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