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The Price of a Bargain
The Price of a Bargain
Written by Gordon Laird
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771046070
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The Price of a Bargain
The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization
Written by Gordon Laird


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $21.00

A brilliant investigation into the true cost of our bargain economy — and the end of consumerism as we know it

Ours is the age of discount: we want more, cheaper, better. But the result is low wages, urban blight, environmental damage, labour abuses, a cookie-cutter model of progress, and now an... Read more >
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Aftershock
Aftershock
Written by Robert B. Reich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594525
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Aftershock
The Next Economy and America's Future
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.99

A brilliant new reading of the economic crisis—and a plan for dealing with the challenge of its aftermath—by one of our most trenchant and informed experts.

When the nation’s economy foundered in 2008, blame was directed almost universally at Wall Street. But Robert B. Reich suggests a different reason for the meltdown... Read more >
The Genius of the Beast
A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism
Written by Howard Bloom


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

Is global capitalism on its last legs? Is the era of American leadership over? Has the West begun a decline into a new Dark Age? Does American civilization deserve to survive? These are the unnerving questions raised by the Great Crash of 2009.

This book presents a radically new answer, insisting... Read more >
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13 Bankers
13 Bankers
Written by Simon Johnson and James Kwak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379054
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13 Bankers
The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
Written by Simon Johnson and James Kwak


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $26.95

Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks—Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley—which together control assets amounting... Read more >
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13 Bankers
13 Bankers
Written by Simon Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379221
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13 Bankers
The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
Written by Simon Johnson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $13.99

Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks—Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley—which together control assets amounting... Read more >
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Economics Without Illusions
Economics Without Illusions
Written by Joseph Heath
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ISBN: 9780307590596
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Economics Without Illusions
Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism
Written by Joseph Heath


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $11.99

"Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man."  -- Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson (1946)

Every day economic claims are used by the media or in conversation to support social and political positions. Those on the left tend to distrust economists, seeing them as friends of... Read more >
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Economics Without Illusions
Economics Without Illusions
Written by Joseph Heath
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ISBN: 9780307590572
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Economics Without Illusions
Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism
Written by Joseph Heath


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $14.99

"Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man."  -- Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson (1946)

Every day economic claims are used by the media or in conversation to support social and political positions. Those on the left tend to distrust economists, seeing them as friends of... Read more >
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The Genius of the Beast
The Genius of the Beast
Written by Howard Bloom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027546
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The Genius of the Beast
A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism
Written by Howard Bloom


Format: Hardcover, 607 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $29.00

Is global capitalism on its last legs? Is the era of American leadership over? Has the West begun a decline into a new Dark Age? Does American civilization deserve to survive? These are the unnerving questions raised by the Great Crash of 2009.

This book presents a radically new answer, insisting... Read more >
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The Price of a Bargain
The Price of a Bargain
Written by Gordon Laird
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993287
Our Price: $15.99
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The Price of a Bargain
The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization
Written by Gordon Laird


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $15.99

A brilliant investigation into the true cost of our bargain economy — and the end of consumerism as we know it

Ours is the age of discount: we want more, cheaper, better. But the result is low wages, urban blight, environmental damage, labour abuses, a cookie-cutter model of progress, and now an... Read more >
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Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Written by Jeff Rubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369376
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Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Oil and the End of Globalization
Written by Jeff Rubin


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $15.99

An internationally renowned energy expert has written a book essential for every American–a galvanizing account of how the rising price and diminishing availability of oil are going to radically change our lives. Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller is a powerful and provocative book that explores... Read more >
A Future Perfect
A Future Perfect
Written by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485328
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A Future Perfect
The Challenge and Promise of Globalization
Written by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

A Future Perfect is the first comprehensive examination of the most important revolution of our time—globalization—and how it will continue to change our lives. Do businesses benefit from going global? Are we creating winner-take-all societies? Will globalization seal the triumph of junk culture? What will happen to individual careers? Gathering evidence... Read more >
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Oil on the Brain
Oil on the Brain
Written by Lisa Margonelli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916974
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Oil on the Brain
Petroleum's Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank
Written by Lisa Margonelli


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

Oil on the Brain is a smart, surprisingly funny account of the oil industry—the people, economies, and pipelines that bring us petroleum, brilliantly illuminating a world we encounter every day.

Americans buy ten thousand gallons of gasoline a second, without giving it much of a thought. Where does all this gas come... Read more >
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Adam Smith in Beijing
Adam Smith in Beijing
Written by Giovanni Arrighi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844671045
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Adam Smith in Beijing
Lineages of the Twenty-First Century
Written by Giovanni Arrighi


Format: Hardcover, 418 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2007
Price: $35.00

In the late eighteenth century, the political economist Adam Smith predicted an eventual equalization of power between the conquering West and the conquered non-West. In this magisterial new work, Giovanni Arrighi shows how China’s extraordinary rise invites us to read The Wealth of Nations in a radically different way than is... Read more >
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City on the Edge
City on the Edge
Written by Mark Goldman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024576
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City on the Edge
Buffalo, New York, 1900 - present
Written by Mark Goldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 413 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2007
Price: $19.99

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the city of Buffalo, New York, looked toward a future of great promise. During this era, the city was the host of a prestigious world’s fair, The Pan American Exposition, and an industrial behemoth, the Lackawanna Steel Company, had just opened its doors. Buffalonians... Read more >
Irrational Exuberance
Irrational Exuberance
Written by Robert J. Shiller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767923637
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Irrational Exuberance

Written by Robert J. Shiller


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

As Robert Shiller’s new 2009 preface to his prescient classic on behavioral economics and market volatility asserts, the irrational exuberance of the stock and housing markets “has been ended by an economic crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.” As we all, ordinary Americans and... Read more >
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Power Failure
Power Failure
Written by Diana Dillaway
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024002
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Power Failure
Politics, Patronage, And the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York
Written by Diana Dillaway


Format: Hardcover, 266 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $25.99

At the turn of the 20th century, Buffalo, NY, was one of the world’s great industrial cities. In 1901, it played host to the prestigious Pan American Exhibition, which attracted millions of visitors to the city; its thriving downtown area was graced by buildings and mansions designed by some of the... Read more >
Hard America, Soft America
Hard America, Soft America
Written by Michael Barone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400053247
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Hard America, Soft America
Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation's Future
Written by Michael Barone


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2005
Price: $12.00

A Tale of Two Americas: This groundbreaking book shines a brilliant light on contemporary American life. Michael Barone reveals how the divide between “Hard America” (defined by competition and accountability) and “Soft America” (which tries to shield us from those rigors) explains the state of everything from our economy to our... Read more >
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