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Written by Don Peck
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ISBN: 9780307886538
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How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It
Written by Don Peck


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.00

The Great Recession is not done with us yet. While the most acute part of the economic crisis is past, the recession's most significant impact on American life still lies in the future. The personal, social, and cultural changes that result from severe economic shocks build and manifest themselves only slowly... Read more >
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A New Kind of Bleak
Journeys through Urban Britain
Written by Owen Hatherley


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.95

In A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain, Owen Hatherley skewered New Labour’s architectural legacy in all its witless swagger. Now, in the year of the Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, he sets out to describe what the Coalition’s altogether different approach to economic mismanagement and civic irresponsibility... Read more >
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Stuffed and Starved
Stuffed and Starved
Written by Raj Patel
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ISBN: 9781612191270
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Revised and Expanded Edition

"For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable."
—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving... Read more >
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Completely updated and revised edition of one of the most widely-praised food books of recent years.
 
It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight.

To find out how we got to... Read more >
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The Path to Hope

Written by Stephane Hessel and Edgar Morin


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

A short, incisive political tract that criticizes the culture of finance capitalism and calls for a return to the humanist values of the enlightenment: equality, liberty, freedom as defined in the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a return to community, mutual respect, freedom from poverty, and an end to theocracy... Read more >
Billionaires' Ball
Billionaires' Ball
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003398
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Billionaires' Ball
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.95

The concentration of wealth today in such a small number of hands inevitably created a dynamic that led to freewheeling financial speculation—a dynamic that produced similarly disastrous results in the last great age of inequality, in the 1920s. Such concentrated economic power reverberates throughout society, threatening the quality of life and... Read more >
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Billionaires' Ball
Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Written by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.95

The concentration of wealth today in such a small number of hands inevitably created a dynamic that led to freewheeling financial speculation—a dynamic that produced similarly disastrous results in the last great age of inequality, in the 1920s. Such concentrated economic power reverberates throughout society, threatening the quality of life and... Read more >
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Stealth of Nations
Stealth of Nations
Written by Robert Neuwirth
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ISBN: 9780307906809
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Stealth of Nations
The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
Written by Robert Neuwirth


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

• Thousands of Africans head to China each year to buy cell phones, auto parts, and other products that they will import to their home countries through a clandestine global back channel.
 
• Hundreds of Paraguayan merchants smuggle computers, electronics, and clothing across the border to Brazil.
 
• Scores of laid-off San...

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Maonomics
Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists Than We Do
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Translated by Stephen Twilley


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $26.95

The end of the cold war was thought to signal the triumph of Western capitalism over Communism. In Maonomics: Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists than We Do, Napoleoni argues just the opposite: what we are witnessing instead is the beginning of the collapse of capitalism and the victory of "communism... Read more >
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Maonomics
Maonomics
Written by Loretta Napoleoni, Translated by Stephen Twilley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609803414
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Maonomics
Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists Than We Do
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Translated by Stephen Twilley


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $26.95

The end of the cold war was thought to signal the triumph of Western capitalism over Communism. In Maonomics: Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists than We Do, Napoleoni argues just the opposite: what we are witnessing instead is the beginning of the collapse of capitalism and the victory of "communism... Read more >
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What Comes After Money?
What Comes After Money?
Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan, Contribution by Charles Eisenstein and Peter Lamborn Wilson
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ISBN: 9781583943496
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What Comes After Money?
Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community
Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan
Contribution by Charles Eisenstein and Peter Lamborn Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $18.95

Most people believe that money is organic and inevitable; we forget that money is just a tool created to perform certain functions. But just as computer programmers drop out-of date tools and pick up better ones as soon as they become available, we might switch from bank-financed currency to a more equitable... Read more >
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What Comes After Money?
Essays from Reality Sandwich on Transforming Currency and Community
Edited by Daniel Pinchbeck and Ken Jordan
Contribution by Charles Eisenstein and Peter Lamborn Wilson


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $18.95

Most people believe that money is organic and inevitable; we forget that money is just a tool created to perform certain functions. But just as computer programmers drop out-of date tools and pick up better ones as soon as they become available, we might switch from bank-financed currency to a more equitable... Read more >
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Third World America
Third World America
Written by Arianna Huffington
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719966
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Third World America
How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream
Written by Arianna Huffington


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $15.00

It’s not an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species and that the American Dream of a secure, comfortable standard of living has become as outdated as an Edsel with an eight-track player.  That the United States of America is in danger of becoming a third world nation.
 
The... Read more >
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Written by Don Peck
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ISBN: 9780307886545
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How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It
Written by Don Peck


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

The Great Recession is not done with us yet. While the most acute part of the economic crisis is past, the recession's most significant impact on American life still lies in the future. The personal, social, and cultural changes that result from severe economic shocks build and manifest themselves only slowly... Read more >
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Sacred Economics
Sacred Economics
Written by Charles Eisenstein
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ISBN: 9781583943977
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Sacred Economics
Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
Written by Charles Eisenstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $22.95

Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to... Read more >
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Sacred Economics
Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
Written by Charles Eisenstein


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $22.95

Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to... Read more >
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Selling Out a Superpower
Where the U.S. Economy Went Wrong and How We Can Turn It Around
Written by Ronald R. Pollina


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

In 1968, there were sixty-two lobbyists in Washington; today there are thirty-four thousand, outnumbering members of Congress and their staffers two to one. By 2008, these lobbyists were spending approximately $8.2 million for influence per day. Few, if any, of these lobbyists represent the majority of Americans in the middle class... Read more >
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13 Bankers
13 Bankers
Written by Simon Johnson
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ISBN: 9780307476609
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13 Bankers
The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
Written by Simon Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

In spite of its key role in creating the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, the American banking industry has grown bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks whose assets amount to more than 60 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, this oligarchy proved... Read more >
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The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street

Written by John R. Talbott


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

How strong was the American economy going into the present crisis? How strong will it be a year from now? How about five years from now? Investors and citizens around the world realize, as never before, that we were misled—lied to—about the stability of our financial system. But what now?

John R... Read more >
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Cold New World
Cold New World
Written by William Finnegan
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ISBN: 9780307766144
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Cold New World
Growing Up in Harder Country
Written by William Finnegan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

New Yorker writer William Finnegan spent time with families in four communities across America and became an intimate observer of the lives he reveals in these beautifully rendered portraits: a fifteen-year-old drug dealer in blighted New Haven, Connecticut; a sleepy Texas town transformed by crack; Mexican American teenagers in Washington State... Read more >
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Third World America
Third World America
Written by Arianna Huffington
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ISBN: 9780307719973
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Third World America
How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream
Written by Arianna Huffington


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $10.99

It’s not an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species and that the American Dream of a secure, comfortable standard of living has become as outdated as an Edsel with an eight-track player.  That the United States of America is in danger of becoming a third world nation.
 
The... Read more >
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Selling Out a Superpower
Selling Out a Superpower
Written by Ronald R. Pollina
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142155
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Selling Out a Superpower
Where the U.S. Economy Went Wrong and How We Can Turn It Around
Written by Ronald R. Pollina


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $26.00

In 1968, there were sixty-two lobbyists in Washington; today there are thirty-four thousand, outnumbering members of Congress and their staffers two to one. By 2008, these lobbyists were spending approximately $8.2 million for influence per day. Few, if any, of these lobbyists represent the majority of Americans in the middle class... 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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One Market Under God
One Market Under God
Written by Thomas Frank
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ISBN: 9780307434494
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One Market Under God
Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Economic Democracy
Written by Thomas Frank


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $14.99

In a book that has been raising hackles far and wide, the social critic Thomas Frank skewers one of the most sacred cows of the go-go '90s: the idea that the new free-market economy is good for everyone.

Frank's target is "market populism"--the widely held belief that markets are a more... Read more >
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The Food Wars
The Food Wars
Written by Walden Bello
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ISBN: 9781844673315
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The Food Wars

Written by Walden Bello


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2009
Price: $16.95

Violent protests across the global South, in response to rocketing food prices from 2006 to 2008, highlighted an intrinsic flaw in the modern system of world trade—one that poses a serious threat to regional and international stability. In The Food Wars, Walden Bello traces the evolution of this crisis, examining its... Read more >
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