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Down the Up Escalator
Down the Up Escalator
Written by Barbara Garson
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ISBN: 9780385532754
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Down the Up Escalator
How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession
Written by Barbara Garson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic chal­lenges at almost all Americans save the super-affluent few, and we are only now beginning to reckon up the human... Read more >
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Gun Guys
Gun Guys
Written by Dan Baum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595416
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Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

Here is armed America—a land of machine-gun gatherings in the desert, lederhosened German shooting societies, feral-hog hunts in Texas, and Hollywood gun armories. Whether they’re collecting antique weapons, practicing concealed carry, or firing an AR-15 or a Glock at their local range, many Americans love guns—which horrifies and fascinates many other... Read more >
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Gun Guys
Gun Guys
Written by Dan Baum
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ISBN: 9780307962218
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Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Dan Baum is a gun fanatic. He is also Jewish Democrat who grew up in suburban New Jersey. In Gun Guys, he takes us on a guided tour of gun stores and gun shows, shooting ranges and festivals, contests and auctions, trying to figure out what draws so many of us to...

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Gun Guys
Gun Guys
Written by Dan Baum, Read by Richard Kind
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385363105
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Gun Guys
A Road Trip
Written by Dan Baum
Read by Richard Kind


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $22.50

Here is armed America—a land of machine-gun gatherings in the desert, lederhosened German shooting societies, feral-hog hunts in Texas, and Hollywood gun armories. Whether they’re collecting antique weapons, practicing concealed carry, or firing an AR-15 or a Glock at their local range, many Americans love guns—which horrifies and fascinates many other... Read more >
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Meme Wars
Meme Wars
Written by Kalle Lasn, Edited by Adbusters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804329
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Meme Wars
The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics
Written by Kalle Lasn
Edited by Adbusters


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $100.00

"Engrossing, exciting [...] This book compels us to rethink our approaches to economics ..." —Literary Review of Canada

"Thought-provoking and creative [...]" —Julie Nelson, author of Beyond Economic Man: Feminist Theory and Economics 

From the editor and magazine that started and named the Occupy Wall Street movement, Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics is an articulation of... Read more >
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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307453433
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Coming Apart
The State of White America, 1960-2010
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes.


In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever... Read more >
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The Rich Don't Always Win
The Rich Don't Always Win
Written by Sam Pizzigati
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ISBN: 9781609804343
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The Rich Don't Always Win
The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970
Written by Sam Pizzigati


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $18.95

The Occupy Wall Street protests have captured America's political imagination. Polls show that two-thirds of the nation now believe that America's enormous wealth ought to be "distributed more evenly." However, almost as many Americans--well over half--feel the protests will ultimately have "little impact" on inequality in America. What explains this disconnect? Most Americans have... Read more >
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The Rich Don't Always Win
The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970
Written by Sam Pizzigati


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $18.95

The Occupy Wall Street protests have captured America's political imagination. Polls show that two-thirds of the nation now believe that America's enormous wealth ought to be "distributed more evenly." However, almost as many Americans--well over half--feel the protests will ultimately have "little impact" on inequality in America. What explains this disconnect? Most Americans have... Read more >
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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell)
My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement
Written by Jane McAlevey and Bob Ostertag


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $25.95

In 1995, in the first contested election in the history ofthe AFL-CIO, John Sweeney won the presidency of the nation’s largest laborfederation, promising renewal and resurgence. Today, less than 7 percent ofAmerican private-sector workers belong to a union, the lowest percentage sincethe beginning of the twentieth century, and public employee collectivebargaining... Read more >
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The Beginning of the American Fall
A Comics Journalist Inside the Occupy Wall Street Movement
Written by Stephanie McMillan


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

Can a cartoonist and millions of random strangers change the world? The initial stages of their attempt are chronicled in this book of comics-journalism and written observations.

Stephanie McMillan, long-time activist and cartoonist, has waited her entire life for the American people to rise up. Sparked by uprisings around the world, a new movement... Read more >
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The Beginning of the American Fall
The Beginning of the American Fall
Written by Stephanie McMillan
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ISBN: 9781609804527
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The Beginning of the American Fall
A Comics Journalist Inside the Occupy Wall Street Movement
Written by Stephanie McMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

Can a cartoonist and millions of random strangers change the world? The initial stages of their attempt are chronicled in this book of comics-journalism and written observations.

Stephanie McMillan, long-time activist and cartoonist, has waited her entire life for the American people to rise up. Sparked by uprisings around the world, a new movement... Read more >
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Meme Wars
Meme Wars
Edited by Kalle Lasn and Adbusters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804732
Our Price: $29.95
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Meme Wars
The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics
Edited by Kalle Lasn and Adbusters


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $29.95

"Engrossing, exciting [...] This book compels us to rethink our approaches to economics ..." 
Literary Review of Canada

"Thought-provoking and creative" — Julie Nelson, author of Beyond Economic Man: Feminist Theory and Economics

"Meme Wars is a Molotov cocktail tossed into the boardroom. "— Calgary Herald


From the editor and magazine that started and named the Occupy... Read more >
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The Open-Source Everything Manifesto
The Open-Source Everything Manifesto
Written by Robert David Steele, Foreword by Howard Bloom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583944431
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The Open-Source Everything Manifesto
Transparency, Truth, and Trust
Written by Robert David Steele
Foreword by Howard Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $14.95

What the world lacks right now—especially the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense of decision-support: knowing what one needs to know in order to make honest decisions for the... Read more >
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The Open-Source Everything Manifesto
Transparency, Truth, and Trust
Written by Robert David Steele
Foreword by Howard Bloom


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $10.95

What the world lacks right now—especially the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense of decision-support: knowing what one needs to know in order to make honest decisions for the... Read more >
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Chavs
Chavs
Written by Owen Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678648
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Chavs
The Demonization of the Working Class
Written by Owen Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $19.95

In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britain’s Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goody, media and politicians alike dismiss as feckless, criminalized and ignorant a vast, underprivileged swathe of society whose members have become stereotyped by one, hate-filled word: chavs.

In... Read more >
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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307453426
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Coming Apart
The State of White America, 1960-2010
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $27.00

From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes.


In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever... Read more >
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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Written by Charles Murray
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453440
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Coming Apart
The State of White America, 1960-2010
Written by Charles Murray


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.99

From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes.


In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Punching Out
Punching Out
Written by Paul Clemens
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ISBN: 9780767926935
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Punching Out
One Year in a Closing Auto Plant
Written by Paul Clemens


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

An elegy—angry, funny, and powerfully detailed—about the slow death of a Detroit auto plant and an American way of life.

How does a country dismantle a century’s worth of its industrial heritage? To answer that question, Paul Clemens investigates the 2006 closing of one of America’s most potent symbols: a Detroit... Read more >
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It Started in Wisconsin
It Started in Wisconsin
Afterword by Michael Moore, Edited by Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle, Contribution by Patrick Barrett, Introduction by John Nichols
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ISBN: 9781844678884
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It Started in Wisconsin
Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest
Afterword by Michael Moore
Edited by Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle
Contribution by Patrick Barrett
Introduction by John Nichols


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2012
Price: $14.95

In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in the Middle East sent greetings—and pizzas—to the thousands occupying the Capitol building in Madison, and 150,000 demonstrators converged on the city.

In a year that has seen... Read more >
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It Started in Wisconsin
Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Labor Protest
Afterword by Michael Moore
Edited by Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle
Contribution by Patrick Barrett
Introduction by John Nichols


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2012
Price: $14.95

In the spring of 2011, Wisconsinites took to the streets in what became the largest and liveliest labor demonstrations in modern American history. Protesters in the Middle East sent greetings—and pizzas—to the thousands occupying the Capitol building in Madison, and 150,000 demonstrators converged on the city.

In a year that has seen... Read more >
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Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere
The New Global Revolutions
Written by Paul Mason


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2012
Price: $19.95

The world is facing a wave of uprisings, protests and revolutions: Arab dictators swept away, public spaces occupied, slum-dwellers in revolt, cyberspace buzzing with utopian dreams. Events we were told were consigned to history—democratic revolt and social revolution—are being lived by millions of people.

In this compelling new book, Paul Mason explores... Read more >
The High-Beta Rich
The High-Beta Rich
Written by Robert Frank
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ISBN: 9780307589910
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The High-Beta Rich
How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust
Written by Robert Frank


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

The rich are not only getting richer, they are becoming more dangerous. Starting in the early 1980s the top one percent (1%) broke away from the rest of us to become the most unstable force in the economy. An elite that had once been the flat line on the American income...

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The Lost Children of Wilder
The Lost Children of Wilder
Written by Nina Bernstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787743
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The Lost Children of Wilder
The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care
Written by Nina Bernstein


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $12.99

In 1973 Marcia Lowry, a young civil liberties attorney, filed a controversial class-action suit that would come to be known as Wilder, which challenged New York City’s operation of its foster-care system. Lowry’s contention was that the system failed the children it was meant to help because it placed them according... Read more >
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Punching Out
Punching Out
Written by Paul Clemens
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532624
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Punching Out
One Year in a Closing Auto Plant
Written by Paul Clemens


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

An elegy—angry, funny, and powerfully detailed—about the slow death of a Detroit auto plant and an American way of life.

How does a country dismantle a century’s worth of its industrial heritage? To answer that question, Paul Clemens investigates the 2006 closing of one of America’s most potent symbols: a... Read more >
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The Anti-American Manifesto

Written by Ted Rall


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

In arguably the most radical book published in decades, cartoonist/columnist Ted Rall has produced the book he was always meant to write: a new manifesto for an America heading toward economic and political collapse. While others mourn the damage to the postmodern American capitalist system created by the recent global economic... Read more >
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