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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
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ISBN: 9780307400642
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $14.99

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
Written by Mary Janigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307400628
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Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark
The West Versus the Rest Since Confederation
Written by Mary Janigan


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $27.50

The oil sands. Global warming. The National Energy Program. Though these seem like modern Canadian subjects, author Mary Janigan reveals them to be a legacy of longstanding regional rivalry. Something of a "Third Solitude" since entering Confederation, the West has long been overshadowed by Canada's other great national debate: but as... Read more >
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Who Stole the American Dream?
Who Stole the American Dream?
Written by Hedrick Smith
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ISBN: 9780679604648
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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.
 
In his bestselling The Russians, Smith took millions of readers inside the Soviet Union. In The Power... Read more >
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Who Stole the American Dream?
Who Stole the American Dream?
Written by Hedrick Smith, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780449808047
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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith
Read by Rob Shapiro


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On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.00

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.
 
In his bestselling The Russians, Smith took millions of readers inside the Soviet Union. In The Power... Read more >
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The 4% Solution
The 4% Solution
Written by The Bush Institute, Edited by Brendan Miniter, Foreword by George W. Bush, Introduction by James K. Glassman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307986146
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The 4% Solution
Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs
Written by The Bush Institute
Edited by Brendan Miniter
Foreword by George W. Bush
Introduction by James K. Glassman


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $26.00

Foreword by President George W. Bush

With contributions from world renowned economists and Nobel prizewinners, The 4% Solution is a blueprint for restoring America’s economic health

 
The United States is reaching a pivotal point in its economic history. Millions of Americans owe more on their homes than they are worth, long-term... Read more >
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The 4% Solution
The 4% Solution
Written by The Bush Institute, Edited by Brendan Miniter, Foreword by George W. Bush, Introduction by James K. Glassman
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ISBN: 9780307986153
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The 4% Solution
Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs
Written by The Bush Institute
Edited by Brendan Miniter
Foreword by George W. Bush
Introduction by James K. Glassman


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2012
Price: $13.99

Foreword by President George W. Bush

With contributions from world renowned economists and Nobel prizewinners, The 4% Solution is a blueprint for restoring America’s economic health

 
The United States is reaching a pivotal point in its economic history. Millions of Americans owe more on their homes than they are worth, long-term... Read more >
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How Much is Enough?
How Much is Enough?
Written by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515075
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How Much is Enough?
Money and the Good Life
Written by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

A provocative and timely call for a moral approach to economics, drawing on philosophers, political theorists, writers, and economists from Aristotle to Marx to Keynes.

What constitutes the good life? What is the true value of money? Why do we work such long hours merely to acquire greater wealth? These are some... Read more >
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How Much is Enough?
Money and the Good Life
Written by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

A provocative and timely call for a moral approach to economics, drawing on philosophers, political theorists, writers, and economists from Aristotle to Marx to Keynes.

What constitutes the good life? What is the true value of money? Why do we work such long hours merely to acquire greater wealth? These are some... Read more >
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Predator Nation
Predator Nation
Written by Charles H. Ferguson
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ISBN: 9780307952578
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Predator Nation
Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America
Written by Charles H. Ferguson


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

Charles H. Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job, now explains how a predator elite took over the country, step by step, and he exposes the networks of academic, financial, and political influence, in all recent administrations, that prepared the predators’ path to conquest. 
     Over... Read more >
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Predator Nation
Predator Nation
Written by Charles H. Ferguson, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307969835
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Predator Nation
Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America
Written by Charles H. Ferguson
Read by Rob Shapiro


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On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $20.00

Charles H. Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job, now explains how a predator elite took over the country, step by step, and he exposes the networks of academic, financial, and political influence, in all recent administrations, that prepared the predators’ path to conquest. 
     Over... Read more >
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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719218
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $30.00

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
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ISBN: 9780307719232
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, Read by Dan Woren
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ISBN: 9780307987464
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.00

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
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Age Shock
Age Shock
Written by Robin Blackburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677658
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Age Shock
How Finance is Failing Us
Written by Robin Blackburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2012
Price: $29.95

Most countries face the future with an ageing population, yet most governments are cutting back on pensions and the care services needed by the elderly. Robin Blackburn exposes the perverse reasoning and special interests which have combined to produce this nonsensical state of affairs. This updated paperback edition of Age Shock... Read more >
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Age Shock
How Finance is Failing Us
Written by Robin Blackburn


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 2, 2012
Price: $29.95

Most countries face the future with an ageing population, yet most governments are cutting back on pensions and the care services needed by the elderly. Robin Blackburn exposes the perverse reasoning and special interests which have combined to produce this nonsensical state of affairs. This updated paperback edition of Age Shock... Read more >
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American Plastic
American Plastic
Written by Laurie Essig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003237
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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

The story of how credit and cosmetic surgery have created a subprime mortgage crisis of the body.

In this provocative book, sociologist Laurie Essig traces the history of plastic surgery, tracks the effect of fashion and porn on our desire to "fix" ourselves, and explores our image- and youth-obsessed culture. In over... Read more >
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The End Of Reform
The End Of Reform
Written by Alan Brinkley
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ISBN: 9780307807106
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The End Of Reform
New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War
Written by Alan Brinkley


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $15.99

At a time when liberalism is in disarray, this vastly illuminating book locates the origins of its crisis. Those origins, says Alan Brinkley, are paradoxically situated during the second term of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose New Deal had made liberalism a fixture of American politics and society. The End of Reform... Read more >
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Profit Over People
Profit Over People
Written by Noam Chomsky
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ISBN: 9781888363821
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Profit Over People
Neoliberalism and Global Order
Written by Noam Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

Why is the Atlantic slowly filling with crude petroleum, threatening a millions-of-years-old ecological balance? Why did traders at prominent banks take high-risk gambles with the money entrusted to them by hundreds of thousands of clients around the world, expanding and leveraging their investments to the point that failure led to a... Read more >
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The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street

Written by John R. Talbott


Format: eBook0
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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The Anti-American Manifesto

Written by Ted Rall


Format: eBook0
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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Cutting Corporate Welfare

Written by Ralph Nader
Foreword by Winona LaDuke


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $10.00

In this groundbreaking pamphlet, based on testimony he delivered before Congress, Ralph Nader describes how corporations are picking our pockets, and what we can do to stop them.
While the United States continues to experience unprecedented cuts in social service programs and millions of Americans go without health insurance, massive corporations continue... Read more >
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Obamanomics
How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics
Written by John R. Talbott


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Bestselling author John R. Talbott, who predicted the housing and mortgage crisis, pictures in Obamanomics--written well in advance of the historic 2008 elections--a Barack Obama presidency based on justice and cooperation—principles that have not held sway in Washington, DC, for quite some time. Talbott's powerful grasp of finance allows him to... Read more >
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A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century

Written by Juliet Schor


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

In this groundbreaking pamphlet, Juliet Schor, author of The Overworked American, examines how Americans can begin making the shift away from a resource-destructive society to one that values the environment, community, and quality of life above business and profit. She a traces back how after W.W.II, Americans had hoped that technology... Read more >
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The WTO
Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization
Written by Lori Wallach and Michelle Sforza
Introduction by Ralph Nader


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

In this groundbreaking pamphlet, directors of Ralph Nader's Public Citizen group examine the first five years of the World Trade Organization's track record, demonstrating how the WTO aims to create a new global economic system that increases corporate profit with little regard for social and ecological impacts, or democratically enacted law... Read more >
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American Plastic
American Plastic
Written by Laurie Essig
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000557
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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and the Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $26.95

The riveting story of how cosmetic surgery and plastic money melted together to create a subprime mortgage crisis of the body    
 
Plastic surgery has become “the answer” for many Americans, and in American Plastic sociologist Laurie Essig explores how we arrived at this particular solution. Over the last decade there has... Read more >
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