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9780385350570 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 29, 2015, cover price $26.95

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9780345806222 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 3, 2016), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality. The rich are getting richer by rigging the system in their favor, leaving the rest of us to struggle just to keep our heads above water...read more

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9781511385602 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, March 29, 2016), cover price $62.97 | About this edition: We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality.

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Product Description: We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality. The rich are getting richer by rigging the system in their favor, leaving the rest of us to struggle just to keep our heads above water...read more

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9781250084446 | St Martins Pr, March 29, 2016, cover price $26.99

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9781511385589 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, March 29, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality.
9781511385596 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, March 29, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality.

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Product Description: Despite the reversal of America’s fortune from the triumphalism of the Roaring Nineties to the gloom of the lost decade and the Great Depression, theoretical conceptions of US capitalism have remained surprisingly unchanged. This book departs from the American political economy literature to identify three common myths that have shaped our conceptualization of US capitalism: its reduction to a state-market dyad dis-embedded from societal factors; the illusion of a weak state and the synchronic conception of the US variety of capitalism...read more

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9781138908758 | Routledge, December 29, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Despite the reversal of America’s fortune from the triumphalism of the Roaring Nineties to the gloom of the lost decade and the Great Depression, theoretical conceptions of US capitalism have remained surprisingly unchanged.

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Product Description: When did capitalism and making money become bad things? Where do you draw the line between making a living and greed? Can you work on Wall Street without selling your soul? Is it possible there are more decent people working on Wall Street than there are wolves? In this book, Curtin challenges the established narrative of self-interest and greed that has informed so much of the coverage around Wall Street, and sets out an optimistic and positive vision for the future of America's financial heart...read more

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9781940984599 | Aviva Pub, March 20, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When did capitalism and making money become bad things?

As of the latest national elections, it costs approximately $1 billion to become president, $10 million to become a Senator, and $1 million to become a Member of the House. High-priced campaigns, an elite class of donors and spenders, superPACs, and increasing corporate political power have become the new normal in American politics. In Capitalism v. Democracy, Timothy Kuhner explains how these conditions have corrupted American democracy, turning it into a system of rule that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens. Kuhner maintains that these conditions have corrupted capitalism as well, routing economic competition through political channels and allowing politically powerful companies to evade market forces. The Supreme Court has brought about both forms of corruption by striking down campaign finance reforms that limited the role of money in politics. Exposing the extreme economic worldview that pollutes constitutional interpretation, Kuhner shows how the Court became the architect of American plutocracy. Capitalism v. Democracy offers the key to understanding why corporations are now citizens, money is political speech, limits on corporate spending are a form of censorship, democracy is a free market, and political equality and democratic integrity are unconstitutional constraints on money in politics. Supreme Court opinions have dictated these conditions in the name of the Constitution, as though the Constitution itself required the privatization of democracy. Kuhner explores the reasons behind these opinions, reveals that they form a blueprint for free market democracy, and demonstrates that this design corrupts both politics and markets. He argues that nothing short of a constitutional amendment can set the necessary boundaries between capitalism and democracy.

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9780804780667 | Stanford Univ Pr, June 25, 2014, cover price $90.00

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9780804791564 | Stanford Univ Pr, June 25, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As of the latest national elections, it costs approximately $1 billion to become president, $10 million to become a Senator, and $1 million to become a Member of the House.

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Product Description: When the Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales came to the United States in the 1980s, he embraced the American Dream: the belief that what brings you success is hard work, not luck or who you know. But the economic events of the past decade have put American capitalism in crisis...read more

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9780465029471 | Basic Books, June 5, 2012, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Born in Italy, University of Chicago economist Luigi Zingales witnessed firsthand the consequences of high inflation and unemployment—paired with rampant nepotism and cronyism—on a country's economy.

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9780465085958 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, February 11, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When the Italian-born economist Luigi Zingales came to the United States in the 1980s, he embraced the American Dream: the belief that what brings you success is hard work, not luck or who you know.

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Product Description: In this follow up to From a Market Economy to a Finance Economy, Samli reflects on his more than half a century of economic experience and research, maintaining that financiers, the government and many decision makers in both politics and the economy, do not really the 'free market...read more

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9781137372550 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 16, 2014, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: In this follow up to From a Market Economy to a Finance Economy, Samli reflects on his more than half a century of economic experience and research, maintaining that financiers, the government and many decision makers in both politics and the economy, do not really the 'free market.

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9781844677429 | Verso Books, October 9, 2012, cover price $29.95

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9781781681367 | Verso Books, October 8, 2013, cover price $19.95

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If our oil addiction is so bad for us, why don’t we kick the habit? Looking beyond the usual culprits—Big Oil, petro-states, and the strategists of empire—Lifeblood finds a deeper and more complex explanation in everyday practices of oil consumption in American culture. Those practices, Matthew T. Huber suggests, have in fact been instrumental in shaping the broader cultural politics of American capitalism.How did gasoline and countless other petroleum products become so central to our notions of the American way of life? Huber traces the answer from the 1930s through the oil shocks of the 1970s to our present predicament, revealing that oil’s role in defining popular culture extends far beyond material connections between oil, suburbia, and automobility. He shows how oil powered a cultural politics of entrepreneurial life—the very American idea that life itself is a product of individual entrepreneurial capacities. In so doing he uses oil to retell American political history from the triumph of New Deal liberalism to the rise of the New Right, from oil’s celebration as the lifeblood of postwar capitalism to increasing anxieties over oil addiction.Lifeblood rethinks debates surrounding energy and capitalism, neoliberalism and nature, and the importance of suburbanization in the rightward shift in American politics. Today, Huber tells us, as crises attributable to oil intensify, a populist clamoring for cheap energy has less to do with American excess than with the eroding conditions of life under neoliberalism.

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9780816677849 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 1, 2013, cover price $75.00

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9780816677856 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 1, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: If our oil addiction is so bad for us, why don’t we kick the habit?

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Product Description: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] One of the twentieth century's defining economic minds has returned with a new philosophy to carry us into the twenty-first century. America's economy is struggling - and now is the time to rededicate our country to the pursuit of free market capitalism...read more

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9781621570271 | Regnery Pub, June 10, 2013, cover price $27.95

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9781482923810 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 10, 2013), cover price $32.95
9781482923834 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 10, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: In this gripping book, Dr. Samli makes the case that the US economy is shifting for the worse, tilting towards a finance-driven economy, and argues that investing in innovation will bring us out of the recession and back to a successful, market-driven economy.

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9781137325570 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In this gripping book, Dr.

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Product Description: Never before have so many Americans been more frustrated with our economic system, more fearful that it is failing, or more open to fresh ideas about a new one. The seeds of a new movement demanding change are forming. But just what is this thing called a new economy, and how might it take shape in America? In What Then Must We Do? Gar Alperovitz speaks directly to the reader about where we find ourselves in history, why the time is right for a new-economy movement to coalesce, what it means to build a new system to replace the crumbling one, and how we might begin...read more

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9781603584913 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, May 1, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Never before have so many Americans been more frustrated with our economic system, more fearful that it is failing, or more open to fresh ideas about a new one.

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9781603585040 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, May 1, 2013, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in vinyl case.][Read by William Hughes] A coruscating, brilliantly insightful exegesis of where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted, and how it might be restored, by outspoken former Reagan budget director and bestselling author David Stockman David Stockman was the architect of the Reagan Revolution meant to restore sound money principles to the United States government...read more

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9781470840099 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in vinyl case.

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The outspoken former Reagan budget director explains where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted and how it could be restored by describing how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and providing a nonpartisan catalog of the corrupters and defenders. 75,000 first printing.

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9781586489120 | 1 edition (Public Affairs, April 2, 2013), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The outspoken former Reagan budget director explains where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted and how it could be restored by describing how the working of free markets and democracy has long been under threat in America and providing a nonpartisan catalog of the corrupters and defenders.

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9781610395236 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, September 2, 2014), cover price $24.99

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9781470840068 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.
9781470840082 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: [Read by William Hughes] A coruscating, brilliantly insightful exegesis of where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted, and how it might be restored, by outspoken former Reagan budget director and bestselling author David Stockman David Stockman was the architect of the Reagan Revolution meant to restore sound money principles to the United States government.

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A society that is reared on competition will face unsettling challenges to authority if it doesn’t set certain functions outside the arena of battle, via systematic enrichment of the affluent minority that has always had the power to topple and ruin the system. Today’s preoccupation with America’s revolutionary history is not just a piece of theater. At the heart of America’s outrage is an inability to lash out and demand redemption from the source of its distress because the pain is inflicted, not by hatred, but by the fundamental lack of stability built into our way of life. Now that a fifth of the population is suffering job loss, foreclosures, or exclusion from employment due to prejudice, poor credit, a lack of skills or education, a glut of competition and insufficient opportunity, the failure to provide for the helpless majority means the system is at an impasse. Because the system can’t—or won’—perform, the Tea Party’s rise was preemptivec—with all its implied violence and “real” American theater—as the means to channel our anger into voting out Obama so reform can proceed unimpeded…with all its inherent dangers. Turning from foreign examples that erupted in the environments of colonialism and post-colonialism, neoliberalism, militarism and oligarchies, to a review of the head-spinning social and political noise that stands in for responsible debate in America today, Ms. Haskin’s richly documented essay sees a bonfire prepared as social tensions are increased and inter-group pressures are encouraged to mount. So much for “One nation…”

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9780875869612 | Algora Pub, September 30, 2012, cover price $32.95

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9780875869605 | Algora Pub, September 30, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A society that is reared on competition will face unsettling challenges to authority if it doesn’t set certain functions outside the arena of battle, via systematic enrichment of the affluent minority that has always had the power to topple and ruin the system.

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Product Description: Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in? Should Washington place stronger regulations on the entire financial industry? Can we lower unemployment rates by controlling the free market? The answer is no. Not only is free market capitalism good for the economy, says industry expert John Allison, it is our only hope for recovery...read more
By John Allison and Alan Sklar (narrator)

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9781470846053 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 27, 2012), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in?
9781470846060 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 27, 2012), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: The #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller “Required reading. . . . Shows how our economic crisis was a failure, not of the free market, but of government.” ―Charles Koch, Chairman and CEO, Koch Industries, Inc. “The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure is a sophisticated yet accessible analysis of the causes and solutions to America’s financial meltdown...read more

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9780071806770 | McGraw-Hill, September 6, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller “Required reading.

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