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13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
4.8 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
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, which together control assets amou...
American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone
4.5 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
Marco Rubio's parents came to the United States in 1956. The country they found was truly a land of opportunity, where hardworking people with grade school educations could afford a home, a car, and college for their kids. A country where maids and ...
The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea
4.2 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
The Way Forward challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond, and shows how essential conservatism is for the future of our nation. Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election - including a look at th...
Something for Nothing
4.5 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Rather than participate and innovate in the marketplace, generating goods and services that benefit society, people are increasingly vying for political advantage to live at the expense of others.
Something for Nothing reveals the social and persona...
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
4.9 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews
The top 1 percent of Americans control 40 percent of the nation's wealth. And, as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains, while those at the top enjoy the best health care, education, and benefits of wealth, they fail to realize that "their fate is bound up wi...
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger
4.0 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Renowned researchers Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett offer groundbreaking analysis showing that greater economic equality-not greater wealth-is the mark of the most successful societies, and offer new ways to achieve it....
The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians
4.5 out of 5 stars with 201 reviews
If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the second leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national ave...
Twilight of the Elites: America after Meritocracy
4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.
Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another - from Wall Street to ...
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
4.2 out of 5 stars with 229 reviews
With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition. No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing-and the powerful potential of a growing activist sect that will sure...
Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
4.3 out of 5 stars with 298 reviews
President Bill Clinton gives us his views on the challenges facing the United States today and why government matters - presenting his ideas on restoring economic growth, energy, job creation, resolving the mortgage crisis, and financial responsibili...
The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
4.4 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
One of the world's most brilliant economists and the bestselling author of The End of Poverty and Common Wealth, Jeffrey Sachs has written a new book that is essential reading for every American. The Price of Civilization is the blueprint for Americ...
The Sky's the Limit: Passion and Property in Manhattan
4.0 out of 5 stars with 192 reviews
Steven Gaines takes us from New York's most expensive condominiums and co-ops to the offices of its most powerful real estate brokers to reveal the outlandish displays of ego, bad behavior, and status hunger that come into play when the best address...
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