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Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond

by Marc Lamont Hill & Todd Brewster

“An impassioned analysis of headline-making cases….Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A thought-provoking and important analysis of oppression, recommended...


Rotten to the (Common) Core: Public Schooling, Standardized Tests, and the Surveillance State

by Gary Lawrence, Joseph P. Farrell & Catherine Austin Fitts

Here the hidden agenda behind Common Core standards and Federal government surveillance programs aimed at children are revealed.


The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money

by William R. Kelly

With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America’s fixation with “tough on crime” has...


In Our Hands: A Plan to Replace the Welfare State

by Charles Murray

Imagine that the United States were to scrap all its income transfer programs—including Social Security, Medicare, and all forms of welfare—and give every American age twenty-one and older $10,000 a year...


From Here to Prosperity: An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity based on an inequality-busting strategy of Income for me, wealth for we

by Thomas Burgess

Are you angered by the high level of inequality but frustrated about what to do? From Here to Prosperity tells you how we can resolve this together. It is not another lengthy, learned work on the extent of the...


The Shadow of Unfairness

Summary of Plunder and Deceit: by Mark R. Levin | Includes Analysis

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Plunder and Deceit: by Mark R. Levin | Includes Analysis

 

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Plunder and Deceit is about what author Mark R. Levin calls a threat to the United State’s experiment with democracy. At the heart of the...


Summary of The Divide: by Matt Taibbi | Includes Analysis

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The Divide by Matt Taibbi approaches the complicated topic of the unequal treatment of defendants in the United States criminal justice system...


Summary of Get What's Yours: by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Get What’s Yours by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Philip Moeller | Includes Analysis

 

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Boston University economics professor, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, journalist specializing in retirement...


Expand Social Security Now!: How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve

by Steven Hill

Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expanded

Social Security is bankrupting us. It’s outdated. It’s a Ponzi scheme. It’s stealing from young people. These are some of...


Buddhism and Political Theory

Prison Break

Justice and fairness in the city: A multidisciplinary approach to 'ordinary' cities

by Simin Davoudi & Derek Bell

This book examines the theory and practice of justice in and of the city through a multidisciplinary collaboration, which draws on a wide range of expertise. It will be a valuable resource for academic researchers...


Why we need welfare: Collective action for the common good

by Pete Alcock

Explains the challenges that collective welfare faces, and explores the complexities involved in delivering it, including debates about who benefits from welfare and how and where it is delivered.


Social policy in a cold climate: Policies and their consequences since the crisis

by Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt & John Hills

A datarich, evidencebased analysis of the impact Labour and coalition government policies following the financial crisis, with particular focus on poverty and inequality, by leading policy experts from the LSE,...


The World's Emergency Room

by Michael VanRooyen

Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife,...


The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

No Place Like Home

A sharing economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books

by Stewart Lansley

A Sharing Economy proposes radical new ways to close the UK's growing income gap and spread social opportunities. A new social wealth fund would boost economic and social investment and simultaneously strengthen...


Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in Brazil

by Natasha Borges Sugiyama

One of the most fundamental questions for social scientists involves diffusion events; simply put, how do ideas spread and why do people embrace them? In Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in...