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Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

by Richard Heinberg

The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has temporarily boosted US natural gas and oil production... and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities across the country. The fossil fuel...


The G20: Evolution, Interrelationships, Documentation

by Peter I. Hajnal

This essential book, a companion volume to The G8 System and the G20: Evolution, Role and Documentation (Hajnal, 2007), is an authoritative work of reference on the G20, G8 and G20 reform, and relevant information...


Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts: Culture, Capitalism, and Conquest at the U.S.-Mexico Border

by Alejandro Lugo

Established in 1659 as Misión de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de los Mansos del Paso del Norte, Ciudad Juárez is the oldest colonial settlement on the U.S.-Mexico border-and one of the largest industrialized...


Mexican Women in American Factories: Free Trade and Exploitation on the Border

by Carolyn Tuttle

Prior to the millennium, economists and policy makers argued that free trade between the United States and Mexico would benefit both Americans and Mexicans. They believed that NAFTA would be a "win-win" proposition...


The Political Economy of Latin America in the Postwar Period

by Laura Randall

The historic and increasing interdependence of the Latin American and U.S. economies makes an understanding of the political economies of Latin American nations particularly timely and important. After World...


Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Growth, Development, and Quality of Life

by Joan B. Anderson, James Gerber & Lisa Foster

The U.S. and Mexican border regions have experienced rapid demographic and economic growth over the last fifty years. In this analysis, Joan Anderson and James Gerber offer a new perspective on the changes and...


Deception and Abuse at the Fed: Henry B. Gonzalez Battles Alan Greenspan's Bank

by Robert D. Auerbach

The Federal Reserve-the central bank of the United States-is the most powerful peacetime bureaucracy in the federal government. Under the chairmanship of Alan Greenspan (1987-2006), the Fed achieved near mythical...


The World Bank and Global Managerialism

by Jonathan Murphy

In recent years, a great deal of scholarly and popular ink has been spilled on the subject of globalization. Relatively few scholars have addressed the political sociology of globalization, and specifically,...


Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street

by Jim Wallis

When we start with the wrong question, no matter how good an answer we get, it won’t give us the results we want. Rather than joining the throngs who are asking, When will this economic crisis be over? Jim...


Canada: Selected Issues

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

The unconventional energy boom has had significant positive effects on Canada’s economic activity and has the potential to contribute even more in the future with the appropriate extension of infrastructure...


Seychelles: Staff Report for the Eight Review Under the Extended Arrangement

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context. Economic growth and macroeconomic stability improved in 2013. A robust rise in tourism earnings supported growth, as well as a reduction in the current account deficit as a share of GDP....


Peru: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context: The overall state of the economy remains strong despite lower metal prices and market turbulence in mid-2013. The economy is still operating somewhat near potential and continues to be one...


Solomon Islands: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation and Second Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement and

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

KEY ISSUES Context: Solomon Islands has achieved considerable gains in development and macroeconomic stability in recent years. However, the country is at an important juncture—with both security and development...


The Kyrgyz Republic: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Request for Modification of Perf

by International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Political context. The political environment has been broadly stable, albeit the ongoing dispute with gold company Centerra is creating tensions. In September, the government and Centerra signed...


The Seven Sins of Wall Street: Big Banks, their Washington Lackeys, and the Next Financial Crisis

by Bob Ivry

We all know that the financial crisis of 2008 came dangerously close to pushing the United States and the world into a depression rivaling that of the 1930s. But what is astonishing—and should make us not just...


The Smart Society: Strengthening America's Greatest Resource, Its People

by Peter D. Salins

The Smart Society offers a detailed blueprint for how the United States can recast its human capital policies to make all Americans—not just a privileged elite—smarter and more successful than ever before,...


Falling in Love with America Again: Families and Communities Rebuild from the Ground Up

by Jim DeMint & Ben Carson

Serving within the supposed pinnacles of power as a respected and influential U.S. Senator from South Carolina, Jim DeMint often felt frustrated and powerless to fight against the frightening growth of the federal...


Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism

by Geoff Mann

From money and markets to the subprime crisis, this anti-capitalist pocket guide explains capitalism and its crises, and suggests alternatives.


Answers to World Problems

by Butch Biendara

This book covers answers to seven major problems that effect millions of people around the world.

Each topic: Global Warming, High-Speed transit, Welfare poverty, Renewable Clean Energy, Coastline Stabilization,...


Maestro: Greenspan's Fed and the American Boom

by Bob Woodward

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an electric jolt....