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Recently-Added Books

Wages of Whiteness book by David R. Roediger  "The Wages of Whiteness: Race and The Making of The American Working Class"
[2007] by David R. Roediger, Introduction by Kathleen Cleaver

Verso Books 8¼x5½ pb [7/2007] for $19.96
Verso Books 8x6 hardcover [7/2007] for $54.53
Hand to Mouth - Living in Bootstrap America book by Linda Tirado  "Hand To Mouth: Living In Bootstrap America" [2014]
by Linda Tirado, Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich

Kindle Edition from Putnam/Penguin [10/2014] for $10.99
Putnam Adult 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2014] for $17.86
The Undercover Economist Strikes Back book by Tim Harford  "The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run – or Ruin – An Economy"
[2013] by Tim Harford

Harford's new book demystifies macroeconomics and strips away the spin, the hype, and the jargon to reveal the truth about how the world’s economy actually works.
Kindle Edition from Riverhead [1/2014] for $11.99
Little, Brown & Co. 9x6 pb [8/2013] out of print/used
Riverhead 9x6¼ hardcover [1/2014] for $20.48
Little, Brown & Co. 9¼x6½ hardcover [8/2013] out of print/used

Wall Street's War with Middle Class America book by James L. Marsis & DeForest W. Colegrove  "Wall Street's War With Middle America: A Thirty Year History" [2013]
by James L. Marsis & Dr. DeForest W. Colegrove

Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [12/2013] for $4.99
CreateSpace 7¾x5 pb [11/2013] for $10.80
What's the Matter with White People? book by Joan Walsh  "What's The Matter With White People?: Why We Long For A Golden Age That Never Was" [2012] by Joan Walsh
"[A] wonderfully insightful book ... [this] story of postwar America told through a working class New York Irish Catholic family ... will help people of all races think through how we can build a just and prosperous multiracial America." — Robert B. Reich
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [4/2013] for $10.38
Touchstone 8½x5¾ pb [4/2013] for $11.22
Wiley 9¼x6½ hardcover [8/2012] for $18.27
How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class book by George R. Tyler  "What Went Wrong: How The 1% Hijacked The American Middle Class . . . and What Other Countries Got Right" [2013] by George R. Tyler
Author provides data comparing the United States - worker incomes flat since 1985 - and several nations that practice 'family capitalism' – the same policies that made the U.S. economy of the 1950s & 1960s the strongest in the world.
Kindle Edition from BenBella Books [7/2013] for $12.99
BenBella Books 9x6 hardcover [7/2013] for $19.53
"What Went Wrong: The Big Picture" [2013] by George R. Tyler
A generalized summary of the main book (72 pages vs. 576 pages)
Kindle Edition from BenBella Books [9/2013] for FREE {sic}
Restoring Shared Prosperity / Keynesian Economists book by Thomas Palley & Gustav Horn  
"Restoring Shared Prosperity: A Policy Agenda From Leading Keynesian Economists"
[2013] Edited by Thomas I. Palley & Gustav A. Horn

Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [12/2013] for 99¢ {sic}
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [12/2013] for $7.31
The Book of The Poor by Kenan Heise  "The Book of The Poor: Who They Are, What They Say, and How To End Their Poverty" [2012] by Kenan Heise
Kindle Edition from Marion Street Press [11/2012] for $9.38
Marion Street Press 8¾x5¾ pb [11/2012] for $12.83
The 1970s and the Working Class book by Jefferson R. Cowie  "Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and The Last Days of The Working Class" [2010]
by Jefferson Cowie

The New Press pb [1/2012] for $16.36
The New Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/2010] for $18.45
The American Way of Poverty book by Sasha Abramsky  "The American Way of Poverty: How The Other Half Still Lives" [2013]
by Sasha Abramsky

More than a hundred years after "How The Other Half Lives: Studies Among The Tenements of New York" [1890] by muckraker Jacob A. Riis [1849-1914] and "The Theory of The Leisure Class" [1899] by Thorstein B. Veblen [1857-1929] and fifty years after "The Other America: Poverty In The United States" [1962] by Michael Harrington [1928-89], the problem is not solved; this book describes the dire situation today and provides political solutions.
Kindle Edition from The Nation Books [9/2013] for $12.99
The Nation Books 8½x5¾ hardcover [9/2013] for $19.76

Plutocrats, The Rise of The Global Super-Rich book by Chrystia Freeland  "Plutocrats: The Rise of The New Global Super-Rich and The Fall of Everyone Else"
[2012] by Chrystia Freeland

made Best Book of the Year list at The Financial Times, and won the 2013 Lionel Gelber Prize
Kindle Edition from Penguin Press [10/2012] for $14.99
Penguin Press 9¼x6 hardcover [10/2012] for $18.68
Class in America Encyclopedia in 3 volumes edited by Robert E. Weir  "Class In America: An Encyclopedia" [2007]
Edited by Robert E. Weir

525 essays written by 75 contributors, in three volumes
Greenwood 10¼x7¼x3¼ {6 pounds!} hardcover [6/2007] 3 volumes for $299.95
Cla$$war comic art series book by Rob Williams  "Cla$$war" [2009]
Story by Rob Williams, Art by Trevor Hairsine, Travel Foreman & others

Writer Rob Williams has stated that Noam Chomsky's "Class War Interviews" was a major inspiration for this superhero comic book series; includes all six issues of the award-winning 2002 & 2004 comics, plus a new story by Williams & Hairsine
Com.x 10¼x6½ hardcover [4/2009] out of print/used
Class Warfare interviews book by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian  "Noam Chomsky: Class Warfare - Interviews With David Barsamian" [Pluto Press 1996]
by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian

New Star Books 9x6 pb [9/2003] out of print/used
Common Courage Press 7½x5 pb [7/2002] out of print/many, many used
Common Courage Press library hardcover [7/2002] for $29.94
Unmaking The Public University book by Christopher Newfield  "Unmaking The Public University: The Forty-Year Assault On The Middle Class" [2008]
by Christopher Newfield

Harvard Univ Press 9x6 pb [4/2011] for $20.24
Harvard Univ Press 9¼x6 hardcover [5/2008] for $27.31
Where America Went Wrong book by John R. Talbott  "Where America Went Wrong: and How To Regain Her Democratic Ideals" [2004]
by John R. Talbott

"The question for America no longer comes down to Democrats vs. Republicans nor liberals vs. conservatives nor free market libertarians vs. anti-globalists, but rather to a simple formulation of the people vs. the elites ... Wake up! The Class War has already begun."
Financial Times Press 9x6 pb [2/2009] out of print/used
Financial Times Prentice Hall 9x6 hardcover [5/2004] out of print/used
author's official website
Pseudo-Capitalism, Socialism For The Rich book by Stephen Bindman  
"Pseudo-Capitalism: Socialism For The Rich"[2008]
by Stephen Bindman

Xlibris 8¾x6 pb [10/2008] for $19.98
Xlibris hardcover [10/2008] for $29.99
Money & Class in America book by Lewis H. Lapham  "Money and Class In America: Notes and Observations On Our Civil Religion" [1988]
by Lewis H. Lapham

Grove Press hardcover [2/88] out of print/many used
Spirit Level / More Equal Societies book by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett   "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger" [2009]
by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

Bloomsbury Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [12/2009] for $18.48
The American Ruling Class documentary feature written by Lewis H. Lapham  "The American Ruling Class: America Rules The World, But Who Rules America?" feature film [indep April 2008]
An unusual combination of documentary footage and scripted actors that thoroughly reveals America's ruling master class. Directed by John Kirby; written by Lewis H. Lapham; featuring Robert Altman, James A. Baker III, Bill Bradley, Harold Brown, Hodding Carter III, William T. Coleman, Jr., Walter Cronkite, Barbara Ehrenreich, Martin Garbus, Vartan Gregorian, Mike Medavoy, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Samuel Peabody, Peter G. Peterson, Pete Seeger, Lawrence Summers, Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., William Howard Taft IV, Kurt Vonnegut & Howard Zinn
Alive Mind color DVD [1/2009] for $24.49
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediaofficial movie site

Books on Class War & Economics
{ in chronological order }

'How The Other Half Lives' 1890 photojournalism classic by Jacob Riis  "How The Other Half Lives: Studies Among The Tenements of New York"
[1890 photojournalism classic] by muckraker journalist Jacob A. Riis [1849-1914]

Kindle Edition from Seedbox Press [3/2012] for 99¢ {sic}
Kindle Edition from Penguin Publng [1997 edition] for $12.99
New Library Press 8x5 pb edited by Lorenzo Domínguez [2/2008] for $8.49
CreateSpace 10x7 pb [10/2009] for $7.95
ReadaClassic 8½x6 pb [11/2010] for $11.95
Kessinger Publng 10x7 hardcover [5/2010] for $26.97
Kessinger Publng 10x7 hardcover [9/2010] for $29.56
book entry at Wikipedia

Caesar's Column  "Caesar's Column: A Story of The Twentieth Century" [1890]
by Ignatius Donnelly, edited by Nicholas Ruddick

Classic early dystopian science fiction novel: A Swiss from Africa visits New York City at the time that American labor revolts against their rich bosses.
Wesleyan Univ Press 8½x5½ pb [12/2003] for $17.90
Fredonia Books 8x5 pb [11/2004] for $29.95
Henry Demarest Lloyd portrait   "Wealth Against Commonwealth" [1894 classic]
by muckraker Henry Demarest Lloyd [1847-1903]

Greenwood Press hardcover [3/76] for $45.00
Reprint Services hardcover [11/99] for $126.99
War of The Classes by Jack London   "War of The Classes" [1905] by Jack London
Synergy Intl 8x5 pb [11/2000] for $13.97
IndyPublish 9x6 pb [1/2003] for $17.99
IndyPublish 9x6 hardcover [1/2003] for $22.99
Native Land pro-labor documentary narrated by Paul Robeson  "Native Land" b&w documentary film [Frontier Films 1942]
"a scathing leftist critique of violence, racism, and working class oppression"Dramatized pro-labor documentary, based on the La Follette Committee's 1936-41 investigation into repression of labor organizing • Co-written & co-produced & co-directed by later-expatriate Paul Strand & [blacklistee] Leo Hurwitz, co-written by Ben Maddow {as David Wolff}; narrated by [blacklistee] Paul Robeson [1898-1976]; actors include [blacklistee] Howard Da Silva, Mary George, Fred Johnson, John Marley & Robert Strauss
at last on DVD! Flicker Alley/Blackhawk b&w DVD [10/2016] for $19.98
Kino Video b&w VHS [3/94] out of prodn/scarce
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
watch full movie [5/2017 upload; 1:28:30] online at YouTube

Power Elite book by C. Wright Mills  "The Power Elite" [1956] by C. Wright Mills
Oxford Univ Press pb [1/2000] for $13.27
Oxford Univ Press pb [2/93] out of print/used
Oxford Univ Press pb [1/60] out of print/used

more on the C. Wright Mills [1916-62] Page at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore

Other America   "The Other America: Poverty In The United States" [1962 classic]
by Michael Harrington

Scribner 8½x5½ pb [8/97] for $13.00
Collier pb [1/94] out of print/many used
MacMillan hardcover [6/70] out of print/used
Making of The English Working Class  "The Making of The English Working Class" [1963 classic]
by E.P. Thompson [1924-93]

Vintage 8x5¼ pb [2/66] for $15.75
Peter Smith Publr 8½x5¾ hardcover [6/99] for $36.49
How to Be Rich / J. Paul Getty  "How To Be Rich: His Formulas" [1965]
by J. Paul Getty [1892-1976]

Jove pb [9/86] for $6.99
Playboy Press hardcover [1965] out of print/used
Oral History of The Unemployed book by Harry Maurer  "Not Working: An Oral History of The Unemployed" [1979]
by Harry Maurer

Plume mass pb [3/81] out of print/used
Holt, Rinehart & Winston hardcover [12/79] out of print/used

"Class Act: America's Last Dirty Secret" [1983] by Benita Eisler
FWatts/Scholastic 9¼x6¼ hardcover [11/83] out of print/many used

Dynamite   "Dynamite: A Century of Class Violence In America, 1830-1930" [1984]
by Louis Adamic

A.K./Rebel Press 8¼x6 pb [6/84] for $12.99
Bogle On Mutual Funds   "Bogle On Mutual Funds: New Perspectives For The Intelligent Investor" [1993]
by John C. Bogle

Dell 9x6 pb [9/94] for $12.24
McGraw Hill 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/93] for $16.50
Chomsky Class War CD   "Class War: The Attack On Working People" [1996]
by Noam Chomsky

Epitaph audio CD [11/98] for $14.99
Overspent   "The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting & The New Consumer" [1998]
by Juliet B. Schor

Perennial 8x5¼ pb [5/99] for $10.40
Basic Books 9¾x6½ pb [5/98] out of print/used
Coming Class War  "The Coming Class War & How To Avoid It: Rebuilding The American Middle Class"
[1999] by Frederick R. Strobel & Wallace C. Peterson

M.E. Sharpe 8½x5¾ hardcover [6/99] for $35.95
Short History of the U.S. Working Class  "A Short History of The U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times To The Twenty-First Century" [1999] by Paul Le Blanc
Humanity Books 9x6 pb [7/99] for $24.00
Humanity Books 9¼x6¼ hardcover [7/99] for $52.00
Working Class Majority book by Michael Zweig  "The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret" [2000] by Michael Zweig
"[a] pungent critique of class and economics in the U.S. ... an insightful, radical analysis that will make many readers rethink commonly held but unexamined beliefs" — Publishers Weekly
Cornell Univ Press 9x6 pb [2/2001] for $0.00
Cornell Univ Press 9x5¾ hardcover [4/2000] out of print/used
Class War In America book by Charles M. Kelly  "Class War In America: How The Economic & Political Conservatives Are Exploiting Low- & Middle-Class Americans" [2000]
by Charles M. Kelly

Fithian Press 9x6 pb [9/2000] for $15.95

Eugene V. Debs Reader book edited by William A. Pelz  "Eugene V. Debs Reader: Socialism and The Class Struggle" [2000] Edited by William A. Pelz,
original Introduction by Howard Zinn [1922-2010], New Introduction by Mark A. Lause

Essays, articles, letters, and speeches include: The Martyred Apostles of Labor; Prison Labour; How I Became A Socialist; What's The Matter With Chicago?; The Negro In Class Struggle; The Negro and His Nemesis; The Socialist Party and The Working Class; An Ideal Labour Press; The Crimson Standard; Revolutionary Unionism; John Brown: History's Greatest Hero; Mother Jones; Thomas McGrady; Revolution; Letter From Debs On Immigration; Working Class Politics; Danger Ahead; The Crisis In Mexico; Sound Socialist Tactics; Speech of Acceptance; A Plea For Solidarity; The Gunman and The Miners; Knights of Columbus; The Prospect For Peace; Politicians and Priests; Ruling Class Robbers; The I.W.W. Bogey; The Canton, Ohio Speech; Address To The Jury; Statement To The Court; The Day of The People; 'Preacher Sheriff' Hangs Victim; Woman - Comrade - Equal; Sacco and Vanzetti; and The Negro Workers
Merlin Press, U.K. 8½x5½ pb [3/2014] for $23.75
Institute of Working Class History 8¼x5¼ pb [11/2000] out of print/used

Nickel & Dimed  "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America" [2001]
by Barbara Ehrenreich

winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize April 2002
Picador 10th Anniv Edition pb with new Afterword [8/2011] for $9.59
Owl Books 9x5 pb [5/2002] for $7.80
Metropolitan 9x5¾ hardcover [5/2001] for $16.10
author's website
Fast Food Nation  "Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of The All-American Meal" [2001]
by Eric Schlosser

a hundred years after Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle", and here we go again ...
HarperPerennial 8x5¼ pb [7/2005] for $10.19
HarperCollins 8x5¼ pb [1/2002] out of print/hundreds used
Houghton Mifflin 9x6 hardcover [1/2001] for $17.16
Bantam ABRIDGED audio [1/2002] out of prodn/used
feature film [Fox Searchlight 2006]
Fox widescreen color DVD [3/2007] for $6.79
full credits at IMDbofficial movie site

Wealth & Democracy  "Wealth and Democracy: How Great Fortunes & Government Created America's Aristocracy" [2002] by Kevin Phillips
listed in 'Los Angeles Times 100 Best Books of 2002'
Broadway Books 9¼x6¼ pb [4/2003] for $11.87
Broadway Books hardcover [5/2002] for $20.97
Unequal Protection book by Thom Hartmann  "UNequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & The Theft of Human Rights" [2002] by radio host Thom Hartmann
Rodale 8¾x6 pb [4/2004] for $10.85
Rodale 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2002] for $16.98
author websiteofficial booksite
Work to Live   "Work To Live: The Guide To Getting A Life" [2003]
by Joe Robinson

Perigee 9¼x6 pb [1/2003] for $10/47
author booksite
Eco-Nomics by Stroup  "Eco-Nomics: What Everyone Should Know About Economics & The Environment"
[2003] by Richard L. Stroup

Cato Institute 9x6 pb [5/2003] for $3.98
Take Back Your Time  "Take Back Your Time: Fighting Overwork & Time Poverty In America" [2003]
Edited by John de Graaf

Berrett-Koehler 9x6 pb [7/2003] for $10.17
official website
Low-Wage America  "Low-Wage America: How Employers Are Reshaping Opportunity In The Workplace"
[2003] Edited by Eileen Appelbaum, Annette Bernhardt & Richard J. Murnane

"Nearly 24 percent of the labor force earn less than $8.70 an hour, not enough to keep a family of four out of poverty, even working full-time year-round."
Russell Sage Fndtn 9½x6.3 hardcover [9/2003] for $45.00
publisher's bookpage
Betrayal of Work  "The Betrayal of Work: How Low-Wage Jobs Fail 30 Million Americans & Their Families" [2003] by Beth Shulman
New Press 7&frav34x5½ hardcover [9/2003] for $16.35
Soul of Capitalism   "The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths To A Moral Economy" [2003]
by William Greider

S&S 9¼x6 pb [8/2004] for $11.20
S&S hardcover [9/2003] for $17.64
Highbridge ABR audio CD [9/2003] for $32.95
Highbridge ABR audio [9/2003] for $32.95
author website & blog
Poverty in America  
"Poverty In America: A Handbook" [2003] by John Iceland
Univ CA Press 9x6 2nd edition pb [2/2006] for $19.76
Univ CA Press 9¼x6 hardcover [10/2003] for $50.00
Ruthless Economy   "The New Ruthless Economy: Work & Power In The Digital Age" [2003]
by Simon Head

Oxford Univ Press 8x5½ pb [3/2005] for $10.17
Oxford Univ Press 9½x6¼ hardcover [11/2003] for $18.48
Perfectly Legal book by David Cay Johnston  "Perfectly Legal: The Secret Campaign To Rig Our Tax System To Benefit The Super Rich - and Cheat Everybody Else" [2003]
by New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston

Portfolio 8½x5½ pb [1/2005] for $10.20
Portfolio 9¼x6.4 hardcover [12/2003] for $16.35
official booksite
Working Poor  "The Working Poor: Invisible In America" [2004]
by Pulitzer-winning former N.Y. Times reporter David K. Shipler

Vintage 8x5¼ pb [1/2005] for $10.50
Knopf 9.6x6.6 hardcover [2/2004] for $16.50
Coming Generational Storm  "The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need To Know About America's Economic Future" [2004] by Laurence J. Kotlikoff & Scott Burns
"On balance, the book does an excellent job of preaching two economic basics. First, our promise of Social Security & Medicare benefits in their current form to all retired Americans, regardless of means, is unsustainable. ... Second, individuals & families need to save more for their futures."  — Los Angeles Times Book Review
M.I.T. Press 9x6¼ pb [1/2005] for $11.53
M.I.T. Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2004] out of print/used
Take The Rich Off Welfare  
"Take The Rich Off Welfare" [1996; rev 2004]
by Mark Zepezauer

South End Press 8½x5½ pb [4/2004] for $10.50
South End Press 8x6½ hardcover [4/2004] for $40.00
Who Shot Goldilocks? / Greenspan  "Who Shot Goldilocks?: How Alan Greenspan Did In Our Jobs, Savings & Retirement Plans" [2004] by William D. Rutherford
Crown Point Press 9x5½ hardcover [5/2004] for $13.27

see also Maison d'Être's Alan Greenspan Page

Greed & Good  "Greed and Good: Understanding & Overcoming The Inequality That Limits Our Lives" [2004] by Sam Pizzigati
CIPA-Apex Press 6¼x9 hardcover [5/2004] for $29.71
official booksite
Running On Empty   "Running On Empty: How The Democratic & Republican Parties Are Bankrupt-ing Our Future & What Americans Can Do About It" [2004] by Peter G. Peterson
"It's a rare pleasure to see both political parties chastised equally."
— Howard S. Marks, Los Angeles Times Book Review

Picador 8½x5½ pb [6/2005] for $10.20
FS&G hardcover [7/2004] for $16.32
Business of America / Consumers  "The Business of America: How Consumers Have Replaced Citizens & How We Can Reverse The Trend" [2004] by Saul Landau
Routledge 8¼x5½ pb [6/2004] for $12.57
Routledge 8¼x5½ hardcover [7/2004] for $75.00
author's website
Fortune At The Bottom of The Pyramidbook by C.K. Prahalad  "The Fortune At The Bottom of The Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits" [2004] by C.K. Prahalad
Wharton School 9x6¼ pb [1/2006] for $11.04
Wharton School hardcover {book & CD-ROM} [8/2004] for $18.89
Pay It Down!   "Pay It Down!: From Debt To Wealth On $10 A Day" [2004]
by Jean Chatzky

Portfolio 7¼x5 pb [1/2006] for $10.36
Portfolio 7½x5¼ hardcover [9/2004] for $13.57
author website
Shadow Cities  "Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World" [2004]
by Robert Neuwirth

Routledge 9¼x6½ pb [3/2006] for $18.95
Routledge 9¼x6¼ hardcover [11/2004] for $33.87
The Syndicate / World Government book by Nicholas Hagger  "The Syndicate: The Story of The Coming World Government" [2004]
by Nicholas Hagger

O Books 8¾x6 pb [11/2004] for $13.46
Pathologies of Power / War on the Poor book by Paul Farmer  "Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights & The New War On The Poor" [2004] by Paul Farmer
Univ CA Press 9x6 pb [11/2004] for $12.89
End of Poverty / Sachs   "The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities For Our Time" [2005]
by Jeffrey D. Sachs

Penguin 9½x6½ hardcover [3/2005] for $18.45
official bookpage
author's page at The Earth Institute of Columbia University
United Nations Millennium Project website
Time Magazine cover story / book excerpt [March 2005]
listed as one of the Time Magazine 100 (April 2005)

Winning by Jack Welch   "Winning" [2005] by Jack Welch, with Suzy Welch
"No other management book will ever be needed." — Warren E. Buffett
2005 bestseller at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal
HarperBusiness 9x6¼ hardcover [4/2005] for $19.56
HarperAudio UNABR audio CD [4/2005] 10 disks for $26.37
official booksite
Class Matters   "Class Matters" [2005]
by correspondents of the New York Times; Introduction by Bill Keller

Times Books 8x6½ pb [8/2005] for $10.78
Short Changed by Karger   "Short ¢hanged: Life & Debt In The Fringe Economy" [2005]
by Howard Karger

Berrett-Koehler 9½x6¼ hardcover [9/2005] for $16.47
official booksite
Restoring The American Dream  "Restoring The American Dream: A Working Families' Agenda For America" [2005] by Thomas A. Kochan
M.I.T. Press 9x6 pb [10/2006] for $11.16
M.I.T. Press 9x6 hardcover [9/2005] for $21.24
publisher's bookpage
An End to Poverty?   "An End To Poverty?: A Historical Debate" [2005]
by Gareth Stedman Jones

Columbia Univ Press 7x6½ hardcover [10/2005] for $29.50
Empire of Debt   "Empire of Debt: The Rise Of An Epic Financial Crisis" [2005]
by Bill Bonner & Addison Wiggin

Wiley 9½x6 hardcover [11/2005] for $18.45
their 'Agora Financial' website
their 'Daily Reckoning' website
Battle for the Soul of Capitalism  "The Battle For The Soul of Capitalism: How The Financial System Undermined Social Ideals, Damaged Trust In The Markets, Robbed Investors of Trillions – and What To Do About It" [2005] by John C. Bogle
Yale Univ Press hardcover [11/2005] for $16.50
Undercover Economist  "The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why The Rich Are Rich, The Poor Are Poor – and Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!" [2005]
by Tim Harford

Oxford Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [11/2005] for $17.16
Inequality Matters   "Inequality Matters: The Growing Economic Divide In America & Its Poisonous Consequences" [2006]
Edited by Jim Lardner & David Smith; Foreword by Bill Moyers

New Press 8x5½ hardcover [1/2006] for $16.35
Screwed / War Against The Middle Class book by Thom Hartmann  "Screwed: The Undeclared War Against The Middle Class - And What We Can Do About It" [2006] by radio host Thom Hartmann, Foreword by Mark Crispin Miller
Berrett-Koehler expanded 8x5½ pb [4/2007] for $10.17
Berrett-Koehler hardcover [8/2006] for $15.61
publisher bookpageauthor website
Hegemony of Common Sense  "The Hegemony of Common Sense: Wisdom & Mystification In Everyday Life" [2006] by Dean Wolfe Manders
examines how deeply 'class' is embedded in American society, thru paroemiology, the study of popular sayings
Peter Lang Publg pb [8/2006] for $34.95
Power & Powerlessness  "Power and Powerlessness" [2006]
by Susan Rosenthal

Trafford pb [9/2006] for $18.23
official booksite
War On The Middle Class  "War On The Middle Class: How The Government, Big Business & Special Interest Groups Are Waging War On The American Dream - and How To Fight Back" [2006] by Lou Dobbs
Penguin 8½x5½ pb [9/2007] for $9.00
Viking 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2006] for $14.97
author's official C.N.N. website
Global Class War  "The Global Class War: How America's Bipartisan Elite Lost Our Future - and What It Will Take To Win It Back" [2006] by Jeff Faux
Kindle Edition from Wiley [4/2008] for $11.99
Wiley 9¼x6¼ pb [12/2006] for $14.28
Wiley 9½x6½ hardcover [1/2006] for $25.04
author's E.P.I. bookpage
Planet of Slums  "Planet of Slums" [2006] by Mike Davis
Kindle Edition from Verso [2007 edition] for $9.99
Verso 7¼x5½ pb [9/2007] for $15.95
Verso 8½x6 hardcover [3/2006] for $19.11
New Golden Age book by Ravi Batra  "The New Golden Age: The Coming Revolution Against Political Corruption & Economic Chaos" [2007] by Dr. Ravi Batra
Projecting from the work of his mentor, P.R. Sarkar of India, author describes the likely outcome of the excesses of the Age of Acquisitors: Today's economic and political corruption will continue to escalate and worsen until the Working Class eventually rises up like warriors against the Oligarchy. {Optimistic? We shall see.}
Palgrave Macmillan 9¼x6 hardcover [1/2007] for $18.45
Blackstone UNABR audio CD [1/2007] for $22.76
Bottom Billion / Poorest Countries book by Paul Collier  
"The Bottom Billion: Why The Poorest Countries Are Failing & What Can Be Done About It" [2007] by Paul Collier
Oxford Univ Press pb [9/2008] for $10.85
Oxford Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2007] for $18.48
Falling Behind book by Robert H. Frank  "Falling Behind: How Rising Inequality Harms The Middle Class" [2007]
by Robert H. Frank

Univ CA Press 8x5 pb [7/2007] for $13.57
Univ CA Press 8½x5½ hardcover [7/2007] for $50.00
Blood Passion / Ludlow Massacre book by Scott Martelle  "Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre & Class War In The American West" [2007] by Scott Martelle
Rutgers Univ Press pb [8/2007] for $17.13

see also Ludlow Massacre Historic Site on the SE Colorado Travel & Business Links Page
more Ludlow Massacre info (story, books, movies, links) at
Spirit of America Bookstore's American Labor Movements Pages

Are The Rich Necessary? book by Hunter Lewis  
"Are The Rich Necessary?: Great Economic Arguments & How They Reflect Our Personal Values" [2007] by Hunter Lewis
Axios Press hardcover [9/2007] for $13.60
official booksite
Squandering of America book by Robert Kuttner  "The Squandering of America: How The Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity" [2007] by Robert Kuttner
Knopf 9x6½ hardcover [11/2007] for $17.79
author is co-founder of The American Prospect & of The Economic Policy Institute [est. 1986]
The War On Poverty & How To Win It book by Frank Stricker   "Why America Lost The War On Poverty - and How To Win It" [2007]
by Frank Stricker

Univ NC Press 9¼x6 pb [7/2007] for $19.95
Univ NC Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [7/2007] for $59.95
Free Lunch book by David Cay Johnston  "Free Lunch: How The Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves At Government Expense (and Stick You With The Bill)" [2007] by David Cay Johnston
Kindle Edition from Portfolio/Penguin [2007 edition] for $10.65
Portfolio Trade 8½x5½ pb [12/2008] for $11.21
Portfolio 9x6 hardcover [12/2007] for $16.17
Penguin ABR audio CD read by the author [12/2007] out of prodn/many used
Superclass / Global Power Elite book by David Rothkopf  "Superclass: The Global Power Elite & The World They Are Making" [2008]
by David Rothkopf

There are just 6,000 people in the superclass of the XXth Century,
one out of every million humans on the planet.

FS&G hardcover [3/2008] for $17.16
Why Global Poverty? book by Clifford Cobb & Philippe Diaz  "Why Global Poverty? Think Again: A Companion Guide To The Film The End of Poverty?" [2009] by Clifford W. Cobb & Philippe Diaz
Kindle Edition from Schalkenbach Foundation [11/2009] for $12.00
Robert Schalkenbach Foundation 9x6 pb [11/2009] for $19.00
The End of Poverty? movie by Philippe Diaz  "The End of Poverty? Think Again" docufilm [Cinema Libre Studio Nov 2009]
Examines the true causes of poverty today and how deliberate exploitation of the poor perpetuates colonialism and its consequences, where 25% of the world's population consumes 85% of its wealth – and lives in fear that the oppressed masses will rise up and take it away from them. Written & directed by Philippe Diaz; narrated by Martin Sheen; featuring William Easterly, Susan George, Chalmers Johnson, John Perkins, Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, Eric Toussaint, and Michael Watts
Cinema Libre Studio widescreen color Blu-ray [5/2011] for $29.95
Cinema Libre Studio color DVD [4/2010] for $16.37
full credits at IMDbofficial movie site

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