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Sellout: How Washington Gave Away America's Technological Soul, and One Man's Fight to Bring It Home

Victoria Bruce · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense.American technological prowess used to be unrivaled. But because of globalization, and with the blessing of the U.S. government,...
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A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History

DIANA B HENRIQUES · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed--from the bestselling author of The Wizard of LiesMonday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst day in Wall Street history. The market fell 22.6 percent - almost twice as bad as the worst...
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Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes

Anne Elizabeth Moore · Curbside Splendor Publishing
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

"Books We're Excited About in 2017" (Chicago Tribune) "Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2017" (Chicago Reader) Every day, heinous acts are perpetrated on women's bodies in this political economy - whether for entertainment, in the guise of medicine,...
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The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors III and the Murder That Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty

PHILIP JETT · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Death of an Heir is Philip Jett's chilling true account of the Coors family's gilded American dream that turned into a nightmare when a meticulously plotted kidnapping went horribly wrong.In the 1950s and 60s, the Coors dynasty reigned over Golden, Colorado, seemingly invincible....
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Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It

Richard V Reeves · Brookings Institution Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

America is becoming a class-based society.It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent - especially the top 0.01 percent - and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant. But the most important,...
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Communicate Like a Leader: Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire, and Get Things Done

Dianna Booher · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Draw Them In, Don't Drive Them Away!People often get promoted to leadership positions without knowing how to communicate an inspiring strategic vision to the people who report to them. So they focus on what they know: tactics, not strategy. As a result, they become stuck in micromanagement...
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The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone

David M Smick · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The experts say that America's best days are behind us, that mediocre long-term economic growth is baked in the cake, and that politically, socially, and racially, the United States will continue to tear itself apart. But David Smick-hedge fund strategist and author of the 2008 bestseller...
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The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable

Rosa L. DeLauro · The New Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The outspoken Connecticut Congresswoman's impassioned defense of America's safety net during Tea Party times Cynical politicians like Paul Ryan and Donald Trump argue that the people of the United States would be better off without food stamps, Obamacare, and workplace protections....
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Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide

Patrice Banks · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A do-it-herself guide to auto maintenance, roadside emergencies, and the real scoop on how women can get honest car service at the garage, from engineer turned auto mechanic and award-winning entrepreneur Patrice Banks.Do you feel lost when explaining your car problems to a mechanic? Do you panic...
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Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters

Louis Uchitelle · The New Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually declined...
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