Posts Tagged ‘States: Issues’

Bill Powers

July 17 . 2013

Has the energy industry been honest? Bill Powers argues in Cold, Hungry and in the Dark that declining productivity combined with increasing demand will trigger a crisis that will cause prices to skyrocket, damage the economy, and have a profound impact on the lives of nearly every North American.

Jesse Ventura

June 13 . 2013

Former Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura‘s DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans uncovers the truth about how corporations have bought the American electoral and legislative process through the power of lobbyists, campaign contributions and political action committees.

David Schultz

February 4 . 2013

In American Politics in the Age of Ignorance, David Schultz contends that policy making is shrouded in many myths and that policy makers often ignore ample research and evidence when it comes to legislating on a range of issues.

 

Chuck Thompson

September 5 . 2012

By crunching numbers, interviewing experts, and roaming the not-so-former Confederacy, Chuck Thompson—an openly disgruntled liberal from the Northwest—makes a compelling case for southern secession in Better Off Without ‘Em.

Lynn Stout, John Coates

June 21 . 2012

Lynn Stout shows how shareholder value thinking endangers not only investors but the rest of us as well in The Shareholder Value Myth. Then, neuroscientist John Coates reveals the biology of how risk taking transforms our body chemistry in The Hour Between Dog and Wolf.

David Wolman

March 16 . 2012

Intrigued by the distinct possibility that cash will soon disappear, author and Wired contributing editor David Wolman sets out to investigate the future of money…and how it will affect your wallet in The End of Money.

John Nichols

March 8 . 2012

As state legislatures across the US take up union busting measures, John Nichols shows how the Wisconsin protests is a blueprint for progressives around America who’ve had enough in Uprising.

Adam Winkler

November 14 . 2011

The debate over guns has always generated controversy and Adam Winkler uses the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, which invalidated a law banning handguns in the nation’s capital, as a springboard for a groundbreaking historical narrative in Gunfight.

 

Jeff Madrick

August 30 . 2011

Age of Greed is Jeff Madrick‘s  vividly told history of how greed bred America’s economic ills over the last forty years, and of the men most responsible for them.

Jesse Ventura

June 6 . 2011

The official spin on numerous government programs is flat-out bull, according to Jesse Ventura. In 63 Documents, he walks readers through 63 of the most incriminating programs to reveal what really happens behind the closed doors.