Suggested Reading List
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Schor, Juliet. The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumer. (New York: Basic Books. 1998).
Gates, Jeff, Democracy at Risk: Rescuing Main Street from Wall Street (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Books, 2000)
Hartmann, Thom, Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Dignity, (Rodale Press, 2002)
Huffington, Arianna, Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption are Undermining America (Crown Publishing Group, 2003)
Kelly, Marjorie, The Divine Right of Capital, (Barrett-Koehler, 2001)
Korten, David. When Corporations Rule the World (West Hartford: Kumarian Press. 1995)
Boyd, Andrew, The Activist Cookbook: Creative Actions for a Fair Economy (United for a Fair Economy, 1997)
Collins, Chuck and Yeskel, Felice, Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity (New York: The New Press, 2000)
Danziger, Sheldon and Gottschalk, Peter, America Unequal (New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 1995).
Domhoff, William, Who Rules America: Power and Politics in the Year 2000 (Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing. 1998).
Frank, Robert H. and Cook, Philip J., The Winner Take All Society: Why the Few at the Top Get so Much More than the Rest of Us (New York: The Free Press. 1995).
Frank, Robert H., Luxury Fever: Why Money Fails to Satisfy in an Age of Excess (Princeton University Press, 1999).
Gates, Jeff, The Ownership Solution: Toward a Shared Capitalism for the Twenty-First Century (Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley, 1998)
Heintz, James and Folbre, Nancy, Ultimate Field Guide to the U.S. Economy (New York: The New Press, 2000)
Keister, Lisa A., Wealth in America: Trends in Wealth Inequality (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Phillips, Kevin, Wealth and Democracy: A Political History of the American Rich, (Broadway Books, 2002)
Mishel, Lawrence, Bernstein, Jared, and Boushey, Heather. The State of Working America - 2002/2003 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2003).
Peterson, Wallace. Silent Depression: The Fate of the American Dream (New York: W.W. Norton Company. 1994)
Sklar, Holly. Chaos or Community: Seeking Solutions, Not Scapegoats, to Bad Economics (Boston: South End Press. 1995)
Wolff, Edward N., Top Heavy: The Increasing Inequality of Wealth in America and What Can Be Done About It (New York: The New Press, 2002).
Wolman, William and Colamosca, Anne. The Judas Economy: The Triumph of Capital and the Betrayal of Work. (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. 1997)
Giecek, Tamara Sober Giecek with United for a Fair Economy, Teaching Economics As If People Mattered (United for a Fair Economy, 2000)
Horton, Myles and Freire, Paulo, edited by Brenda Bell, John Gaventa and John Peters, We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change (Temple University Press: 1991)
Adler, William, Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly Line (Scribner, 2000)
Cavanagh, John, Alternatives to Economic Globalization, (Berrett-Koehler, 2002)
Greider, William. One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism (New York: Simon and Schuster. 1997)
Prokosch, Mike and Raymond, Laura, eds., The Global Activist's Manual: Local Ways to Change the World (New York: Nation Books, 2002)
Stiglitz, Joseph E., Globalization and Its Discontents, (William Norton, 2002)
Jobs and Wages
Ehrenreich, Barbara, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (Henry Holt, 2001)
Pollin, Robert and Luce, Stephanie. The Living Wage: Building a Fair Economy (New York: The New Press. 1998)
Galbraith, James K. Created Unequal - The Crisis in American Pay. (New York: Twentieth Century Fund. 1998)
Sklar, Holly; Mykyta, Laryssa; and Wefald, Susan; Raise The Floor: Wages and Policies That Work (New York: Ms. Foundation, 2001).
Collins, Chuck and Rogers, Pam, Robin Hood Was Right:
Racial Wealth Gap
Conley, Dalton, Being Black, Living in the Red (University of California Press: 1999)
Oliver, Melvin and Shapiro, Thomas. White Wealth, Black Wealth: A New Perspective on Racial Inequality (New York: Routledge. 1995)
Barlett, Donald L. and Steele, James B., America: Who Really Pays the Taxes? (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994).
Barlett, Donald L. and Steele, James B., The Great American Tax Dodge (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2000).
Gates, William H., Sr. and Collins, Chuck, Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes (Boston: Beacon Press, 2002)
Johnston, David Cay, Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich And Cheat Everybody Else (Portfolio, 2003)
Krugman, Paul, Fuzzy Math: The Essential Guide to the Bush Tax Plan (New York: Norton, 2001)
Lewis, Charles and Allison, Bill and the Center for Public Integrity, The Cheating of America: How Tax Avoidance and Evasion by the Super Rich Are Costing the Country Billions and What You Can Do About It (New York: HarperCollins, 2001)
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