* Recent Books

Books That Progressives Can Use and Share!

1. Click HERE for the book page at the Progressive Populist.

2. Click HERE for recent books page at Institute for Policy Studies.
3. Book page at Inequality.org - HERE!
4. Economic Policy Institute Bookstore - HERE!
5. Truthout Progressive Picks - HERE

6. Plus a list of recently published books plus a video with the author:

* Listen, Liberal: Or, What Every Happened to the Party of the People? by Thomas Frank (2016) - HERE!
* How Did We Get Into This Mess? by George Monbiot (2016) - HERE!
People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy by Robert McChesney and John Nichols (2016) - HERE!
American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper by Hacker and Pierson (2016) - HERE and HERE!
Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do

       About It by Nick Penniman and Wendell Potter (2016) - HERE!
Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice (2015) 
       by Les Leopold - HERE!

*** One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin Kruse (
2015) - HERE!
Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules, Restore the System by Michael Golden (2015) - HERE!
*** The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them by Joseph Stiglitz (2015) Click HERE for video.
*** Injustices: the Supreme Court's History of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted by Ian Millhiser. (2015) Click HERE for interview.
*** The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power by Steve Fraser (2015) Click HERE for interview.
*** Social Security Works!: Why Social Security Isn't Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All by Nancy Altman and Eric Kingson (2015) Click HERE for interview.

** Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy by Robert McChesney (2014) 
** Enough is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O'Neil (2014). Click HERE and HERE for video with author.
** Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America by Bob Herbert (2014). Click HERE for an interview about the book.
** Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United by Zephyr Teachout  (2014). Click HERE for an interview about the book.
** A Path Appears: 
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Nicholas Kristof (2014) Click HERE for interview about the books and HERE about upcoming PBS TV show.
** This Changes Everything - Capitalism vs The Climate by Naomi Klein (2014) Click HERE for Democracy Now interview. Click HERE for a short article and video.
** Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction by Barry Lynn (2014) Click HERE for C-Span interview.
** Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison by Nell Bernstein (2014) - Click HERE for video interview.

** Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era by Michael Kimmel (2014) Click HERE for C-Span interview!
** Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA. (2014) Click HERE for C-Span interview!
** No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald (2014) Click HERE for C-Span interview.
** Border Patrol Nation by Todd Miller (2014) Click HERE.
** The Rise of the American Corporate Security State by Beatrice Edwards (2014) Click HERE for info.

** Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy from Big Money and Global Corporations
by Jeffrey Clements (update 2014) Click HERE!
** Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
by McKensie Funk (2014) Click HERE for NPR interview.
** The Divide:American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
by Matt Taibbi (2014) Click HERE for interview.
** Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked The Middle Class
by Ian Haney Lopez (2014) Click HERE for TED talk.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (2014) Click HERE for comments by author.
**  All the Presidents Bankers by Nomi Prins (2014) Click HERE for interview with author.
** A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren (2014) - Click HERE for an interview.
** Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Distmantle the Corporate State  by Ralph Nader (2014) Click HERE for interview.

How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America by Nichols and McChesney (2013) Click HERE for interview about the book!
The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America and What We Can Do to Stop It by Thom Hartmann (2013) Click HERE for interview.
 Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality - HERE!
* Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney, and Their Masters (2013). Click HERE for authors comments.
Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work by Jonathan Rowe (2013) - Click HERE for info. 
* Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools by Diane Ravitch (2013) - Click HERE for interview.
* The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI's Manufactured War on Terrorism by Trevor Aaronson (2013) - Click HERE for interview.
* Fracking Pennsylvania: Flirting with Disaster by Walter Brasch (2013) Click HERE for review.
* What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk about the Next Revolution by Gar Alperovitz (2013) Click HERE for interview.

* Reality Check: The Forgotten Lessons of Deregulation and the Unsung Successes of Sensible Safeguards (2013) Click HERE for Public Citizen discussion.

10 Steps Repair American Democracy by Steven Hill (2012). Click HERE for info!
The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas For Our American Future by Ralph Nader (2012). Click HERE C-Span interview on the book.

Who Stole the American Dream by Hedrick Smith (2012). Click HERE for author discussing the book.
* The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame  by Peter Dreier (2012) Click HERE for interview.
* The Rich Don't Always Win by Sam Pizzigati (2012) Click HERE for interview.
* Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard Wolff (2012) Click HERE for interview.
* Take Back The Center by Peter Wenz (2012) Click HERE for interview.
* America's Stolen Narrative by Robert Parry (2012) Click HERE for interview.
* The Silenced Majority by Amy Goodman (2012). Click HERE for interview.
* Electoral Dysfunction: A Survival Manual for American Voters by Victoria Bassetti (2012). Click HERE for interview about the book.

* America The Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy by Gus Speth (2012)! Click HERE for interview on the book. 
* The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' to Rob You Blind by David Cay Johnston (2012). Click HERE for a Democracy Now interview.
* The Rich And The Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto by Tavis Smiley and Cornel West (2012). Click HERE for a Democracy Now interview.
* The Rich Don't Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class (2012) by Sam Pizzigati. Click HERE for info November event in NYC.
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else (2012) by Chrystia Freeland. Click HERE for author interview.

* The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It (2012) by Timothy Noah! Click HERE for author comments.
* While We Still Have Time: The Perils Of Electronic Voting Machines And Democracy's Solution: Publicly Observed, Secure Hand-Counted Paper Ballots (HCPB) Elections! (2012) Click
* Will the GOP Steal America's 2012 Election: Corporate Vote Theft and The Future of American Democracy! (2012) e-book by Fitrakis and Wasserman (2012). Available from Free Press. org - Click HERE.

* Boss Rove by Craig Unger (2012) Click HERE for Democracy Now.
* Language Intelligence by Joe Romm. Click
HERE for interview.

* So Rich, So Poor (2012) by Peter Edelman. Click HERE for Democracy Now interview.
* A People's Guide to the Federal Budget (2012) from National Priorities Project. Click HERE, and HERE, and HERE!

* The Betrayal of the American Dream (2012) by Bartlett and Steele. Click HERE for interview on the book.
* Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy (2012) by Chris Hayes. Click HERE for interview about the book.
* It's The Middle Class, Stupid! (2012) by Carville and Greenberg. Click HERE for Charlie Rose interview.
* Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent by E. J. Dionne Jr. (2012) Click HERE for an video interview about the book.
* End This Depression Now! by Paul Krugman (2012). Click HERE for interview about the book.

* Corporations are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It (2012) by Jeffrey D. Clements! Click HERE for video of Jeffrey Clements with Bob Herbert about the book!
* It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism (2012) by Mann and Ornstein. Click HERE for video about their views.
* Beyond Outrage: What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy (2012) by Robert Reich - Click HERE for video comments!
* The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future (2012) by Joseph Stiglitz - Click HERE for Democracy Now interview!
* Rebuild The Dream (2012) by Van Jones - Click HERE!
* The Self-Made Myth: And the Truth About How Government Helps Individuals and Businesses Succeed (2012) by Miller and Lapham - Click HERE for authors comments about the book!
* 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It (2012) by Chuck Collins - Click HERE!

* The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned A Network Into A Propaganda Machine" (2012) by David Brock. Click HERE for Book TV interview!

* With Liberty and Justice fo Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful (2011) by Glenn Greenwald. Click HERE for Democracy Now interview.
* The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America. (2011) by Editors of Alternet. Click HERE for article about the book.
* "Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon (2011) by Morgenson and Rosner. Click HERE for Democracy Now interview.
* Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future (2011) by Robert Reich. Click HERE for You Tube on book.

* The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive (2011) by Dean Baker. Click HERE for video about book.
* Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It (2011) by Lawrence Lessig. Click HERE for video about his views.
* Rebooting The American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country (2010) by Thom Hartmann! Click HERE!

* Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (2010) by Hacker and Pierson. Click HERE for interview about the book.
* Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights" by Thom Hartmann (updated 2010). Click HERE for interview.
* Deadly Spin (2010) by Wendell Potter. Click HERE for Democracy Now interview.
* The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (2010) Click HERE for Democracy Now Interview.

* Rediscovering Values On Wall Street, Main Street and Your Street by Jim Wallis (2010) Click HERE for interview.
* The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin The World Again by McChesney and Nichols (2010) Click HERE for Democracy Now Interview.

* Grand Illusion: The Myth of Voter Choice in a Two Party Tyranny (2009) by Theresa Amato. Click HERE for C-Span Video.
* The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came To Be (2009) by Michael Lux. Click HERE for you tube video!
* So Damn Much Money: The Triumph of Lobbying and The Corrosion of American Government (2009) by Robert Kaiser! Click HERE for interview on Bill Moyers show.
* Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (And Stick You with the Bill) by David Cay Johnson (2008) Click HERE for Bill Moyers Interview.

* The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein (2008) Click HERE for Democracy Now Interview.
* Framing the Future: How Progressive Values Can Win Elections and Influence People by Bernie Horn (2008) Click HERE for info.

* The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity (2008) by Robert Kuttner! Click HERE C-Span interview about the book!
* Moyers on Democracy (2008) by Bill Moyers. Click HERE for Democracy Now interiew!
* The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation (2007) by Drew Westen - Click HERE!

* Broken Government: How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches by John Dean (2007) Click HERE for John Dean discussing the book.
The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman (2007) Click HERE for You Tube discussion of book.
* America Beyond Capitalism by Gar Alperovitz (2006) Click HERE for interview.

* Covenant With Black America (2006) - Click HERE for videos, etc.
* Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich and Cheat Everybody Else (2005) by David Cay Johnson. Click HERE for C-Span discussion.

* Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity (2005) by Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel. Click HERE for video about the book.

* We The People: A Call to Take Back America (2004) by Thom Hartmann. Click HERE for review.
* The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How It Corrupts Democracy (2004) by David Brock. Click HERE for C-Span video!
* Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative (2002) by David Brock. Click HERE for All Things Considered radio interview!

* A People's History of the United States (1980) by Howard Zinn. Click HERE for video.
* Who Rules America (1967) by William Domhoff - Click HERE!

* 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover by Johnson and Kwak (2010)
Soul of A Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times by Paul Loeb (2010)
* Threshold: The Crisis of Western Culture by Thom Hartmann (2009)
Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back by Frank Schaeffer (2009)

* Secret History of the American Empire" by John Perkins. (2007)

* Conservatives Without Concscience" by John Dean (2006)