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Bryant, Howard

Summary: "Full Dissidence is a collection of essays focusing on the corporate assault on civil liberties, collisions of race and identity, and the kleptocracy of the Trump White House has forced America to ask itself if its beliefs of freedom and democracy are more than just words"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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Katz, Alyssa.

Summary: "The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy.In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 KAT

Ventura, Jesse.

Summary: A former governor who ran on an independent ticket argues that the two-party system is fundamentally corrupt and asserts that a no-party system could save American democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 VEN

Alexander, Dan

Summary: Presents an in-depth investigation into Donald Trump's businesses and how he used the presidency to service it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio, Penguin 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 ALE

Sirota, David (David J.)

Summary: Job outsourcing. Perpetual busy signals at government agencies. Slashed paychecks. Stolen elections. A war without end, fatally mismanaged. Ordinary Americans on both the Right and Left are tired of being disenfranchised by corrupt politicians of both parties and are organizing to change the status quo. Author Sirota takes us far from the national media spotlight into the trenches where real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 SIR

Baker, Russ

Summary: The long-hidden story of a family we thought we knew--and of a power-making apparatus that we have barely begun to comprehend. George W. Bush left office as one of the most unpopular presidents in American history. Russ Baker asks the question that lingers even as this benighted administration winds down: Who really wanted this man at the helm, and why did his backers promote him despite his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BAK

Hayes, Christopher

Summary: Analyzes scandals in high-profile institutions, from Wall Street and the Catholic Church to Major League Baseball, while evaluating how an elite American meritocracy rose throughout the past half-century before succumbing to corruption and failure.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.52 HAY

Nader, Ralph.

Summary: "Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations on our society. At this pivotal political moment, Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever. Large majorities tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power. The ever tightening influence of big business on the mainstream...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 NAD

Aronoff, Kate

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Summary: "In the past few years, it has become impossible (for most) to deny the effects of climate change and that the planet is warming, and to acknowledge that we must act. But a new kind of denialism is taking root in the halls of power, shaped by a quarter-century of neoliberal policies, that threatens to doom us before we've grasped the full extent of the crisis. As Kate Aronoff argues, since the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.738 ARO

Ramaswamy, Vivek

Summary: "A young entrepreneur makes the case that politics has no place in business, and sets out a new vision for the future of American capitalism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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Clements, Jeffrey D.

Contents: Introduction: what's at stake -- American democracy works, and corporations fight back -- Corporations are not people; and they make lousy parents -- If corporations are not people, what are they? -- Corporations don't vote; they don't have to -- Did corporate power destroy the working American economy? -- Corporations can't love -- Restoring democracy and republican government.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.3 CLE

Ross, Alec

Summary: "For 150 years, there has been a contract. Companies hold the power to shape our daily lives. The state holds the power to make them fall in line. And the people hold the power to choose their leaders. But now, this balance has shaken loose. As the marketconsolidates, the lines between Walmart and the Halls of Congress have become razor-thin. Private companies have begun to behave like nations,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 322 ROS

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.891 Thomas 2010

Thomas, Evan

Summary: From the bestselling author of "Sea of Thunder" comes a riveting narrative about America's ferocious drive towards empire during the Gilded Age, and the uncanny resemblance of the Spanish-American War to the Iraq War of today.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.891 THO

Whitehouse, Sheldon

Summary: "In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator Whitehouse combines history, legal scholarship, and personal experiences to provide the first...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322 WHI

Briody, Dan.

Summary: Looks at the dealings of one of the largest private equity firms in the world, examining the company's influence in the Washington political scene, its ties to the defense industry, and how it profits from the ongoing war on terrorism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: J. Wiley 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 BRI

Prins, Nomi.

Summary: "All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 PRI

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