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Summary: Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAP

Greenspan, Alan

Summary: "In Capitalism in America, Greenspan distills a lifetime of grappling with these questions into a thrilling and profound master reckoning with the decisive drivers of the US economy over the course of its history. In partnership with the celebrated Economist journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge, he unfolds a tale involving vast landscapes, titanic figures, triumphant breakthroughs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 GRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 GRE

Maggor, Noam

Summary: Brahmin Capitalism explores the surprisingly dynamic role of established wealth in the rise of modern capitalism in the United States. Far from declining in prosperity and influence, elite Bostonians of illustrious lineage - the quintessential old money families on the American scene - successfully reinvented themselves. Better known as social reformers, philanthropists, and men of letters,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 MAG

Gray, John

Summary: Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as both “a convincing analysis of an international economy headed for disaster” and a “powerful challenge to economic orthodoxy,” False Dawn shows that the attempt to impose the Anglo-American-style free market on the world will create a disaster, possibly on the scale of Soviet communism. Even America, the supposed flagship of the new civilization, risks moral and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 GRA

Summary: The Yes Men again pull off one bold prank after another in an effort to raise political consciousness. Posing as top executives of giant corporations, they lie their way into big business conferences and pull off the world's most outrageous pranks. When they engineer an announcement that Dow will clean up the site of the largest industrial accident in history, the Bhopal catastrophe, Dow's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC YES

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Phillips, Peter

Summary: Who holds the purse strings to the majority of the world's wealth? There is a new global elite at the controls of our economic future, and here former Project Censored director and media monitoring sociologist Peter Phillips unveils for the general reader just who these players are. The book includes such power players as Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, and Warren Buffett.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.92 PHI

Stuart, Edward F.

Summary: "All of the tradeoffs in competing economic systems-capitalism, socialism, and communism-are controversial. These systems and ideologies have undeniably shaped the way people view both the world today and modern history. But where does capitalism begin and socialism end? In short, it's about choice and compromise. Understanding and endeavoring to solve these perpetual dilemmas is the job of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332 CAP
Call number: 332 CAP Course Guidebook
Call number: 332 CAP Transcript

Williams, Eric Kostiuk

Summary: City residents are faced with accelerated renovations, increasing rent, and dwindling affordable housing. Facing eviction, our heroes set out to find the source of the gentrification wave and save their neighbors from a dystopic, capitalistic endgame that would leave the world full of uninhabited upscale homes that very few have the means to afford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Koyama Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WIL

Collier, Paul

Summary: From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it. Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United States and other Western societies: thriving cities versus rural counties, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy versus developing countries. As these divides...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.12 COL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.12 COL

Marshall, Alex

Summary: Bringing a fresh perspective to current debates over the 'free market,' this wide-ranging look at how market economies are designed and constructed helps us understand how 'the market' works and how we can build fairer and more effective markets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.12 MAR

Mason, Paul

Summary: "Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic cycles that veer from boom to bust--from which it has always emerged transformed and strengthened. Surveying this turbulent history, Paul Mason's Postcapitalism argues that we are on the brink of a change so big and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely complex system within which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.12 Mason 2016

Muller, Jerry Z.

Summary: This course is a cross between a text on economic theory and intellectual history bringing together the classic texts on capitalism beginning with its classical underpinnings. Dr. Muller's discussion provides the philosophical background to other studies in economic theory and history such as Socialism, Marxism with Capitalism and links them to the rest of the intellectual historical and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2008

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330 MUL
Call number: CD 330 MUL VOL. 1
Call number: CD 330 MUL VOL. 2
Call number: CD 330 MUL VOL. 3

Rand, Tom

Summary: "The left and right -- the business community and environmentalists, bankers and activists -- must together reclaim capitalism and force profits to align with the planet. A warming climate and a general distrust of Wall Street has opened a new cultural divide: anti-market critics from Naomi Klein to the Pope target capitalism itself as a root cause of climate change, while neo-conservatives who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2020

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Contents: Disc 1. The importance of money -- Money as a social contract -- How is money created? -- Monetary history of the United States -- Local currencies and nonstandard banks -- How inflation erodes the value of money -- Disc 2. Hyperinflation is the repudiation of money Saving-the source of funds for investment -- The real rate of interest -- Financial intermediaries -- Commercial banks -- Central...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 MON
Call number: DVD 332.1 MON

Harvey, David

Summary: "Since the moment the deeply unsettling financial disaster erupted in September 2008, a crisis of confidence has gripped the economic mind. Experts of all stripes, from Alan Greenspan on down, were at a loss to explain what had happened. David Harvey saw this moment coming. A legendary scholar and critic of capitalism, he has been warning of problems for decades. Now, in The Enigma of Capital,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.122 HAR

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Introduces the concept of capitalism, discussing its role in U.S. history and its impact on workers, politics, and society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 330.122 BUR

Haag, Pamela

Summary: "An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.4 HAA

Borzutzky, Daniel

Summary: Lake Michigan, a series of 19 lyric poems, imagines a prison camp located on the beaches of Chicago that is privatized, racially segregated, and overrun by a brutal police force. Thinking about the ways in which economic policy, racism, and militarized policing combine to shape the city, Lake Michigan's poems explore the themes of estrangement, state violence and capitalist exploitation, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pittsburgh Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BOR

King, Mervyn A.

Summary: The former governor of the Bank of England recounts his country's experiences throughout the Great Recession while outlining a blueprint for recovery-era capitalism that is more resilient to modern boom-and-bust cycles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.9 KIN

Lehmann, Chris

Summary: "A grand, brilliantly written work of American history We think we know the story of American religion: the Puritans were cold, austere, and pious, and Christianity continued pure and uncorrupted until the industrial revolution got in the way. InThe Money Cult, Chris Lehmann argues that we have it backwards: capitalism has always been entangled with religion, and so today's megapastors aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 LEH

Reich, Robert B.

Summary: Reich outlines how the American economic system is failing, with increasing income inequality and a shrinking middle class, and reveals how a market designed for broad prosperity can reverse the trend toward diminished opportunity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330.9 REI

Summary: Part two of Ayn Rand's groundbreaking novel. The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis, a revolutionary motor that could seemingly power the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ATL RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD At 2

Summary: After twelve years of suffering mysterious disappearances of society's most-productive individuals, the nation's economy is on the verge of collapse. As the government pursues policies imposing even greater brutality against those remaining, Dagny Taggart, Vice President of Taggart Transcontinental, must make a choice between saving the nation's collapsing infrestructure or the man she has come...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD At 3

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