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Summary: The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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

Older, Malka

Summary: The future of democracy must evolve or die. The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, two counts of sabotage by major world governments, and a devastating earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it's time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever. Unknown enemies are attacking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLD

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything, his future, his family, and his own life to expose the truth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DAR

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Da

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DAR

Summary: A charismatic sociopath turns a childhood secret into a ruthless climb up the corporate ladder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PRO

Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 ACK

Kollin, Dani.

Summary: Brilliant 21st century tycoon Justin Cord was brought from cryogenic storage into a 24th-century society where people own stock in one another, safeguarding each other's welfare only out of economic self-interest. This is anathema to the defiantly individualistic Cord, who leads the outer edges of the solar system to form a new government and revolt against the core worlds of Earth and Mars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KOL

Lemann, Nicholas

Summary: "A history of three economic and social thinkers and their impact on the American economy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: In the African village of Kosawa, people live in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by a large and powerful American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. Promises of clean up and financial reparations to the villagers are made, and ignored. The country's government, led by a corrupt, brazen dictator, exists to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Mihaljevic, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2013

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Perkins, John

Summary: John Perkins' job was to convince countries that are strategically important to the United States -- from Indonesia to Panama -- to accept enormous loans for infrastructure development and to make sure that the lucrative projects were contracted to U.S. corportations, such as Halliburton.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 332.042 PER

Wartzman, Rick

Summary: In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General Motors, General Electric, Kodak, and Coca-Cola--he shows how big businesses once took responsibility for providing their workers and retirees with an array of social benefits. At the height of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 WAR

Baldacci, David.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A woman learns her husband's plane has crashed and he is dead, only to receive a call from him on the day of his funeral. It's the start of a financial thriller involving computer companies, big bucks and crooks who operate online.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2013

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Deaver, Jeffery

Summary: "Colter Shaw finds himself in San Francisco, where he has taken on the mission his father began years ago: locating a missing courier bag containing evidence that will bring down a corporate espionage firm responsible for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of deaths. Following the enigmatic clues his father left behind, Shaw plays cat and mouse with the company's sadistic enforcers. Only by finding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DEA

Liebman, Ronald S.

Summary: As a young partner at Dunn & Sullivan, one of New York's most prestigious law firms, Carney Blake has represented dozens of high-profile clients. But being a pawn of Big Law often means defending the corporate dirt bags of the world--the spillers, the drillers, and the killers. Morality aside, Carney is starting to make a name for himself, despite having a father who resents his success and an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LIE

Wilson, Seán Michael

Summary: "Tells the story of Minamata disease, a debilitating and sometimes fatal condition caused by the Chisso chemical factory's careless release of methylmercury into the waters of the coastal community of Minamata in southern Japan. First identified in 1956, it became a hot topic in Japan in the 1970s and 80s, growing into an iconic struggle between people versus corporations and government...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Bridge Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 615.9 WIL

Summary: The 80's were a time when everybody was making the big bucks. When F. Ross Johnson, CEO of RJR Nabisco, decides to buy out the Nabisco shareholders and take over his company, no one is prepared for what hits the fan. What follows is a down-to-the-wire battle to see who is really king of the Wall Street jungle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAR

Summary: The second season of a dark, edgy look at life as a Junior-Executive-in-Training at your average, soulless multi-national corporation. Parental advisory: explicit content warning: this program is recommended for mature audiences only.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COR

Summary: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: Three years after witnessing the murder of a leading senator atop Seattle₂s Space Needle, reporter Joseph Frady begins digging into the mysterious circumstances surrounding the killing and stumbles into a labyrinthine conspiracy far more sinister than he could have imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Burrough, Bryan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.836 BUR

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012

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

Grisham, John.

Summary: When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 FIC GRI

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Lee, Patrick

Summary: "Ex-Special Forces operative Sam Dryden responds to an urgent call from a former colleague and finds himself in possession of a device which has the power to change the course of history. There are some very bad people determined to get their hands on this device, and will stop at nothing to do so"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LEE

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