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Saitō, Kōhei

Summary: "In SLOW DOWN, Kohei Saito delivers a bold and urgent call for a return to Marxism in order to stop climate change. Here he argues that by returning to a system of social ownership, we can restore abundance and focus on those activities that are essential for human life, effectively reversing climate change and saving the planet"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Astra House 2024

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Summary: The seventeen oral histories collected here are stories of surviving the storm and its long aftermath as people waited for relief and aid that rarely arrived. The book offers a multivocal peoples' history of disaster that fosters a greater understanding of the failures of governmental disaster response and the correlating perseverance of the people impacted by these failures, highlighting the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2021

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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT People Sidman

Dreilinger, Danielle

Summary: "The surprising, often fiercely feminist, always fascinating, yet barely known, history of home economics. The term "home economics" may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or sunken cakes. But obscured by common conception is the story of the revolutionary science of better living. The field exploded opportunities for women in the twentieth century by reducing domestic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640.92 DRE

Scott, Kevin

Summary: The continued development of AI has the potential to create abundance and opportunity for everyone and help solve some of our most vexing problems. But how do we work to ensure that the continued development of AI allows us to keep the American Dream alive? Kevin Scott offers a clear roadmap to find the answer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 338 SCO

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MER

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Cult Mason

Roubini, Nouriel

Summary: "Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini was nicknamed "Dr. Doom," until his prediction of the 2008 housing crisis and Great Recession came true--when it was too late. Now he is back with a much scarier prediction, one that we ignore at our peril. There are no fewer than ten overlapping, interconnected threats that are so serious, he calls them Megathreats. From the worst debt crisis the world has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Honey, Michael K

Summary: "Fifty years ago, a single bullet robbed us of one of the world's most eloquent voices for human rights and justice. [This book] goes beyond the iconic view of Martin Luther King Jr. as an advocate of racial harmony, to explore his profound commitment to the poor and working class and his call for 'nonviolent resistance' to all forms of oppression--including the economic injustice that 'takes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 HON

Greenspan, Alan

Summary: The former Federal Reserve Board chairman reveals the financial close call that nearly resulted in an economic disaster after September 11, his efforts to safeguard American interests, and the personal and educational history that informed his choices.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 332.11092 GRE

Bernanke, Ben.

Summary: In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. He revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Eichengreen, Barry J.

Summary: "There have been two global financial crises in the past century: the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession that began in 2008. Both featured loose credit, precarious real estate and stock market bubbles, suspicious banking practices, an inflexible monetary system, and global imbalances; both had devastating economic consequences. In both cases, people in the prosperous decade...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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

Summary: All over the world, green enterprise is growing. This program focuses on the catalyst that is transforming Earth-friendly businesses into paying ventures: a thing that economists call externalities. In Mexico, coffee growers use collective bargaining to create a more secure market. In Tanzania, where malaria is rampant, a mosquito net manufacturer makes good by marketing social change. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Are the days of the traditional cash economy numbered? This program examines ground-breaking monetary systems designed to benefit disadvantaged segments of the population and build strength in the small business sector-not only in the United States, but also in Mexico, India, Poland, and Britain. Traveling to each country, the program showcases remarkable financial innovations-including the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The United States continues to be the wealthiest country in the world, yet one in eight Americans-approximately 37 million people-live below the poverty line. This program analytically and sympathetically discusses the effects and implications of poverty, examining factors such as illiteracy, insufficient job skills, substance abuse, and crime. The phenomenon of multigenerational poverty is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: "Reveals the many ideas and schools of economics that have emerged since trading first began in ancient times."--Front jacket flap.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 330 ECO

Summary: How do people get what they want? The most primal aim of economics is to find answers to that blunt but telling question-something at which Steven D. Levitt has proved particularly adept. In this ABC News program, Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, coauthors of the best-selling book Freakonomics, reason out points of convergence between beauty pageant contestants and crack dealers, abortion and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Mills, Stephanie

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SWANN, BOB MIL

Galbraith, James K.

Summary: "The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 GAL

Eggers, William D.

Summary: "Welcome to the "Solution Economy" We're at a critical juncture in our global economy, with the siloed ways of the past (public vs. private) quickly fading. Instead, we are witnessing a step change in how society deals with its own problems-in which government acts as just one player among many, and entrepreneurship and innovation range freely across all sectors. Deloitte's William Eggers and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 EGG

Summary: For many Americans, the threat of sudden poverty has less to do with the nation's overall economy than it does with personal circumstances. This program discusses the hard facts of situational poverty with a focus on the four most common triggers: job loss, the fastest way to become impoverished; health issues, such as severe injury or long-term illness; the loss of a spouse through divorce or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Tirole, Jean

Summary: When Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to comment on issues of the day, no matter how distant from his own areas of research. His transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect further on the role economists and their discipline play in society. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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

Stevenson, Gary

Summary: "A vivid, blistering memoir that takes readers inside the high-stakes drama and hubris of the trading floor, a rags-to-riches tale of Citibank's one-time most profitable trader, and why he gave it all up--a Liar's Poker for a new generation" --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Currency 2024

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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SWA

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