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Fraser, Steve

Summary: "A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 FRA

Lindsey, Lawrence

Summary: "An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America's Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country--and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty. A Ruling Class have emerged in America against the hopes and designs of our Founding Fathers. Over the last hundred years, they have rejected the Constitution and expanded their own power, slowly at first and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 LIN

McCulloch, Amanda

Summary: It can be difficult to take each person's ideas into consideration when trying to make a decision. However, respecting different points of view is essential to coming to a consensus. The U.S. government governs by consensus, meaning that it takes into consideration all the relationships between each branch of the federal government as well as the federal government's relationship to each state...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 320.01 MCC

Wells, Rosemary

Summary: Timothy, Yoko, Fritz, Nora, and the rest of Mrs. Jenkins's class learn about families, communities, and cooperation. Also included are activities on holidays, maps, transportation, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Wells

Summary: An intimate glimpse into the life and mind of Jordan Peterson, the academic and best-selling author who captured the world's attention with his criticisms of political correctness and life-changing philosophy on finding personal meaning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Nader, Ralph

Summary: "A scathing wake-up call derailing the many ways that wealth manipulates American politics, labor, media, environment and the quality of national life today. By telling the success stories of average Americans, the iconic consumer advocate and big-business anti-hero makes the case about how the nation can--and must--be managed by communities, not corporations. Nader at his best--indignant and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322.4 NAD

Carlson, Tucker

Summary: The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. "They view America the way a private equity firm sizes up an aging conglomerate," Tucker Carlson writes, "as something outdated they can profit from. When it fails, they're gone." And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2018

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Summary: Told from the perspectives of eight different Pacific Island cultures, directed by eight different female Pacific filmmakers, and starring eight different indigenous actresses as the title character, this portmanteau film about female empowerment tells the story of one fictitious woman's life in eight separate vignettes, each segment advancing a decade or so forward, deploying a single...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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West, Geoffrey B.

Summary: "From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in. The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term "complexity" can be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 WES

Rothkopf, David J. (David Jochanan)

Summary: They number six thousand on a planet of six billion. They run our governments, our largest corporations, the powerhouses of international finance, the media, world religions, and, from the shadows, the world's most dangerous criminal and terrorist organizations. They are the global superclass, and they are shaping the history of our time. Today's superclass has achieved unprecedented levels of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 ROT

Lukianoff, Greg

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Summary: "Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising--on campus as well as nationally. How did this happen? First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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Sitaraman, Ganesh

Summary: "Argues that America's strong and sizeable middle class is actually embedded in the framework of the nation's government and its founding document and discusses the necessity of taking equality-establishing measures,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.2 SIT

Summary: A modern take on one of the most famous stories of all time. In 1805 when we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, they are all part of St. Petersburg's glittering elite, but are fired up with youthful ambition to find meaning in their lives. As everything they thought they knew is questioned, Pierre, Andrei and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian society is about to change forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAR

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

Gill, Nikita

Summary: "Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon a Time a much-needed modern makeover. Through her gorgeous reimagining of fairytale classics and spellbinding original...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

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Greco, Thomas H.

Contents: My purpose and my journey -- mega-crisis and metamorphosis -- can civilization be saved? -- the contest for rulership -- two opposing philosophies -- central banking and the rise of the money power -- the new world order -- usury and the engine of destruction -- the nature and cause of inflation -- the separation of money and state -- the evolution of money -- from commodity money to credit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.49 GRE

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2018

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Summary: Leading social and political commentary magazine from a libertarian perspective. Reason is a refreshing alternative to Washington-based opinions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reason Foundation, etc. 1968

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Gold, Gerald Louis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waveland Press 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GOL

Summary: As climate change lays waste to the Niger River, the great Malian city of Timbuktu increasingly resembles a desert landscape. The same is true for much of land-locked Mali, which could, in a worst-case scenario, find itself without water altogether. Incorporating discussions of poverty, population growth, and other issues, this film examines the impact of desertification on two of the nation's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Bishop, Bill.

Summary: America may be more diverse than ever coast to coast, but the places where we live are becoming increasingly crowded with people who live, think, and vote as we do. We've built a country where we can all choose the neighborhood--and church and news show--most compatible with our lifestyle and beliefs. And we are living with the consequences of this way-of-life segregation. Our country has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 BIS

Summary: As in the case of coffee, sugar, and other cultivated products, the floral industry would collapse without a steady supply of cheap labor. This program goes inside the world of Colombia's flower growers, in particular those who work the hardest for the lowest pay. Profiling two women with varying experiences, the film reveals both the tenuous nature of life on the industry's bottom rung - Hilda...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Due to its entanglement in America's Vietnam war, Laos is frequently cited as, per capita, the most bombed country in the world. This program shows how a conflict that officially ended over three decades ago still kills and maims innocent civilians. Viewers meet several families decimated by unexploded munitions, or "bombies" in the local vernacular, that were dropped between 1964 and 1973. As...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty is a symbol of all that is best in America, inspiring a time of reform and compassion. Mother Jones brings the child labor issue to the forefront of the nation's consciousness, and Jane Addams, America's first social worker, creates Hull House. Ida Tarbell exposes the abuses of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2002

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Summary: Regulators, policymakers, and commercial bankers are the insiders who define American financial structure, and others are effected tremendously by their decisions-especially when reckless short-termism such as oil speculation negatively impacts their assets. In this program Hazel Henderson talks with banker Steve Waddell, author of Societal Learning and Change, about steering modern economics...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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