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Eichner, Maxine

Summary: US families have been pushed to the wall. At the bottom of the economic ladder, poor and working-class adults aren't forming stable relationships and can't give their kids the start they need because of low wages and uncertain job prospects. Toward the top, professional parents' lives have become a grinding slog of long hours of paid work. Meanwhile their kids are overstressed by pressure to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.85 EIC

Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: The conservative political thinker forecasts America's social and cultural collapse as he describes how current policies will cause a permanent loss of American sovereignty and independence and the impact of substituting ideology for true faith.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 BUC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 BUC

Sykes, Charles J.

Summary: Argues that hard-working Americans are being forced by recent bailout and default practices to pay for the irresponsibility of others, explaining that the trend reflects disturbing changes in national character and the definitions of actual needs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361.65 SYK

Summary: "From ongoing reports of police brutality to the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Black Americans, 2020 brought a renewed awareness to the deep-rootedness of racism and white supremacy in every facet of American life. Edited by Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, The Black Agenda is the first book of its kind-a bold and urgent move towards social justice through a profound collection of essays...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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Cuomo, Mario Matthew.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.973 CUO

Cooper, Ryan

Summary: "A compelling alternative view of the relationship between our politics and our economy. Throughout America, structural problems are getting worse. Economic inequality is near Gilded Age heights, the healthcare system is a mess, and the climate crisis continues to grow. Yet most ambitious policy proposals that might fix these calamities are dismissed as wastefully expensive by default. From the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2022

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Corn, David.

Summary: Based on interviews with senior administration officials and others close to the Oval Office, a political journalist presents a behind-the-scenes look at Obama's third year, documenting and evaluating the crucial decisions of the president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 COR

Stossel, John.

Summary: "New York Times" bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.60 Stossel 2012

Nader, Ralph

Summary: "In letters addressed to Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama, Ralph Nader provides incisive critiques of more than a decade of American policy decision and indecision. Each letter offers frank advice and shines light on government mishaps and missed opportunities for progress. With his signature dry wit, Nader holds these presidents to their campaign promises. He also boldly points to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 NAD

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: An optimistic manifesto for America's future government by the former presidential candidate outlines recommendations for upholding the nation's founding principles and overcoming election-focused politics.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.52 HUC

Begala, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2008

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

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: An optimistic manifesto for America's future government by the former presidential candidate. The book outlines recommendations for upholding the nation's founding principles and overcoming election-focused politics.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 HUC

Kleinknecht, William

Summary: Since Ronald Reagan left office--and particularly after his death--his shadow has loomed large over American politics: Republicans and many Democrats have waxed nostalgic, extolling the Republican tradition he embodied, the optimism he espoused, and his abilities as a communicator. This carefully calibrated image is complete fiction, argues journalist William Kleinknecht. The Reagan presidency...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 KLE

Reagan, Michael

Summary: The eldest son of the late fortieth president explains how today's political challenges are comparable to those of his father's political career, discussing how Reagan's famous 1976 speech at the Republican National Convention introduced still-applicable principles for a strong Republican party.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 REA

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

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