The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. The Zero Marginal Cost Society

    Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism


    In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism. Learn More
  2. The Wolf Of Wall Street

    Wolf of Wall Street


    By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. Learn More
  3. Without A Net

    Without A Net: The Female Experience Of Growing Up Working Class


    Much has been written about the plight of the working poor in America, but not by those with first-hand knowledge of how poverty shapes and distorts lives. Learn More
  4. What the Dog Saw

    What the Dog Saw And Other Adventures


    What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th century? Learn More
  5. This Land Is Their Land

    This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation


    America in the 'aughts - hilariously skewered, brilliantly dissected, and darkly diagnosed by the bestselling social critic hailed as 'the soul mate' of Jonathan Swift. Learn More
  6. This Changes Everything (paperback)

    This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate


    The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. Learn More
  7. The Working Poor

    The Working Poor: Invisible In America


    A searing, intimate portrait of working American families struggling against insurmountable odds to escape poverty. Learn More
  8. The People's Pension

    The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan


    The People's Pension is both groundbreaking history and an indispensable guide for anyone concerned about one of the biggest issues in the upcoming election. Learn More
  9. The Myth of the Rational Market

    The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street


    Chronicling the rise and fall of the efficient market theory and the century-long making of the modern financial industry, Justin Fox's The Myth of the Rational Market is as much an intellectual whodunit as a cultural history of the perils and possibilities of risk. Learn More
  10. The Moral Underground

    The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy


    Called a “fascinating exploration of economic civil disobedience” by Publishers Weekly, Lisa Dodson’s stunning book The Moral Underground features stories of middle-class managers and professionals who refuse to be complicit in an economy that puts a decent life beyond the reach of the working poor. Whether it’s a nurse choosing to treat an uninsured child, a supervisor padding a paycheck, or a restaurant manager sneaking food to a worker’s children, these unsung heroes reach across the economic fault line to restore a sense of justice to the working world. Learn More
  11. The Man Who Sold the World

    The Man Who Sold the World: Ronald Reagan and the Betrayal of Main Street America


    The myth of Ronald Reagan's greatness has reached epic proportions. The public rates him as one of the most popular presidents, and Republicans everywhere seek to cast themselves in his image. But award-winning journalist William Kleinknecht shows in this penetrating analysis of his presidency that the Reagan legacy has been devastating for the country—especially for the ordinary Americans he claimed to represent. Learn More
  12. The Hollywood Economist 2.0

    The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies


    A fully revised edition of the popular guide to Hollywood finances, updated to reflect even newer films and trends. Learn More
  13. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money cover

    The General Theory Of Employment, Interest, And Money


    Distinguished British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) set off a series of movements that drastically altered the ways in which economists view the world. Learn More
  14. The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Communist Manifesto (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)


    Marx and Engel's landmark treatise-in a graphic deluxe edition. Learn More
  15. The Communist Manifesto

    The Communist Manifesto


    Marx & Engels' revolutionary summons to the working classes! One of the most important and influential political polemics ever written. Learn More
  16. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics: Volume 2

    The Cartoon Introduction to Economics: Volume 2: Macroeconomics


    Need to understand today’s economy? This is the book for you. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume Two: Macroeconomics is the most accessible, intelligible, and humorous introduction to unemployment, inflation, and debt you’ll ever read. Learn More
  17. The Cartoon Guide to Calculus

    The Cartoon Guide to Calculus


    A complete—and completely enjoyable—new illustrated guide to calculus. Learn More
  18. The Big Short

    The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine


    A brilliant account—character-rich and darkly humorous—of how the U.S. economy was driven over the cliff. Learn More
  19. The Accumulation of Freedom

    The Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics


    The only crisis of capitalism is capitalism itself. Learn More
  20. The Accidental Billionaires (movie tie in TPB)

    The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal


    The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook. Learn More
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    Temp Slave! #9


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    A Zine About Temp Work. Learn More
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    Temp Slave! #8


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    Temp Slave! #7


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    Temp Slave! #4


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    Temp Slave! #10


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