SOCIETY

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

    $28.00

    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. Think Like A Freak (promo image)

    Think Like A Freak: The Authors Of Freakonomics Offer To Retrain Your Brain

    $28.99

    The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything. Then came SuperFreakonomics, a documentary film, an award-winning podcast, and more. Learn More
  3. The People's Pension

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

    $27.00

    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
  4. The Myth of the Rational Market

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

    $27.99

    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
  5. The Big Short

    The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

    $27.95

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

    The Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics

    $21.00

    The only crisis of capitalism is capitalism itself. Learn More
  7. Overdressed

    Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

    $25.95

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    Until recently, Elizabeth Cline was a typical American consumer. She’d grown accustomed to shopping at outlet malls, discount stores like T.J. Maxx, and cheap but trendy retailers like Forever 21, Target, and H&M. She was buying a new item of clothing almost every week (the national average is sixty-four per year) but all she had to show for it was a closet and countless storage bins packed full of low-quality fads she barely wore—including the same sailor-stripe tops and fleece hoodies as a million other shoppers. When she found herself lugging home seven pairs of identical canvas flats from Kmart (a steal at $7 per pair, marked down from $15!), she realized that something was deeply wrong. Learn More
  8. Only One Thing Can Save Us

    Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

    $25.95

    Is labor’s day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In his new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems to be crumbling, a revived—but different—labor movement is the only way to stabilize the economy and save the middle class. Learn More
  9. New Forms Of Worker Organization

    New Forms Of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist And Autonomist Restoration Of Class-Struggle Unionism

    $24.95

    As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. Learn More
  10. Meme Wars

    Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics

    $29.95

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    From the editor and magazine that started and named the Occupy Wall Street movement, Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics is an articulation of what could be the next steps in rethinking and remaking our world that challenges and debunks many of the assumptions of neoclassical economics and brings to light a more ecological model. Learn More

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