We’ve put together a collection of books by some of the most amazing people in Macroeconomics, the Progressive Movement, academia, law and business. All of these authors are friends of our organization and we’re grateful for their voices. You’ve probably met many of these folks on our podcasts or livestreams – we hope you’ll enjoy finding more of their work here on our Bookshelf!
Race for Profit
Narrating the story of a sea-change in housing policy and its dire impact on African Americans, Race for Profit reveals how the urban core was transformed into a new frontier of cynical extraction.
The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One: How Corporate Executives and Politicians Looted the S&L Industry
Throughout the book, Black drives home the larger point that control fraud is a major, ongoing threat in business that requires active, independent regulators to contain it. His book is a wake-up call for everyone who believes that market forces alone will keep companies and their owners honest.
1000 Castaways: Fundamentals of Economics
Centuries of economic thought are distilled for the reader to the essence of how the macroeconomy functions (and malfunctions).
Colored Property: State Policy and White Racial Politics in Suburban America
Illuminating government’s powerful yet still-hidden role in the segregation of U.S. cities, Colored Property presents a dramatic new vision of metropolitan growth, segregation, and white identity in modern America.
The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money
The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money is a friendly guide to taking on the world’s most powerful system.
Money From Nothing
Armed with this new outlook, we can even stop worrying debt and learn to love a strong, accountable, and transparent Federal Reserve as a cornerstone of our democracy.
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Now, ten years after it was first published, The New Press is proud to issue a tenth-anniversary edition with a new preface by Michelle Alexander that discusses the impact the book has had and the state of the criminal justice reform movement today.
Little Book of Big Ideas: Economics
Economic ideas and trends play a crucial yet little-understood role in the development of the world in which we live and are therefore vital to understanding our society today.
Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869–1973
Incorporating letters from everyday individuals as well as the private notes of Supreme Court justices as they deliberated, Walsh reveals how the idea of a “taxpayer” identity contributed to the contemporary crises of public education, racial disparity, and income inequality.
…and forgive them their debts
Renowned economist Michael Hudson – one of the few who could see the 2008 financial crisis coming – takes us on an epic journey through the economies of ancient civilizations and reveals their relevance for us today.
J is For Junk Economics: A Guide to Reality in an Age of Deception
An A-to-Z guide that explains how the world economy really works – and who are the winners and losers.
PREJUDENTIAL is a concise, authoritative exploration of America’s relationship with race and black Americans through the lens of the presidents who have been elected to represent all of its people.
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