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How Did America's Wealth Inequality Reach This Level of Toxic?

The following is an adapted excerpt from the new book Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future by Thomas M. Shapiro. Copyright © 2017. Available from Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.:

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How to Achieve Real Criminal Justice Reform, Despite President Trump

The following is an excerpt from the new book Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform by John F. Pfaff. Copyright 2016. Available from Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, a division of PBG Publishing, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

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America's Economy Was Built on Slavery, Not White Ingenuity - Historians Should Tell It Like It Is

The following is an adapted excerpt from the new paperback edition of The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward Baptist (Basic Books, 2016): 

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How Billionaires Are Successfully Fooling Us Into Destroying Public Education - and Why Privatization Is a Terrible Idea

The following is an excerpt from the new, expanded edition of  The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch (Basic Books, 2016): 

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One of the Most Successful Right-Wing Myths of All Time: 'The Limousine Liberal'

The following is an excerpt from the new book Limousine Liberal by Steve Fraser (Basic Books, 2016): 

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The Myths and Secret Lives of the Men and Companies That Make Our Millions of Guns

The following is an excerpt from the new book The Gunning of America by Pamela Haag (Basic Books, 2016): 

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Racial Segregation Was Invented by the Very Same Liberals Who Sought to Abolish Slavery

The following is an excerpt from the new book Bind Us Apart by Nicholas Guyatt (Basic Books, 2016): 

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How a Gay Newspaper in the '70s Brought Attention to the Nazis' Persecution of Homosexuals

The following is an excerpt from the new book Stand By Me by Jim Downs (Basic Books, 2016): 

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Segregated America, White Supremacy: The Lives of the Fathers of Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

The following is an excerpt from the new book Blood Brothers by Rander Roberts & Johnny Smith (Basic Books, 2016): 

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