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The Shocking, Unmatched Pains That Wal-Mart Took to Avoid Unions

The following is an excerpt from the new book The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America by Rick Wartzman. Copyright © 2017. Available from PublicAffairs, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc. Also available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound.

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When Panties Are a Stand-In for Feminism, Because Capitalism Says So

The following is an excerpt from We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement by Andi Zeisler. (PublicAffairs, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., 2016.)

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Here's Why Everyone Should Get a Basic Income

The following is an excerpt from the new book Raising the Floor by Andy Stern with Lee Kravitz (Public Affairs, 2016): 

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Here's Why Identity Theft Can Be Far Worse Than You Might Imagine

The following is an excerpt from the new book Swiped by Adam Levin (Public Affairs, 2015):

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Our Brains Are Designed for Addiction - and That's Not Necessarily a Bad Thing

The following is an excerpt from  The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease by Marc Lewis PhD (PublicAffairs, 2015): 

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How Immigration Politics Will Affect the 2014 Election

The following is an excerpt from Matt Barreto and Gary M. Segura's new book, Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population Is Poised to Transform The Politics of the Nation. (PublicAffairs Books, 2014). Reprinted here with permission.

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Shot to Death by Police for Betting on a Football Game? The Rise of Paramilitary Force in America

Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his gambling habit.

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"They Throw Kids on the Ground, Put Guns to Their Heads" -- The Horrors Unleashed by Police Militarization

The following is an excerpt from RISE OF THE WARRIOR COP: The Militarization of America's Police Forces by Radley Balko.  Reprinted with permission from PublicAffairs Books.

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Learn Everything You Need to Know About the Economy from a 'South Park' Episode

Editor's Note: In her new book Don't Buy It: The Trouble With Talking Nonsense About the Economy, communications specialist Anat Shenker-Osorio makes a compelling case for why progressives have to find a better way of talking about the economy if we ever hope to set things right. In a presidential election where voters' preferences often hinge on language, telling the right story with the right words is as important as getting citizens to the polls. Below is an excerpt from the preface of this handy guide that can help make policy discussions -- not to mention dinner table conversations -- a lot more clear and effective.

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Taking Down the Corporate Food System Is Simple

Excerpted by permission from "Declare Your Independence" by Joel Salatin, part of the book Food, Inc., available now from PublicAffairs. Copyright 2009.

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