Values & Politics

This is not to dismiss the fact that there are a lot of people who never were able to buy 20 fashion handbags and who still live in terrible poverty.  And it's not to say that I'm going to put on sackcloth and live in a cave.   But a little more equality and a little less excess...
04/03/2009
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Like a law of physics, corrupt politics, unshared national wealth, and uncontrolled greed combine to produce economic inequality and delusional prosperity. Now comes a book that should have been titled Stolen Wealth. This would have been more consistent with Unjust Deserts' long...
11/21/2008
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At the center of their rich and persuasive argument is the economic impact of socially-created knowledge. As people have solved numerous problems that bewildered and plagued those before us, we have accumulated an immense stock of knowledge which now plays a central role in economic growth and is...
11/19/2008
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In this urgent and important book, Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow Robert Kuttner, co-founder of The American Prospect, explains what a President Obama must do to solve America's economic crisis — the gravest since the Great Depression — and, in the process, become a truly transformative...
09/15/2008
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The Samaritan's Dilemma documents Americans' everyday altruism in all its rich variety and emotional force, and shows why taking altruism seriously is the first step to reviving American democracy. In doing so, writes Stone, we can restore our faith in the quest for social justice, freedom and...
09/08/2008
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The public policy disasters of recent years, and the vast changes facing us as a nation, present a major opportunity for big, fresh thinking about America’s future. Only when advocates of social change are armed with an inspiring and commanding vision that is powerful,...
06/07/2007
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In The Moral Center, Callahan articulates a vision for progressives, offering an escape from the dead-end culture war. With insights garnered from in-depth research and interviews, he examines some of our most polarized conflicts and presents unexpected solutions that lay out a new road map to the...
09/15/2006
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This book will make you aware of what you’re not getting from your government, why you’re not getting it, what you’re entitled to, and how to get it. It will also show you that you’re not alone. If we do this right, politicians in Washington will become more concerned about the people they...
09/14/2006
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To help us with this task I want to draw on the work of the Princeton-educated Dr. David Callaghan, co-founder of the public policy centre in the United States, Demos, and author of the book, The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans are doing Wrong to get Ahead. Callaghan notes that the Religious...
01/08/2006
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Walsh waited to start the nonprofit until one of his main inspirations, David Callahan, author of "Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead" could come to town to speak.   Michael Walsh has decided to do something about all the lying, cheating and manipulating he sees...
11/30/2005
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