Once upon a time, the Democrats were the party of the people-of the New Deal, unions, and the War on Poverty. It is time to restore the vision of Franklin Roosevelt: that a decent society takes care of all its citizens and ensures them the basic necessities of life. It is time for the Democratic Party to represent the people once again.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office - and to global political stardom - has been building for 30 years. With the party and the nation at a crossroads, this timely and original book offers new insight into how we've gotten where we are - and where we're headed.
In Big Pharma, Big Greed: The Inside Story of One Lawyer’s Battle to Stem the Flood of Dangerous Medicines and Protect Public Health, Stephen Sheller tells a tale that is at once deeply personal but also with wide repercussions for the U.S. health care system and the hundreds of millions of Americans whose lives literally depend on it.
Fat Cat is authored by two extraordinary journalists, Rebecca Burns and David Dayen. From Mnuchin’s beginnings at Goldman to his time as a Hollywood Producer, and from his coronation as America’s “Foreclosure King” to his narrow confirmation to Trump’s cabinet, Burns and Dayen show how Mnuchin has made a career – and a fortune – by bilking average American families.
Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works and renowned Social Security expert, brings us her third book, in which she uses the founders' own words to debunk myths and reveal the truth about the most popular and successful government program in our nation's history.
Having spent a lifetime fighting the good fight in the trenches of the progressive movement and Democratic Party, Mike Lux has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of politics up close and personal. A progressive populist before it was cool, but with an aversion to blindly following anyone’s dogmatic approach, he lays out a strategy and message for winning a long-term Democratic governing majority
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has done little to draw attention to herself but has nevertheless managed to become the most reviled member of Donald Trump’s cabinet. Education is her life's passion, yet she is broadly unfamiliar with the subject. How that inexplicable combination will shape the future of schooling in the U.S. is just one of the intrigues probed by this timely and incisive exposé.