The Conservative Nanny State
by Dean Baker
Publisher: ManyBooks 2006
Number of pages: 160
In his new book, economist Dean Baker debunks the myth that conservatives favor the market over government intervention. In fact, conservatives rely on a range of 'nanny state' policies that ensure the rich get richer while leaving most Americans worse off. It's time for the rules to change. Sound economic policy should harness the market in ways that produce desirable social outcomes -- decent wages, good jobs and affordable health care.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Bhaskar Sarkar - Smashwords
The Occupiers of Wall Street burst into media limelight on 17 September 2011. They inspired over 1500 protests against corporate greed and the nexus between politicians and corporation in 82 countries around the world by October 2011 ...
by Carl Levin, at al. - Commitiee on Armed Services
Over the course of its inquiry into the treatment of detainees in U.S. custody, the Committee reviewed 200,000 pages of classified and unclassified documents, including detention and interrogation policies, memoranda, training manuals, etc.
by Sally Steenland - Center for American Progress
This book turns down the heat and turns up the light on the question of whether religion should be a force shaping our public policies and our common civic life. We have chosen to examine the many facets of the issue in a thoughtful way.
by J. Bush, T. F. McLarty III, E. Alden - Council on Foreign Relations
This report examines immigration into the U.S. in a foreign policy context. It broadens the debate by analyzing issues of economic competitiveness, terrorism and national security, human rights, and public diplomacy in the context of globalization.