Monday, August 24, 2009

Books on the Consequences of De-Regulation and Free Market Purism

Consumed; How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole by Benjamin R. Barber
Norton, 2007

The Gospel Of Food; Everything You Think You Know About Food Is Wrong by Barry Glassner; HarperCollins 2007

Natural Causes; Death, Lies, and Politics in America's Vitamin and Herbal Supplement Industry by Dan Hurley;
Broadway books, N.Y., 2006

Trick Or Treatment; The Undeniable Facts About Alternatice Medicine By Simon Singh & Edzard Ernst, MD;W.W. Norton & Company; 2008

Overtreated; Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by Shannon Brownlee, Bloomsbury, N.Y. 2007.s/Shearwater Books, London, 2007

A Second Opinion; Rescuing America's Health Care; A Plan for Universal Coverage Serving Patients Over Profit. by Arnold S. Relman, M.D. The Century Foundation 2007

How Everyday Products Make People Sick; Toxins At Home and In The Workplace by Paul D. Blanc, M.D.[ holds endowed chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine U.C.S.F].USC Press Berkeley, 207

Bottlemania; How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It; by Elizabeth Royte Bloombury, 2008

The Unnatural History of The Sea by Callum Roberts (prof. of Marine conservation at Univ. of York) Island PressShearwater Books, London, 2007

The Persistence of Poverty; Why The Economics Of The Well Off Can't Help The Poor by Charles Karelis; Yale University Press 2007

American Furies; Crime, Punishment and Vengeance in an Age of Mass Imprisonment by Sasha Abramsky, Beacon Press, Boston, 2007

Poisoned Wells;The Dirty Politics of African Oil by Nicholas Shaxson; Palgrave MacMillan, N.Y. 2007

McMafia; A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld by Misha Glenny; Alfred A. Knopf. N.Y. 2008

The Politics of Heaven; America in Fearful Times by Earl Shorris, Norton, N.Y. 2007

Eight O'Clock Ferry To The Windward Side; Seeking Justice In Guantanomo Bay by Clive Stafford Smith ( Lawyer for 50 prisoners in Guantanomo) Nation Books N.Y. 2007

Free Lunch; How The Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves At Government Expense (And Stick You With The Bill) by David Cay Johnston, Portfolio, 2007 see also Perfectly Legal; The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit The Super Rich- And Cheat Everybody Else

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