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Pathways Through the Twenty-First Century

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Drawing from the Institute for Policy Studies’ recent Pathways Through the Twenty-First Century project, this series attempts to draw the broad outlines of a plan for a progressive political future. The series focuses on a few broad subjects, with these as the seven topics: Globalization and Security, Gender and Family, Conservation and Ecology, The Future of Democracy, Economic Justice, Media and Cultural Politics, and Health, Education, and Social Welfare. An exciting project, Pathways through the 21st Century attempts to inform new readers, shape public debates, and direct activists to action.

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Economic Justice and Democracy From Competition to Cooperation

Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation

1st Edition

By Robin Hahnel
February 27, 2005

In Economic Justice and Democracy Robin Hahnel argues that progressives need to go back to the drawing board and rethink how they conceive of economic justice and economic democracy. He presents a coherent set of economic institutions and procedures that can deliver economic justice and democracy ...

The Business of America How Consumers Have Replaced Citizens and How We Can Reverse the Trend

The Business of America: How Consumers Have Replaced Citizens and How We Can Reverse the Trend

1st Edition

By Saul Landau
June 15, 2004

When President Bush promoted shopping as a patriotic duty, the American culture of consumption hit a new low. But a quiet revolution is growing in the developing world and in a new generation of Americans, fighting the advance of the shopping malls and the desolation they leave behind. Written by ...

The American Ideology A Critique

The American Ideology: A Critique

1st Edition

By Andrew Levine
June 10, 2004

The American Ideology explicates and criticizes two notions of reason in society: efficiency and the concept of the reasonable. Despite their considerable appeal, these notions nowadays underwrite an orientation towards public policy that is both inadequate and beneficial to elite interests; an ...

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