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Ivey, Bill J., 1944-
Handmaking America : a back-to-basics pathway to a revitalized American democracy / Bill Ivey
Alternate Title Back-to-basics pathway to a revitalized American democracy
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HC106.84 .I94 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Progressivism (United States politics)
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Physical Description lv, 192 p. 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-178) and index
Summary "America has survived a near-economic disaster. While the state of employment and housing will one day improve, we will never return to the false prosperity that defined the first decade of the 21st century. Progressives hold the key to quality of life in our coming post-consumerist society. We need to confront right-wing ideology and how post-industrial capitalism has undermined work, government, and our very way of life. We need to move beyond the think-tank induced assumption that an unfettered marketplace, low taxes, and international adventurism will somehow give us an America capable of inspiring the world"--Back cover

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