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  • 'Only The Super-Rich Can Save Us!'

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Nader. Negligible rubbing to edges of d.j., 'SIGNED COPY ' label partially detached from front panel. NF/VG.
  • Citizen Power

    By Mike Gravel

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781434343154
    • Publisher: Authorhouse
    • Published: January 2008
  • Crashing the Party: Taking on the Corporate Government In an Age of Surrender

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312302580
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: October 2002
    A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the presidential campaign of one of America's most effective social critics details what it takes to fight the two-party juggernaut.
  • In Pursuit of Justice: Collected Writings 2000-2003

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781583226292
    • Publisher: SEVEN STORIES
    • Published: June 2004
    In this collection of syndicated columns, the famed consumer advocate addresses such key issues of the day as corporate abuse and consumer safety, highlighting the author's pursuit of safer lives for U.S. citizens. Original. 15,000 first printing.
  • No Contest: Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice In America

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $23.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375752582
    • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
    • Published: January 1996
  • Not Invited to the Party

    By James T. Bennett

    Our Price: $24.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781441903655
    • Publisher: Springer Verlag
    • Published: September 2009
    "In this caustic, irreverent book, James T. Bennett reveals how regulation of the political system is used to keep the 'ins' in and the 'outs' out. The United States has benefitted from the separation of church and state: Not Invited to the Party demonstrates how the country could benefit from a wall of separation between political parties, campaigns, and state." Brad Smith, Professor of Law, Capital University, and former Chairman, Federal Election Commission For many participants and pundits, the 2008 U.S. Presidential election was a watershed event, representing unprecedented public involvement in the political process. Yet for third-party candidates and supporters, it was yet another reminder of how the dominant parties have co-opted the system to their advantage, crippling potential challengers and limiting voter choice. In Not Invited to the Party, James Bennett reveals how the Democrats and Republicans have contributed to an array of laws, subsidies, and programs that have secured their lock on American politics. The Founding Fathers, as has been generally forgotten, distrusted political parties. Nowhere in the U.S. Constitution are parties mentioned, much less given legal protection or privilege. This provocative book traces how by the end of the Civil War the two parties had cemented their position and subsequently influenced a range of policies developed to protect their duopoly. For example, Bennett examines how the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, which was sold to the public as a nonpartisan act of good government reformism, actually reinforced the dominance of the two parties. While focused primarily on the American experience, the book also considers the prevalence of two-party systems around the world (especially in emerging democracies) and the widespread contempt with which they are often viewed. Featuring incisive commentary on the 2008 election, a foreword by third-party iconoclast, Ralph Nader, and an afterword by Libertarian National Committee Chairman, William Redpath, the book considers the potential for achieving truly radical reform toward opening the field to vigorous, lively, contentious third-party candidacies. Not Invited to the Party is an important contribution to any discussion of the impact of party politics and the prospects for achieving effective representation. James T. Bennett is Eminent Scholar and William P. Snavely Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy at George Mason University and Director of The John M. Olin Institute for Employment Practice and Policy. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and over a dozen books, including From Pathology to Politics, Unhealthy Charities, and The Politics of American Feminism. In 1780 John Adams presciently argued that the "division of the republic into two great parties . . . is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil." Despite record turnouts for the 2008 presidential election, Adams' fears have been realized. What would the Founding Fathers say now? "There is much to ponder in this book. It makes one wonder just how the voters, given the ultimatum that only one of two candidates -- if that -- can win the elections -- can ever escape their chattled desire to vote for "winners" while they -- the people -- keep losing." From the Foreword by Ralph Nader "A carefully researched and highly readable book that shows how federal, state, and local governments have enacted laws, regulations, and subsidies that discriminate in favor of the Democratic and Republican parties and virtually prohibit challenges by independent parties and candidates. The unfortunate result is limited choice in the political arena. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in political competition and public policy." Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, George Mason University "Finally, a book that exposes the reality that U.S. elections are substantially less free and less meaningful than elections in most other developed nations. Professor Bennett, an economist, has given us a book that should have emerged long ago from the ranks of political scientists... [A]n interesting and very well-written study full of insights into the election process." Richard Winger, Editor, Ballot Access News "James Bennett combines a detailed historical analysis of the rise of the two party system with the insights of the public choice school of economics to explain how the American people are ill-served by laws that limit their choices at the ballot box. Every American looking for ways to increase voter participation and open up the political process to all points of view should read this important book." Norman Kirk Singleton, Legislative Director, Congressman Ron Paul
  • Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781583229231
    • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
    • Published: March 2011
    Seventeen of the world's most powerful billionaires use their wealth and influence to help the working poor and the environment.
  • Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781609806262
    • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
    • Published: April 2015
  • The Case Against Free Trade: GATT, NAFTA and the Globalization of Corporate Power

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781556431692
    • Publisher: NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS
    • Published: August 1993
    This book examines the notion of "free trade" and the issues raised by adopting the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Essays by Ralph Nader, Jerry Brown, William Greider, Margaret Atwood, Mark Ritchie, Wendell Berry, Pat Choate, and others.
  • The Good Fight: Declare Your Independence and Close the Democracy Gap

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060756048
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: July 2004
    Provides a review of the social, economic, and political conditions in the United States and how citizens can fight for improvement.
  • The Menace of Atomic Energy

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393009200
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: April 1979
  • The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780062083531
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: 2012
    Surveying the current state of American society and economy, this companion to The Seventeen Traditions offers 17 solutions, including cracking down on corporate crime, rebooting civic education, and innovating new programs to create job growth, to save the country before it's too late. Original. 40,000 first printing.
  • The Seventeen Traditions

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112190755
    • Publisher: Harper Collins
    • Published: 2007
    (New York). (2007). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. Slight fading to upper third of spine, with minor bumping to tail. 'Autographed Copy' sticker to front panel of wrap-around band, slight soiling to rear panel. VG/VG.
  • To the Ramparts: How Bush and Obama Paved the Way for the Trump Presidency, and Why It Isn't Too Late to Reverse Course

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781609808471
    • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
    • Published: August 2018
  • Winning the Insurance Game: The Complete Consumer's Guide to Saving Money

    By Ralph Nader

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385468381
    • Publisher: Main Street Books
    • Published: February 1993

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