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Sixteen for '16: : a progressive agenda for a better America, Salvatore Babones, (ebook)

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Sixteen for '16: : a progressive agenda for a better America
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Sixteen for '16:
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a progressive agenda for a better America
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Salvatore Babones
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Sixteen for 2016
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eng
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The progressive movement is on the march in America and this accessible book points toward a destination. Sixteen for '16 offers a new agenda for the 2016 US election crafted around sixteen core principles that all progressives can believe in, from securing jobs to saving the Earth. Decades of destructive social, economic, and political policies have devastated poor, working, and even middle class American communities. It is now clear to everyone that the emperor has no clothes, that harsh austerity does not bring prosperity, and that the wealthy have no intention to see their wealth trickle down. Each generation is no longer better off than the ones that came before. America now needs jobs, infrastructure, a rededication to public education, universal healthcare, higher taxes on higher incomes, a more secure Social Security, an end to the rule of the bankers, stronger unions, a living minimum wage, better working conditions, an end to the prison state, secure reproductive rights, voter equality, a more moral foreign policy, a more sane environmental policy, and action on global warming. Sixteen for '16 is a manifesto which makes the argument for each of these positions, clearly, concisely, and supported by hard data. As ambitious as these policies are, they represent a beginning, not an end. The progressive agenda laid out in Sixteen for '16 charts a realistic path toward a better tomorrow
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Babones, Salvatore J
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320.473/049
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • Elections
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adult
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Sixteen for '16: : a progressive agenda for a better America, Salvatore Babones, (ebook)
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9781447324423
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11578637
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11578637
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Sixteen for '16: : a progressive agenda for a better America, Salvatore Babones, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447324423
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578637
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578637
System control number
MWT11578637
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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