Required Reading for Engaged Citizens

A Listmania! list by J. Snyder "cyclingjs" (Northern California, United States)
 
Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility
1.  Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility by David M. Walker
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  "Insightful, clear and informative and non-partisan look at our current fiscal condition."
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Where Does the Money Go?: Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis
2.  Where Does the Money Go?: Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis by Scott Bittle
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  "Another clear and engaging book that provides a good overview of the federal budget crisis for those of us who are not fiscal experts.  Non-partisan and unapologetic."
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Money-Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much
3.  Money-Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much by Maggie Mahar
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  "This book provides an excellent and understandable analysis of our health care system and why we pay more, for less.  For those trying to make sense of the current health care debate -- pick up a copy."
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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
4.  The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
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  "The Looming Tower connects the legacy of Al-Qaeda's attacks on 9/11 with our ever deepening military entanglements in Afghanistan.  Provides much needed historical context to understand our current foreign policies."
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Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America)
5.  Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America) by Lisa McGirr
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  "Provides historical context for our current political divisions.  Highly recommended."
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Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
6.  Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein
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  "Another excellent analysis of the emergence of the current political divisions."
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Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party
7.  Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party by Max Blumenthal
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  "Blumenthal has provided a well-written and richly documented account of the tendency toward authoritarianism in American politics. Highly recommended."
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The Paranoid Style in American Politics (Vintage)
8.  The Paranoid Style in American Politics (Vintage) by Richard Hofstadter
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  "Where it all began.  Hofstadter's classic study of the emergence of authoritarianism in American politics."
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