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A square meal : a culinary history of the Great Depression —Ziegelman, Jane, author.

Before 1929, America's relationship with food was defined by abundance. But the collapse of the economy left a quarter of all Americans out of work and undernourished. In 1933, for the first time in American history, the...

Last best hope : America in crisis and renewal —Packer, George, 1960- author.

"Acclaimed National Book Award-winning author George Packer diagnoses America's descent into a failed state and envisions a path toward overcoming our injustices, paralyzes, and divides"-- Provided by publisher.

Too big to fail : the inside story of how Wall Street and Washington fought to save the financial system -- and themselves —Sorkin, Andrew Ross.

Presents a moment-by-moment account of the recent financial collapse that documents state efforts to prevent an economic disaster, offering insight into the pivotal consequences of decisions made throughout the past deca...

Living in the long emergency : global crisis, the failure of the futurists, and the early adapters who are showing us the way forward —Kunstler, James Howard, author.

"James Howard Kunstler, author of The Long Emergency, which sold approximately 36K copies, returns with a new book exploring the looming collapse of the techno-industrial economy, featuring profiles of individuals who ha...

The big short : inside the doomsday machine —Lewis, Michael (Michael M.)

The author examines the causes of the U.S. stock market crash of 2008 and its relation to overpriced real estate, bad mortgages, shareholder demand for excessive profits, and the growth of toxic derivatives.

The big short

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham...

The price of civilization : economics and ethics after the fall —Sachs, Jeffrey.

Looks at the economic challenges of the United States in the 21st century and why short term solutions like stimulus spending and tax cuts won't work.

The queen of Versailles

The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags...

After the music stopped : the financial crisis, the response, and the work ahead —Blinder, Alan S.

Alan S. Blinder{u2014}esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board under Alan Greenspan{u2014}is one of our wisest and most clear-eyed economic thinke...

Fun with Dick and Jane

In the year 2000, Dick gets a plum promotion as a mega-corporate communications director. His boss is preparing to bail out of the company just before stock prices plummet. Dick's wife Jane has quit her job as a travel a...

Code red : how to protect your savings from the coming crisis —Mauldin, John.

The central banks in the U.S., U.K., E.U., and Japan have rigged the game against the average saver and investor. Learn how to protect your hard-earned cash from disastrous monetary policies, and how to come out a winner...

House of cards : a tale of hubris and wretched excess on Wall Street —Cohan, William D.

William D. Cohan's superb and shocking narrative chronicles the fall of Bear Stearns and the end of the Second Gilded Age on Wall Street, explaining how a combination of risky bets, corporate political infighting, lax go...

Margin call

Set in the high-stakes world of Wall Street, Margin Call is an entangling thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. Whe...

Too big to fail : the inside story of how Wall Street and Washington fought to save the financial system from crisis-- and themselves —Sorkin, Andrew Ross.

Presents a moment-by-moment account of the recent financial collapse that documents state efforts to prevent an economic disaster, offering insight into the pivotal consequences of decisions made throughout the past deca...

The big short
Blu-ray
2016
Availability: 11 of 13

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a house of cards sham; ...

Meltdown the secret history of the global financial collapse. Part 2, A global tsunami

"Doc Zone has traveled the world - from Wall Street to Dubai to China - to investigate The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse. Meltdown is the story of the bankers who crashed the world, the leaders who stru...

The Mandibles : a family, 2029-2047 —Shriver, Lionel, author.

A near-future family saga spanning eighteen tumultuous years that redefine the nature of the United States explores the aftershocks of an economically devastating debt default and its impact on a once-prosperous American...

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