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With 35 years of stagnant wages, healthcare take-backs, and pension cuts, working families and the American economy are suffering. As economics professor Dr. Richard Levins and I write in our first book, Getting America Back to Work, the less money working people have, the less we can spend and the more the economy suffers.

That is exactly what is wrong with the American economy today.

It is not just our own well being and the quality of life of our kids that drives us to fight to begin to close our nation’s awful inequality.

We are also driven by economic patriotism.

There is simply no way to fix our economic mess left by George Bush from the top down.

When those folks on Fox News talk about the jobs crisis, they are lying. The wealthy are not investing in America. They are sitting on $3 trillion dollars of cash.

This economy will only get going if our government invests in much needed projects that put us to work like infrastructure improvements (which also improve our productivity), sustainable energy, and manufacturing research and development.

These are just some of the reasons you need to take advantage of our Holiday offer to get both Getting America Back to Work and Playing Bigger Than You Are for only $15 plus shipping and handling. Buy them as gifts. Give ‘em to Rightwing Uncle Ted who is a dues paying member of all 12 tea bag groups. Give ‘em to Aunt Sally who thinks Walmart is the best thing that ever happened to her little town. Tell them you ain’t arguing no more ’til they read both books!

This is a helluva deal!

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Stewart Acuff is the former organizing Director of the AFL-CIO. Acuff has also written two books: Playing Bigger Than You Are - A Life in Organizing, and Getting America Back to Work.

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