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Rohit Khanna is an American academic, lawyer, and politician serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 17th congressional district, since 2017.
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Storm Lake
Change, Resilience, and Hope in America's Heartland
Art Cullen - 2020-01-21
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"A reminder that even the smallest newspapers can hold the most powerful among us accountable."--The New York Times Book ReviewIowa plays an outsize role in national politics. Iowa introduced Barack Obama and voted bigly for Donald Trump. But is it a bellwether for America, a harbinger of its future? Art Cullen's answer is complicated and honest. I...
Rohit Khanna
Happy birthday @cullen_art! One of the great American journalists of our time. I have learned so much from his book and columns!      source
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Arguing with Zombies
Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
Paul Krugman - 2020-01-28
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There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die.In Arguing with Zombies, Krugman tackles many of these misunderstandings, taking stock of where the United States has come from and where i...
Rohit Khanna
@paulkrugman Loved this book and learned a lot from it about the role of markets, the public sector, outsourcing, and the debate over automation and productivity.      source
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Elizabeth Warren - 2021-05-04
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The inspiring, influential senator and bestselling author mixes vivid personal stories with a passionate plea for political transformation.Elizabeth Warren is a beacon for everyone who believes that real change can improve the lives of all Americans. Committed, fearless, and famously persistent, she brings her best game to every battle she wages.In...
Rohit Khanna
I was late to my morning meeting because I couldn’t put down @ewarren book Persist. She’s an intellectual who makes the case that the fight is as important as the idea. Loved the story of how she had to bribe her toddler with M&Ms to potty-train her for childcare. Inspiring read!      source
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Reconstructing Democracy
How Citizens Are Building from the Ground Up
Charles Taylor - 2020-03-17
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"An urgent manifesto for the reconstruction of democratic belonging in our troubled times." --Davide PanagiaAcross the world, democracies are suffering from a disconnect between the people and political elites. In communities where jobs and industry are scarce, many feel the government is incapable of understanding their needs or addressing their p...
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Charles Taylor has been one of the most brilliant voices for keeping communities together and engaging citizens to find common ground. This book is worth a read.      source
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An American Sickness
How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
Elisabeth Rosenthal - 2017-04-11
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A New York Times bestseller/Washington Post Notable Book of 2017/NPR Best Books of 2017/Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2017 "This book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America."--Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The GeneAt a moment of drastic politic...
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.⁦@RosenthalHealth⁩ is 100% correct to go after large hospitals for their excessive fees & executive pay. I represent a district with Sutter & Kaiser, but we need to “rein in hospital excesses.” Her book American Sickness is a must read.      source
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