Saturday, December 1, 2012

Websites, Blogs, and Books

Recommended Websites and Blogs:

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research http://www.aei.org
Center for Budget & Policy Priorities http://www.cbpp.org
Center for Economic Policy Research http://www.cepr.net
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College http://crr.bc.edu
Center for State & Local Government Excellence http://www.slge.org
Center for Tax & Budget Accountability http://ctbaonline.org
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning http://www.cmap.illinois.gov
Democracy Now http://www.democracynow.org/
Dillon’s Blog http://pension-vocabulary.blogspot.com/
Drake’s Blog http://michaeledrake.blogspot.com/
Economic Policy Institute http://www.epi.org
Education Shyster http://edushyster.com/
Furman's Blog http://www.schooltechconnect.com
Illinois Education Association http://www.ieanea.org
Illinois Education Association, Region 28 http://iearegion28.wordpress.com
Illinois Retired Teachers Association http://www.irtaonline.org/
Illinois Retirement Security Initiative (CTBA) http://www.ilretirementsecurity.org/
Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy http://www.itepnet.org
Klonsky's Blog http://preaprez.wordpress.com
Move On http://front.moveon.org/
Naison’s Blog http://withabrooklynaccent.blogspot.com/
National Association of State Retirement Administrators http://www.nasra.org
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems http://www.ncpers.org
National Conference of State Legislatures http://www.ncsl.org
National Council on Teacher Retirement http://www.nctr.org
National Institute on Retirement Security http://www.nirsonline.org
Pension Education https://sites.google.com/site/pensioneducationsite/
Ravitch’s Blog http://dianeravitch.net/
Reich’s Blog http://robertreich.org/
Sanders’ Blog http://rogersanders.tumblr.com/
State and Local Public Retirement Systems http://www.census.gov/govs/retire
Substance News http://substancenews.net
Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois http://trs.illinois.gov
The Educator’s Room http://theeducatorsroom.com/

Recommended Books:
Ghilarducci, Teresa. When I’m Sixty-Four, the Plot against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-691-11431-6

Hacker, Jacob S. & Paul Pierson. Winner-Take-All Politics, How Washington Made the Rich Richer—And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class. New York: Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4165-8870-2

Hedges, Chris. The World as It Is, Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress. New York: Truthdig LLC, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-56858-640-3

Johnston, David Cay. Free Lunch, How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill). New York: Penguin Group, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-59184-248-4

Klein, Naomi. The Shock Doctrine, the Rise of Disaster Capitalism. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0-312-42799-3

Lessig, Lawrence. Republic Lost, How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It. New York: Hachette Book Group, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-446-57643-7

Munnell, Alicia H. State and Local Pensions, What Now? Washington D.C.: The Brookings Institute, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-8157-2412-4

Ravitch, Diane. The Death and Life of the Great American School System, How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education. New York: Basic Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-465-01491-0

Reich, Robert B. Aftershock, The Next Economy & America’s Future. New York: Vintage Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-307-47633-3

Schultz, Ellen E. Retirement Heist, How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers. New York: Penguin Group, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-59184-333-7

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this list.
    Mike Klonsky's blog, although usually Chicago specific, often has Illinois doings and overview posts that are eye openers.
    http://michaelklonsky.blogspot.com/
    Ken Previti

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