Saturday, December 1, 2012

Websites, Blogs, and Books

Recommended Websites and Blogs:

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Center for Budget & Policy Priorities
Center for Economic Policy Research
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
Center for State & Local Government Excellence
Center for Tax & Budget Accountability
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Democracy Now
Dillon’s Blog
Drake’s Blog
Economic Policy Institute
Education Shyster
Furman's Blog
Illinois Education Association
Illinois Education Association, Region 28
Illinois Retired Teachers Association
Illinois Retirement Security Initiative (CTBA)
Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy
Klonsky's Blog
Move On
Naison’s Blog
National Association of State Retirement Administrators
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems
National Conference of State Legislatures
National Council on Teacher Retirement
National Institute on Retirement Security
Pension Education
Ravitch’s Blog
Reich’s Blog
Sanders’ Blog
State and Local Public Retirement Systems
Substance News
Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois
The Educator’s Room

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.
    Ken Previti