Third World America

How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream

By Arianna Huffington; Coleen Marlo (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781400169313)

Publication Date: September 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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The founder of the groundbreaking site The Huffington Post tracks the gradual demise of America as an industrial, political, and economic leader and explains how our politicians are abandoning the middle class and betraying the American dream.

About the Author

Arianna Huffington is a nationally syndicated columnist and cofounder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that has quickly become one of the most widely read, linked to, and frequently cited media brands on the Internet. She is also cohost of Left, Right & Center, public radio's popular political roundtable program. Arianna is the author of a dozen books, including the New York Times bestseller Pigs at the Trough, Right Is Wrong, and How to Overthrow the Government. In 2006, she made Time magazine's list of the world's one hundred most influential people. Coleen Marlo is an accomplished actor who has appeared on stage, in film, and on television, and is a member of the prestigious Actors Studio. She also taught acting for ten years at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner, Coleen has been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, including for Third World America by Arianna Huffington and The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum. She has also earned three Audie Award nominations, winning for Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga. Publishers Weekly has named Coleen Audiobook Reader of the Year for 2010.

Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010

When Arianna Huffington immigrated to the United States in 1980, she knew there was no place she'd rather live. Three decades later, she says that's still true -- but that America has gone astray.  Huffington discusses her new book, Third World America, and her plan to rescue the middle class. More at

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Praise For Third World America

"A voice of conscience in a time when we need conscience more than ever.... Huffington is right: it's not too late for citizens to wake up politicians or to take matters into their own hands." ---Elizabeth Warren, coauthor of The Two-Income Trap

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