STAFF PICK OF APRIL

WISCAP chooses ‘The Other America: Poverty in the United States’ by Michael Harrington for the staff pick of April. This book is an illuminating, profoundly moving classic that is still all too relevant for today’s America. When Michael Harrington’s masterpiece, The…

STAFF PICK OF MARCH

WISCAP chooses ‘Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do’ by Studs Terkel for the staff pick of March. Studs Terkel records the voices of America. Men and women from every…

STAFF PICK OF FEBRUARY

WISCAP chooses ‘Who Stole the American Dream?’ by Hedrick Smith for the staff pick of February. This book is essential reading for all of us who want to understand America today, or why average Americans are struggling to keep afloat.…

STAFF PICK OF JANUARY

WISCAP chooses ‘Big Hunger’ for the staff pick of January. Food banks and food pantries were meant to be a stopgap measure, but manufacturing jobs never came back, recession followed, and the “emergency food system” became an industry.  In Big Hunger,…