Since some people will have more reading time in the days, weeks and months ahead, here are a few suggested reads. They have helped me during these past two years:
The Crash of '79 by Paul E. Erdman -- Ends with "For the world was now forced to live with a bank system that lay in ruins, with monetary chaos, and with the prospect of having to survive on half its former oil reserves. The lights everywhere gradually began to flicker and fade. The Crash of '79 was complete."
It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis -- Remember to vote!
It Can Happen Here by Joe Conasan
The Hundredth Monkey by Ken Keyes, Jr. -- "The Marbles Just Aren't Worth It!"
Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus -- Also his latest, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2006 and creator of the Grameen Bank
The Fattening of America: How the Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters and What to do About It by Eric A. Finkelstein and Laurie Zuckerman
Love, Sex and Your Heart by Alexander Lowen, M.D. -- Now that you may have more time. And it's free!
Less Is More by Goldian Vanderbroek
Supercapitalism by Robert B. Reich
The Secret History of the American Empire: The Truth About Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World by John Perkins
How To Prosper During the Coming Bad Years in the 21st Century by Howard J. Ruff