This is a curated list of choice authors and their works, that percolate to the top of the many articles, reports, essays, scholarly papers, and books read by Muirén Ní Sídach, (She, Her, They), Founding Architect of Fleet Réalta Cooperatives.

This brief compilation is precursory to the creation of a searchable database of works by authors with noteworthy ideas, perspective, and understanding, both pro, and con, and who have substantively contributed to the vibrancy of spirit, intellectual courage, and honesty, the enduring utility, and integrity of the federation’s intentional common sense.

Truth Before Comfort
To paraphrase the words of Co-Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, Bill Wilson: The principles we seek by study and practice to engender are guides to progress. We claim rational progress rather than rational perfection.

The web never forgets, and so we post this on the odd chance, other and othered kindred spirits, Makers born, may chance to stumble across our intended library, find inspiration, or at the least find it useful in making a better life.

The Common Good (Kindle/Audible)
By Robert B. Reich

For All the People
Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America (Paperback/Kindle)
By John Curl & Ishmael Reed

Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency (Kindle/Audible)
by Larry Diamond

How Democracies Die (Kindle/Audible)
By Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Superior: The Return of Race Science (Kindle/Audible)
By Angela Saini

Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations (Kindle/Audible)
By: Amy Chua (蔡美兒)

The Demon-Haunted World, Science as a Candle in the Dark (Kindle/Audible)
By Carl Sagan (My Previous readings 2015-03-30, 2012-05-06)

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness (Kindle/Audible)
By Peter Godfrey-Smith

Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted (Kindle/Audible)
By Ian Millhiser

Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It (Kindle/Audible)
By Amy Cortese

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World (Kindle/Audible)
By Anand Giridharadas

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain (Kindle/Audible)
By Lisa Feldman Barrett

Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital (Kindle/Audible)
By John Restakis

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Kindle/Audible)
By Yuval Noah Harari

The Non-Profit Narrative: How Telling Stories Can Change the World (Kindle/Audible)
By Dan Portnoy

The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution (Kindle/Audible)
By Francis Fukuyama

Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism (Kindle/Audible)
By Timothy E. W. Gloege

Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism (Kindle/Audible)
By Richard Carrier

We the People: Consenting to a Deeper Democracy
A Handbook for Understanding and Implementing Sociocratic Principles and Practices (Kindle/Print)
By John Buck & Sharon Villines (About Sociocratic Democracy Website)

Environmental Psychology: An Introduction (Kindle/Audible)
By Linda Steg, Agnes E. Van Den Berg

A History of Future Cities (Kindle/Audible)
By Daniel Brook

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (Kindle/Audible)
By Malcolm Gladwell

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (Kindle/Audible)
By Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers: The Story of Success (Kindle/Audible)
By Malcolm Gladwell