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The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope
The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope
by Amy Goodman
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In their new book, Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan provide a vivid record of the events, conflicts, and social movements shaping our society today. They give voice to ordinary people standing up to corporate and government power across the country and... (read more)

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Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do about It
Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do about It
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This is the first practical guide for every citizen on the problem of corporate personhood and the tools we have to overturn it. Jeff Clements explains why the Citizen's United case is the final win in a campaign for corporate domination of the state... (read more)

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The Betrayal of the American Dream
The Betrayal of the American Dream
by Donald L. Barlett
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A New York Times bestseller America’s unique prosperity is based on its creation of a middle class. In the twentieth century, that middle class provided the workforce, the educated skills, and the demand that gave life to the world’s greatest... (read more)

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The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House
The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House
by Edward Klein
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"Absolutely read this book." -Glenn Beck, radio host and television network producer... (read more)

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Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself
Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself
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and#8220;When Sheila Bair took over as head of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2006, the agency was probably better known for the and#8216;FDICand#8217; logo on the doors of the nationand#8217;s banks than for anything it did. Now Bair is at... (read more)

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Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
by John Heilemann
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“Its one of the best books on politics of any kind Ive read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.” —The Financial Times “It transports you to a parallel universe in which everything in the National... (read more)

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There Is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America
There Is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America
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From an award-winning historian, a stirring (and timely) narrative history of American labor from the dawn of the industrial age to the present day. From the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, the first real factories in America, to the triumph of... (read more)

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Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High-Finance Carnivores
Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High-Finance Carnivores
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The New York Times bestselling author of Armed Madhouse offers a globetrotting, Sam Spade-style investigation that blows the lid off the oil industry, the banking industry, and the governmental agencies that aren't regulating either. This is the story... (read more)

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Rebuild the Dream
Rebuild the Dream
by Van Jones
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“Van Jones has made it his lifes work to speak truth to power.” – Nancy Pelosi, Time Magazine In the national bestseller, green economy pioneer Van Jones reflects on his journey from grassroots outsider to White House insider, and why he... (read more)

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True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy
True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy
by Juliet B Schor
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A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live. In True Wealth , economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social... (read more)

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Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics
Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics
by Joe Biden
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“Nearly forty years after I first got involved, I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling. Thats why I wanted to be a part of it.” -Joe Biden As a... (read more)

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That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
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America has a huge problem. It faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them. In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, and Michael Mandelbaum, one of our leading foreign... (read more)

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The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise
The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise
by Arthur C Brooks
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Entrepreneurship, personal responsibility, and upward mobility: These traditions are at the heart of the free enterprise system, and have long been central to America’s exceptional culture. In recent years, however, policymakers have dramatically... (read more)

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Home Away from Home: The Forgotten History of Orphanages
Home Away from Home: The Forgotten History of Orphanages
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For most people, the word “orphanage” conjures up images of poor little Oliver Twist pleading for more gruel. Many are convinced that the history of orphanages is a social welfare record of total devastation to the lives of the children who... (read more)

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The Bomb: A New History
The Bomb: A New History
by Stephen M Younger
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“Younger has provided an insightful guide, especially for the general reader, into todays array of nuclear powers and their capabilities.”—James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy, former   ... (read more)

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The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism
by Andrew J. Bacevich
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“Andrew Bacevich speaks truth to power, no matter whos in power, which may be why those of both the left and right listen to him.”—Bill Moyers An immediate New York Times bestseller, The Limits of Power offers an unparalleled... (read more)

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Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics
Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics
by John R Talbott
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Bestselling author John R. Talbott, who predicted the housing and mortgage crisis, pictures in Obamanomics--written well in advance of the historic 2008 elections--a Barack Obama presidency based on justice and cooperation—principles that have... (read more)

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Obama's Wars
Obama's Wars
by Bob Woodward
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In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds of hours of interviews with most of the key... (read more)

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Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History
Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History
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By the late 1960s, America felt like it was teetering on the edge of a vast transformation. Helping push it over that edge was a brigade of young radicals, the Students for a Democratic Society, who were fighting the establishment for peace abroad and... (read more)

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A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
by Ted Gup
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andquot;A wonderful reminder that economic hardship can bring suffering but can also foster compassion and community.andquot; -The Boston Globe In hard economic times like these, readers will find bestselling author Ted Gup's unique book uplifting as... (read more)

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