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American Blacklist: The Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations
American Blacklist: The Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations
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Resonating with disturbing implications for the present, American Blacklist is the only full-length study of the so-called Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations (AGLOSO) and its critical role in the post-World War II Red Scare. Although... (read more)

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Stop Global Warming (Speaker's Corner)
Stop Global Warming (Speaker's Corner)
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In accessible and inspiring prose, leading environmental activist Laurie David explains why global warming is the most urgent issue facing our planet. Rousing statements by those who have joined her Virtual March, including Senator John McCain, Senator... (read more)

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Architects of Ruin: How Big Government Liberals Wrecked the Global Economy---And How They Will Do It Again If No One Stops Them
Architects of Ruin: How Big Government Liberals Wrecked the Global Economy---And How They Will Do It Again If No One Stops Them
by Peter Schweizer
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Was the financial collapse caused by free-market capitalism and deregulation run amok, as liberals claim? Not on your life, says Peter Schweizer. What we are really witnessing is a massive failure of social engineering by liberals. Architects of Ruin... (read more)

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Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes
Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes
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andlt;Pandgt;Today government agencies not only have official Web sites but also sponsor moderated chats, blogs, digital video clips, online tutorials, videogames, and virtual tours of national landmarks. Sophisticated online marketing campaigns target... (read more)

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Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial
Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial
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The explosive protests and police riots outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the ensuing conspiracy trial gave voice to the tumultuous politics of the time. Frank Condon and Ron Sossi have crafted a dramatically gripping playscript from a... (read more)

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The Practical Progressive: How to Build a Twenty-First Century Political Movement
The Practical Progressive: How to Build a Twenty-First Century Political Movement
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Underneath today’s elections is a fierce battle for power driven not by the country’s elected officials, but by organizations and people you have never heard of. Since the 1964 Goldwater defeat, conservative philanthropists have built a set... (read more)

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Culture in an Age of Money
Culture in an Age of Money
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Fifteen brilliant essays on the kind of culture created by the magic of the marketplace in 1980s America, from architecture to the yuppie ascendancy. Amusing, caustic and cleverly written....What makes Culture in an Age of Money fun to read is its... (read more)

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The Quest for Absolute Security: The Failed Relations Among U.S. Intelligence Agencies
The Quest for Absolute Security: The Failed Relations Among U.S. Intelligence Agencies
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The Kean Commission criticized U.S. intelligence for failing to anticipate the 9/11 terrorist attacks, based on the premise of absolute security. However, says distinguished historian Theoharis, absolute security is an illusory quest that is certain to... (read more)

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Restoring the American Dream: A Working Families' Agenda for America
Restoring the American Dream: A Working Families' Agenda for America
by Thomas A Kochan
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andlt;Pandgt;Many American families have not prospered in the new "knowledge economy." The layoffs, restructurings, and wage and benefit cuts that have followed the short-lived boom of the 1990s threaten our deeply held values of justice, fairness... (read more)

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08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail
08: A Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail
by Michael Crowley
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A Graphic Retelling Of The Most Historic Election Of Our Time Beyond the pandering focus groups, the billion-dollar fund-raising machinery, and the relentless myopia of the 24-hour news cycle, it was clear that something deep in the American psyche was... (read more)

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Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves That Children Can Change the World
Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves That Children Can Change the World
by Craig Kielburger
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Here is the dramatic and moving story of one child's transformation from a normal, middle-class kid from the suburbs to an activist, fighting against child labor on the world stage of international human rights. Making headlines around the globe, Graig... (read more)

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The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor
The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor
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In his shocking and revelatory new work, the celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. This is the story of the inexorable drift of nuclear weapons technology from the hands of the... (read more)

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America at Night: The True Story of Two Rogue CIA Operatives, Homeland Security Failures, Dirty Money, and a Plot to Steal the 2004 U.S.
America at Night: The True Story of Two Rogue CIA Operatives, Homeland Security Failures, Dirty Money, and a Plot to Steal the 2004 U.S.
by Larry J Kolb
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From the author of Overworld, America at Night reads like a thriller, but is "the kind of story about which fiction writers can only dream." (The New York Times) When the Department of Homeland Security suspects that two former CIA operatives are... (read more)

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Unchecked and Unbalanced: How the Discrepancy Between Knowledge and Power Caused the Financial Crisis and Threatens Democracy (Hoover Studies in Politics, Economics, and Society)
Unchecked and Unbalanced: How the Discrepancy Between Knowledge and Power Caused the Financial Crisis and Threatens Democracy (Hoover Studies in Politics, Economics, and Society)
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In Unchecked and Unbalanced, Arnold Kling provides a blueprint for those who are skeptical of political and financial elitism. At the heart of Kling's argument is the growing discrepancy between two phenomena: knowledge is becoming more diffuse, while... (read more)

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Red Chicago: American Communism at Its Grassroots, 1928-35 (Working Class in American History)
Red Chicago: American Communism at Its Grassroots, 1928-35 (Working Class in American History)
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Realities of the street-level American Communist experience during the worst years of the... (read more)

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The Great Money Binge: Spending Our Way to Socialism
The Great Money Binge: Spending Our Way to Socialism
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According to George Melloan—retired Wall Street Journal editor after more than five decades—the erosion of supply-side economic principles began shortly after Ronald Reagan left office, when his successor, George H.W. Bush, caved in... (read more)

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The New Old: How the Boomers Are Changing Everything... Again
The New Old: How the Boomers Are Changing Everything... Again
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The oldest Baby Boomers have turned 60 so everybodys starting to talk about the “aging of the population.” But most of the talk is about numbers: what percentage of the population will be how old in what year, what it will mean for welfare... (read more)

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Making Waves and Riding the Currents: Activism and the Practice of Wisdom (BK Currents)
Making Waves and Riding the Currents: Activism and the Practice of Wisdom (BK Currents)
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This inspiring memoir is about working for a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world, while cultivating the wisdom that supports and deepens this work. Everyone who is trying to make waves ? to bring about needed social and institutional change ?... (read more)

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Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future Over to Wall Street
Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future Over to Wall Street
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Why every president from Reagan through Obama has put Wall Street before Main StreetOver the last few decades, Washington’s firmly held belief that if you make investors happy, a booming economy will follow has caused an economic crisis in Asia... (read more)

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Living on the Edge in Suburbia: From Welfare to Workfare
Living on the Edge in Suburbia: From Welfare to Workfare
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A vivid ethnography of how welfare reform and the low-wage labor market converge to intensify the insecurity of poor families in Westchester... (read more)

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