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The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government
The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government
by Philip K. Howard
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What's wrong in Washington is deeper than you think.... (read more)

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The All New Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate
The All New Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate
by George Lakoff
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The essential progressive guide for the issues that define our future: climate, inequality, immigration, health care, and more Ten years after writing the definitive, international bestselling book on political debate and messaging, George Lakoff... (read more)

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Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War
Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War
by Joe Bageant
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Deer Hunting with Jesus is a hilarious, depressing, and painfully honest chronicle of an America often cited but rarely listened to: rural lower-class whites. With brilliant, spot-on detail, Joe Bageant reports on the historical, economic, and... (read more)

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Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
by Chris Hedges
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Pulitzer prize-winner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy and illusion. Chris Hedges argues that we now live in two societies: One, the minority, functions in a print-based... (read more)

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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
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It is often said that war is hell. But for many of the people who experience war first hand--civilians and soldiers alike--it is an emotionally intense and even exhilarating experience. War is an intoxicating and addictive elixir. It gives us purpose... (read more)

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Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You
Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You
by Greg Gutfeld
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Greg Gutfeld is a cohost of the hit show The Five and the host of Red Eye on the Fox News Channel. He is the author of The Bible of Unspeakable Truths and the New York Times bestseller The Joy of Hate, and he... (read more)

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Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class
Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class
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Campaigning for president in 1980, Ronald Reagan told stories of Cadillac-driving "welfare queens" and "strapping young bucks" buying T-bone steaks with food stamps. In trumpeting these tales of welfare run amok, Reagan never needed to mention race... (read more)

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Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
by Charles Krauthammer
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 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.   A brilliant stylist known for an... (read more)

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Thinking Points: Communicating Our American Values and Vision: A Progressive's Handbook
Thinking Points: Communicating Our American Values and Vision: A Progressive's Handbook
by George Lakoff
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Two years ago George Lakoff published the bestselling Don't Think of an Elephant Its account of the conservative monopoly on effective framing touched off a national discussion about political language. It also gave rise to a chorus of pleas for more... (read more)

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Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America
Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America
by Glenn Beck
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The new nonfiction from #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck.... (read more)

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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
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"The title might give the impression that this book would be at home on Patton's shelf, but a glance at the chapter headings shows the book's true heart and mind: 'The Myth of War,' 'The Plague of Nationalism,' 'The Highjacking and Recovery of Memory... (read more)

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The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine (Open Media Books)
The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine (Open Media Books)
by Henry A Giroux
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"Giroux refuses to give in or give up. The Violence of Organized Forgetting is a clarion call to imagine a different America--just, fair, and caring--and then to struggle for it."--Bill Moyers "Henry Giroux has accomplished an exciting, brilliant... (read more)

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Death of the Liberal Class
Death of the Liberal Class
by Chris Hedges
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For decades the liberal class was a defense against the worst excesses of power. But the pillars of the liberal class — the press, universities, the labor movement, the Democratic Party, and liberal religious institutions — have collapsed. In... (read more)

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American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
by Chris Hedges
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Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other radio and televangelists first spoke of the United States becoming a Christian nation that would build a global Christian empire, it was hard to take such hyperbolic rhetoric seriously. Today, such... (read more)

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The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
by Richard Herrnstein
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The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty.... (read more)

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United in Hate
United in Hate
by Jamie Glazov
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United in Hate analyzes the Left's contemporary romance with militant Islam as a continuation of the Left's love affair with communist totalitarianism in the twentieth century. Just as the Left was drawn to the communist killing machines of Lenin, Stalin,... (read more)

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Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism
Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism
by Ann Coulter
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“Liberals’ loyalty to the United States is off-limits as a subject of political debate. Why is the relative patriotism of the two parties the only issue that is out of bounds for rational discussion?” In a stunning follow-up to her number one... (read more)

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Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto
Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto
by Mark Levin
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Don’t miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement. When nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin’s Liberty and Tyranny appeared in the... (read more)

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The True Patriot
The True Patriot
by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer
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Over the course of a generation, patriotism in America has been hijacked by the right and abandoned by the left. But the principles and values of true patriotism — country above self, contribution above consumption, stewardship over exploitation... (read more)

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The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves
The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves
by Curtis White
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Acclaimed social critic Curtis White describes an all-encompassing and little-noticed force taking over our culture and our lives that he calls the Middle Mind: the current failure of the American imagination in the media, politics, education, art... (read more)

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