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Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
by Rachel Corrie
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Rachel Corrie's determination to make a better, more peaceful world took her from Olympia, Washington, to the Middle East, where she died in 2003 as she tried to block the demolition of a Palestinian family's home in the Gaza Strip. A twenty-three-year... (read more)

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Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America
Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America
by Jeffrey Stout
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"The subject of civil society ranks among the most important topics of contemporary democracy. Jeffrey Stout treats this subject in a manner that is original, bold, and saturated with concrete detail. This is an important book for all friends of... (read more)

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The Bomb (Open Media)
The Bomb (Open Media)
by Howard Zinn
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As a World War II combat soldier, Howard Zinn took part in the aerial bombing of Royan, France. Two decades later, he was invited to visit Hiroshima and meet survivors of the atomic attack. In this short and powerful book, Zinn offers his deep personal... (read more)

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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning Signed Edition
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning Signed Edition
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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Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time
Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time
by Paul Rogat Loeb
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Soul of a Citizen awakens within us the desire and the ability to make our voices heard and our actions count. We can lead lives worthy of our convictions. A book of inspiration and integrity, Soul of a Citizen is an antidote to the twin scourges of... (read more)

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Nonviolent Social Movements
Nonviolent Social Movements
by Stephen Zunes
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Nonviolent Social Movements is the first book to offer a truly global overview of the dramatic growth of popular nonviolent struggles in recent years.... (read more)

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Re: Imaging Change (10 Edition)
Re: Imaging Change (10 Edition)
by Doyle Canning
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An inspirational inside look at the trailblazing methodology developed by the nonprofit strategy and training organization, smartMeme, this unique exploration provides progressive activists with the tools to get stories into the media, build successful... (read more)

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The Occupy Handbook
The Occupy Handbook
by Janet Byrne
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"Assembled in an astonishing three months by editor and author Byrne (A Genius for Living: The Life of Frieda Lawrence), this hefty tome tackles the mercurial Occupy movement that has spread from Wall Street across the world via 55 essays from writers of... (read more)

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Corporation Nation: How Corporations Are Taking Over Our Lives and What We Can Do about It
Corporation Nation: How Corporations Are Taking Over Our Lives and What We Can Do about It
by Charles Derber
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Do you think America is on the right track? Are you happy with how the government handles our economy, our healthcare, Social Security, terrorism? Are you content with the performance of your public schools? If you answered "no," you’re... (read more)

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The Bomb: A New History
The Bomb: A New History
by Stephen M Younger
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From his years at Los Alamos and the Nevada Test Site to his meetings with nuclear arms experts in Moscow, former weapons designer Stephen M. Younger has witnessed firsthand the making of nuclear policy. With a deep understanding of both the technology... (read more)

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Ending the War in Iraq
Ending the War in Iraq
by Tom Hayden
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Cultural Writing. Political Science. "Tom Hayden's incisive book not only offers a well-informed and humane plan to end this disastrous war, but it is an invaluable testament as to why working for peace is in America's best interest as a democratic... (read more)

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Stick Your Neck Out: A Street-Smart Guide to Creating Change in Your Community and Beyond
Stick Your Neck Out: A Street-Smart Guide to Creating Change in Your Community and Beyond
by John Graham
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Meeting challenges and resolving conflicts are things that can be done by anyone with the passion to do so, according to John Graham. And he should know. A veteran conflict mediator, Graham heads the Giraffe Heroes Project, whose extensive workshops have... (read more)

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Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You!
Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You!
by Laurie David
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Required reading for the preservation of the 21st century, Stop Global Warming is an important book that will bring out the activist in everyone and inspire all who read it to do something about the most urgent issue facing our planet.... (read more)

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The Fire This Time: Young Activists and the New Feminism
The Fire This Time: Young Activists and the New Feminism
by Vivien Labaton
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Young feminists today are becoming activists on behalf of many causes beyond the classic—and indispensable--feminist ones of reproductive rights and equal pay for equal work. In The Fire This Time, Dawn Martin, one of four founders of The Third... (read more)

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The:  Iraq War and Its Consequences: Thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars
The: Iraq War and Its Consequences: Thoughts of Nobel Peace Laureates and Eminent Scholars
by Irwin Abrams
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An extraordinary collection of essays on the recently concluded Iraq War by Nobel Peace laureates and leading scholars. This is the first book that brings together more than 30 Nobel Peace laureates and eminent scholars to offer opinions, analyses and... (read more)

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Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words
Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words
by Peace Pilgrim
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The silver-haired woman walked away from her name and vowed to "remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace". On New Year's Day, 1953, she walked ahead of the Tournament of Roses parade handing out peace messages. It was the beginning of... (read more)

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Be the Change!: Change the World. Change Yourself. (Hundreds of Heads Survival Guides)
Be the Change!: Change the World. Change Yourself. (Hundreds of Heads Survival Guides)
by Michelle Nunn
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Be the Change celebrates the personal transformations of men and women who, by working to change the world, changed themselves. Featuring interviews with over 1,000 volunteers, from everyday people to business and community leaders to celebrities, the... (read more)

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The State Is Out of Date: We Can Do It Better
The State Is Out of Date: We Can Do It Better
by Gregory Sams
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Bottom up organization beats top down controlDoes anyone really think that politics is working--aside from those in power and behind it? Living in peace and harmony is a more natural condition than what we experience in today's conflict-driven world. We... (read more)

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365 Ways to Change the World: How to Make a Difference One Day at a Time
365 Ways to Change the World: How to Make a Difference One Day at a Time
by Michael Norton
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Presents a year's worth of locally applicable conscionable acts through which everyday people can make practical differences in today's world, from reserving no-spending days and planting a "peace pole" to sewing AIDS memorial quilt panels. Original. 35... (read more)

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50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America
50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America
by Michael Huttner
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Millions of Americans worked hard to elect Barack Obama. Now they're asking themselves, What's next? How do we keep the momentum going? 50 Simple Ways You Can Help Obama Change America describes actions citizens can take to clean up the mess, enact Obama'... (read more)

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