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Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
by Robert D. Putnam
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A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;Bowling Aloneandlt;/iandgt;: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Itand#8217;s the American... (read more)

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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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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
by Alan Weisman
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From John Muir to David Brower, from the creation of Yellowstone National Park to the Endangered Species Act, environmentalism in America has always had close to its core a preservationist ideal. Generations have been inspired by its ethosandmdash;to... (read more)

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Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated
Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated
by Gore Vidal
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The United States has been engaged in what the great historian Charles A. Beard called "perpetual war for perpetual peace." The Federation of American Scientists has cataloged nearly 200 military incursions since 1945 in which the United States has been... (read more)

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Empire : a Very Short Introduction (02 Edition)
Empire : a Very Short Introduction (02 Edition)
by Stephen Howe
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A great deal of the world's history is the history of empires. Indeed it could be said that all history is colonial history, if one takes a broad enough definition and goes far enough back. And although the great historic imperial systems--the land-based... (read more)

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Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism
Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism
by Karen M. Paget
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In this revelatory book, Karen M. Paget shows how the CIA turned the National Student Association into an intelligence asset during the Cold War, with students usedand#8212;often wittingly and sometimes unwittinglyand#8212;as undercover agents inside... (read more)

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Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student Edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student Edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
by John Locke
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This is a new revised version of Dr. Laslett's standard edition of Two Treatises. First published in 1960, and based on an analysis of the whole body of Locke's publications, writings, and papers. The Introduction and text have been revised to... (read more)

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Constitutional Law and Politics, Volume 1 (9TH 14 Edition)
Constitutional Law and Politics, Volume 1 (9TH 14 Edition)
by Obrien
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This authoritative casebook presents a wide range of excerpts and opinions from the most significant Supreme Court cases and places each case in its historical and political context. Special feature boxes, headnotes, and introductions help students... (read more)

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The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order
The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order
by Sean Mcfate
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It was 2004, and Sean McFate had a mission in Burundi: to keep the president alive and prevent the country from spiraling into genocide, without anyone knowing that the United States was involved. The United States was, of course, involved, but only... (read more)

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Historical Materialism Book #59: Gramsci and Languages: Unification, Diversity, Hegemony
Historical Materialism Book #59: Gramsci and Languages: Unification, Diversity, Hegemony
by Allessandro Carlucci
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Widely seen as among the most influential Italian thinkers of all time, Antonio Gramsci's highly original Marxism continues to be studied across the globe, even after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Gramsci and Languages offers an explanation of this... (read more)

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To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party
To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party
by Heather Cox Richardson
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When Abraham Lincoln helped create the Republican Party on the eve of the Civil War, his goal was to promote economic opportunity for all Americans, not just the slaveholding Southern planters who steered national politics. Yet while visionary... (read more)

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Populists in Power (Extremism and Democracy)
Populists in Power (Extremism and Democracy)
by Daniele Albertazzi
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This book examines recent experiences of populists in government in Italy and Switzerland where three very significant populist parties - Forza Italia/Popolo della LibertA and the Lega Nord in Italy; the Schweizerische Volkspartei in Switzerland - have... (read more)

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Doris Kearns Goodwin's classic life of Lyndon Johnson, who presided over the Great Society, the Vietnam War, and other defining moments the tumultuous 1960s, is a monument in political biography. From the moment the author, then a young woman from... (read more)

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Tools for Radical Democracy : How To Organize for Power in Your Community (07 Edition)
Tools for Radical Democracy : How To Organize for Power in Your Community (07 Edition)
by Joan Minieri
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Building the Power to Create Change Tools for Radical Democracy is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people. Authors Joan... (read more)

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A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
A People's History of the United States: 1492-Present
by Howard Zinn
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“Its a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and... (read more)

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The Prince (Penguin Classics)
The Prince (Penguin Classics)
by Machiavelli
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Machiavelli's highly influential treatise on political power The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its advocacy of ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccoló Machiavelli drew on... (read more)

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The European Union Explained: Institutions, Actors, Global Impact
The European Union Explained: Institutions, Actors, Global Impact
by Andreas Staab
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This brief and accessible introduction to the European Union is ideal for anyone who needs a concise overview of the structure, history, and policies of the EU. This updated edition includes a new chapter on the sovereign debt crisis in the Eurozone... (read more)

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Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People -- And How You Can Fight Back
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became People -- And How You Can Fight Back
by Thom Hartmann
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NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Unequal taxes, unequal accountability for crime, unequal influence, unequal control of the media, unequal access to natural resources--corporations have gained these privileges and more by exploiting their legal status as... (read more)

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The Conservatarian Manifesto: Libertarians, Conservatives, and the Fight for the Right's Future
The Conservatarian Manifesto: Libertarians, Conservatives, and the Fight for the Right's Future
by Charles C. W. Cooke
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CHARLES C.W. COOKE is a writer at National Review and a graduate of the University of Oxford, at which he studied modern history and politics. His work has focused especially on Anglo-American history, British liberty, free speech, the Second... (read more)

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Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making
by Deborah Stone
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Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of "rationality." Author... (read more)

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