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The Marx-Engels Reader
The Marx-Engels Reader
by Karl Marx
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This revised and enlarged edition of the leading anthology provides the essential writings of Marx and Engels--those works necessary for an introduction to Marxist thought and ideology.... (read more)

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Are Prisons Obsolete? (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
Are Prisons Obsolete? (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
by Angela Y. Davis
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With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition... (read more)

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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
by George Packer
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A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single generation have created a country of winners and losers... (read more)

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Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
by Modris Eksteins
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A rare and remarkable cultural history of World War I that unearths the roots of modernism   Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the origins, impact, and aftermath of World War I, from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of... (read more)

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Fateful Triangle United States Rev Edition
Fateful Triangle United States Rev Edition
by Noam Chomsky
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Contents Foreword by Edward W. Said Preface to the Updated Edition 1. Fanning the Flames 2. The Origins of the "Special Relationship" 3. Rejectionism and Accommodation 4. Isreal and Palestine: Historical Backgrounds 5. Peace for Galilee 6. Aftermath 7... (read more)

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Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement That Shattered the Party
Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement That Shattered the Party
by Max Blumenthal
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Over the last year, award-winning journalist and videographer Max Blumenthal has been behind some of the most sensational (and funniest) exposes of Republican machinations. Whether it was his revelation that Sarah Palin was "anointed" by a Kenyan priest... (read more)

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Talk to Me: Travels in Media and Politics
Talk to Me: Travels in Media and Politics
by Anna Deavere Smith
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Anna Deveare Smith's award-winning one-woman shows were borne of her uniquely brilliant ability to listen. In Talk to Me she applies her rare talent to the language of political power in America. Believing that character and language are inextricably... (read more)

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Labor Pains: Inside America's New Union Movement
Labor Pains: Inside America's New Union Movement
by Suzan Erem
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Labor Pains is an insider's account of the struggle to rebuild a vibrant and powerful trade union movement in the United States. It takes as its starting point the daily experience of a union organizer, and brings that experience to life. It enables us... (read more)

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What Would Jefferson Do?: A Return to Democracy
What Would Jefferson Do?: A Return to Democracy
by Thom Hartmann
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When the Founding Fathers were searching for the best and fairest form of government, they studied the models of Athenian democracy, the Roman republic, and the Iroquois Confederacy and created what is now called a modern liberal democracy. Today, 81... (read more)

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Screwed: the Undeclared War Against the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It (06 Edition)
Screwed: the Undeclared War Against the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It (06 Edition)
by Thom Hartmann
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Nationally syndicated radio host and bestselling author Thom Hartmann exposes the covert war conservatives, and corporations are waging against America's middle class?a war that's reducing the rest of us to a politically impotent working poor. This book... (read more)

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This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral -- Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking! -- In America's Gilded Capital
This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral -- Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking! -- In America's Gilded Capital
by Mark Leibovich
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The #1 national bestseller, Mark Leibovichs This Town, now in paperback—with a new Introduction by the author.... (read more)

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Homegrown Democrat: A Few Plain Thoughts from the Heart of America
Homegrown Democrat: A Few Plain Thoughts from the Heart of America
by Garrison Keillor
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In this thoughtful, deeply personal work, one of the nation's best-loved voices takes the plunge into politics and comes up with a book that has had all of America talking. Here, with great heart, supple wit, and a dash of anger, Garrison Keillor... (read more)

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
by Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco
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Chris Hedges's writing and reportage is consistently trenchant and unequivocal, notable for its discerning examinations and penetrating insights. Joe Sacco's award-winning work as a cartoonist is as distinctive as it is compassionate. Combining the... (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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Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth and Treasure
Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth and Treasure
by Glenn Beck
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THE FACTS. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;THE FUTURE. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;THE FIGHT TO FIX AMERICAand#8212; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;BEFORE ITand#8217;S TOO LATE. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the words of Harvard historian Niall Ferguson, the... (read more)

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The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition (Collected Works of F. A. Hayek)
The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents--The Definitive Edition (Collected Works of F. A. Hayek)
by Friedrich A Hayek
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An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944—... (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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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (The American Empire Project)
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (The American Empire Project)
by Noam Chomsky
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"Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." -The New York Times Book Review An immediate national bestseller, Hegemony or Survival... (read more)

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The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World
The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World
by W Cleon Skousen
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This is the best-selling Original Authorized Edition regularly featured by Glenn Beck to Fox TV viewers as a Must Read The nation the Founders built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an... (read more)

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