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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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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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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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In his controversial book, John Perkins tells the gripping tale of the years he spent working for an international consulting firm where his job was to convince underdeveloped countries to accept enormous loans, much bigger than they really needed, for... (read more)

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Sticking to the Union: An Oral History of the Life and Times of Julia Ruuttila
Sticking to the Union: An Oral History of the Life and Times of Julia Ruuttila
by Sandy Polishuk
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Sandy Polishuk's Sticking to the Union is the best kind of oral history, bringing to life a person and an era quickly passing out of reach. A grassroots tour through twentieth-century radical history, western history, and women's history, it is supported... (read more)

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Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman
Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman
by Cathy Wilkerson
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Flying Close to the Sun is the stunning memoir of a white middle-class girl from Connecticut who became a member of the Weather Underground, one of the most notorious groups of the 1960s. Cathy Wilkerson, who famously escaped the Greenwich Village... (read more)

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
by Jeremy Scahill
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Enter the secretive world of the most powerful private army on the planet. Here Scahill exposes the disturbing story of Blackwater, a shadowy private company offering specialized military services for hire. A dark study of both the organization and the... (read more)

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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
by Noam Chomksy
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe is a focused discussion on the existential threats of our time, and their points of intersection since World War II. Both nuclear war and environmental catastrophe have the potential for similar... (read more)

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Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea (Modern Library Classics)
Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea (Modern Library Classics)
by Mark Kurlansky
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In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for... (read more)

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Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class and What We Can Do about It
Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class and What We Can Do about It
by Thom Hartmann
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The American middle class is on its deathbed. People who put in a solid day's work can no longer afford to buy a house, send their kids to college, or even get sick. If you’re not a CEO, you’re probably screwed.    As Air... (read more)

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The Working Poor: Invisible in America
The Working Poor: Invisible in America
by David K Shipler
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The Working Poor is a deeply impressive book, a thorough and balanced study of the millions of Americans living at or around the poverty line. Shipler's varied portraits and interviews are insightful and moving, and his analysis of causes and suggestions... (read more)

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Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam (American Empire Project)
Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam (American Empire Project)
by Robert Dreyfuss
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“The most clear and engaging history of the deadly, historic partnership between Western powers and political Islam.”Salon.com Devils Game is the first comprehensive account of Americas misguided efforts, stretching across decades, to... (read more)

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The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
by Matt Taibbi
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Matt Taibbi has been a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and the author of five previous books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Great Derangement and Griftopia. He lives in New Jersey.... (read more)

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A Brief History of Neoliberalism
A Brief History of Neoliberalism
by David Harvey
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Neoliberalism--the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action--has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world since 1970 or so. Writing for a wide audience, David... (read more)

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The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
by Howard Zinn
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No other radical historian has reached so many hearts and minds as Howard Zinn. It is rare that a historian of the Left has managed to retain as much credibility while refusing to let his academic mantle change his beautiful writing style from being... (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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What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
by Thomas Frank
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With a New Afterword by the Author The New York Times bestseller, praised as "hilariously funny . . . the only way to understand why so many Americans have decided to vote against their own economic and political interests" (Molly Ivins) Hailed as... (read more)

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Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want
Getting a Grip 2: Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want
by Frances Lappe
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Designated by The New York Times Book Review as a must-read in 2008 for the next U.S. president, Lappés unique take and laser-like logic invite readers to try on a new, invigorating way of seeing the world. With her characteristic boldness... (read more)

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Failed States
Failed States
by Noam Chomsky
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In this much anticipated sequel to his international bestseller Hegemony or Survival, the author offers a comprehensive analysis of a global superpower that has long claimed the right to reshape other nations while its own democratic institutions are in... (read more)

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The Conscience of a Liberal
The Conscience of a Liberal
by Paul Krugman
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In this "clear, provocative" (Boston Globe) New York Times bestseller, Paul Krugman, today's most widely read economist, examines the past eighty years of American history, from the reforms that tamed the harsh inequality of the Gilded Age and the 1920s... (read more)

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How Would a Patriot Act?
How Would a Patriot Act?
by Glenn Greenwald
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Glenn Greenwald was not a political man. Not liberal, not conservative. Politicians were all the same and it didn't matter which party was in power. Extremists on both ends canceled each other out, and the United States would essentially remain forever... (read more)

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