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Wrapped in the Flag
A Personal History of America's Radical Right
Written by Claire Conner


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $28.95

A narrative history of the John Birch Society by a daughter of one of the infamous ultraconservative organization’s founding fathers.

Named a best nonfiction book of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews and the Tampa Bay Times

 
Long before the rise of the Tea Party movement and the prominence of today’s religious Right, the... Read more >
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Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care
The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle
Written by Stuart Altman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

Essential reading for every American who must navigate the US health care system.

Why was the Obama health plan so controversial and difficult to understand? In this readable, entertaining, and substantive book, Stuart Altman—internationally recognized expert in health policy and adviser to five US presidents—and fellow health care specialist David Shactman explain... Read more >
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Damned Nations
Damned Nations
Written by Samantha Nutt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771051470
Our Price: $13.99
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Damned Nations
Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
Written by Samantha Nutt


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

Samantha Nutt is one of the most intrepid voices in the humanitarian arena and Damned Nations is a book of uncommon power. Weaving gripping personal experiences with uncompromising and impassioned argument, Nutt dissects war and aid, where humanitarian efforts go wrong, and what can and should be done to bring about...

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Media Control
The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
Written by Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

Noam Chomsky’s backpocket classic on wartime propaganda and opinion control begins by asserting two models of democracy—one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky, "propaganda is to democracy as the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state," and the mass... Read more >
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Cicero
Cicero
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360342
Our Price: $13.99
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Cicero
The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

“All ages of the world have not produced a greater statesman and philosopher combined.”
—John Adams

He squared off against Caesar and was friends with young Brutus. He advised the legendary Pompey on his somewhat botched transition from military hero to politician. He lambasted Mark Antony and was master of the smear campaign... Read more >
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Plain, Honest Men
Plain, Honest Men
Written by Richard Beeman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367266
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Plain, Honest Men
The Making of the American Constitution
Written by Richard Beeman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $13.99

In May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Distinguished historian Richard Beeman captures as never before the dynamic of the debate and the characters of the men who labored that historic summer. Virtually all of the issues in dispute—the... Read more >
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Our Political Nature
The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us
Written by Avi Tuschman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

The first book to tell the natural history of political orientations. 
 

     Our Political Nature is the first book to reveal the hidden roots of our most deeply held moral values. It shows how political orientations across space and time arise from three clusters of measurable personality traits. These clusters entail opposing attitudes... Read more >
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The Dictator's Learning Curve
The Dictator's Learning Curve
Written by William J. Dobson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533362
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The Dictator's Learning Curve
Inside the Global Battle for Democracy
Written by William J. Dobson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

In this riveting anatomy of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between dictators and those who would challenge their rule. Recent history has seen an incredible moment in the war between dictators and democracy—with waves of protests sweeping Syria and Yemen, and despots falling in Egypt, Tunisia...

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Slaughterhouse
The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, And Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry
Written by Gail A. Eisnitz


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation — have had on workers, animals, and consumers. It is also the first time ever that workers have... Read more >
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Twilight of the Elites
Twilight of the Elites
Written by Christopher Hayes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720474
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Twilight of the Elites
America After Meritocracy
Written by Christopher Hayes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.
 
   Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another –  from Wall Street to Congress, the Catholic Church to corporate America, even Major League Baseball... Read more >
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