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American Fun
American Fun
Written by John Beckman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803771
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American Fun
Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt
Written by John Beckman


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.
 
From the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Americans...

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The Tao of Democracy
Using Co-Intelligence to Create a World that Works for All
Written by Tom Atlee


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Tao of Democracy  presents an increasingly relevant and compelling vision of wiser public policy and vibrant democratic culture. Written by lifelong activist Tom Atlee, The Tao of Democracy is rooted in a simple, yet revolutionary proposition that opens doors to positive democratic change: Given a supportive structure and resources, diverse... Read more >
This Noble Land
This Noble Land
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151634
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This Noble Land
My Vision for America
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

In such modern classics as Chesapeake, Centennial, Hawaii, Alaska, and Texas, James A. Michener proved time and again that his understanding of and love for his country was unparalleled. This Noble Land is Michener’s most personal statement about America, an examination of the issues that threaten to fragment and undermine the... Read more >
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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361295
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $15.99

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Racecraft
Racecraft
Written by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683132
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Racecraft
The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Written by Karen E. Fields and Barbara J. Fields


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call "racecraft." And this phenomenon... Read more >
American Fun
American Fun
Written by John Beckman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908179
Our Price: $28.95
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American Fun
Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt
Written by John Beckman


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $28.95

Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.
 
From the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Americans...

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American Fun
American Fun
Written by John Beckman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908186
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American Fun
Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt
Written by John Beckman


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.
 
From the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Americans...

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Hatred Of Democracy
Hatred Of Democracy
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Steve Corcoran
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681503
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Hatred Of Democracy

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Steve Corcoran


Format: Trade Paperback, 106 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this vehement defence of democracy, Jacques Rancière explodes the complacency of Western politicians who pride themselves as the defenders of political freedom. As America and its allies use their military might in the misguided attempt to export a desiccated version democracy, and reactionary strands in mainstream political opinion abandon civil... Read more >
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Hatred Of Democracy

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Steve Corcoran


Format: eBook, 106 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this vehement defence of democracy, Jacques Rancière explodes the complacency of Western politicians who pride themselves as the defenders of political freedom. As America and its allies use their military might in the misguided attempt to export a desiccated version democracy, and reactionary strands in mainstream political opinion abandon civil... Read more >
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Informing the News
Informing the News
Written by Thomas E. Patterson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806604
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Informing the News
The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism
Written by Thomas E. Patterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.00

As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters “if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news.” Today’s journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even...

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Informing the News
Informing the News
Written by Thomas E. Patterson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345806611
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Informing the News

Written by Thomas E. Patterson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters “if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news.” Today’s journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even...

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The Victory Lab
The Victory Lab
Written by Sasha Issenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307954800
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The Victory Lab
The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
Written by Sasha Issenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.00

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD EXAMINING THE RESULTS OF THE 2012 ELECTION

Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of venerable American institutions, replacing the so-called wise men with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and now Sasha Issenberg tells the hidden story of the analytical revolution upending the way political... Read more >
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Occupy Spirituality
Occupy Spirituality
Written by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox, Afterword by Lama Surya Das, Foreword by Mona Eltahawy and Andrew Harvey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946855
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Occupy Spirituality
A Radical Vision for a New Generation
Written by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox
Afterword by Lama Surya Das
Foreword by Mona Eltahawy and Andrew Harvey


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

Named one of the Fifty Best Spiritual Books of 2013 by SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE in the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall Street movement and protest movements around the world are evidence of a new era of intergenerational activists seeking deeper spiritual meaning in their quest for peace and justice.

This book is a... Read more >
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Occupy Spirituality
A Radical Vision for a New Generation
Written by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox
Afterword by Lama Surya Das
Foreword by Mona Eltahawy and Andrew Harvey


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

Named one of the Fifty Best Spiritual Books of 2013 by SPIRITUALITY & PRACTICE in the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall Street movement and protest movements around the world are evidence of a new era of intergenerational activists seeking deeper spiritual meaning in their quest for peace and justice.

This book is a... Read more >
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The Democracy Project
The Democracy Project
Written by David Graeber, Read by Grover Gardner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360418
Our Price: $20.00

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The Democracy Project
A History, a Crisis, a Movement
Written by David Graeber
Read by Grover Gardner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $20.00

A bold rethinking of the most powerful political idea in the world—democracy—and the story of how radical democracy can yet transform America
 
Democracy has been the American religion since before the Revolution—from New England town halls to the multicultural democracy of Atlantic pirate ships. But can our current political system... Read more >
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The Democracy Project
The Democracy Project
Written by David Graeber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679646006
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The Democracy Project
A History, a Crisis, a Movement
Written by David Graeber


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

A bold rethinking of the most powerful political idea in the world—democracy—and the story of how radical democracy can yet transform America
 
Democracy has been the American religion since before the Revolution—from New England town halls to the multicultural democracy of Atlantic pirate ships. But can our current political system... Read more >
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Snow-Storm in August
Snow-Storm in August
Written by Jefferson Morley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477484
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Snow-Storm in August
The Struggle for American Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Written by Jefferson Morley


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

In 1835, the city of Washington simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves for the first time. Among the enslaved was nineteen-year-old Arthur Bowen, who stumbled home drunkenly one night, picked up an axe, and threatened his owner, respected socialite Anna Thornton...

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Notes On Democracy
Notes On Democracy
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830784
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Notes On Democracy

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $9.99

[Democracy] is, perhaps, the most charming form of government ever devised by man... It is based on propositions that are palpably not true and what is not true, as everyone knows, is always immensely more fascinating and satisfying to the vast majority of men than what is true...

H.L. Mencken, America's greatest... Read more >
The World America Made
The World America Made
Written by Robert Kagan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802712
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The World America Made

Written by Robert Kagan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.95

Robert Kagan, the New York Times bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power and one of the country’s most influential strategic thinkers, reaffirms the importance of United States’s global leadership in this timely and important book.
 
Upon its initial publication, The World America Made became one of the most talked about political...

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Racecraft
Racecraft
Written by Barbara J. Fields and Karen Fields
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679942
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Racecraft
The Soul of Inequality in American Life
Written by Barbara J. Fields and Karen Fields


Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

Most people assume that racism grows from a perception of human difference: the fact of race gives rise to the practice of racism. Sociologist Karen E. Fields and historian Barbara J. Fields argue otherwise: the practice of racism produces the illusion of race, through what they call “racecraft.” And this phenomenon... Read more >
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The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
Or, Why A Progressive Presidency Is Impossible
Written by John R. Macarthur


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

The publisher of Harper’s Magazine presents “an able, witty, and suitably pissed-off guide” (Bookforum) to American politics
 
Barack Obama swept into the White House in January 2009 still floating—or so it appeared to millions of his admirers—high above the crude realities of contemporary American political life. Old-fashioned landmarks—party loyalty, ideology... Read more >
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The Victory Lab
The Victory Lab
Written by Sasha Issenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307954817
Our Price: $11.99
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The Victory Lab
The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
Written by Sasha Issenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

The book Politico calls “Moneyball for politics” shows how cutting-edge social science and analytics are reshaping the modern political campaign.

Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of a venerable American institution, shoving aside its so-called wise men and replacing them with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and... Read more >
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The Victory Lab
The Victory Lab
Written by Sasha Issenberg, Read by Michael Goldstrom
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449807002
Our Price: $22.50

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The Victory Lab
The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
Written by Sasha Issenberg
Read by Michael Goldstrom


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.50

The book Politico calls “Moneyball for politics” shows how cutting-edge social science and analytics are reshaping the modern political campaign.

Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of a venerable American institution, shoving aside its so-called wise men and replacing them with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and... Read more >
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The Age of Austerity
The Age of Austerity
Written by Thomas Byrne Edsall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946454
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The Age of Austerity
How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics
Written by Thomas Byrne Edsall


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $15.95

One of our most prescient political observers provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years—and how we might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage from these ideological and economic battles.
 
In a matter of just three years, a bitter... Read more >
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