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Exporting Democracy
Exporting Democracy
Written by Bob Rae
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ISBN: 9781551993430
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Exporting Democracy
The Risks and Rewards of Pursuing a Good Idea
Written by Bob Rae


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

The way most Western politicians talk, democracy is the pinnacle of civilization, the best political system there is. Many think it's the system the rest of the world ought to adopt. Bob Rae is not one of them. He is too well informed about the difficulties and dangers of implanting democracy... Read more >
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Open and Shut
Open and Shut
Written by John Ibbitson
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ISBN: 9781551993898
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Open and Shut
Why America Has Barack Obama, and Canada Has Stephen Harper
Written by John Ibbitson


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

Last November America elected its first black president. Canada, too, went to the polls that month. The difference for the two nations was remarkable: Americans had a clear choice between an indecisive, has-been who represented at best more of the same and a progressive, eloquent, African American, the first ever black... Read more >
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The Will of the People
Churchill and Parliamentary Democracy
Written by Martin Gilbert


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 18, 2010
Price: $9.99

The Will of the People is an incisive, in-depth look at Winston Churchill’s lifelong commitment to parliamentary democracy. First elected at twenty-five, Churchill was still in the House of Commons sixty-four years later. By far the largest part of his life – of his working days and nights – was spent... Read more >
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The Strong Horse
The Strong Horse
Written by Lee Smith
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ISBN: 9780385532204
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The Strong Horse
Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations
Written by Lee Smith


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this provocative and timely book, Middle East expert Lee Smith overturns long-held Western myths and assumptions about the Arab world, offering advice for America’s future success in the region.
 
Seeking the motivation behind the September 11 attacks, Smith moved to Cairo, where he discovered that the standard explanation—a clash of...

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The Opinion Makers
The Opinion Makers
Written by David W. Moore
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ISBN: 9780807042335
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The Opinion Makers
An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Polls
Written by David W. Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

With a new afterword by the author

Drawing on over a decade's experience at the Gallup Poll and a distinguished academic career in survey research, David W. Moore—praised as a "scholarly crusader" by the New York Times—reveals that pollsters don't report public opinion, they manufacture it. In this highly critical book... Read more >
Hatred of Democracy
Hatred of Democracy
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Steve Corcoran
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ISBN: 9781844673865
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Hatred of Democracy

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Steve Corcoran


Format: Trade Paperback, 106 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $16.95

Jacques Rancière argues that the West can no longer simply extol the virtues of democracy by contrasting it with the horrors of totalitarianism. As certain governments are exporting democracy by brute force, and a reactionary strand in mainstream political opinion is willing to abandon civil liberties and destroy collective values of... Read more >
The Democratic Paradox
The Democratic Paradox
Written by Chantal Mouffe
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ISBN: 9781844673551
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The Democratic Paradox

Written by Chantal Mouffe


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $17.95

From the theory of ‘deliberative democracy’ to the politics of the ‘third way’, the present Zeitgeist is characterized by attempts to deny what Chantal Mouffe contends is the inherently conflictual nature of democratic politics. Far from being signs of progress, such ideas constitute a serious threat to democratic institutions. Taking issue... Read more >
Open and Shut
Open and Shut
Written by John Ibbitson
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ISBN: 9780771043185
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Open and Shut
Why America Has Barack Obama, and Canada Has Stephen Harper
Written by John Ibbitson


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2009
Price: $14.95

Last November America elected its first black president. Canada, too, went to the polls that month. The difference for the two nations was remarkable: Americans had a clear choice between an indecisive, has-been who represented at best more of the same and a progressive, eloquent, African American, the first ever black... Read more >
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On Empire
On Empire
Written by Eric Hobsbawm
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ISBN: 9780307489029
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On Empire
America, War, and Global Supremacy
Written by Eric Hobsbawm


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

In there four incisive and keenly perceptive essays, one of out most celebrated and respected historians of modern Europe looks at the world situation and some of the major political problems confronting us at the start of the third millennium.

With his usual measured and brilliant historical perspective, Eric Hobsbawm traces the... Read more >
Supercapitalism
Supercapitalism
Written by Robert B. Reich
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ISBN: 9780307277992
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Supercapitalism
The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life
Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening inequality of income and wealth, heightened job insecurity, and corporate corruption... Read more >
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You Can't Be President
You Can't Be President
Written by John R. Macarthur
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ISBN: 9781933633602
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You Can't Be President
The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
Written by John R. Macarthur


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

"This book lays bare the malfunctions of our democracy and the solutions in a superb literary style and a convincing manner." George McGovern, Democratic candidate for President, 1972

It seems like an historic election: A woman almost won the nomination to run for President of the United states—losing to an African-American, who... Read more >
Being America
Being America
Written by Jedediah Purdy
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ISBN: 9780307424945
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Being America
Liberty, Commerce, and Violence in an American World
Written by Jedediah Purdy


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Having risen to national attention with his first book, For Common Things, Jedediah Purdy now cements his claim to being one of the most arresting public intellectuals of his generation. In Being America, Purdy turns his erudition and unique perspective to America’s relationship with a world that both admires and hates... Read more >
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Supercapitalism
Supercapitalism
Written by Robert B. Reich
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ISBN: 9780307267856
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Supercapitalism

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $13.99

From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening inequality of income and wealth, heightened job insecurity, and corporate corruption... Read more >
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Politics Lost
Politics Lost
Written by Joe Klein
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ISBN: 9780767916011
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Politics Lost
From RFK to W: How Politicians Have Become Less Courageous and More Interested in Keeping Power than in Doing What's Right for America
Written by Joe Klein


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $15.99

People on the right are furious. People on the left are livid. And the center isn’t holding. There is only one thing on which almost everyone agrees: there is something very wrong in Washington. The country is being run by pollsters. Few politicians are able to win the voters’ trust. Blame... Read more >
The Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
The Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
Written by James Madison
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ISBN: 9781591024712
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The Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
Which Framed the Constitution of the United States of America
Written by James Madison


Format: Trade Paperback, 677 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $45.99

The very future of the nation was at stake.  

This handsome, affordable paperback edition contains James Madison's entire narrative of the stirring historic debates that led to the creation of one of the free world’s most respected documents: the Constitution of the United States. Known today as the "Father of the... Read more >
The Will of the People
The Will of the People
Written by Martin Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780679314691
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The Will of the People
Churchill and Parliamentary Democracy
Written by Martin Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $13.50

The Will of the People is an incisive, in-depth look at Winston Churchill’s lifelong commitment to parliamentary democracy. First elected at twenty-five, Churchill was still in the House of Commons sixty-four years later. By far the largest part of his life – of his working days and nights – was spent... Read more >
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Politics Lost
Politics Lost
Written by Joe Klein, Read by Joe Klein
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739325452
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Politics Lost
How American Democracy Was Trivialized By People Who Think You're Stupid
Written by Joe Klein
Read by Joe Klein


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $13.98

People on the right are furious. People on the left are livid. And the center isn’t holding. There is only one thing on which almost everyone agrees: there is something very wrong in Washington. The country is being run by pollsters. Few politicians are able to win the voters’ trust. Blame... Read more >
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Politics Lost
Politics Lost
Written by Joe Klein
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ISBN: 9780385517720
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Politics Lost
How American Democracy Was Trivialized By People Who Think You're Stupid
Written by Joe Klein


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $11.99

People on the right are furious. People on the left are livid. And the center isn’t holding. There is only one thing on which almost everyone agrees: there is something very wrong in Washington. The country is being run by pollsters. Few politicians are able to win the voters’ trust. Blame... Read more >
What Would Jefferson Do?
What Would Jefferson Do?
Written by Thom Hartmann
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ISBN: 9781400052097
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What Would Jefferson Do?
A Return to Democracy
Written by Thom Hartmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2005
Price: $14.95

Today, some 80 nations can be described as fully democratic. Yet in numerous countries around the world, democracy has failed or is tottering, and in the United States its principles are increasingly under siege from corporate and other forces.

In What Would Jefferson Do? Thom Hartmann shows why democracy is not an... Read more >
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Moyers on America
Moyers on America
Written by Bill Moyers
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ISBN: 9781400095360
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Moyers on America
A Journalist and His Times
Written by Bill Moyers


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $14.95

During the fifty years he has been variously a reporter, a political spokesperson, and a broadcaster, Bill Moyers has demonstrated a deep commitment to understanding the workings of our government and the role of the individual in society. His essays and commentaries, such as the recent “Shivers Down the Spine,” “A... Read more >
The Just State
The Just State
Written by Richard Dien Winfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023173
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The Just State
Rethinking Self-government
Written by Richard Dien Winfield


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2005
Price: $49.99

At a time when the enemies of democracy cannot be dissuaded by appeals to shared values and conventions, nothing is more pressing than a thoroughgoing investigation of what the state should be. Whereas contemporary thinkers have mostly relativized political justice or conceived it as a formal concept lacking institutional detail, The... Read more >
A Farther Shore
A Farther Shore
Written by Gerry Adams
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ISBN: 9780375760129
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A Farther Shore
Ireland's Long Road to Peace
Written by Gerry Adams


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2005
Price: $16.95

He’s been imprisoned, shot at, denounced, shunned, and banned, yet Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams remains resolute in his belief that peace is the only viable option for the Irish people. Adams led the oldest revolutionary movement in Ireland on an extraordinary journey from armed insurrection to active participation in government... Read more >
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