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Crisis in the Eurozone
Crisis in the Eurozone
Written by Costas Lapavitsas
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ISBN: 9781844679690
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Crisis in the Eurozone

Written by Costas Lapavitsas


Format: Trade Paperback, 268 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
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First, there was the credit crunch, and governments around the world stepped in to bail out the banks. The sequel to that debacle is the sovereign debt crisis, which has hit the eurozone hard. The hour has come to pay the piper, and ordinary citizens across Europe are growing to realize... Read more >
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China in Ten Words
China in Ten Words
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
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ISBN: 9780307739797
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades.
 
Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reveal as never before the world’s most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation...

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Che's Afterlife
Che's Afterlife
Written by Michael J. Casey
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ISBN: 9780307807656
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Che's Afterlife
The Legacy of an Image
Written by Michael J. Casey


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

In 1960, Cuban photographer Alberto Korda captured fabled revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara in what has become history's most reproduced photo. Now Michael Casey tells the remarkable story of this image, detailing its evolution from a casual snapshot to an omnipresent graphic—plastered on everything from T-shirts to vodka to condoms—and into a... Read more >
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The Unfair Trade
The Unfair Trade
Written by Michael J. Casey
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ISBN: 9780307885326
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The Unfair Trade
How Our Broken Global Financial System Destroys the Middle Class
Written by Michael J. Casey


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $14.99

A wake-up call for middle class Americans who feel trapped in a post-crisis economic slump, The Unfair Trade is a riveting exposé of the vast global financial system whose flaws are the source of our economic malaise. Our livelihoods are now, more than ever, beholden to the workings of its imbalances... Read more >
Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere
The New Global Revolutions
Written by Paul Mason


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2012
Price: $19.95

The world is facing a wave of uprisings, protests and revolutions: Arab dictators swept away, public spaces occupied, slum-dwellers in revolt, cyberspace buzzing with utopian dreams. Events we were told were consigned to history—democratic revolt and social revolution—are being lived by millions of people.

In this compelling new book, Paul Mason explores... Read more >
China in Ten Words
China in Ten Words
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
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ISBN: 9780307906939
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country’s meteoric economic and social transformation.
 
Framed by ten phrases common in...

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Profit Over People
Neoliberalism and Global Order
Written by Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

Why is the Atlantic slowly filling with crude petroleum, threatening a millions-of-years-old ecological balance? Why did traders at prominent banks take high-risk gambles with the money entrusted to them by hundreds of thousands of clients around the world, expanding and leveraging their investments to the point that failure led to a... Read more >
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La ciudad del crimen
La ciudad del crimen
Written by Charles Bowden
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ISBN: 9780307743473
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La ciudad del crimen
Ciudad Juarez y los nuevos campos de exterminio de la economía global
Written by Charles Bowden


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

En La ciudad del crimen Charles Bowden presenta una crónica devastadora de una urbe en pleno colapso. El libro comienza en enero de 2008, cuando una lista escrita a mano aparece en el monumento a los policías caídos en Juárez. En ella, bajo la leyenda “Para ellos que continúan sin creer”...

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10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Bank

Written by Kevin Danaher
Foreword by Anuradha Mittal


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.95

A veritable "Globalization for Dummies," 10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Banklays bare the most common myths of globalization in a clear and understandable way. Looking with hope to grassroots movement-building on a global scale, Danaher presents ten arguments for abolishing the IMF and World Bank and replacing them... Read more >
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Global Governance
The Battle over Planetary Power
Written by Kristin Dawkins


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

In Global Governance, policy analyst Kristin Dawkins offers a refreshingly hopeful and astute roadmap towards a democratic future, framing the respective roles and accomplishments of corporations, governments, and citizen activists in light of the day-to-day needs of communities around the world. Written with an eye to the realities of power, Global... Read more >
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Globalizing Civil Society
Reclaiming Our Right to Power
Written by David C. Korten


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

Prompted by the 1998 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Korten's book indicts the world's governments for failing to address growing hunger, housing shortages, unemployment, poverty, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation. He examines the causes of this global crisis and offers fresh solutions reflecting sustainability, community, and equity--the only principles... Read more >
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India Divided
Diversity and Democracy Under Attack
Written by Vandana Shiva


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

In India Divided, environmental, human rights, and antiglobalization activist Vandana Shiva chronicles the internal battles of a nation that is both the world's largest democracy and a leading nuclear power. Shiva describes a society where traditional cultures collide with the new economy of globalization, and charts the course of India's war... Read more >
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Public Power in the Age of Empire

Written by Arundhati Roy


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $7.95

In her major address to the 99th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association on August 16, 2004, "Public Power in the Age of Empire," broadcast nationally on C-Span Book TV and on Democracy Now! and Alternative Radio, writer Arundhati Roy brilliantly examines the limits to democracy in the world today... Read more >
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Rogue Economics

Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops... Read more >
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The Umbrella of U.S. Power
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. Policy
Written by Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $6.95

Chomsky observes the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a "Path to a Better World," while chronicling how far off the trail the United States is with respect to actual political practice and conduct. Analysing the contradictions of U.S. power while illustrating the real progress won by... Read more >
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The WTO
Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization
Written by Lori Wallach and Michelle Sforza
Introduction by Ralph Nader


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

In this groundbreaking pamphlet, directors of Ralph Nader's Public Citizen group examine the first five years of the World Trade Organization's track record, demonstrating how the WTO aims to create a new global economic system that increases corporate profit with little regard for social and ecological impacts, or democratically enacted law... Read more >
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Jihad vs. McWorld
Jihad vs. McWorld
Written by Benjamin Barber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874443
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Jihad vs. McWorld
Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy
Written by Benjamin Barber


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

Jihad vs. McWorld is a groundbreaking work, an elegant and illuminating analysis of the central conflict of our times: consumerist capitalism versus religious and tribal fundamentalism. These diametrically opposed but strangely intertwined forces are tearing apart--and bringing together--the world as we know it, undermining democracy and the nation-state on which it... Read more >
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To Uphold the World
To Uphold the World
Written by Bruce Rich
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ISBN: 9780807006139
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To Uphold the World
A Call for a New Global Ethic from Ancient India
Written by Bruce Rich


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2010
Price: $23.00

In 1991, Bruce Rich traveled to Orissa and gazed upon the rock edicts erected by the Indian emperor Ashoka over 2,200 years ago. Intrigued by the stone inscriptions that declared religious tolerance, conservation, nonviolence, species protection, and human rights, Rich was drawn into Ashoka's world. Ashoka was a powerful conqueror who... Read more >
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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Written by Fred Pearce
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ISBN: 9780807085950
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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

A 2008 Indie Next Pick

In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It’s a fascinating portrait... Read more >
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Rogue Economics
Rogue Economics
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
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ISBN: 9781583228821
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Rogue Economics

Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

What do Eastern Europe's booming sex trade, America's subprime mortgage lending scandal, China’s fake goods industry, and celebrity philanthropy in Africa have in common? With biopirates trolling the blood industry, fish-farming bandits ravaging the high seas, pornography developing virtually in Second Life, and games like World of Warcraft spawning online sweatshops... Read more >
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Growing Up Global
Growing Up Global
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar
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ISBN: 9780345506542
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Growing Up Global
Raising Children to Be At Home in the World
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $16.00

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares... Read more >
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Growing Up Global
Growing Up Global
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar
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ISBN: 9780345517005
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Growing Up Global
Raising Children to Be At Home in the World
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares... Read more >
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Illegal People
Illegal People
Written by David Bacon
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ISBN: 9780807042304
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Illegal People
How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
Written by David Bacon


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

For two decades David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People he explains why our national policy produces even more displacement, migration, immigration raids, and an increasingly divided and polarized society. Arguing for a sea change in how we think, debate, and legislate... Read more >
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Che's Afterlife
Che's Afterlife
Written by Michael J. Casey
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ISBN: 9780307279309
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Che's Afterlife
The Legacy of an Image
Written by Michael J. Casey


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $15.95

In 1960, Cuban photographer Alberto Korda captured fabled revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara in what has become history's most reproduced photo. Now Michael Casey tells the remarkable story of this image, detailing its evolution from a casual snapshot to an omnipresent graphic—plastered on everything from T-shirts to vodka to condoms—and into a... Read more >
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Democracy's Debt
Democracy's Debt
Written by M. Lane Bruner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026778
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Democracy's Debt
The Historical Tensions Between Political and Economic Liberty
Written by M. Lane Bruner


Format: Hardcover, 394 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2009
Price: $32.99

It is an undeniable fact that economic circumstances can directly impact political affairs, that wealth is easily translated into political influence, and that political movements and constitutional arrangements can directly influence economic environments. There is no consensus, however, on how to best manage the tensions between the production and maintenance of... Read more >
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