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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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Government in the Future

Written by Noam Chomsky


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

In this classic talk delivered at the Poetry Center, New York, on February 16, 1970, Noam Chomsky articulates a clear, uncompromising vision of social change. Chomsky contrasts the classical liberal, libertarian socialist, state socialist, and state capitalist world views and then defends a libertarian socialist vision as "the proper and natural... Read more >
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Impeach the President
The Case Against Bush and Cheney
Edited by Dennis Loo and Peter Phillips
Introduction by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

This brilliantly argued and wonderfully written collection by twenty-two of the best political analysts in the US analyzes the extraordinary and unprecedented threat the White House and its allies present to civil liberties, civil rights, the Constitution, international law, and the future of the planet.
Impeach the President unearths the stories behind... 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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Secret Trials and Executions
Military Tribunals and the Threat to Democracy
Written by Barbara Olshansky and Center For Constitutional Rights


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

Since the attacks of September 11th, there has been a sweeping revision of U.S. immigration laws, foreign intelligence gathering operations, and domestic law enforcement procedures. While aimed at countering terrorism and bringing to justice those individuals who are responsible for carrying out acts of terror against the U.S., many of these... Read more >
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Silencing Political Dissent
How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties
Written by Nancy Chang
Foreword by Howard Zinn


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

In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power.
Chang's compelling analysis begins with a historical review of political repression and intolerance of dissent in America... Read more >
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The Sun Climbs Slow
The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice
Written by Erna Paris


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $21.95

In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind America's opposition to the creation of a permanent international criminal court, and the implications for the world at large.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent tribunal of its kind. The mandate of the ICC... Read more >
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The Torturer in the Mirror

Written by Ramsey Clark, Thomas Ehrlich Reifer and Haifa Zangana


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

Before the US invasion of Iraq, before the American public saw the infamous photos from Abu Ghraib, the CIA went to the White House with a question: What, according to the Constitution, was the line separating interrogation from torture—and could that line be moved? The White House lawyers' answer—in the form... 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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United States v. G. W. Bush et al.

Written by Elizabeth De La Vega


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

What if there were a fraud worse than Enron and no one did anything about it?
In United States v. George W. Bush et. al., former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega brings her twenty years of experience and her passion for justice to the most important case of her career. The... Read more >
World Report 2006
Events of 2005
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
World Report 2007
Events of 2006
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
World Report 2008
Events of 2007
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
World Report 2009
Events of 2008
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $25.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
World Report 2010
Events of 2009
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $25.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
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World Report 2011
Events of 2010
Written by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch is increasingly recognized as the world’s leader in building a stronger awareness for human rights. Their annual World Report is the most probing review of human rights developments available anywhere.
Written in straightforward, non-technical language, Human Rights Watch World Report prioritizes events in the most affected countries during... Read more >
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The Lion, the Fox and the Eagle
The Lion, the Fox and the Eagle
Written by Carol Off
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307370778
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The Lion, the Fox and the Eagle

Written by Carol Off


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 15, 2010
Price: $16.99

Three Canadians – Lewis MacKenzie, Romeo Dallaire and Louise Arbour – were at the centre of the two greatest tragedies of the 1990s. Two of them could have stopped the killing. One was asked to bring the perpetrators to justice. In this riveting, original and explosive book, Carol Off explores the... Read more >
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Kafka Comes to America
Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror
Written by Steven T. Wax


Format: eBook, 380 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award — Winner in the Book category
Independent Publishers — Winner of the Gold Medal in the Autobiography/Memoir category       
ForeWord Book of the Year Awards — Winner of the Bronze Medal in the Social Science category
The Eric Hoffer Award - Winner in the Memoir category


A public... Read more >
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The Torturer in the Mirror
The Torturer in the Mirror
Written by Ramsey Clark, Thomas Ehrlich Reifer and Haifa Zangana
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229132
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The Torturer in the Mirror

Written by Ramsey Clark, Thomas Ehrlich Reifer and Haifa Zangana


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $8.95

Before the US invasion of Iraq, before the American public saw the infamous photos from Abu Ghraib, the CIA went to the White House with a question: What, according to the Constitution, was the line separating interrogation from torture—and could that line be moved? The White House lawyers' answer—in the form... Read more >
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Between the Fences
Between the Fences
Written by Tony Hefner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229125
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Between the Fences
Before Guantanamo, there was the Port Isabel Service Processing Center
Written by Tony Hefner


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.95

Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays... Read more >
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None of Us Were Like This Before
None of Us Were Like This Before
Written by Joshua E. S. Phillips
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844675999
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None of Us Were Like This Before
American Soldiers and Torture
Written by Joshua E. S. Phillips


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2010
Price: $26.95

Sergeant Adam Gray made it home from Iraq only to die in his barracks. For more than three years, reporter Joshua E. S. Phillips—with the support of Adam’s mother and several of his Army buddies—investigated Adam’s death. What Phillips uncovered was a story of American veterans psychologically scarred by the abuse... Read more >
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780307387097
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Half the Sky
Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa... Read more >
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Saviors and Survivors
Saviors and Survivors
Written by Mahmood Mamdani
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ISBN: 9780307591180
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Saviors and Survivors
Darfur, Politics, and the War on Terror
Written by Mahmood Mamdani


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $11.99

From the author of Good Muslim, Bad Muslim comes an important book, unlike any other, that looks at the crisis in Darfur within the context of the history of Sudan and examines the world’s response to that crisis.

In Saviors and Survivors, Mahmood Mamdani explains how the conflict in Darfur began... Read more >
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When God Says War Is Right
When God Says War Is Right
Written by Darrell Cole
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ISBN: 9780307553195
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When God Says War Is Right
The Christian#s Perspective on When and How to Fight
Written by Darrell Cole


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $10.99

Across the centuries, how have Christians who follow the Prince of Peace responded to the recurring reality of war? And what guidance do they offer for believers today–in the midst of global conflict?

In When God Says War Is Right, Dr. Darrell Cole offers thorough and highly readable answers. His expert examination... Read more >
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Veiled Atrocities
Veiled Atrocities
Written by Sami Alrabaa
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ISBN: 9781616141592
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Veiled Atrocities
True Stories of Oppression in Saudi Arabia
Written by Sami Alrabaa


Format: Trade Paperback, 275 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $19.00

A deaf-mute woman waiting for her brother to pick her up in front of shop window is arrested by two members of the Saudi "morality police" (mutawas) on suspicion of prostitution. They report their allegation to the governor of Riyadh, who accepts it without question and passes sentence. The next Friday... Read more >
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