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Camelia
Save Yourself by Telling the Truth-A Memoir of Iran
Written by Camelia Entekhabifard
Translated by George Murer


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

Camelia Entekhabifard was six years old in 1979 when the shah of Iran was overthrown by revolutionary supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. By the age of sixteen, Camelia was a nationally celebrated poet, and at eighteen she was one of the youngest reformist journalists in Tehran. Just eight years later she... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
A Life in the Balance
Written by Amnesty International


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

Mumia Abu-Jamal has been incarcerated on Pennsylvania's death row for over two decades. His case has generated more controversy and received more attention, both national and international, than that of any other inmate currently under sentence of death in the United States of America.
Mumia Abu Jamal, black, was convicted and sentenced... Read more >
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China's Great Leap
The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges
Edited by Minky Worden
Photographed by Ladir Van Lohuizen
Introduction by Nicholas Kristof


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

With contributions from some of the most well respected and experienced Chinese writers, journalists, and organizers, China’s Great Leap examines the People’s Republic of China as its government and 1.3 billion people prepare for the 2008 Olympic Games. When Beijing first sought the Games, China was still recovering from the upheavals... Read more >
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Democracy Detained
Secret Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on Terror
Written by Barbara Olshansky
Introduction by Nat Hentoff


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Democracy Detained exposes the deplorable secret crimes committed by the Bush administration in their war on terror. Prominent legal activist Barbara Olshansky documents the assault on our constitutional democracy since 9/11, meticulously analyzing the unlawful justifications made by the U.S. government for covert actions at home and abroad. She reports on... Read more >
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Exorcising Terror
The Incredible Unending Trial of General Augusto Pinochet
Written by Ariel Dorfman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

Renowned author Ariel Dorfman, obsessed for twenty-five years with the malignant shadow General Pinochet cast upon Chile and the world, followed every twist and turn of the four year old trial in Great Britain, Spain and Chile as well as in the U.S., the country that had created Pinochet. Told as... Read more >
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A Field Guide for Female Interrogators

Written by Coco Fusco


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

The world was shocked by the images that emerged from Abu Ghraib, the US-controlled prison in Iraq. Lynndie England, the young female army officer shown smiling devilishly as she humiliated male prisoners, became first a scapegoat and then a victim who was "just following orders." Ignored were the more elemental questions... Read more >
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The Future of Media
Resistance and Reform in the 21st Century
Edited by Robert McChesney, Russell Newman and Ben Scott
Foreword by Bill Moyers


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

Co-edited by acclaimed media scholar Robert W. McChesney, the book features chapters by Bill Moyers, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, Rep. Bernie Sanders, and Newspaper Guild president Linda Foley, among many others. With the American political landscape dominated by the influence of big business, the timing of The Future of Media could... 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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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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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


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