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Acts of Aggression
Policing Rogue States
Written by Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said and Ramsey Clark


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

In Acts of Aggression three distinguished activist scholars examine the background and ramifications of the U.S. conflict with Iraq. Through three separate essays, the pamphlet provides an in-depth analysis of U.S./Arab relations, the contradictions and consequences of U.S. foreign policy toward "rogue states," and how hostile American actions abroad conflict with... Read more >
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The Anti-American Manifesto

Written by Ted Rall


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

In arguably the most radical book published in decades, cartoonist/columnist Ted Rall has produced the book he was always meant to write: a new manifesto for an America heading toward economic and political collapse. While others mourn the damage to the postmodern American capitalist system created by the recent global economic... Read more >
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Bakunin
The Creative Passion-A Biography
Written by Mark Leier


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

The spellbinding story of both the man and the theory, Bakunin chronicles one of the most notorious radicals in history: Mikhail Bakunin, the founder of anarchism, here revealed as a practical moral philosophy rooted in a critique of wealth and power.
Mark Leier corrects many of the popular misconceptions about Bakunin and... Read more >
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The Death of Ben Linder
The Story of a North American in Sandinista Nicaragua
Written by Joan Kruckewitt


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

In 1987, the death of Ben Linder, the first American killed by President Reagan's "freedom fighters" -- the U.S.-backed Nicaraguan Contras -- ignited a firestorm of protest and debate. In this landmark first biography of Linder, investigative journalist Joan Kruckewitt tells his story.
In the summer of 1983, a 23-year-old American... Read more >
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Deep Green Resistance
Strategy to Save the Planet
Written by Derrick Jensen, Aric McBay and Lierre Keith


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, "Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?" No one ever says yes.
Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental movement leaves off: industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Technology can't fix it, and... Read more >
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Everybody Talks About the Weather . . . We Don't
The Writings of Ulrike Meinhof
Written by Ulrike Meinhof
Preface by Elfriede Jelinek
Afterword by Bettina Rohl
Edited by Karin Bauer
Translated by Luise Von Flotow


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

No other figure embodies revolutionary politics and radical chic quite like Ulrike Meinhof, who formed, with Andreas Baader and Gudrun Ensslin, the Red Army Faction (RAF), also known as the Baader–Meinhof Gang, notorious for its bombings and kidnappings of the wealthy in the 1970s. But in the years leading up to... Read more >
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Haymarket
A Novel
Written by Martin Duberman


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

On the night of May 4, 1886, during a peaceful demonstration of labor activists in Haymarket Square in Chicago, a dynamite bomb was thrown into the ranks of police -trying to disperse the crowd. The officers immediately opened fire, killing a number of protestors and wounding some two hundred others.

Albert... Read more >
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Life of an Anarchist
The Alexander Berkman Reader
Edited by Alexander Berkman
Foreword by Howard Zinn


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

Alexander Berkman was a twentieth-century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights. He decided to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick after reading in the newspaper that Pinkertons... Read more >
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La Muerta y la Doncella

Written by Ariel Dorfman


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

La muerte y la doncella, la obra latinoamericana mas representada en la historia del mundo, ha llegado a constituirse en un clasico sobre la justicia y el perdon, la memoria y el olvido. Dorfman se ha propuesto a explorar preguntas pocas veces hechas en voz alta: "¿Como pueden los represores y... Read more >
Power Trip
U.S. Unilateralism and Global Strategy After September 11
Preface by Barbara Ehrenreich
Edited by John Feffer


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

A concise dissection of the new U.S. unilateralism, Power Trip is the first book-length critique of this fundamental shift in U.S. foreign policy to consolidate and extend U.S. global control. Charting the new terrain of foreign policy after September 11 and demonstrating how the Bush administration is building on the policies... Read more >
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Widows
A Novel
Written by Ariel Dorfman
Translated by Stephen Kessler


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

Set in a Greek village in 1942, and purportedly written from his imagination by a Danish man before he was picked up by the Gestapo and not seen again, here is Ariel Dorfman’s haunting and universal parable of individual courage in the face of political oppression. Widows forms a testament to... Read more >
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Zapatista Encuentro
Documents from the 1996 Encounter for Humanity and Against Neoliberalism
Written by Zapatistas


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

"Why is everyone so quiet? Is this the democracy you wanted?" So ask the Zapatistas, the group of indigenous Mexicans who, on January 1, 1994, mounted a rebellion against the implementation of NAFTA, political corruption, and the slow, unreported genocide of indigenous people worldwide. As the group expressed their demands and... Read more >
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One Nation, Two Cultures
One Nation, Two Cultures
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773302
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One Nation, Two Cultures
A Searching Examination of American Society in the Aftermath of Our Cultural Rev olution
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $9.99

In One Nation, Two Cultures, one of today's most respected and articulate cultural critics gives us a penetrating examination of the gulf between the two sides of American society -- a divide that cuts across class, racial, ethnic, political, and sexual lines. While one side originated in the traditional idea of... Read more >
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For Common Things
For Common Things
Written by Jedediah Purdy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757272
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For Common Things
Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today
Written by Jedediah Purdy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $9.99

Jedediah Purdy calls For Common Things his "letter of love for the world's possibilities." Indeed, these pages--which have already garnered a flurry of attention among readers and in the media--constitute a passionate and persuasive testament to the value of political, social, and community reengagement. Drawing on a wide range of literary... Read more >
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On the Nation and the Jewish People
On the Nation and the Jewish People
Written by Shlomo Sand and Ernest Renan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674626
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On the Nation and the Jewish People

Written by Shlomo Sand and Ernest Renan


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2010
Price: $14.95

Ernest Renan was one of the intellectual giants of the second half of the nineteenth century in France, the man who first opened up the study of nationalism. In this book, Shlomo Sand, the author of the best-selling The Invention of the Jewish People, demonstrates the complexity of Renan’s thought. Sand... Read more >
The Verso Book of Dissent
The Verso Book of Dissent
Preface by Tariq Ali, Edited by Andrew Hsiao and Audrea Lim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674480
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The Verso Book of Dissent
From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad
Preface by Tariq Ali
Edited by Andrew Hsiao and Audrea Lim


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2010
Price: $19.95

Throughout the ages and across every continent, people have struggled against those in power and raised their voices in protest—rallying others around them and inspiring uprisings in eras yet to come. Their echoes reverberate from Ancient Greece, China and Egypt, via the dissident poets and philosophers of Islam and Judaism, through... Read more >
The Last Best Hope
The Last Best Hope
Written by Joe Scarborough
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307463708
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The Last Best Hope
Restoring Conservatism and America's Promise
Written by Joe Scarborough


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.99

In this groundbreaking book, Joe Scarborough tells Republican Party bosses what they don’t want to hear, explains why Democrats are making matters so much worse, and then shows leaders of both parties the way forward.

The Last Best Hope draws on the forgotten genius of conservatism to offer a road map for... Read more >
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Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State

Written by Robert Boston


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 30, 2010
Price: $11.99

Award-winning journalist Robert Boston lambastes the zealots of the Religious Right for spreading misinformation about the constitutional principle of the separation of church and state. Boston reveals how a band of ultraconservative religious groups with a political agenda - led primarily by televangelist Pat Robertson - is conducting a systematic war... Read more >
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The Anti-American Manifesto
The Anti-American Manifesto
Written by Ted Rall
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ISBN: 9781583229330
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The Anti-American Manifesto

Written by Ted Rall


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $15.95

In arguably the most radical book published in decades, cartoonist/columnist Ted Rall has produced the book he was always meant to write: a new manifesto for an America heading toward economic and political collapse. While others mourn the damage to the postmodern American capitalist system created by the recent global economic... Read more >
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Rules for Radical Conservatives
Rules for Radical Conservatives
Written by David Kahane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521873
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Rules for Radical Conservatives
Beating the Left at Its Own Game to Take Back America
Written by David Kahane


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $12.99

Are you a frustrated conservative shocked by the bunch of far Left fanatics driving the bus—and our future—off a cliff? It’s time to fight back with the same ruthlessness that has served the radicals so well—not just now, but for the long term. And who better to reveal their strategies—and their... Read more >
How Would Jesus Vote?
How Would Jesus Vote?
Written by Dr. D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe
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ISBN: 9780307499158
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How Would Jesus Vote?
A Christian Perspective on the Issues
Written by Dr. D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $13.99

The 2008 election is shaping up to be one of the most important political contests in American history. In fact, Dr. D. James Kennedy believes it will be a watershed moment that could impact our very survival as a nation under God.

Values voters–people whose political views and votes are based on... Read more >
How the Republicans Stole Religion
How the Republicans Stole Religion
Written by Bill Press
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ISBN: 9780307499561
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How the Republicans Stole Religion
Why the Religious Right is Wrong about Faith & Politics and What We Can Do to Make it Right
Written by Bill Press


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

For decades, Press argues, conservatives have defined religion so narrowly that Democrats and liberals have been pushed outside the fold. According to their narrow gospel, God put George W. Bush in the White House to deal with gays, guns, and abortion—and those who don’t agree are on the sure road to... Read more >
The Future of Liberalism
The Future of Liberalism
Written by Alan Wolfe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307386250
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The Future of Liberalism

Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.00

A compelling and deeply felt exploration and defense of liberalism: what it actually is, why it is relevant today, and how it can help our society chart a forward course.

The Future of Liberalism represents the culmination of four decades of thinking and writing about contemporary politics by Alan Wolfe, one of... Read more >
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Marx for Our Times
Marx for Our Times
Written by Daniel Bensaid, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844673780
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Marx for Our Times
Adventures and Misadventures of a Critique
Written by Daniel Bensaid
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $24.95

The end of Soviet Socialism signalled to some observers that the ghost of Marx had finally been laid to rest. But history’s refusal to grind to a halt and the global credit crisis that began in 2008 have rekindled interest in capitalism’s most persistent critic.

Written during the mid-nineties, a period of... Read more >
The New Old World
The New Old World
Written by Perry Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844673124
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The New Old World

Written by Perry Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 561 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2009
Price: $39.95

The New Old World looks at the history of the European Union, the core continental countries within it, and the issue of its further expansion into Asia. It opens with a consideration of the origins and outcomes of European integration since the Second World War, and how today’s EU has been... Read more >
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