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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott
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ISBN: 9780345806468
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $7.99

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott, Read by Jonathan Cowley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193078
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott
Read by Jonathan Cowley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $10.00

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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For Discrimination
For Discrimination
Written by Randall Kennedy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907370
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For Discrimination
Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law
Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $25.95

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Fisher v. University of Texas, For Discrimination is at once the definitive reckoning with one of America’s most explosively contentious and divisive issues and a principled work of advocacy for clearly defined justice.
 
What precisely is affirmative action, and why is...

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For Discrimination
For Discrimination
Written by Randall Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307907387
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For Discrimination
Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law
Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $13.99

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Fisher v. University of Texas, For Discrimination is at once the definitive reckoning with one of America’s most explosively contentious and divisive issues and a principled work of advocacy for clearly defined justice.
 
What precisely is affirmative action, and why is...

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Integrated Activism
Integrated Activism
Written by Alexis Zeigler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946046
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Integrated Activism
Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress
Written by Alexis Zeigler


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.95

How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice—and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.

Most... Read more >
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Integrated Activism
Applying the Hidden Connections between Ecology, Economics, Politics, and Social Progress
Written by Alexis Zeigler


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $14.95

How do peak oil, climate change, and the limits of growth affect abortion rights, income equality, and civil liberty? In this impassioned treatise, author and activist Alexis Zeigler reveals the hidden connections between ecology, economics, politics, and social justice—and shows us how to use these connections to effect real, long-lasting change.

Most... Read more >
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Green Town USA
Green Town USA
Written by Thomas J. Fox, Contribution by Andrew Flach, Foreword by Alex Wilson, Introduction by Daniel Wallach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578263127
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Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.00

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $4.99

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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Carbon Democracy
Carbon Democracy
Written by Timothy Mitchell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681169
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Carbon Democracy
Political Power in the Age of Oil
Written by Timothy Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $19.95

Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental politics, the struggle for democracy, and the place of the Middle... Read more >
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804541
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomksy and Laray Polk


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612191737
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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The Approaching Great Transformation
The Approaching Great Transformation
Written by Joel Magnuson, Foreword by Helena Norberg-Hodge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804800
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The Approaching Great Transformation
Toward a Livable Post Carbon Economy
Written by Joel Magnuson
Foreword by Helena Norberg-Hodge


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $18.95

"A brave book by a smart person with a masterful command of economic theory."—Publisher's Weekly

How should we act and think economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? The Approaching Great Transformation begins to answer this massive question, focusing on the people and communities already at work...

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The Approaching Great Transformation
Toward a Livable Post Carbon Economy
Written by Joel Magnuson
Foreword by Helena Norberg-Hodge


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

"A brave book by a smart person with a masterful command of economic theory."—Publisher's Weekly

How should we act and think economically in the world as the era of cheap oil comes to an end? The Approaching Great Transformation begins to answer this massive question, focusing on the people and communities already at work...

Read more >
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Green Gone Wrong
Green Gone Wrong
Written by Heather Rogers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679010
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Green Gone Wrong
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism
Written by Heather Rogers


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $16.95

Faced with climate change, many counsel “going green,” encouraging us to buy organic food or a “clean” car, for example. But can we rely on consumerism to provide a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit, and... Read more >
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Green Gone Wrong
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism
Written by Heather Rogers


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $16.95

Faced with climate change, many counsel “going green” by buying organic food or a “clean” car. But can we rely on consumerism as a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels from Paraguay to Indonesia, via the Hudson Valley, Detroit and London, to investigate green capitalism... Read more >
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Border Vigils
Border Vigils
Written by Jeremy Harding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680636
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Border Vigils
Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World
Written by Jeremy Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

Ours is an era marked by extraordinary human migrations, with some 200 million people alive today having moved from their country of origin. The political reaction in Europe and the United States has been to raise the drawbridge: immigrant workers are needed, but no longer welcome. So migrants die in trucks... Read more >
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Blue Revolution
Blue Revolution
Written by Cynthia Barnett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003282
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Blue Revolution
Unmaking America's Water Crisis
Written by Cynthia Barnett


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what’s now our largest crop—the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or... Read more >
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The Oil Road
Journeys From The Caspian Sea To The City Of London
Written by James Marriott and Mika Minio-Paluello


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $26.95

From Caspian drilling rigs and Caucasus mountain villages to Mediterranean fishing communities and European capitals, this is a journey through the heart of our oil-obsessed society. Blending travel writing and investigative journalism, it charts a history of violent confrontation between geopolitics, profit and humanity. From the revolutionary futurism of 1920s Baku... Read more >
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Better Than Sex
Better Than Sex
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826633
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Better Than Sex

Written by Hunter S. Thompson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2012
Price: $12.99

"Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to idiot savants."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Hunter S. Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable, just-short-of-libel style. In Better than Sex, Thompson hits the... Read more >
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Empowering Public Wisdom
Empowering Public Wisdom
Written by Tom Atlee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583945001
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Empowering Public Wisdom
A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics
Written by Tom Atlee


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.95

Lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative ways to distill the wisdom of ordinary people in order to better guide public policy. In Empowering Public Wisdom, Atlee recognizes currently popular forms of progressive democracy advocates, such as citizen participation and voter education, but suggests that what is really needed is a re-thinking of the... Read more >
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Empowering Public Wisdom
A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics
Written by Tom Atlee


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $10.95

Lifelong activist Tom Atlee proposes innovative ways to distill the wisdom of ordinary people in order to better guide public policy. In Empowering Public Wisdom, Atlee recognizes currently popular forms of progressive democracy advocates, such as citizen participation and voter education, but suggests that what is really needed is a re-thinking of the... Read more >
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Fools Rule
Fools Rule
Written by William Marsden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307398253
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Fools Rule
Inside the Failed Politics of Climate Change
Written by William Marsden


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $17.95

From the National Business Book Award-winning author of Stupid to the Last Drop, a captivating polemic on the global failure to deal with climate change.
 
Kyoto, 1997. Montreal, 2005. Copenhagen, 2009. Cancun, 2010. In Fools Rule, Marsden illustrates how inefficient and short-sighted political negotiations have become despite mounting scientific evidence that immediate...

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Walking Home
Walking Home
Written by Ken Greenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307358158
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Walking Home
The Life and Lessons of a City Builder
Written by Ken Greenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $21.00

One of the world's foremost urban designers shares his passion and methods for rejuvenating neglected cities and argues passionately for the importance and possibilities of their renewal.

From a youth spent in the boroughs of New York City and other great cities of the world, to his beginnings as an architect in... Read more >
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