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The Setting Sun
The Setting Sun
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682685
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The Setting Sun
A Memoir of Empire and Family Secrets
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

"I've always had difficulty imagining my father as a policeman. He seemed most himself in the informal setting of safari life, clothes disheveled, sometimes not shaving for days. So why did he join the Indian Police, with its rigid hierarchies and complex protocols?"

Setting Sun is the story of the dying days... Read more >
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The Setting Sun
A Memoir of Empire and Family Secrets
Written by Bart Moore-Gilbert


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

"I've always had difficulty imagining my father as a policeman. He seemed most himself in the informal setting of safari life, clothes disheveled, sometimes not shaving for days. So why did he join the Indian Police, with its rigid hierarchies and complex protocols?"

Setting Sun is the story of the dying days... Read more >
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The Tao of Democracy
Using Co-Intelligence to Create a World that Works for All
Written by Tom Atlee


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Tao of Democracy  presents an increasingly relevant and compelling vision of wiser public policy and vibrant democratic culture. Written by lifelong activist Tom Atlee, The Tao of Democracy is rooted in a simple, yet revolutionary proposition that opens doors to positive democratic change: Given a supportive structure and resources, diverse... Read more >
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.99

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Written by Marie Luise Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516478
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $22.95

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
Place, Not Race
Written by Sheryll Cashin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807086148
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell)
Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell)
Written by Jane McAlevey and Bob Ostertag
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683156
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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell)
My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement
Written by Jane McAlevey and Bob Ostertag


Format: Trade Paperback, 332 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $19.95

In 1995, in the first contested election in the history of the AFL-CIO, John Sweeney won the presidency of the nation’s largest labor federation, promising renewal and resurgence. Today, less than 7 percent of American private-sector workers belong to a union, the lowest percentage since the beginning of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Jeffrey Sachs
The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid
Written by Japhy Wilson


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $16.95

An investigation of Sachs’s schizophrenic career, and the worldwide havoc he has caused.


Jeffrey Sachs is a man with many faces. A celebrated economist and special advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, he is also no stranger to the world of celebrity, accompanying Bono, Madonna and Angelina Jolie on high-profile trips... Read more >
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Persona Non Grata
Persona Non Grata
Written by Tom Flanagan
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ISBN: 9780771030567
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Persona Non Grata
The Death of Free Speech in the Internet Age
Written by Tom Flanagan


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

 
From an acclaimed professor and former advisor to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, a passionate and edgy defense of free speech in Canada, and the role the internet plays in the issue.
     In February 2013, Tom Flanagan, acclaimed academic, University of Calgary professor, and former advisor to Prime Minister Stephen Harper... Read more >
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Persona Non Grata
Persona Non Grata
Written by Tom Flanagan
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ISBN: 9780771030536
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Persona Non Grata
The Death of Free Speech in the Internet Age
Written by Tom Flanagan


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $29.95

 
From an acclaimed professor and former advisor to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, a passionate and edgy defense of free speech in Canada, and the role the internet plays in the issue.
     In February 2013, Tom Flanagan, acclaimed academic, University of Calgary professor, and former advisor to Prime Minister Stephen Harper... Read more >
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Barbaric Sport
A Global Plague
Written by Marc Perelman


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

Marc Perelman pulls no punches in this succinct and searing broadside, assailing the ‘recent form of barbarism’ that is the global sporting event. Forget the Olympics and consider, under Perelman’s guidance, the ledger of inequities maintained by such supposedly harmless games.

They have provided a smokescreen for the forcible removal of ‘undesirables’... Read more >
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Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Theodore Roosevelt, Edited by Gordon Hutner
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ISBN: 9780345806123
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Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Theodore Roosevelt
Edited by Gordon Hutner


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) was our most published president with an incredible output of writing including forty books, over a thousand articles, and countless speeches and letters.
 
Collected here in one volume are examples of Roosevelt’s voluminous writings over a dazzling array of topics. Organized by general categories, readers can sample writings on... Read more >
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Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Theodore Roosevelt, Edited by Gordon Hutner
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ISBN: 9780345806116
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Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Theodore Roosevelt
Edited by Gordon Hutner


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $16.95

Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) was our most published president with an incredible output of writing including forty books, over a thousand articles, and countless speeches and letters.
 
Collected here in one volume are examples of Roosevelt’s voluminous writings over a dazzling array of topics. Organized by general categories, readers can sample writings on... Read more >
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Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs
Written by Japhy Wilson
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ISBN: 9781781683293
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Jeffrey Sachs
The Strange Case of Dr. Shock and Mr. Aid
Written by Japhy Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

An investigation of Sachs’s schizophrenic career, and the worldwide havoc he has caused.


Jeffrey Sachs is a man with many faces. A celebrated economist and special advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, he is also no stranger to the world of celebrity, accompanying Bono, Madonna and Angelina Jolie on high-profile trips... Read more >
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The Liberal Defence of Murder

Written by Richard Seymour


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95

A war that has killed over a million Iraqis was a ‘humanitarian intervention’, the US army is a force for liberation, and the main threat to world peace is posed by Islam.

Those are the arguments of a host of liberal commentators, ranging from Christopher Hitchens to Kanan Makiya, Michael Ignatieff, Paul... Read more >
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Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste
Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste
Written by Philip Mirowski
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ISBN: 9781781683026
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Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste
How Neoliberalism Survived the Financial Meltdown
Written by Philip Mirowski


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $19.95

At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. Yet in the harsh light of a new day, attacks against government intervention and the global drive for austerity are as... Read more >
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Presidential Lottery
Presidential Lottery
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
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ISBN: 9780804151603
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Presidential Lottery
The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

In this eye-opening nonfiction account, world-renowned author James A. Michener details the reckless gamble U.S. voters make every four years: trusting the electoral college. In 1968, Michener served as a presidential elector in Pennsylvania. What he witnessed that fall disturbed him so much that he felt compelled to expose the very... Read more >
Report of the County Chairman
Report of the County Chairman
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
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ISBN: 9780804159241
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Report of the County Chairman

Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

James A. Michener, the acclaimed author of sweeping historical blockbusters, chronicles his personal involvement in one of the most dramatic elections of the twentieth century: the 1960 presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. A relative newcomer to politics, Michener served as the Democratic chairman in his native Bucks... Read more >
This Noble Land
This Noble Land
Written by James A. Michener
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ISBN: 9780804151634
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This Noble Land
My Vision for America
Written by James A. Michener


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

In such modern classics as Chesapeake, Centennial, Hawaii, Alaska, and Texas, James A. Michener proved time and again that his understanding of and love for his country was unparalleled. This Noble Land is Michener’s most personal statement about America, an examination of the issues that threaten to fragment and undermine the... Read more >
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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361295
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307361318
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $15.99

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

Read more >
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Transparent Government
Transparent Government
Written by Donald Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149192
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Transparent Government
What It Means and How You Can Make It Happen
Written by Donald Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 273 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $18.95

Provides a blueprint for more effective government and greater citizen participation.

"Transparency" has become the new mantra of politicians and pundits alike. But what does it mean in practice? In this informative, clearly written book community activist Donald Gordon defines the essential features of a transparent government and makes a convincing case... Read more >
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Transparent Government
What It Means and How You Can Make It Happen
Written by Donald Gordon


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

Provides a blueprint for more effective government and greater citizen participation.

"Transparency" has become the new mantra of politicians and pundits alike. But what does it mean in practice? In this informative, clearly written book community activist Donald Gordon defines the essential features of a transparent government and makes a convincing case... Read more >
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Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism?
5 Interventions in the (Mis)Use of a Notion
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

In some circles, a nod towards totalitarianism is enough to dismiss any critique of the status quo. Such is the insidiousness of the neo-liberal ideology, argues Slavoj Žižek.  Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? turns a specious rhetorical strategy on its head to identify a network of family resemblances between totalitarianism and modern... Read more >
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