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Playbook for Progressives
Playbook for Progressives
Written by Eric Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807047354
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Playbook for Progressives
16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer
Written by Eric Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is a must-have for the activist’s tool kit. This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing. Here, Eric Mann distills lessons he learned from over forty years as an organizer... Read more >
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Playbook for Progressives
16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer
Written by Eric Mann


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.00

An organizing manifesto for the twenty-first century, Playbook for Progressives is a must-have for the activist’s tool kit. This comprehensive guide articulates pragmatically what is required in the often mystifying and rarely explained on-the-ground practice of organizing. Here, Eric Mann distills lessons he learned from over forty years as an organizer... Read more >
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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
Preparing for the Twenty-First Century
Written by Paul Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780307773579
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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

Written by Paul Kennedy


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $15.99

Kennedy's groundbreaking book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers helped to reorder the current priorities of the United States. Now, he synthesizes extensive research on fields ranging from demography to robotics to draw a detailed, persuasive, and often sobering map of the very near future--a bold work that bridges... Read more >
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High Stakes
High Stakes
Written by Sam Skolnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006290
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High Stakes
The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction
Written by Sam Skolnik


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $25.95

America is becoming hooked on gambling. From the millions of dens and dorm rooms lit by online poker games to the neighborhoods transformed by new casinos and slot machine parlors, legalized gambling has become an integral part of our lives.

With a singular blend of investigative journalism and poignant narratives of... Read more >
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High Stakes
The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction
Written by Sam Skolnik


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $25.95

America is becoming hooked on gambling. From the millions of dens and dorm rooms lit by online poker games to the neighborhoods transformed by new casinos and slot machine parlors, legalized gambling has become an integral part of our lives.

With a singular blend of investigative journalism and poignant narratives of... Read more >
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Development as Freedom
Development as Freedom
Written by Amartya Sen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874290
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Development as Freedom

Written by Amartya Sen


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics,  an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century.

Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire... Read more >
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Abolition Democracy
Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this context... Read more >
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All You Can Eat
How Hungry is America?
Written by Joel Berg


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nation—the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as... Read more >
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Are Prisons Obsolete?

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of... Read more >
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Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

Written by Robert W. McChesney


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

"In this passionate and strikingly lucid essay, Robert McChesney makes clear why all of us should be alarmed about the effects of media mergers on the future of American democracy. This is a must reading for anyone who wants to get a quick understanding of this troubling trend."—Susan J. Douglas, author... Read more >
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In Pursuit of Justice
Collected Writings 2000-2003
Written by Ralph Nader


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

Ralph Nader is one of America’s most controversial—and uncompromising— public figures. He is a man on a mission who believes that taking on the powers that be involves more than just talking about it—it also means taking action. From car safety in the 1960s to opposition to the World Trade Organization... Read more >
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A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century

Written by Juliet Schor


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.95

In this groundbreaking pamphlet, Juliet Schor, author of The Overworked American, examines how Americans can begin making the shift away from a resource-destructive society to one that values the environment, community, and quality of life above business and profit. She a traces back how after W.W.II, Americans had hoped that technology... Read more >
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Envisioning Real Utopias
Envisioning Real Utopias
Written by Erik Olin Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676187
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Envisioning Real Utopias

Written by Erik Olin Wright


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2010
Price: $95.00

Rising inequality of income and power, along with the recent convulsions in the finance sector, have made the search for alternatives to unbridled capitalism more urgent than ever. Yet there has been a global retreat by the Left: on the assumption that liberal capitalism is the only game in town, political... Read more >
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Envisioning Real Utopias
Envisioning Real Utopias
Written by Erik Olin Wright
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ISBN: 9781844676170
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Envisioning Real Utopias

Written by Erik Olin Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2010
Price: $27.95

Rising inequality of income and power, along with the recent convulsions in the finance sector, have made the search for alternatives to unbridled capitalism more urgent than ever. Yet there has been a global retreat by the Left: on the assumption that liberal capitalism is the only game in town, political... Read more >
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All You Can Eat
All You Can Eat
Written by Joel Berg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228548
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All You Can Eat
How Hungry is America?
Written by Joel Berg


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $22.95

With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nation—the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as... Read more >
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The War on Choice
The War on Choice
Written by Gloria Feldt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307418616
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The War on Choice
The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back
Written by Gloria Feldt


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Accessible and impassioned, here is an eye-opening look at the right wing strategy to reverse the gains American women have made over the past 50 years. The War on Choice chronicles the actions being taken at the highest levels of government to turn back the clock on women's rights.

With the... Read more >
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While Europe Slept
While Europe Slept
Written by Bruce Bawer
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ISBN: 9780767920056
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While Europe Slept
How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within
Written by Bruce Bawer


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $15.95

The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another “Weimar moment.” Will Europeans rise to... Read more >
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While Europe Slept
While Europe Slept
Written by Bruce Bawer
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ISBN: 9780385517591
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While Europe Slept
How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within
Written by Bruce Bawer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $13.99

The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another “Weimar moment.” Will Europeans rise to... Read more >
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Abolition Democracy
Abolition Democracy
Written by Angela Y. Davis
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ISBN: 9781583226957
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Abolition Democracy
Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $12.95

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this context... Read more >
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