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    The Victory Lab

    The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

    Narrated by Michael Goldstrom ...


    12 hours 57 min

    The book Politico calls “Moneyball for politics” shows how cutting-edge social science and analytics are reshaping the modern political campaign.Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of a venerable American institution, shoving aside its so-called wise men and replacing them with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and now in The Victory Lab,journalist Sasha Issenberg ... Read more

    $33.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...


    29 hours 10 min

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political ... Read more

    $47.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Audacity of Hope

    Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...


    6 hours 10 min

    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics–a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the “endless clash of armies” we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How Democracies Die

    The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...


    8 hours 24 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, read by Fred Sanders.Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'état - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power and the ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    There Is Nothing for You Here

    Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

    by Fiona Hill ...
    Narrated by Fiona Hill ...


    15 hours 35 min

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | "As a memoir this is hard to put down; if you are seeking a better American future you should pick it up.”—Timothy Snyder, New York Times best-selling author of On TyrannyA celebrated foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia—and draws on her personal journey out of ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Adults In The Room

    My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...


    20 hours 14 min

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis.*** 'One of the greatest political memoirs of all time' (Guardian) ***What happens when you take on the establishment? In this blistering, personal account, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe's hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An Ugly Truth

    Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination

    series Language Acts and Worldmaking #29


    10 hours 31 min

    'The ultimate takedown' New York Times**'**The problem of Facebook is Zuckerberg. And the question posed by this splendid book is: what are we going to do about him?' Observer'A comprehensive account . . . drawn from first-hand testimonies. Thoroughly engaging' The Times'What marks this book out is how it gets under the corporate b... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    If Only They Didn't Speak English

    Notes From Trump's America

    by Jon Sopel ...
    Narrated by Jon Sopel ...


    9 hours 52 min

    As the BBC’s North America Editor, Jon Sopel has had a pretty busy time of it lately. In the 18 months it’s taken for a reality star to go from laughingstock to leader of the free world, Jon has travelled the length and breadth of the United States, experiencing it from a perspective that most of us could only dream of: he has flown aboard Air Force One, interviewed President Obama and has even ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Stop Fascism

    History, Ideology, Resistance

    by Paul Mason ...
    Narrated by Paul Mason ...


    11 hours 5 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The far right is on the rise across the world. From Modi's India to Bolsonaro's Brazil and Erdogan's Turkey, fascism is not a horror that we have left in the past; it is a recurring nightmare that is happening again - and we need to find a better way to fight it.In How to Stop Fascism, Paul Mason offers a radical, hopeful blueprint for resisting and defeating the new far ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    People vs. Democracy, The

    Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

    by Yascha Mounk ...
    Narrated by Timothy Andrés Pabon ...


    8 hours 31 min

    The world is in turmoil. From India to Turkey and from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. As a result, Yascha Mounk shows, democracy itself may now be at risk.Two core components of liberal democracy—individual rights and the popular will—are increasingly at war with each other. As the role of money in politics soared and important issues were taken out of ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Principles Matter

    The Constitution, Progressives, and the Trump Era

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...


    13 hours 19 min

    Progressives who opposed the Trump administration's policies found themselves repeatedly relying on constitutional principles grounded in federalism, separation of powers, and free speech to resist the federal government. Although many progressives had either criticized or underemphasized those principles before Trump, the principles became vital to progressive causes after Trump was elected. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nocturno de la democracia mexicana

    Narrated by Raúl Boxer ...


    9 hours 46 min

    Nocturno de la democracia mexicana son tres libros en uno. Un análisis ágil y novedoso sobre los lastres que nos impone la historia; una puntual recapitulación de nuestra aún inacabada transición a la democracia, y una advertencia sobre las pulsiones autoritarias del nuevo gobierno."La costumbre política mexicana, primera parte del libro, puede leerse como un solo ensayo sobre los hilos de larga ... Read more

    $38.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hört einander zu!

    Narrated by Wiebke Puls ...


    1 hour 37 min

    Gleichberechtigung, Demokratie und Zukunft! Elif Shafak, eine der bedeutendsten Stimmen für Gleichberechtigung und freiheitliche Werte in Europa, zeigt mit viel Einsicht Wege auf, wie wir Demokratie, Einfühlungsvermögen und unseren Glauben an eine bessere und weisere Zukunft fördern können. Ihr Ansatz: Wir müssen endlich anfangen, uns gegenseitig Gehör zu schenken. Wir leben im Zeitalter der ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon

    A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened

    by Bill McKibben ...


    6 hours

    The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon by Bill McKibben is a forthcoming title from Henry Holt & Company. ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial


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    What Unites Us

    Reflections on Patriotism

    Narrated by Dan Rather ...


    7 hours 5 min

    In a collection of original essays, the venerated television journalist, Dan Rather, celebrates our shared values and what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like. Writing about the institutions that sustain us, such as public libraries, public schools, and national parks; the values that have transformed us, such as the struggle for civil rights; and the drive ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Plot to Betray America

    How Team Trump Embraced Our Enemies, Compromised Our Security, and How We Can Fix It

    by Malcolm Nance ...
    Narrated by Oliver Wyman ...


    13 hours 27 min

    ***NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***An Explosive, Revelatory Assessment of the Greatest Betrayal in American History, Newly Revised and UpdatedWilliam Barr · Paul Manafort · Michael Cohen · Steve Bannon · Rudy Giuliani · Mitch McConnell · Roger Stone · George Papadopoulos · Jeff Sessions · And More!"Impressive... a persuasive whodunit narrative." -Washington PostIn The Plot to Betra... ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin

    A Memoir of Our Tumultuous Years

    Narrated by Holter Graham ...


    3 hours 42 min

    This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived “enemies,” and the discrepancy between what she said and what she did. ... Read more

    $35.87 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Sacred Honor

    Stories Letters Songs Poems Speeches Hymns Birth Nation


    4 hours 1 min

    Millions of American families have turned to The Book of Virtues and The Moral Compass by William J. Bennett for moral guidance in troubled times. Our Sacred Honor offers inspiration and instruction as well -- this time of a particularly American sort.In Our Sacred Honor, Bennett has collected the best that has been thought and said by and about the men and women who founded America. The stories, ... Read more

    $23.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    One Nation After Trump

    A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported


    10 hours 12 min

    AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER — read by the authors.A call to action from three of Washington's premier political scholar-journalists, One Nation After Trump offers the definitive work on the threat posed by the Trump presidency and how to counter it.American democracy was never supposed to give the nation a president like Donald Trump. We have never had a president who gave rise to such ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

    by Rachel Maddow ...
    Narrated by Rachel Maddow ...


    15 hours 33 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.** Winner of the 2021 GRAMMY® Best Spoken Word Album **Award-winning American news presenter Rachel Maddow investigates remarkable stories from around the globe, all leading back to the same crooked source: the unimaginably lucrative and equally corrupting oil and gas industry.From Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, to Kyiv, Siberia and Moscow, to Equatorial Guinea and ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Democracy Matters

    by Cornel West ...
    Narrated by Cornel West ...


    7 hours 16 min

    **“Uncompromising and unconventional . . . Cornel West is an eloquent prophet with attitude.” —Newsweek“West reveals himself as a thinker of dazzling erudition, whose critiques are inevitably balanced by an infectious optimism and magnanimity of spirit.” —The Village Voice**In his major bestseller, Race Matters, philosopher Cornel West burst onto the national scene with his searing analysis of the ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Econocracy

    On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts


    6 hours 56 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of The Econocracy by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins, read by Jonathan Keeble.A century ago, the idea of 'the economy' didn't exist. Now economics is the supreme ideology of our time, with its own rules and language. The trouble is, most of us can't speak it.This is damaging democracy. Dangerous agendas are hidden inside ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

    by Josh Mauldin ...
    Narrated by Bruce Mann ...


    8 hours 40 min

    Recent political events around the world have raised the specter of an impending collapse of democratic institutions. Contemporary concerns about the decline of liberal democracy are reminiscent to the tumult of the 1930s and 1940s in Europe. Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer lived in Germany during the rise of National Socialism, and each reflected on what the rise of totalitarianism meant for ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Benn Tapes - Vol 1

    by Tony Benn ...
    Narrated by Tony Benn, Full Cast ...


    1 hour 54 min

    This is the first series of Labour MP Tony Benn’s behind-the-scenes revelations from the highly acclaimed BBC Radio 4 series. 'The Observer' called it ‘Irresistible fly-on-the-wall history as it actually happens.’ Late each night for over twenty-five years the Labour MP and former Secretary of State Tony Benn sat alone and dictated onto tape his account of the daily events at the heart of ... Read more

    $9.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial