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    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)

    Narrated by Kevin Stillwell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road.When they descended on ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Profiles in Corruption

    Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact.For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe.Clinton Cash revealed the Clintons’ international money flow, exposed global corruption, and sparked an FBI investigation. Secret ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Democracy in America Vol 1

    Unabridged

    17 hours 5 min

    In 1831 French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville came to the United States to investigate its prison system. America was then a nation of 13 million people populating 24 states, with a largely unsettled territorial claim stretching westward to the Pacific. Seriously distracted from his original mission, the 25-year-old Tocqueville ended up writing about America's people, culture, history, geography ... Read more

    $28.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erasing America

    Losing Our Future by Destroying Our Past

    Narrated by John McLain ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    Remember America? There may come a time when no one will.There will be no monuments to American heroes, no stories that will praise them. The United States will have become a dark chapter in human history, best forgotten.In Erasing America: Destroying Our Future by Erasing Our Past, James Robbins reveals that the radical Left controls education, the media, and the Democratic party … and they seek ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The New Localism

    How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism

    Narrated by Tristan Morris ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    In their new book, The New Localism, urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak reveal where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges. Power is shifting in the world: downward from national governments and states to cities and metropolitan communities; horizontally from the public sector to networks of ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Mueller Report

    Unabridged

    19 hours 14 min

    'The Mueller report is that rare Washington tell-all that surpasses its pre-publication hype…the best book by far on the workings of the Trump presidency.' Carlos Lozada, The Washington PostThe only book with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of The Washington Post, and the most complete and authoritative available.Read the findings of the Special Counsel’s investigation into ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Falling in Love with America Again

    by Jim DeMint ...
    Narrated by Tim Andres Pabon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this audiobook, DeMint introduces Americans all across the ... Read more

    $41.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sarah

    How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment Upside Down

    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 59 min

    Sarah Palin, a hockey mom and small town mayor, thought her dream of making a difference in the male-dominated realm of Alaska politics was over when she clashed with the state chairman of her Republican Party and went head-to-head with the powerful Republican governor. In 2006, she became a long-shot candidate for governor, demanding a higher ethical standard in state government—and then fate ... Read more

    $17.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Broken Contract, The

    Making Our Democracies Accountable, Representative, and Less Wasteful

    Narrated by Heath Miller ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    A democracy should reflect the views of its citizens and offer a direct connection between government and those it serves. So why, more than ever, does it seem as if our government exists in its own bubble, detached from us?In reality, our democracy is not performing as it should, which has left us fed up with a system we no longer trust. Moreover, we lack a mechanism to fix what’s broken, because ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dumb and Dumber

    How Cuomo and de Blasio Ruined New York

    by Matt Palumbo ...
    Narrated by Axel Bosley ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 2 min

    Thanks to the policies of Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, the glory days of the Empire State and the Big Apple are long behind them.In America’s early days, most immigrants entered America through New York. For many, New York was synonymous with America and the American dream itself—a beacon of hope for the rest of the world. Now, for the first time ever, people are fleeing New York by the ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Macat Analysis of John C Calhoun's A Disquisition on Government

    Narrated by John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 39 min

    Nineteenth century American politician John C. Calhoun was unashamedly pro-slavery. So it may seem strange that his 1850 text, intended to defend that practice, is so respected today and Calhoun’s vision later helped civil rights activists create a fairer democratic system. Calhoun believed that people are naturally self-interested, and that ‘majority rule’ leads inevitably to abuse of power. He ... Read more

    $15.77 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    AMERICAN POLITICS

    by JD Lovil ...
    Narrated by Laura Johnson, Laura Johnson ...
    series OCCAM'S RAZOR #2

    Unabridged

    2 hours 39 min

    Politics is a mess.If we want our country to survive, we have to find some solutions. Let's argue about it, apply Occam's Razor to figure out the best solutions, and get it done!If you are concerned about immigration, social programs, or freedom in general, you need to read this book. It might give you something to think about.Get this book now, and start your quest to find the answers. ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shortest Way Home

    One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

    Narrated by Pete Buttigieg ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    'The best American political biography since Obama's Dreams from My Father' GuardianNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-seven-year-old mayor of South Bend... ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Keeping the Republic

    Saving America by Trusting Americans

    by Mitch Daniels ...
    Narrated by Mitch Daniels ...

    Abridged

    4 hours 52 min

    Unabridged, 9 hoursRead by TBD"America's best governor" (Ross Douthat, The New York Times) offers a plan for limited but effective government, before it's too late. ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Climbing the Hill

    How to Build a Career in Politics and Make a Difference

    Unabridged

    7 hours 2 min

    Inspiring, nonpartisan insider's advice on how anyone can build a career in local, state, and national government, from two rising stars in Washington government and policy.This inspiring, nonpartisan guide, written by longtime staff members of Republican and Democratic house leadership teams provides all the hard-won secrets and strategies you need to build a career in local politics or Congress, ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Until Justice Be Done

    America's First Civil Rights Movement from the Revolution to Reconstruction

    by Kate Masur ...
    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 15 min

    A groundbreaking history of the movement for equal rights that courageously battled racist laws and institutions, north and south, in the decades before the Civil War. The half-century before the Civil War was beset with conflict over equality as well as freedom. Beginning in 1803, many free states, claiming the authority to maintain the domestic peace, enacted laws that discouraged free African ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Of Bears and Ballots

    An Alaskan Adventure in Small-Town Politics

    by Heather Lende ...
    Narrated by Karen White ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours

    The writer whom the Los Angeles Times calls “part Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott,” now brings her quirky and compassionate take on holding local office. Following the 2016 election, writer Heather Lende was one of the thousands of women inspired to take a more active role in politics. Though her entire campaign for assembly member in Haines, Alaska, cost less than $1,000, she won! But tiny, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Nullification

    How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Narrated by Alan Sklar ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    Citizens across the country are fed up with the politicians in Washington telling us how to live our lives and then sticking us with the bill. But what can we do? Actually, we can just say no. As New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Woods, Jr., explains, "nullification" allows states to reject unconstitutional federal laws. For many tea partiers nationwide, nullification is rapidly becoming ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Fragile Democracy

    The Struggle over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

    Unabridged

    5 hours 23 min

    America is at war with itself over the right to vote, or, more precisely, over the question of who gets to exercise that right and under what circumstances. Conservatives speak in ominous tones of voter fraud so widespread that it threatens public trust in elected government. Progressives counter that fraud is rare and that calls for reforms such as voter ID are part of a campaign to shrink the ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save Working People

    Narrated by Elizabeth Warren ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    ‘Nevertheless, she persisted’has become a rallying cry for millions of those fed up with phony promises and governments that no longer serve their people. In this inspiring #1 New York Times bestseller and inspiring book, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren argues for a fair future for ordinary working people. Join the fight!In this passionate book, one of America’s leading progressive voices empowers ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Democrats: What Should They Do?

    Preventing Going Out of Business like the Federalists & Whigs

    by Tom Thornton ...
    Narrated by Deaver Brown ...
    series Politics

    Unabridged

    31 min

    Democrats What Should Be Done after their fully becoming the minority party in 2016. A must read from the author of Trump: If He Wins? One of the few to predict that. ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right

    What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas

    by Erica Grieder ...
    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 9 min

    Texasmay well be America’s most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the hallsof power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is thebusiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended byin the state’s politics and attitude, and yet, according to journalist, andTexan, Erica Grieder, the United States has a great deal to learn from Texas.InBig, Hot, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dark Mirror

    Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State

    Narrated by Barton Gellman ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Dark Mirror is the ultimate inside account of the vast, global surveillance network that now pervades all our lives.Barton Gellman’s informant called himself ‘Verax’ – the truth-teller. It was only later that Verax unmasked himself as Edward Snowden. But Gellman’s primary role in bringing Snowden’s revelations to light, for which he shared the Pulitzer prize, is only the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    All Politics Is Local

    Why Progressives Must Fight for the States

    Narrated by Meaghan Winter ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Democrats have largely ceded control of state governments to the GOP, allowing them to rig our political system and undermine democracy itself.After the 2016 election, Republicans had their largest majority in the states since 1928, controlling legislative chambers in thirty-two states and governor offices in thirty-three. They also held both chambers of Congress and the presidency despite losing ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial