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    Coronavirus Criminals and Pandemic Profiteers

    Accountability for Those Who Caused the Crisis

    by John Nichols ...
    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 20 min

    A furious denunciation of coronavirus criminals The rogues gallery begins with Donald Trump, who deliberately downplayed the coronavirus crisis despite knowing its dangers, as well as his international political allies, above all Boris Johnson. Billionaire politicians like Georgia senator Kelly Loeffler moved stocks at the same time they were telling Americans all was well. Political charlatans ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Becoming

    The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

    Narrated by Michelle Obama ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 3 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Becoming by Michelle Obama.Winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word AlbumWinner of the 2020 Audie Award for Autobiography/MemoirAn intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir; 15 million copies sold worldwideTHE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR<strong... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD $26.51 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Homo Deus

    A Brief History of Tomorrow

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 54 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Sapiens showed us where we came from. In uncertain times, Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.It asks the fundamental ques... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD $26.51 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Apocalypse Never

    Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

    Narrated by Stephen Graybill ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    Now a National Bestseller!Climate change is real but it’s not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem.Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

    Narrated by Greta Thunberg ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 15 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go on strike for our planet, forcing governments to listen, and earning her a Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more

    $9.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The New Climate War

    The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

    Narrated by Tim Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet.Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change. But the inordinate emphasis on individual behavior is the result of a ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Small Is Beautiful

    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Small is Beautiful by E F Schumacher.How does our economic system impact the way we live? Does it really affect what we truly care about?Oxford economist E. F. Schumacher provides an enlightening study of our economic system and its purpose, challenging the current state of excessive consumption in our society. Offering a crucial message for the ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    America: The Farewell Tour

    by Chris Hedges ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 17 min

    Chris Hedges’s profound and provocative examination of America in crisis is “an exceedingly…provocative book, certain to arouse controversy, but offering a point of view that needs to be heard” (Booklist), about how bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in a culture of sadism and hate.America, says Pulitzer Prize­–winning reporter Chris Hedges, is convulsed by an array of pathologies that ... Read more

    $35.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Feral

    Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding

    Narrated by George Monbiot ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 47 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.**'Captivating. Will change the way you think about the natural world, and your place in it' Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallIn Feral, George Monbiot, one of the world's most celebrated radical thinkers offers a riveting tale of possibility and travel in the wild**How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dark Agenda

    The War to Destroy Christian America

    Narrated by Phil Paonessa ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 6 min

    New York Times bestselling author David Horowitz exposes not only the progressive war against Christianity but also a war against America and its founding principles—which are Christian in their origin. Dark Agenda is about an embattled religion, but, most of all, it is about our imperiled nation. Tackling a broad range of issues from prayer in the schools to the globalist mindset, Horowitz traces ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Changes Everything

    Capitalism vs. the Climate

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Ellen Archer ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 43 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, returns with This Changes Everything, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political changeForget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this existential ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End of Policing

    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists, and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: ... Read more

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    Care Work

    Dreaming Disability Justice

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all. Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a ... Read more

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    Whitewash

    The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

    by Carey Gillam ...
    Narrated by Rachel Dulude ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 20 min

    It's the herbicide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the world's most popular weed killer is used everywhere from backyard gardens to golf courses to millions of acres of farmland. For decades it's been touted as safe ... Read more

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    The Future Earth

    A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming

    by Eric Holthaus ...
    Narrated by Gary Tiedemann ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.The basics of climate science are easy. We know it is entirely human-caused. Which means its solutions will be similarly human-led. In The Future Earth, leading climate change advocate and weather-related journalist Eric Holthaus ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry

    Narrated by Richard Flanagan ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 3 min

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world's best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world's purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aroha

    Maori wisdom for a contented life lived in harmony with our planet

    by Hinemoa Elder ...
    Narrated by Hinemoa Elder ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 30 min

    Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, ki te kapuia, e kore e whatiWhen we stand alone we are vulnerable but together we are unbreakableSee the world differently, through some of the wisest of human eyes.Discover traditional Maori philosophy through 52 whakatauki - simple, powerful life lessons, one for every week. Each one is retold by respected Maori psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder to show how we can ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our House is on Fire

    Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'An extraordinary account of how one family rose, with unshakable moral clarity, to the tremendous responsibility of being alive at the moment when our immediate collective decisions will determine the fate of life on Earth. They share their story of courage not because they want our accolades, but because they demand our company. Greta Thunberg has already inspired a ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Great Derangement

    Climate Change and the Unthinkable

    by Amitav Ghosh ...
    Narrated by Shridhar Solanki ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 7 min

    Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming? In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability—at the level of literature, history, and politics—to grasp the scale and violence of climate change.The extreme nature of ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Land of Open Graves

    Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

    Narrated by Ramon De Ocampo ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 49 min

    In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist Jason De Leon sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time-the human consequences of U.S. immigration policy. The Land of Open Graves reveals the suffering and deaths that occur daily in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona as thousands of undocumented migrants attempt to cross the border from Mexico into the United States. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Swamp Peddlers

    How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

    by Jason Vuic ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    Florida has long beckoned retirees seeking to spend their golden years in the sun, but, for many, the American dream of owning a home there was financially impossible. That changed in the 1950s, when the so-called "installment land sales industry" appeared out of nowhere to hawk billions of dollars of Florida residential property, sight unseen, to retiring northerners. For only $10 down and $10 a ... Read more

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    Arguing with Zombies

    Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future

    by Paul Krugman ...
    Narrated by Paul Krugman, Rob Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 15 min

    An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die.In Arguing with ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Success and Luck

    Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy

    Narrated by Robert H. Frank ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 19 min

    How important is luck in economic success? No question more reliably divides conservatives from liberals. As conservatives correctly observe, people who amass great fortunes are almost always talented and hardworking. But liberals are also correct to note that countless others have those same qualities yet never earn much. In recent years, social scientists have discovered that chance plays a much ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Secondhand

    Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

    by Adam Minter ...
    Narrated by Daniel Henning ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 2 min

    When you drop a box of unwanted items off at the local thrift store, where do they go? Probably across the country—or even halfway across the world—to people and places eager to reuse what you don’t want. In Secondhand, Adam Minter delves into the vast, multibillion-dollar industry that resells used stuff around the world. He follows the trail of unwanted objects from the closets, garages, and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial