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  • White Rage

    The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

    door Carol Anderson

    National Book Critics Circle Award WinnerNew York TimesBestsellerUSA Today BestsellerA New York TimesNotable Book of the YearA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the YearA Boston Globe Best Book of 2016A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016From the Civil W... ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • For Education

    The College Classroom as Concrete Utopia

    door Glenn Wallis

    serie Incite Items: For Educational Iconoclasm #2
    If we assume the capture of the American university by the “national economic dogma,” as Nietzsche called education in the service of money-making careerism, what concrete actions might a change-minded instructor take in the classroom itself? This is the question driving For Education. ... Read more

    $9.95 USD

  • Ghosting the News

    Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy

    door Margaret Sullivan

    "An excellent introduction to the essential problem of our republic. With a wake-up call like this one, we still have a chance."--Timothy Snyder, author of On TyrannyAn Epidemic of News Deserts and Ghost PapersGhosting the News tells the most troubling media story of our time: How democracy suffers when local news dies. From 2004 to 2015, 1,800 print newspaper outlets closed in the U.S. One in ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Dumb and Dumber

    How Cuomo and de Blasio Ruined New York

    door Matt Palumbo

    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 millions. Plagued by high taxes, big government, excessive regulations, and other obstacles to liberty, there are few reasons for one to ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Special Snowflake Syndrome

    The Unrecognized Personality Disorder Destroying the World

    door Heather Silvio

    In an increasingly contentious political and cultural landscape, Dr. Heather Silvio focuses on and offers solutions to the negative impact of extremes on all sides.Dr. Silvio asks the tough questions about the growing segment of society that:• expresses incredible entitlement• acts out when they don’t get their way• seems determined to make the world conform to them and their preferences, no ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future

    door Pete Buttigieg

    Featuring a new introduction and a “Back Home” afterword, Shortest Way Home is Pete Buttigieg’s inspirational story that challenges our perception of the typical American politician.The meteoric rise of the mayor of a small Midwest city, who defied every pundit’s odds with his electrifying run for the presidency, created one of the most surprising candidacies in recent American history. The fact ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Sagebrush State

    Nevada's History, Government, and Politics

    door Michael W. Bowers

    serie Shepperson Series in Nevada History #5
    Nevada’s politics are in large measure the result of its turbulent history and harsh environment. Michael W. Bowers’ concise volume explains the dynamics of the political formation process, which is strikingly unique among the fifty states. Even today, Nevada is unlike the other states in its politics and culture: it’s economically right, yet libertarian, the home of widespread gaming and a 24/7 ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Unlocking V. O. Key Jr.

    Southern Politics for the Twenty-First Century

    door Angie Maxwell

    Over sixty years ago, political scientist V. O. Key Jr. published his seminal work, Southern Politics in State and Nation. Key’s book defined the field of southern politics and remains one of the most cited and influential works in twentieth-century political science and southern history. In Unlocking V.O. Key Jr., prominent southern scholars in history, political science, and southern and ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Unmasked

    Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy

    door Andy Ngo

    **Now a #1 NationalBestseller!A journalist who's been attacked by Antifa writes a deeply researched and reported account of the group's history and tactics.**When Andy Ngo was attacked in the streets by Antifa in the summer of 2019, most people assumed it was an isolated incident. But those who'd been following Ngo's reporting in outlets like the New York Post and Quillette knew that the attack ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Madness Overrated

    door Esra Kus

    Madness Overrated explores the mad dynamics of the consumption-based, growth-driven world and its undeniably powerful role in affecting virtually every aspect of our lives and reshaping our existence as humans.The book presents deep-reaching observations on the human mind as it undergoes various changes while adapting to everything imposed onto it by society in the name of progress, productivity, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The American Crisis

    door Thomas Paine

    "The American Crisis" by Thomas Paine is a collection of articles that were published during the American Revolution between 1776 and 1783. In the pamphlet he expressed his support towards an independent America that would be self-governed. Starting from the first article, he tries to convince the colonists to support the war against Britain.Thomas Paine was an American philosopher and is ... Read more

    $0.45 USD

  • Mayor 1%

    Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%

    door Kari Lydersen

    Kari Lydersen's work has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Reader, and The Progressive, among other publications.Lydersen's book Revolt on Goose Island was awarded a Studs Terkel Community Media Award.This is the only book that takes on Barack Obama's former chief of staff and the head of Chicago's powerful political machine.The world cast its eyes on Emmanuel for ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • San Francisco Year Zero

    Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and a Third-Place Baseball Team

    door Lincoln A. Mitchell

    San Francisco is a city of contradictions. It is one of the most socially liberal cities in America, but it also has some of the nation’s worst income inequality. It is a playground for tech millionaires, with an outrageously high cost of living, yet it also supports vibrant alternative and avant-garde scenes. So how did the city get this way?In San Francisco Year Zero, San Francisco native ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • California Greenin'

    How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader

    door David Vogel

    serie Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives
    A political history of environmental policy and regulation in California, from the Gold Rush to the presentOver the course of its 150-year history, California has successfully protected its scenic wilderness areas, restricted coastal oil drilling, regulated automobile emissions, preserved coastal access, improved energy efficiency, and, most recently, addressed global climate change. How has this ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • The American State Constitutional Tradition

    door John J. Dinan

    For too long, the American constitutional tradition has been defined solely by the U.S. Constitution drafted in 1787. Yet constitutional debates at the state level open a window on how Americans, in different places and at different times, have chosen to govern themselves. From New Hampshire in 1776 to Louisiana in 1992, state constitutional conventions have served not only as instruments of ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • Our Little Secret

    The True Story of a Teenager Killer and the Silence of a Small New England Town

    door Kevin Flynn en nog 1

    The true story of a teenage killer and the silence of a small New England town.For twenty years Daniel Paquette's murder in New Hampshire went unsolved. It remained a secret between two high school friends until Eric Windhurst's arrest in 2005. What was revealed was a crime born of adolescent passion between Eric and Daniel's stepdaughter, Melanie- redefining the meaning of loyalty, justice, and ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Our Time Is Now

    Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

    door Stacey Abrams

    From New York Times bestselling author of Lead From The Outside and political leader Stacey Abrams, a blueprint to end voter suppression, empower our citizens, and take back our country."With each page, she inspires and empowers us to create systems that reflect a world in which all voices are heard and all people believe and feel that they matter." **—**Kerry WashingtonA recognized expert on fair ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Spygate

    The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump

    door Dan Bongino en nog 2

    Everyone has an opinion about whether or not Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. The number of actors involved is staggering, the events are complicated, and it’s hard to know who or what to believe. Spygate bypasses opinion and brings facts together to expose the greatest political scandal in American history.Former Secret Service agent and NYPD police ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Profiles in Corruption

    Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite

    door Peter Schweizer

    NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERWashington 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 a... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • THE ONE YOU OVERLOOKED

    door MAD GENEUS

    THE ONE YOU OVERLOOKED is a collection of spoken word pieces that takes you on a journey of a biracial kid raised in a low socioeconomic neighborhood, who overcame both political and racial obstacles in life. Fighting the pain from within and making it through the structure of todays' society. This audiobook dives into the ups and downs that were crucial to the creation of a MAD GENEUS. It is ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Scorpions for Breakfast

    My Battle with Washington to Secure Our Country's Border

    door Jan Brewer

    In Scorpions for Breakfast, Jan Brewer, America’s toughest governor and one of the most popular conservative political figures in the nation today, proudly defends her embattled state of Arizona and challenges President Obama to do his job and keep our border safe. Unfairly tarred by liberal critics as a state comprised of racist rednecks, Arizona is on the front lines in the battle against ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • God Save Texas

    A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State

    door Lawrence Wright

    **A New York Times Notable BookNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist**An NPR Best Book of the YearGod Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state, but the cities are blue and among the most diverse in the nation. Oil is still king, but Texas now leads California in technology exports. Low taxes and minimal regulation have produced extraordinary ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Yes We (Still) Can

    Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump

    door Dan Pfeiffer

    From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes a colorful account of how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama presidency and how Democrats can fight back in the Trump era.On November 9th, 2016, Dan Pfeiffer woke up like most of the world wondering WTF just happened. How had Donald Trump won the White House? How was it that a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Miami

    door Joan Didion

    An astonishing account of Cuban exiles, CIA informants, and cocaine traffickers in Florida by the New York Times–bestselling author of South and West.In Miami, the National Book Award–winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking looks beyond postcard images of fluorescent waters, backlit islands, and pastel architecture to explore the murkier waters of a city on the edge.From Fidel Castro and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD