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Guerrilla Warfare

Che Guevara, the larger-than-life hero of the 1959 revolutionary victory that overturned the Cuban dictatorship, believed that revolution would also topple the imperialist governments in Latin America. Ches call to action, his proclamation of _invincibility_-the ultimate victory of revolutionary forces-continues to influence the course of Latin American history and intern

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Letters from Lexington: Reflections on Propaganda

Noam Chomsky outlines the role of the media in justifying US government and corporate actions. Covers many aspects of propoganda: defensive aggression, our sense of moral purpose, the culture of democracy, etc. A valuable antidote to mainstream me

Books in Politics

Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime(Game Change 1)

�It�s one of the best books on politics of any kind I�ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22.� �The Financial Times�It transports you to a parallel universe in which everything in the National Enquirer is true�.More interesting is what we learn about the candidates themselves: their frailties, egos and almost super-human stamina.� �The Financial

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Memoir on Pauperism: Does Public Charity Produce an Idle and Dependent Class of Society?

[L]egal charity has not only taken freedom of movement from the English poor but also from those who are threatened by poverty. -from Memoir on Pauperism Inspired by a trip to England at a time when that nation was in the throes of political, social, and economic strife and poverty was rampant, political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville developed his theories on civil s

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Realizing Human Rights: Moving from Inspiration to Impact

At the dawn of a new era, this book brings together leading activists, policy-makers and critics to reflect upon fifty years of attempts to improve respect for human rights. Authors include President Jimmy Carter, who helped inject human rights concerns into US policy; Wei Jingsheng, who struggled to do so in China; Louis Henkin, the modern father of international law, a

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On Democracy, Revolution, and Society

Alexis de Tocqueville possessed one of the most fertile sociological imaginations of the nineteenth century. For more than 120 years, his uncanny predictive insight has continued to fascinate thinkers, and his writings have continued to influence our interpretations of history and society. His analyses of many issues remain relevant to current social and political problems

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Solutions for the Worlds Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits

The world has many pressing problems. Thanks to the efforts of governments, NGOs, and individual activists there is no shortage of ideas for resolving them. However, even if all governments were willing to spend more money on solving the problems, we cannot do it all at once. We have to prioritize; and in order to do this we need a better sense of the costs and benefits of

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The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics

An intimate and hilarious look inside the spin room of the modern politician: a place where ideals are crushed, English is mangled, people are humiliated, and the opportunity for humor is everywhere.Everyone knows this kind of politician: a charismatic maverick who goes up against the system and its ways, but thinks he doesn�t have to live by the rules. Through his own exp

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The Anti Inaguration Building Resistance in the Trump Era

As movements to resist and defeat the Trump administration continue to grow, we present The Anti-Inauguration, a free ebook available to download now, featuring an initial discussion of what opposition should look like in the age of Trump � and what kind of future we should be fighting for. It includes contributions from Naomi Klein, Owen Jones, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Je

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Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation

This is a new edition of the dynamic book first published in 1983; the only book to be published by a U.S. President while he held office. With new photos and all new supporting materials, the original work by President Reagan shines with a timeless, poetic beauty. At a time when concerted efforts are being made to excise President Reagans legacy from history, his prophet

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