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The Violence of Organized Forgetting
Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine
Henry A. Giroux
"Giroux refuses to give in or give up. The Violence of Organized Forgetting is a clarion call to imagine a different America—just, fair, and caring—and then to struggle for it."—Bill Moyers
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Chaos
Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties
Tom O'Neill
A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.
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Cyberwar
How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
In this updated paperback edition, Kathleen Hall Jamieson marshals the troll posts, unique polling data, analyses of how the press used hacked content, and a synthesis of half a century of media effects literature to argue that, although not certain, it is probable that the Russians helped elect the 45th president of the United States.
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Surviving Autocracy
Masha Gessen
"A Suetonius for our time," (Kirkus Reviews) journalist and National Book Award winner Masha Gessen presents a piercing takedown of the Trump presidency and how American society has changed in the last four years.
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Dark Mirror
Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State
Barton Gellman
From the three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the New York Times bestseller Angler, the definitive master narrative of Edward Snowden and the modern surveillance state, based on unique access to Snowden and groundbreaking reportage around the world.
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The New Despotism
John Keane
A disturbing in-depth exposé of the antidemocratic practices of despotic governments now sweeping the world.
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FIGHT FOR THE SOUL OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics
John Nichols
Fighting fascism at home and abroad begins with the consolidation of a progressive politics. An exploration of Henry Wallace's progressive political vision and how it relates to contemporary struggle for democracy.
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No Fascist USA!
The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today's Movements
Hilary Moore, James Tracy
"Smash fascism! Read this book!"––Tom Morello, songwriter and guitarist with Rage Against the Machine
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
Shoshana Zuboff
The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.
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On Tyranny
Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Timothy Snyder
The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism.
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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
These chains must be destroyed; this world must be remade. —Recommended by Ivy
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Border Patrol Nation
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security
Todd Miller
Fast-paced frontline reporting and analysis on the militaristic spread of the U.S. Border Patrol. "What Jeremy Scahill was to Blackwater, Todd Miller is to the U.S. Border Patrol!"--Tom Miller, author, On the Border
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The Meaning of Freedom
And Other Difficult Dialogues
Angela Y. Davis
Angela Davis' first book in nearly a decade, and her only book of speeches on racism, community, freedom, and politics in the United States.
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Orange Sunshine
The Brotherhood of Eternal Love and Its Quest to Spread Peace, Love, and Acid to the World
Nicholas Schou
A startling, secret history of the "Hippie Mafia"—a group of surfer smugglers out of Laguna Beach who were responsible for the majority of the hash and LSD that literally fueled the psychedelic revolution. —Recommended by Andy, City Lights Books

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