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I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us
An Oral History of the Attacks Against the Students of Ayotzinapa
John Gibler
Chosen a Best Book of 2017 by Publishers Weekly!

Harrowing personal narratives describing how Mexican authorities disappeared, killed, and injured scores of students and others in a still-unsolved crime.




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Dear White America
Letter to a New Minority
Tim Wise
Wise addresses whites' anxiety about cultural shifts displacing their power and privilege, and offers ideas on how to move forward.



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In Search of the Movement
The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now
Benjamin Hedin
Available Now: Published on the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery, Alabama marches, Ben Hedin analyzes the legacy of the Civil Rights movement, and illuminates the work that continues to be done today.



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Learning to Die in the Anthropocene
Reflections on the End of a Civilization
Roy Scranton
An Iraq War vet's bracing, visionary response to the challenge posed by global warming and his hope in the humanities.



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Loaded
A Disarming History of the Second Amendment
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
A provocative, timely, and deeply researched history of gun culture and how it reflects race and power in the United States



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Mexico Unconquered
Chronicles of Power and Revolt
John Gibler
A young journalist's chronicles of Mexican social movements and the powers attempting to repress them.



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Spying on Democracy
Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance
Heidi Boghosian
"Everyone of us is under the omniscent magnifying glass of the government and corporate spies. How do we respond to this smog of surveillance? Start by reading Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance by Heidi Boghosian."—Bill Moyers



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Torn from the World
A Guerrilla's Escape from a Secret Prison in Mexico
John Gibler
The real-life story of a Mexican guerilla fighter who was disappeared by the Mexican Army and miraculously escaped to tell the tale.



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Under the Affluence
Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America
Tim Wise
A scalding indictment of how the wealthy influence the national economy, politics, and media to disadvantage those already less fortunate.



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Violence
Humans in Dark Times
Brad Evans, Natasha Lennard
Interviews with leading thinkers on the crisis of violence in contemporary politics, history, media, and culture.



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