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Remembering Tomorrow
From SDS to Life After Capitalism, A Memoir
by Michael Albert
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In this lucid political memoir, veteran anti-capitalist activist Michael Albert offers an ardent defense of the project to transform global inequality. Albert, a uniquely visionary figure, recounts a life of uncompromising commitment to creating change one step at a time.  [ more ]

  
When Presidents Lie
A History of Official Deception and Its Consequences
by Eric Alterman
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At a time when most Americans assume that their presidents lie to them, no book could be more essential than bestselling author Eric Alterman?s devastating analysis of the costs of executive duplicity. One of the best-known left-of-center journalist-historians in America,  [ more ]

  
A Little Matter of Genocide
Holocaust and Denial in the Americas, 1492 to the Present
by Ward Churchill
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In this provocative collection of essays, Ward Churchill examines the definition of genocide -- in legal as well as cultural terms. He begins by framing the matter of holocaust denial, examining both "revisionist" denial of the Jewish Holocaust, and the opposing  [ more ]

  
On the Justice of Roosting Chickens
Reflections on the Consequences of U.S. Imperial Arrogance and Criminality
by Ward Churchill
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The United States has long been considered a deadly foe by the inhabitants of its ever-expanding "spheres of influence." In "Reflections on the Justice of Roosting Chickens," Churchill examines the toll U.S. policies have taken on civilians around the world  [ more ]

  
Don't Know Much about History
Everything You Need to Know about American History But Never Learned
by Kenneth C. Davis
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Who really discovered America? What was "the shot heard 'round the world"? Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Did he or didn't he?  [ more ]

  
Complicity
How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery
by Anne Farrow
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Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the North? s profit from? indeed, dependence on? slavery has mostly been a shameful and well-kept secret . . . until now. In  [ more ]

  
Africans in America
America's Journey Through Slavery
by Charles Johnson
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A riveting narrative history of America, from the 1607 landing in Jamestown to the brink of the Civil War, Africans in America tells the shared history of Africans and Europeans as seen through the lens of slavery. It is told  [ more ]

  
Street Justice
A History of Police Violence in New York City
by Marilynn S. Johnson
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In this study of police brutality in New York City, Marilynn Johnson explores the changing patterns of police use of force over the past 160 years, including streat beatings, organized violence against protestors, and the notorious third degree. She argues  [ more ]

  
Overthrow
America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq
by Stephen Kinzer
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"Regime change? did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been an integral part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing  [ more ]

  
Lies My Teacher Told Me
Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W. Loewen
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Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that "not one" does a decent job of making history interesting  [ more ]


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