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Irreparable Harm
The U.S. Supreme Court and the Decision That Made George W. Bush President
by Renata Adler
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In IRREPARABLE HARM, Renata Adler, the long-time star of the New Yorker magazine who is also an attorney and a life-long Republican, takes a blistering look at the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court decision, and uncovers numerous problems, including instances  [ more ]

  
Terrorism - Theirs and Ours
by Eqbal Ahmad
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In 1985, President Ronald Reagan received a group of bearded turban-wearing men who looked like they came from another century. After receiving them in the White House, Reagan spoke to the press, referring to his foreign guests as "freedom fighters."  [ more ]

  
Bush in Babylon - The Recolonisation of Iraq
by Tariq Ali
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The assault and capture of Iraq ? and the resistance it has provoked?will shape the politics of the twenty-first century. In this passionate and provocative book, Tariq Ali provides a history of Iraqi resistance against empires old and new, and  [ more ]

  
Right-Wing Populism in America
Too Close for Comfort
by Chip Berlet
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Right-wing militias and other anti-government organizations have received heightened public attention since the Oklahoma City bombing. While such groups are often portrayed as extremists, the values they espouse have influenced mainstream politics and culture far more than most Americans realize.  [ more ]

  
Black Hawk Down - A Story of Modern War
by Mark Bowden
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Destined to become a classic of war reporting, this is a brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred U.S. soldiers were dropped by helicopter into a  [ more ]

  
9-11 by Noam Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky comments on terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, Osama bin Laden, and the long-term implications of Americas military response.  [ more ]

  
My Life by Bill Clinton
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President Bill Clinton?s My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.  [ more ]

  
Ghost Wars
The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to Sept 10, 2001
by Steve Coll
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Looming large in the minds of the American people since the devastation of September 11, 2001?and perplexing their political analysts, media, and elected leaders?are two unsettling questions: To what extent did America?s best intelligence analysts grasp the rising threat of  [ more ]

  
The Hammer
Tom DeLay God, Money, and the Rise of the Republican Congress
by Lou Dubose
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With The Hammer, Lou Dubose and Jan Reid track the rise of Tom DeLay from owner of a pest control business to unremarkable, and hard-partying, Texas legislator (his nickname was "Hot Tub Tom"), to the congressional pinnacle of power. DeLay  [ more ]

  
Mobilizing Resentment
Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promise Keepers
by Jean Hardisty
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In this provocative book, Jean Hardisty details the formation of right-wing movements in opposition to the struggle for expansion of rights for women, people of color, and lesbians and gays. Her own experiences spanning three decades as both an activist  [ more ]


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