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Armenia's Future, Relations with Turkey, and the Karabagh Conflict

Lévon Ter-Pétrossian · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 174
Format: Hardcover

This project addresses recurring questions about Armenian-Turkish relations, the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915, and relations between the Armenian diaspora and the Republic of Armenia. Additionally, it discusses the ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the Armenian government's...
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DIY Resistance

ANTHONY ALVARADO · Seven Stories Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

An amalgam of political resistance and self-helpLike its predecessor, the effervescent, self-published phenom D.I.Y Magic, which dared to invite its readers into a brave new world of artistic expression and magical thinking, D.I.Y. Resistance focuses its attention on you, on us, and what...
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California Greenin': How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader

DAVID VOGEL · Princeton University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A political history of environmental policy and regulation in California, from the Gold Rush to the presentOver the course of its 150-year history, California has successfully protected its scenic wilderness areas, restricted coastal oil drilling, regulated automobile emissions, preserved...
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Adults in the Room: My Battle with the European and American Deep Establishment

Yanis Varoufakis · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 550
Format: Paperback

A Number One Sunday Times Bestseller What happens when you take on the establishment? In Adults in the Room, the renowned economist and former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis gives the full, blistering account of his momentous clash with the mightiest economic and political...
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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

ROBERT F JR KENNEDY · Harper
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, thoughtful family history, the son and namesake of Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy shares memories of his turbulent childhood and the lessons that have shaped his enduring values.Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the third of eleven children born to Bobby Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy,...
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The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics

SALENA ZITO · Crown Forum
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Standout syndicated columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito, with veteran Republican strategist Brad Todd, reports across five swing states and over 27,000 miles to answer the pressing question: Was Donald Trump's election a fluke or did it represent a fundamental shift in the electorate...
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Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

ERIC A WEYLEGLEN POSNER · Princeton University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for allMany blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking--and pretty much...
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Song in a Weary Throat: Memoir of an American Pilgrimage

Pauli Murray · Liveright
Pages: 624
Format: Paperback

A prophetic memoir by the activist who "articulated the intellectual foundations" (The New Yorker) of the civil rights and women's rights movements. Poet, memoirist, labor organizer, and Episcopal priest, Pauli Murray helped transform the law of the land. Arrested in 1940...
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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: or, How Capitalism Works--and How It Fails

YANIS VAROUFAKIS · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's former finance minister and the author of the international bestseller Adults in the Room, pens a series of letters to his young daughter, educating her about the business, politics, and corruption of world...
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To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment

LAURENCE TRIBE · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The history and future of our democracy's ultimate sanction, presidential impeachment, and a guide to how it should be used nowTo End a Presidency addresses one of today's most urgent questions: when and whether to impeach a president. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz provide an authoritative...
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