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Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America

Seth Abramson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, the full, explosive record of the unthinkable: how a US president compromised American foreign policy in exchange for the promise of future business and covert election assistance.Looking back at this moment in history, historians will ask if Americans knew they were...
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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

Kristen R. Ghodsee · Nation Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A spirited, deeply researched exploration of why capitalism is bad for women and how, when done right, socialism leads to economic independence, better labor conditions, better work-life balance and, yes, even better sex.In a witty, irreverent op-ed piece that went viral, Kristen Ghodsee...
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We the People: A Progressive Reading of the Constitution for the Twenty-First Century

Erwin Chemerinsky · Picador
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"Over the course of American history, there have been great gains in individual freedom and enormous advances in equality for racial minorities, women, and gays and lesbians, though obviously much remains to be done. Now we are at a moment with a president who is not committed to these...
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Impeaching the President: Past, Present, and Future

Alan Hirsch · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

An historical look at the practice of impeachment, how it impacted the terms of Presidents Johnson, Nixon, and Clinton, and how it may affect Donald Trump."Impeaching the President is lucid, balanced, and deeply informed. Anyone in search of a reasoned guide to the unreason of our current...
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Dark Commerce: How a New Illicit Economy Is Threatening Our Future

Louise I. Shelley · Princeton University Press
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive look at the world of illicit trade Though mankind has traded tangible goods for millennia, recent technology has changed the fundamentals of trade, in both legitimate and illegal economies. In the past three decades, the most advanced forms of illicit trade have broken with...
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Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia's History

Sunil S. Amrith · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From a MacArthur "Genius," a bold new perspective on the history of Asia, highlighting the long quest to tame its watersAsia's history has been shaped by her waters. In Unruly Waters, historian Sunil Amrith reimagines Asia's history through the stories of its rains, rivers,...
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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Liza Mundy · Hachette Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

The award-winning national bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history" (Denver Post) .Recruited...
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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

Corey Lang Brettschneider · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting -- or running -- for our highest office.Can the president launch a nuclear attack without congressional approval? Is it ever a crime to criticize the president? Can states legally resist a president's...
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Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War

Tony Wood · Verso
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

How the West's obsession with Vladimir Putin prevents it from understanding RussiaIt is impossible to think of Russia today without thinking of Vladimir Putin. More than any other major national leader, he personifies his country in the eyes of the outside world, and dominates Western...
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The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump

GREGG JARRETT · Broadside Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett reveals the real story behind Hillary Clinton's deep state collaborators in government and exposes their nefarious actions during and after the 2016 election.The Russia Hoax reveals how persons within the FBI and Barack Obama's Justice Department...
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