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A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement

Philip Ackerman-Leist · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides...
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What Unites Us

Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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No Justice: One White Police Officer, One Black Family, and How One Bullet Ripped Us Apart

ROBBIE TOLAN · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto

Mark R Levin · Threshold Editions
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

Don't miss syndicated radio host and author Mark Levin's #1 New York Times acclaimed and longtime bestselling manifesto for the conservative movement.When nationally syndicated radio host Mark R. Levin's Liberty and Tyranny appeared in the early months of the Obama presidency,...
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The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World

David R Boyd · ECW Press
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

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All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World: Essays on Equality, Justice, and Freedom

ZZ Packer · Nothing But The Truth Publishing
Pages: 366
Format: Paperback

All the Women in My Family Sing is an anthology documenting the experiences of women of color at the dawn of the twenty-first century. It is a vital collection of prose and poetry whose topics range from the pressures of being the vice-president of a Fortune 500 Company, to escaping the killing...
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The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton

Jefferson Morley · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton was one of the most powerful unelected officials in the United States government in the mid-20th century, a ghost of American power. From World War II to the Cold War, Angleton operated beyond the view of the public, Congress, and even the president. He unwittingly...
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The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs

ED ASNER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner - a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show - reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it.Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured...
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Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy

Sheldon Whitehouse · New Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator...
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