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Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream

Joshua Davis · FSG Originals
Format: Hardcover

Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest . . . and a major motion pictureIn 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They were born...
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Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Joy-Ann Reid · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Barack Obama's speech on the Edmund Pettus Bridge to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches should have represented the culmination of Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of racial unity. Yet, in Fracture, MSNBC national correspondent Joy-Ann Reid shows that,...
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Constitutional History US Supreme Court

Richard J Regan · The Catholic University of America Press
Pages: 394
Format: Print book

In A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court, Richard Regan presents a concise overview and general history for readers and students in constitutional history and politics, one that will also make an excellent fact-filled source book for lawyers and political scientists. The chapters...
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Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges

James Martin Stone · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A business leader and esteemed economic thinker outlines simple solutions to America's five most pressing public policy issues, from healthcare to education to inequality.


America today confronts a host of urgent problems, many of them...
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The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them

Joseph E. Stiglitz · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

How has America become the most unequal advanced country in the world, and what can we do about it?In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter America's growing problem. With...
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Two Paths: America Divided or United

John Kasich · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Two paths.

One choice -- the path that exploits anger, encourages resentment, turns fear into hatred and divides people. This path solves nothing, demeans our history, weakens our country and cheapens each of us. It has but one beneficiary and that is to the politician...

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Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World

Katherine Zoepf · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

For more than a decade, Katherine Zoepf has lived in or traveled throughout the Arab world, reporting on the lives of women, whose role in the region has never been more in flux. Only a generation ago, female adolescence as we know it in the West did not exist in the Middle East. There...
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Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Recognizing Threats, Defending Your Rights, and Protecting Your Family

Theresa Payton · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

Digital data collection and surveillance gets more pervasive and invasive by the day; but the best ways to protect yourself and your data are all steps you can take yourself. The devices we use to get just-in-time coupons, directions when we're lost, and maintain connections with loved...
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ISIS: The State of Terror

Jessica Stern · Ecco; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Islamic State, known as ISIS, exploded into the public eye in 2014 with startling speed and shocking brutality. It has captured the imagination of the global jihadist movement, attracting recruits in unprecedented numbers and wreaking bloody destruction with a sadistic glee that has alienated...
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Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think

Ralph Nader · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging--and often winning--David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States government. In this succinct, Tom Paine-style wake-up call, the iconic consumer advocate highlights the success stories of fellow Americans...
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A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.

America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...

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Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America

Richard B Cheney · Threshold Editions, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

A new book by former Vice President and #1 New York Times bestselling author Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney.
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Revolution

Russell Brand · Ballantine Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLERWe all know the system isnt working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told theres nothing we can do Its just the way things are.   In this book, Russell Brand hilariously...
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We gon' be alright : notes on race, culture, and resegregation.

Jeff Chang · Picador Usa
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

Anu Partanen · Harpercollins
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A Finnish journalist, now a naturalized American citizen, asks Americans to draw on elements of the Nordic way of life to nurture a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society for themselves and their children.Moving to America in 2008, Finnish journalist Anu Partanen quickly...
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