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Just Immigration: American Policy in Christian Perspective

Mark R Amstutz · W B EERDMANS PUB CO
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Few issues are as complex and controversial as immigration in the United States. The only thing anyone seems to agree on is that the system is broken. Mark Amstutz offers a succinct overview and assessment of current immigration policy and argues for an approach to the complex immigration...
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We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama

EJDionne Jr · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A collection of Barack Obama's greatest speeches, now including his farewell address, selected and introduced by columnist E.J. Dionne and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid.We Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama's 27 greatest addresses: beginning with his 2002 speech opposing...
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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy

Brian P Klaas · Hot Books
Pages: 324
Format: Paperback

An ex-US campaign advisor who has sat with the world's dictators explains Donald Trump's increasingly authoritarian tactics and the threat they pose to American democracy. Donald Trump isn't a despot. But he is increasingly acting like The Despot's Apprentice, an understudy...
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The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace

David B Woolner · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency, shedding new light on how he made his momentous final policy decisionsThe first hundred days of FDR's presidency are justly famous, often viewed as a period of political action without equal in American...
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Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

RMarie Griffith · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From an esteemed scholar of American religion and sexuality, a sweeping account of the century of religious conflict that produced our culture wars Gay marriage, transgender rights, birth control--sex is at the heart of many of the most divisive political issues of our age. The origins...
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Stalin's Meteorologist: One Man's Untold Story of Love, Life, and Death

Olivier Rolin · Counterpoint
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 Prix du Style "Masterful . . . An eloquent addition to a violent episode in the history of science in the twentieth century." -- Nature In 1934, the highly respected head of the Soviet Union's meteorology department, Alexei Feodosievich Wangenheim, was suddenly...
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Frontline Turkey: The Conflict at the Heart of the Middle East

Ezgi Başaran · I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Turkey is on the front line of the war which is consuming Syria and the Middle East. Its role is complicated by the long-running conflict with the Kurds on the Syrian border - a war that has killed as many as 80,000 people over the last three decades.In 2011 President Erdoğan promised...
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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that--chillingly--continues to this day.Here, for the first time, former high level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals...
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Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America

Emily Dufton · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How earnest hippies, frightened parents, suffering patients, and other ordinary Americans went to war over marijuanaIn the last five years, eight states have legalized recreational marijuana. To many, continued progress seems certain. But pot was on a similar trajectory forty years ago,...
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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Global Discontents is a compelling set of interviews with Noam Chomsky, who identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the...
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