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  • Wages of Rebellion

    Wages of Rebellion
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585420

    Revolutions come in waves and cycles. We are again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against austerity in Greece to the Occupy movement. In Wages of Rebellion , Chris Hedges- who has…

  • Before the Storm

    Before the Storm
    av Rick Perlstein

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584126

    Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocke…

  • Empire of Illusion

    Empire of Illusion
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586137

    We now live in two Americas. One,now the minority,functions in a print-based, literate world that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other,the majority,is retreating from a reality-based world into one of false certai…

  • Collateral Damage

    Collateral Damage
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584164

    Collateral Damage brings together testimony from the largest number of on the record, named, combat veterans who reveal the disturbing, daily reality of war and occupation in Iraq. Through their eyes, we learn how the mechanics of war lead to the ab…

  • Stamped from the Beginning

    Stamped from the Beginning
    av Ibram Kendi

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584638

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION Americans like to insist that we are living in a postracial, colour-blind society. In fact, racist thought is alive and well it has simply become more sophisticated and more insidious. And as award-win…

  • The World As It Is

    The World As It Is
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587288

    Acclaimed journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges is one of the great moral voices of our age. He has the rare combination of decades of experience reporting from conflict zones in Central America, the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans,…

  • The World As It Is

    The World As It Is
    av Chris Hedges

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586403

    Drawing on two decades of experience as a war correspondent and based on his numerous columns for Truthdig, Chris Hedges presents The World As It Is , a panorama of the American empire at home and abroad, from the coarsening effect of America's War…

  • Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

    Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588247

    Named a Best Book of the Year by and the Washington Post Three years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones, those areas in America that…

  • Tropic of Chaos

    Tropic of Chaos
    av Christian Parenti

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587295

    From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the era of climate wars has begun. Extreme weather is breeding banditry, humanitarian crisis, and state failure. In Tropic of Chaos , investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of…

  • Angry White Men, 2nd Edition

    Angry White Men, 2nd Edition
    av Michael Kimmel

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589619

    We hear them on talk radio airwaves bellowing about minorities. We watch them organize anti-immigration demonstrations on the border. We read their opinions regarding the demise of white male privilege. And sometimes, tragically, we witness their ag…

  • Death of the Liberal Class

    Death of the Liberal Class
    av Chris Hedges

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586793

    For decades the liberal class was a defence against the worst excesses of power. But the pillars of the liberal class, the press, universities, the labour movement, the Democratic Party, and liberal religious institutions,have collapsed. In its abse…

  • Soccer Against the Enemy

    Soccer Against the Enemy
    av Simon Kuper

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586335

    Soccer is much more than just the most popular game in the world. It is a matter of life and death for millions around the world, an international lingua franca. Simon Kuper traveled to twenty-two countries to discover the sometimes bizarre effect s…

  • The Threesome Handbook

    The Threesome Handbook
    av Vicki Vantoch

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568583334

    A step-by-step guide to realizing the American dream, The Threesome Handbook: A Practical Guide to Sleeping with Three is the first book to give tri-curious men and women the inside scoop on threesomes. Having finally slipped into the mainstream , o…

  • Prophets of War

    Prophets of War
    av William Hartung

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586977

    When President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his famous warning about the dangers of the military-industrial complex, he never would have dreamed that a single company could accumulate the kind of power and influence that is now wielded by Lockheed Mart…

  • Napoleon's Glance

    Napoleon's Glance
    av William Duggan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560256021

    When Napoleon's Glance was first published last spring, former NATO secretary general and now putative presidential candidate Wesley Clark declared, "This is a very important book." In Napoleon's Glance strategist William Duggan shows how Clark, alo…

  • The Longest August

    The Longest August
    av Dilip Hiro

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587349

    The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust, with Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. More than 750,000 people were butchered, and 12 million fle…

  • Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires

    Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires
    av Juan Cole

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587837

    In the midst of the dramatic seventh-century war between two empires, Muhammad was a spiritual seeker in search of community and sanctuary.Many observers stereotype Islam and its scripture as inherently extreme or violent-a narrative that has oversh…

  • Everything You Love Will Burn

    Everything You Love Will Burn
    av Vegas Tenold

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589947

    The dark story of the shocking resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups, and their path to political power Six years ago, when Vegas Tenold began reporting from the inner circle of three white power groups in America - the KKK, the Na…

  • All the Presidents' Bankers

    All the Presidents' Bankers
    av Nomi Prins

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584799

    Who rules America? All the Presidents' Bankers is a ground-breaking narrative of how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government, dictated foreign and domestic policy, and shaped world history.Culled from original president…

  • All the Presidents' Bankers

    All the Presidents' Bankers
    av Nomi Prins

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587493

    Who rules America? All the Presidents' Bankers is a ground-breaking narrative of how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government, dictated foreign and domestic policy, and shaped world history.Culled from original president…

  • Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide

    Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide
    av Stefan Szymanski

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584768

    Modern soccer is big business. From the ill-received takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family to Paris Saint Germain's current shopping spree for the best footballers on the planet, soccer finance has become an increasingly important part…

  • Nothing But an Unfinished Song

    Nothing But an Unfinished Song
    av Denis O'Hearn

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560258889

    At seventeen, Bobby Sands was interested in girls, soccer, and music. Ten years later he led his fellow prisoners on a protest against repressive conditions in Northern Ireland's H-Block prisons that grabbed the world's attention. After sixty-six da…

  • A World I Loved

    A World I Loved
    av Wadad Cortas

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584294

    "This is my story, the story of an Arab woman. It is the story of a lost world. It begins in 1917, in Lebanon, when I was seven years old." So opens this haunting memoir by Wadad Makdisi Cortas, who eloquently describes her personal experience of th…

  • The Age of the Warrior

    The Age of the Warrior
    av Robert Fisk

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586397

    Robert Fisk has amassed a massive and devoted global readership with his eloquent and far-ranging articles on international politics. Now, for the first time, his brave and incisive essays have been collected in a single volume that ranges in scope…

  • Dollarocracy

    av Robert W McChesney

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589534

    Foreword by Senator Bernie SandersFresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.Blending…

  • Dollarocracy

    av Robert W McChesney

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587073

    Fresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.Blending vivid reporting from the 2012 camp…

  • The Jonathan Schell Reader

    The Jonathan Schell Reader
    av Jonathan Schell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560254072

    At times of global crisis, Jonathan Schell's writings have always presented nuanced and influential alternatives to conventional thinking. The moral clarity of his reportage first entered the public consciousness with his dispatches for The New York…

  • Meltdown

    av Katrina Heuvel

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584331

    America's economy is in meltdown. Banks have failed, foreclosures are sweeping the housing market, and stocks have suffered their worst losses since the Great Depression. Faced with a complex and spiraling crisis, the government has poured billions…

  • Aftermath

    av Nir Rosen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584010

    Nir Rosen's Aftermath , an extraordinary feat of reporting, follows the contagious spread of radicalism and sectarian violence that the U.S. invasion of Iraq and the ensuing civil war have unleashed in the Muslim world. Rosen- who the Weekly Standar…

  • The American Way of Poverty

    The American Way of Poverty
    av Sasha Abramsky

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584607

    A New York Times Notable Book of the YearFifty years after Michael Harrington published his ground-breaking book The Other America , in which he chronicled the lives of people excluded from the Age of Affluence, poverty in America is back with a ven…

  • The Full Rudy

    The Full Rudy
    av Jack Newfield

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568583822

    In the wake of September 11th Rudolph Guiliani became "America's mayor." He is remembered for cutting crime, taking charge when the twin towers fell, and displaying leadership when others were overwhelmed. Named Time magazine's "Person of the Year"…

  • Asking for a Friend

    Asking for a Friend
    av Jessica Weisberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585345

    A delightful history of the American obsession with advice and self-help, told through the lives and wisdom of three centuries of advice-givers -- from Poor Richard to Dr. Spock to Miss Manners.Americans, for all our talk of pulling themselves up by…

  • Lords of Secrecy

    Lords of Secrecy
    av Scott Horton

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585178

    State secrecy is increasingly used as the explanation for the shrinking of public discussion surrounding national security issues. The phrase that's classified" is increasingly used not to protect national secrets from legitimate enemies, but rather…

  • Lords of Secrecy

    Lords of Secrecy
    av Scott Horton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587455

    Forty years ago, a majority of Americans were highly engaged in issues of war and peace. Whether to go to war or keep out of conflicts was a vital question at the heart of the country's vibrant, if fractious, democracy. But American political consci…

  • State Out of the Union

    State Out of the Union
    av Jeff Biggers

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587028

    S tate Out of the Union is award-winning journalist and historian Jeff Biggers' riveting account of Arizona, the famed frontier state whose conflict over immigration and state's rights has become a national bellwether. Biggers shows how Arizona's lo…

  • Dirty Wars (int. edition)

    Dirty Wars (int. edition)
    av Jeremy Scahill

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589688

    In Dirty Wars , Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater , takes us inside America's new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from the White House to do…

  • The Quotable Atheist

    The Quotable Atheist
    av Jack Huberman

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560259695

    Surprisingly, no book of quotations on God and religion by atheists and agnostics exists. Luckily, for the millions of American nonbelievers who have quietly stewed for years as the religious right made gains in politics and culture, the wait is ove…

  • Republican Gomorrah

    Republican Gomorrah
    av Max Blumenthal

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584171

    Over the last year, award-winning journalist and videographer Max Blumenthal has been behind some of the most sensational (and funniest) exposes of Republican machinations. Whether it was his revelation that Sarah Palin was "anointed" by a Kenyan pr…

  • The Great American Stickup

    The Great American Stickup
    av Robert Scheer

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584348

    In The Great American Stickup , celebrated journalist Robert Scheer uncovers the hidden story behind one of the greatest financial crimes of our time: the Wall Street financial crash of 2008 and the consequent global recession. Instead of going wher…

  • The Hijacking of Jesus

    The Hijacking of Jesus
    av Dan Wakefield

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560259565

    Christianity in America has become almost synonymous with right-wing fanaticism, conservative politics and , courtousy of Mel Gibson , a brutally sadistic version of the religious experience. Millions of devout Christians, like Dan Wakefield, are ap…

  • After Empire

    After Empire
    av Dilip Hiro

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587134

    The United States' victory in the Cold War in 1991 led to triumphalist claims that humanity had reached the end of history," and that Washington would enjoy everlasting supremacy. Some years later, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright called A…

  • Kabuki Democracy

    Kabuki Democracy
    av Eric Alterman

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586595

    In this agenda-setting essay, journalist and historian Eric Alterman explains what is really happening with the Obama presidency. While Obama's many compromises have disappointed liberals, Alterman argues that these concessions are largely due to a…

  • My Turn

    My Turn
    av Johan Cruyff

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568585710

    Johan Cruyff embodied a footballing philosophy that now dominates coaching and playing styles in all the leading club sides around the world. You can dispute whether Cruyff was the greatest player ever- he was certainly one of the top three- but he…

  • A Big Fat Crisis

    A Big Fat Crisis
    av Deborah Cohen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584720

    Obesity is the public health crisis of the twenty-first century. Over 150 million Americans are overweight or obese, and across the globe an estimated 1.5 billion are affected. In A Big Fat Crisis , Dr. Deborah A. Cohen has created a major new work…

  • The Prison Letters of Fidel Castro

    The Prison Letters of Fidel Castro
    av Ann Bardach

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560259831

    Early in Ann Louise Bardach's Cuban voyage she came across Cartas de Presidio or The Prison Letters of Fidel Castro. Edited by Luis Conte Aguero, who was the recipient of most of these letters, they are cited in every important work from Hugh Thomas…

  • Jane Sexes It Up

    Jane Sexes It Up
    av Merri Johnson

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568581804

    In Jane Sexes It Up, 20 young, progressive feminists reflect on the limitations they think are imposed by establishment feminism on their bodies and their behaviour. In these essays, headed up by editor Merri Lisa Johnson's Generation X Does the Sex…

  • The Thorn Necklace

    The Thorn Necklace
    av Francesca Lia Block

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580057516

    For devotees of Bird by Bird and The Artist's Way, a memoir-driven guide to healing through the craft of writing A cinematic exploration of the writing life by Francesca Lia Block, the bestselling author of the Weetzie Bat series of magical-realism…

  • Who Are We And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?

    Who Are We And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
    av Gary Younge

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586601

    From those who insist that Barack Obama is Muslim to the European legislators who go to extraordinary lengths to ban items of clothing worn by a tiny percentage of their populations, Gary Younge shows, in this fascinating, witty, and provocative exa…

  • First Amendment Felon

    First Amendment Felon
    av Robert Sherill

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560257790

    Traces the life and times of the American dissident who has spent his life fighting First Amendment abuses while being monitored by the FBI, from his early imprisonment in 1958 when HUAC cited him for contempt, to his travels throughout the country…

  • Desert Reckoning

    Desert Reckoning
    av Deanne Stillman

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568586083

    North of Los Angeles - the studios, the beaches, Rodeo Drive - lies a sparsely populated region that comprises fully one half of Los Angeles County. Sprawling across 2200 miles, this shadow side of Los Angeles is in the high Mojave Desert. Known as…

  • Goliath

    av Max Blumenthal

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589510

    2014 Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Notable Book AwardIn Goliath , New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society u…

  • The Man Who Sold the World

    The Man Who Sold the World
    av William Kleinknecht

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568584423

    Since Ronald Reagan left office,and particularly after his death,his shadow has loomed large over American politics: Republicans and many Democrats have waxed nostalgic, extolling the Republican tradition he embodied, the optimism he espoused, and h…

  • Boys

    av Rachel Giese

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580058766

    Whether they're being urged to "man up" or warned that "boys don't cry," young men are subjected to damaging messages about manliness: they must muzzle their emotions and never show weakness, dominate girls and compete with one another.Boys: What It…

  • How Wall Street Created a Nation

    How Wall Street Created a Nation
    av Ovidio Diaz Espino

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568582665

    This book tells a previously untold story of decades of financial speculation, fraud, and international conspiracy that led to the creation of the Panama Canal. The author meticulously details the dark alliance among a French company; Teddy Roosevel…