Political Science

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WHAT WERE WE THINKING: A BRIEF INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF THE TRUMP ERA

Written by Lozada, Carlos
The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic uses the books of the Trump era to argue that our response to this presidency reflects the same failures of imagination that made it possible.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 272 Pages |
$28.00
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RADICAL HAMILTON: ECONOMIC LESSONS FROM A MISUNDERSTOOD FOUNDER

Written by Parenti, Christian
A dramatic re-evaluation of the founding of the United States and the history of capitalism. In retelling the story of the radical Alexander Hamilton, Parenti rewrites the history early America and global economic history writ large.
August 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Verso | 304 Pages |
$29.95
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EXERCISE OF POWER: AMERICAN FAILURES, SUCCESSES, AND A NEW PATH FORWARD IN THE POST-COLD WAR WORLD

Written by Gates, Robert M
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold War world. Since the end of the Cold War, the global perception of the United States has progressively morphed from dominant intern
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 464 Pages |
$27.95
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MATHIEU ASSELIN: MONSANTO: A PHOTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION

A damning examination of Monsanto's ecological impact on America, through archival documents and photographs
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | Actes Sud | 182 Pages |
$39.95
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RIGGED: AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF COVERT ELECTORAL INTERFERENCE

Written by Shimer, David
"This pioneering and judicious history of foreign intervention in elections should be read by everyone who wants to defend democracy now." --Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny The definitive account of covert operations to influence elections from the Cold War to 2016, why the threat to American democracy is greater than ever in 2020, and what we can do about it.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$28.95
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PEOPLE, POWER, AND PROFITS: PROGRESSIVE CAPITALISM FOR AN AGE OF DISCONTENT

Written by Stiglitz, Joseph E
An authoritative account of the dangers of unfettered markets and monied politics, People, Power, and Profits shows us an America in crisis. The American people, however, are far from powerless, and Joseph Stiglitz provides an alternative path forward through his vision of progressive capitalism, with a comprehensive set of political and economic changes.
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 400 Pages |
$17.95
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SOCIALIST MANIFESTO: THE CASE FOR RADICAL POLITICS IN AN ERA OF EXTREME INEQUALITY

Written by Sunkara, Bhaskar
A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America and worldwide.
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Basic Books | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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BASELESS: MY SEARCH FOR SECRETS IN THE RUINS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

Written by Baker, Nicholson
A major new work, a hybrid of history, journalism, and memoir, about the modern Freedom of Information Act - FOIA - and the horrifying, decades-old government misdeeds that it is unable to demystify, from one of America's most celebrated writers Ten years into researching a book about the possibility that the United States had used biological weapons in the Korean War, Nic
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$30.00
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SURVIVING AUTOCRACY

Written by Gessen, Masha
"An indispensable voice of and for this moment." -Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny A bestselling, National Book Award-winning journalist's bracing elucidation of our tumultuous times. In the run-up to the 2016 election, Masha Gessen stood out from other journalists for the ability to convey the ominous significance of Donald Trump's speech and behavior, unprecedente
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$26.00
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FRONT ROW AT THE TRUMP SHOW

Written by Karl, Jonathan
An account like no other from the White House reporter who has known President Trump for more than 25 years.
March 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Dutton Books |
$28.00

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