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Crime in Progress: The Secret History of the Trump-Russia Investigation

In the autumn of 2015, the founders of the US political research firm Fusion GPS, Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch, were hired by a Republican presidential candidate to look into the records of Donald ..

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Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World

DEAR MADAM PRESIDENT is an empowering letter from former White House Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any fi..

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Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy

'The best book on rethinking economics that anyone will find right now' Richard Murphy, Political Economist and author of The Joy of Tax The leading thinker and most visible public ad..

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Demagoguery and Democracy

A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery-and how we can defeat it. What is demagoguery? Some demagogues are easy to spot: They rise to power through pandering, charisma, and prejudice. But, a..

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Democracy in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the world's oldest democracies for men and women, Maori and Pakeha, with one of the highest political participation rates. But - from MMP to leadership primaries, spin doctors to..

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Dirty Politics

BESTSELLER! Early in 2014, Nicky Hager was leaked a large number of email and online conversations from Cameron Slater's Whale Oil blog. Many of these were between Slater and his personal allies ..

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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe

Disaster has become big business. Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein trav-els across Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, Greece, and Australia to witnes..

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Dismantling America: and other controversial essays

These wide-ranging essays- on many individual political, economic, cultural and legal issues- have as a recurring, underlying theme the decline of the values and institutions that have sustained and a..

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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

New from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography; We feel more divided than ever.; This riveting analysis tells you why.; Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politi..

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Empire and the Five Kings: America'S Abdication and the Fate of the World, The

The United States was once the hope of the world, a beacon of freedom and the defender of liberal democracy. Nations and peoples on all continents looked to America to stand up for the values that cre..

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Enoch Powell: Politics and Ideas in Modern Britain

Best known for his notorious 'Rivers of Blood' speech in 1968 and his outspoken opposition to immigration, Enoch Powell was one of the most controversial figures in British political life in the secon..

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Erdogan Rising: The Battle for the Soul of Turkey

'Essential reading for anyone interested in Turkey and its future.' Literary Review 'Essential reading full stop.' Peter Frankopan 'It is a must.' The Times Who is Recep Tayyip Erdoga..

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Fabulists, The

Demagogues and authoritarians are flourishing in this modern age of political myth. They exploit our fears and fantasies. Exposing the fictions that these new rulers use to take and keep control has n..

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Fall and Rise of the British Left, The

The remarkable advance of "Corbynism" did not emerge from nowhere. It is the product of developments in socialist and working-class politics over the past forty years and more. The Thatcher era witnes..

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Fascism and Dictatorship: The Third International and the Problem of Fascism

The resurgence of the far right across Europe and the emergence of the "alt-right" in the US have put the question of fascism urgently back on the agenda. For those trying to understand these forms of..

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Fascism: A Warning

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S..

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Fascism: Why Not Here?

When the Nazis took power in 1933, most Germans did not foresee the oncoming storm. Many were wildly enthusiastic; some were alarmed; most were worried but trusted that things would work out. In short..

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Fate & Philosophy : Journey Through Life's Great Questions

Jim Flynn is on a mission to change how we think about the modern world, our place in it, and the moral choices we make. In The Torchlight List he argued that great literature can change lives. Now in..

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Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playin..

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First-Class Passengers on a Sinking Ship: Elite Politics and the Decline of Great Powers

The extent and irreversibility of US decline is becoming ever more obvious as America loses war after war and as one industry after another loses its technological edge. Lachmann explains why the Unit..

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Fixing the System: A History of Populism, Ancient and Modern

Populism is a genuine 'third way' in politics, a middle path between the extremes of corporate anarchy and collective authoritarianism. It is a trenchant and timely study.Populism is distinguished fro..

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For a Left Populism

What is the "populist moment" and what does it mean for the left?We are currently witnessing in Western Europe a "populist moment" that signals the crisis of neoliberal hegemony. The central axis of t..

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Force of Nonviolence, The

"Judith Butler is the most creative and courageous social theorist writing today." - Cornel West "Judith Butler is quite simply one of the most probing, challenging, and influential thinkers of our ti..

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Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these essays, interviews and speeches, Angela Y. Davis illuminates connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the imp..

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most ..

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From Russia with Blood: Putin's Ruthless Killing Campaign and Secret War on the West

Orwell Prize-nominated journalist Heidi Blake uncovers exclusive details of Vladimir Putin's worldwide meddling with dissident voices. This is the explosive and true story of how Russia operates in ou..

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From Russia with Blood: Putin's Ruthless Killing Campaign and Secret War on the West

'A real life thriller, packed with characters that even John le Carre couldn't dream of. If this doesn't scare you, then you're not paying attention.' Oliver Bullough They thought they would be s..

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto

A different kind of politics for a new kind of society--beyond work, scarcity and capitalism In the twenty-first century, new technologies should liberate us from work. Automation, rather than undermi..

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto

The first decade of the twenty-first century marked the demise of the current world order. Despite widespread acknowledgement of these disruptive crises, the proposed response from the mainstream rema..

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Generation Rent

Increasing numbers of young New Zealanders rent, rather than own, their homes. In some places house prices are simply too expensive relative to incomes. For this generation of renters, the dream of ho..

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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

An essential guide to geopolitics in 2017 -- and how we should be fighting back -- from the world's leading public intellectualWhat kind of world are we leaving to our grandchildren? How are the disco..

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Good State, The

The foundations upon which our democracies stand are inherently flawed, vulnerable to corrosion from within. What is the remedy? A. C. Grayling makes the case for a clear, consistent, princ..

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Government for the  Public Good: The Surprising Science of  Large-Scale Collective Action: 2018

Fast-paced, globally informed and wittily written - Professor Danny Dorling, Oxford University One of the epochal shifts of the last 40 years has been to entrust markets with many of the tasks pr..

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Government of No One, The

Often associated with chaos or disorder, anarchy defies definition and routinely gets a bad press. And yet from Occupy to Pussy Riot, Noam Chomsky to David Graeber, this philosophical and political mo..

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Great Successor, The

THE GREAT SUCCESSOR is an irreverent yet insightful quest to understand the life of Kim Jong Un, one of the world's most secretive dictators. Kim's life is swathed in myth and propaganda, from the pla..

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Has China Won?: The Chinese Challenge to American Primacy

The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congr..

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HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship

HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about hate speech vs. free speech, showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal ha..

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Hidden Hand: Exposing How The Chinese Communist Party Is Reshaping The World

In this landmark follow-up to the bestselling Silent Invasion, Hidden Hand exposes the Chinese Communist Party's global program of influence and subversion, and the threat it poses to democracy. ..

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Hidden History of Burma, The

Six years ago, Burma seemed to be in the midst of a miraculous transformation, from the darkest of dictatorships to a peaceful liberal democracy. Yet, today, it stands accused of ethnic cleansing and ..

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History of Democracy: A Marxist Interpretation

The concept of democracy has become tarnished in recent years, as governments become disconnected from voters and pursue unpopular policies. And yet the ideal of democracy continues to inspire movemen..

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Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth

The urgent and untold story of the collusion between Fox News and Donald Trump from the New York Times bestselling author of Top of the Morning. While other leaders were marshaling resources to comba..

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How Democracies Die

Two Harvard professors explain the dangerous world we face todayDemocracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the elect..

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How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future

Democracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion, with the election of an authoritarian leader, the abuse of governmental power ..

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How Democracies Die: What History Tells Us About Our Future

Democracies die in three stages: the election of an authoritarian leader, the concentration and abuse of governmental power and finally, the complete repression of opposition and citizens. The first ..

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How the World Works

With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics. Divided into four sections, originally published in the US only as ..

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How to be a Fascist: A Manual

Democracy is difficult, flawed and unstable. It involves barely distinguishable political parties engaging in lengthy, overcomplicated and expensive decision-making processes. Engaging so many people ..

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How To Be Right: ... in a world gone wrong

The voice of reason in a world that won't shut up. The Sunday Times Bestseller Every day, James O'Brien listens to people blaming hard-working immigrants for stealing their jobs while scroun..

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How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps

A growing number of Americans want to tear down what it's taken us 250 years to build-and they'll start by canceling our shared history, ideals, and culture. Traditional areas of civic agreement ..

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How To Improve Your Mind : 20 Keys to Unlock the Modern World

In How to Improve Your Mind, renowned psychologist James R. Flynn presents 20 key concepts to aid critical thinking and empower individuals to critically analyze what they read, hear, and see in our i..

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How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

'This is essential' Margaret Atwood on Twitter `She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive growth of fascism. Everyone should know about this' Philip Pullman ..

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How to Sell a Massacre

One Nation, the NRA and $20 million - inside journalism's most audacious sting By the mastermind who infiltrated the NRA and One Nation and based on the award-winning documentary seen on ABC T..

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