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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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Fifty Years a Feminist

In 1971 Sue Kedgley and a group of other young feminists carried a coffin into Auckland's Albert Park to protest against decades of stagnant advancement for New Zealand women since they won the right ..

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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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Good State: On the Principles of Democracy, 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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How I Became A Socialist

William Morris is famous as a designer, poet and artist, but his work as a political thinker and activist is less well known. This collection, the first of his political writings published for nearly ..

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How Not To Be Wrong:  Art of Changing Your Mind

There's no point having a mind if you're not willing to change it James O'Brien has built well over a million loyal listeners to his radio show by dissecting the opinions of callers live on air, ..

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How Not To Be Wrong: The Art of Changing Your Mind

James O'Brien - bestselling author, radio and podcast sensation, twitter phenomenon - answers the question he is asked more than any other- 'what have you changed you mind about?' Why all of us must k..

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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 Liberal: The Story of Freedom and the Fight for its Survival

'A tour de force.' - THE SECRET BARRISTER 'Clear-eyed and hard-headed. His defence of liberalism is political writing at its most urgent and engaging.' - NICK COHEN, OBSERVER COLUMNIST ..

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How to Stop Fascism: History, Ideology, Resistance

How can we stop the spread of fascism? The bestselling author of PostCapitalism offers a guide to resisting the far right The far right is on the rise across the world. From Modi's India to Bolso..

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Identity, Ignorance, Innovation: Why the old politics is useless - and what to do about it
Imagine A Country: Ideas for a Better Future

The first step on the road to change is to imagine possibility. Imagine A Country offers visions of a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices, from comedians to economists, writer..

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Imagining Decolonisation - BWB Text

Decolonisation is a term that scares some, and gives hope to others. It is an uncomfortable and bewildering concept for many New Zealanders - yet needed if we are going to build a country that is fair..

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Immoral Majority: Why Evangelicals Chose Political Power Over Christian Values

Now a National Bestseller! Evangelicals are losing the culture war. What if it's their fault In 2016, writer and filmmaker Ben Howe found himself disillusioned with the religious movement he..

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In Praise of Disobedience: Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Writings

In Praise of Disobedience draw on works from a single miraculous year in which Oscar Wilde published the larger part of his greatest prose - the year he came into maturity as an artist. Before the end..

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Inequality : New Zealand Crisis - & What We Can Do About It

A staggering rise in wealth disparity has transformed New Zealand from one of the developed world's most equal nations to one of the most unequal. International bestseller The Spirit Level argued in 2..

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Inequality Debate: An Introduction

The divide between New Zealand's poorest and wealthiest inhabitants has widened alarmingly over recent decades. Differences in income have grown faster than in most other developed countries. Max Rash..

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Introducing International Relations

This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concep..

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Introducing Marx: A Graphic Guide

Compact INTRODUCING guide to the influential philosopher, sociologist and economist. INTRODUCING MARX - A GRAPHIC GUIDE explores the life of the most famous Socialist figure, from his early years t..

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Introduction to International Relations: Perspectives, Connections, and Enduring Questions 2E

The hotly awaited second edition of this bestselling introductory textbook provides a truly comprehensive and accessible guide to international affairs. Bringing together the combined decades of exper..

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Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire: 20 years after 9/11

In this incisive account, leading scholar of Islamophobia Deepa Kumar traces the history of anti-Muslim racism from the early modern era to the "War on Terror." Importantly, Kumar contends that Islamo..

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Stirring writings on life, law and culture from Mamari Stephens (Te Rarawa), one of New Zealand's most perceptive legal minds...

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King Richard: Nixon and Watergate - an American tragedy

From an acclaimed British author, a sharply focused, riveting account - told from inside the White House - of the crucial days, hours, and moments when the Watergate conspiracy consumed, and ultimatel..

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Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World

'When you pick this book up, you won't be able to put it down' Misha Glenny, author of McMafia 'A powerful, appalling, and stunningly reported expose ... It reads like fiction, but unfortunatel..

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Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

New York Times bestselling author of Fire and Fury and Siege completes the trilogy on the epic presidency of Donald J. Trump With Fire and Fury Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump ad..

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Last Man Takes LSD: Foucault and the End of Revolution, The

In May 1975, Michel Foucault took LSD in the desert in southern California. He described it as the most important event of his life which would lead him to completely rework his History of Sexuality. ..

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Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

Technology is breaking politics-what can be done about it? Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news..

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Light that Failed:  Reckoning, A

Why did the West, after winning the Cold War, lose its political balance? In the early 1990s, hopes for the eastward spread of liberal democracy were high. And yet the transformation of Eastern E..

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Living with the Climate Crisis: Voices from Aotearoa
Long Hangover: Putin's New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past

In The Long Hangover, Shaun Walker presents a deeply reported, bottom-up explanation of Russia's resurgence under Putin. By cleverly exploiting the memory of the Soviet victory over fascism in World W..

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Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America

The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis when a white cop suffocated him. The video of that night's events went vira..

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Marxism: A Graphic Guide

Karl Marx was one of the most influential thinkers of the late 19th century, inspiring revolutions and colossal political upheavals that have radically transformed the lives of millions of people and ..

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Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker, The

A collection of the New Yorker's groundbreaking writing on race in America, including work by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Hilton Als, Zadie Smith, and more From the pages of the Ne..

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Meaning of Marxism 2e

Long considered dead by mainstream critics, the basic ideas of Marx are brought to life in this overview of his thought. The Meaning of Marxism 2nd Edition argues that rather than being irrelevant, Ma..

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Myanmar's Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech
New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Metropolitan Elite

An Evening Standard's Book of the Year 'A tour de force.' - David Goodhart All over the West, party systems have shattered and governments have been thrown into turmoil. The embattled establ..

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

**The New York Times and Sunday Times Bestseller**'An ordinary person's guide to hope. Read this book' Arundhati Roy'As accessible as it is brilliant' Owen Jones'A genuine page turner' Michelle Alexan..

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On Anarchism

On Anarchism is an essential introduction to the Noam Chomsky's political theory. On Anarchism sheds a much needed light on the foundations of Chomsky's thought, specifically his constant questioning ..

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

History does not repeat, but it does instruct. In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to..

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Origins of Totalitarianism

'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington Post Hannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to..

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Palace Letters, The: The Queen, the governor-general, and the plot to dismiss Gough Whitlam

A political betrayal. A constitutional crisis. A hidden correspondence. Gough Whitlam was a progressive prime minister whose reign from 1972 proved tumultuous after 23 years of conservative g..

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Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Lucidly and beautifully written, PEACE IS EVERY STEP contains commentaries and meditations, personal anecdotes and stories from Nhat Hanh's experiences as a peace activist, teacher, and community lead..

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Perfect Police State:  Undercover Odyssey into China's Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future

An in-depth, on-the ground view of how Chinese officials have co-opted technology, infrastructure and the minds of their people to establish the definitive police state. When blocked from f..

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The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. But as No. 1 internationally bestselling author Bo..

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Permanent Record

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, incl..

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Platform: radical legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020 - BWB text

In a book that is both deeply personal and highly political, Melani Anae recalls the radical activism of Auckland's Polynesian Panthers - the movement modelled on the US Black Panther Party 'but witho..

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Political Writings, The

Karl Marx was not only the great theorist of capitalism, he was also a superb journalist, politician and historian. For the first time ever, this book brings together all of his essential political an..

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Politics Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but "The Politics Book" makes it easier than ever by giving you a..

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