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Precipice: Neoliberalism, the Pandemic and the Urgent Need for Radical Change

An incredible, absorbing new collection of interviews on contemporary society from Noam Chomsky - 'the world's greatest public intellectual' Observer In this powerful collection of interviews, No..

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Prince Andrew: Epstein and the Palace

* First book on Prince Andrews threat to the monarchy * Nigel Cawthorne's has written bestselling Prince Philip: I Know I Am Rude and Call Me Diana. * 'Terrific.' Susie Dowdall Daily Mail Books Editor..

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

THE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER; All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to ..

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Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 'A devastating indictment' SUNDAY TIMES 'An important book, a superb piece of reporting' OBSERVER 'With great narrative verve, and a sober a..

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Public Policy in New Zealand : Institutions, Processes & Outcomes 3E

Public policy matters, because it makes a difference - for better or for worse - to people's lives. This book provides an introduction to public policy in New Zealand: what it is, who makes it, and ho..

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Raging 2020s: Companies, Countries, People - and the Fight for Our Future

Huge corporations are acting like nations, global wealth is going to billionaires and ordinary people are suffering. It's set to be a rocky decade - but we can fix it. As the market consolidates ..

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Real Anthony Fauci, The: Big Pharma's Global War on Democracy, Humanity, and Public Health
Reckoning: America's trauma and finding a way to heal

The Reckoning will examine America's national trauma, rooted in its history but dramatically exacerbated by the impact of current events and the Trump administration's corrupt and immoral policies. Am..

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Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes

The concept of patriotism has fallen on hard times. What was once a value that united Americans has become so politicized by both the left and the right that it threatens to rip apart the social fabri..

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Red Notice: How I Became Putin's No. 1 Enemy

November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? T..

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Red Roulette: An Insider's Story of Wealth, Power, Corruption and Vengeance in Today's China

In the headline-making and bestselling tradition of Bill Browder's Red Notice comes a riveting memoir from a man who rose within the ranks of China's ultra-rich only to see his business partner-wife m..

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Red Years, The

The analysis of May 68 in Paris, Berkeley, and the Western world has been widely reconsidered. But 1968 is not only a year that conjures up images of Paris, Frankfurt, or Milan: it is also the pivotal..

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Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire: Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2020

How ethical business will save the world Free market capitalism is one of humanity's greatest inventions, and the greatest source of prosperity the world has ever seen. But it's also on the verg..

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Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism, The

Today, globalism has a bad reputation. 'Citizens of the world' are depicted as recklessly uninterested in how international economic forces can affect local communities. Meanwhile, nationalists are of..

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Revolution and Counterrevolution in China: The Paradoxes of Chinese Struggle

Over recent decades China has experienced massive change and development. China is the world's fastest growing economy, and has become a global superpower once again. But this development has thrown u..

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Rigged: America, Russia and 100 Years of Covert Electoral Interference

'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 acco..

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Rise Up

A rousing call to action for today's turbulent political moment, drawing on lessons learned from Reverend Sharpton's unique experience as a politician, television and radio host, and civil rights lead..

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Road to Unfreedom, The

The past is another country, the old saying goes. The same might be said of the future. But which country? For Europeans and Americans today, the answer is Russia. Today's Russia is an oligarchy ..

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Rule of Law

'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of demo..

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Rule the Waves, To: How Control of the World's Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers

From a brilliant Brookings Institution writer, a vivid, timely, and insightful examination of the critical role that oceans play in the daily struggle for global power, in the bestselling tradition of..

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Seat at the Table, A: New Zealand and the United Nations Security Council, 2015-2016

This fascinating look at global politics follows New Zealand's fourth term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, from 2015 to 2016. Its engrossing chapters by key players, ..

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Sex, Lies and Question Time: Why the successes and struggles of women in Australia's parliament matter to us all

In Sex, Lies and Question Time, former MP Kate Ellis explores the good, the bad and the ugly of life as a woman in Australian politics. Seventy-seven years after the first woman entered Australi..

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Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist comes Shadow State, a timely and shocking analysis which connects Putin, Trump, and Brexit with the dark web. Based on ..

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Share the Wealth: How to End Rentier Capitalism

How can we reduce inequalities? How can we make work get better recognition and better pay? Philippe Askenazy in this new book shows that the current share of wealth is far from natural; it results ..

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Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America, The

Named one of Newsweek's "25 Must-Read Fall Fiction and Nonfiction Books to Escape the Chaos of 2020" The critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rage of a Privileged Class e..

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Social Policy Practice and Process in Aotearoa New Zealand

The focus of this book is the practice of social policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is intended to complement and update the fourth and final edition of Cheyne et al.'s Social Policy in New Zealan..

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Spooked: The Secret Rise of Private Spies

A spy story like no other. Private spies are the invisible force that shapes our modern world: they influence our elections, effect government policies and shape the fortunes of companies...

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Stardust and Substance: The New Zealand General Election of 2017

Stardust and Substance captures some of the magic of Jacinda Ardern's extraordinary seven-and-a-half weeks' campaign, defeating a National government in power for nine years. The story of her se..

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Strongman, The: Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia

Vladimir Putin has turned Russia from fledgling democracy into a police state, and in 2020 a constitutional change gave him the means to stay in power until 2036. In this acclaimed political biography..

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Struggle for Sovereignty: New Zealand and Twenty-First Century Statehood

In the era of public choice and free markets, does the New Zealand state still have the best interests of its individual citizens at heart? Since 1984, as Margaret Wilson argues, the shift to a neo-li..

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Text : History of a Riot

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The Apocalypse and the End of History: Modern Jihad and the Crisis of Liberalism

In this authoritative, accessible study, historian Suzanne Schneider examines the politics and ideology of the Islamic State and finds that contemporary jihad is a microcosm of global political tren..

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The Last Correspondent: Dispatches from the frontline of Xi's new China

It was just after midnight when China's notorious secret police came knocking. A late-night visit to his Shanghai laneway house by China's notorious secret police triggered a diplomatic storm wh..

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Three Dimensions of Freedom, The

We live in a world where strongman politics are rising; neo-liberalism has hollowed out political parties; and corporations have undermined democracy. Ordinary voters feel helpless to effect change, r..

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Too Much Money: How Wealth Disparities Are Unbalancing Aotearoa New Zealand

Presently, someone in the wealthiest 1 per cent of adults - now a roughly 40,000-strong club - has a net worth 68 times that of the average New Zealander. Too Much Money is the story of how weal..

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Truths We Hold: An American Journey

Discover Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's New York Times bestselling book about the core truths that unite us and the shared values that will see us into the future. 'A life story that genuin..

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Truthteller

There is a war on truth. And the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover up murder, corruption and catastrophe, for teachers, students and concer..

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Twilight of Democracy: The Failure of Politics and the Parting of Friends

In the years just before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall, conservative politicians and intellectuals across Europe and America celebrated a great achievement, felt a common purpose and, very oft..

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Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?, The

One of the world's leading philosophers on how we can restore social solidarity and overcome our rancorous politics These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and loser..

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Understanding the European Union: A Concise Introduction - The European Union Series (8th Ed, 2020)

This is the must-have, leading introduction to the European Union. Offering an ideal primer on the EU's history, institutions, and politics, this concise textbook also covers the various challenges an..

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Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump

"In terrifying detail, Unholy illustrates how a vast network of white Christian nationalists plotted the authoritarian takeover of the American democratic system. There is no more timely book than thi..

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Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Why the United States has developed an economy divided between rich and poor and how racism helped bring this about. The United States is becoming a nation of rich and poor, with few families in ..

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Voodoo Histories

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Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts

If, like me, you're sick and tired of being told how to think, speak, eat and behave, then this book is for you. If, like me, you think common sense is being thrown out of the window, then this b..

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War and Peacekeeping: Personal Reflections on Conflict and Lasting Peace

There are no winners in war, only losers. We have so far avoided a third world war, but across the globe regional conflicts flare up in a seemingly unstoppable cycle. Who can stand between the armed c..

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Weak Strongman:  Limits of Power in Putin's Russia

Looking beyond Putin to understand how today's Russia actually works Media and public discussion tends to understand Russian politics as a direct reflection of Vladimir Putin's seeming omnipotenc..

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Welcome to the Woke Trials: How #Identity Killed Progressive Politics

In 2013, Julie Burchill wrote a mischievous piece in the Observer to defend her friend Suzanne Moore. Burchill had not anticipated the vitriolic reaction that her words would provoke. She was pursued ..

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Wellbeing Economics: Future Directions for New Zealand

Seventy-five years after Labour's social security reforms of the 1930s, it is time for a major shift in how New Zealand regards the wellbeing of its people. Instead of measuring economic growth for it..

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What Really Happened In Wuhan:  cover-ups, the conspiracies and the classified research

Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia. A VIRUS MORE THAN 109 MILLION INFEC..

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When America Stopped Being Great: A history of the present

The presidency of Donald Trump is commonly seen as an historical accident. In When America Stopped Being Great, Nick Bryant argues that by 2016 it had become almost historically inescapable. In this h..

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Where the Water Ends: Seeking Refuge in Fortress Europe

Around the world, forced migration doubled in the decade leading up to 2019. Over that time, the borders of the European Union became the world's deadliest frontier. More than 20,000 people have died ..

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