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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

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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 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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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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Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir

John Bolton served as National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump for 519 days. A seasoned public servant who had previously worked for Presidents Reagan, Bush #41, and Bush #43, Bolton brough..

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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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Shortest History of Democracy

In a time of grave uncertainty about the future of our planet, the radical potential of democracy is more important than ever. In a time of grave uncertainty about the future of our planet, th..

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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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Spectre, Haunting: On the Communist Manifesto, A

China Mieville's brilliant reading of the modern world's most controversial and enduring political document: the Communist Manifesto. In 1848 a strange political tract was published by two emigre..

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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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Steal:  Attempt to Overturn the 2020 US Election and the People Who Stopped It

In the sixty-four days between November 3 and January 6, President Donald Trump and his allies fought to reverse the outcome of the vote. Focusing on six states - Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, P..

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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 India's Soul: Nationalism and the Fate of Democracy

There are over a billion Indians alive today. But are some more Indian than others? To answer this question, one that is central to the identity of all who belong to modern India, Shashi Tharoor explo..

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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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Terrorism: A Critical Introduction

In the years since 9/11, terrorism has been transformed into an issue of global significance. Terrorism and the war on terror has affected virtually every aspect of modern life, and a precise understa..

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Text : History of a Riot

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The Covid Consensus: The New Politics of Global Inequality

Why does Western pandemic policy have support across the political spectrum, when its social impacts conflict with ideology on both right and left? During the pandemic, the Left has agreed that '..

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The Ledger: Accounting for Failure in Afghanistan

'These things happened. They were glorious and they changed the world,' said Charlie Wilson of America's role in supporting the mujahideen against the Soviet Union. 'And then we fucked up the endgame...

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The New Islamic State: Ideology, Religion and Violent Extremism in the 21st Century

The rise of the Islamic State has dramatically forced a recalculation of political order and security in the Persian Gulf and broader Greater Middle East by the United States and its allies and advers..

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There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century

"Of every book written by anybody associated with the Trump administration, in any way, [this] is absolutely the one to read." --Rachel Maddow INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A celebrated..

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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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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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Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire

Britain didn't just put the empire back the way it had found it. In Uncommon Wealth, Kojo Koram traces the tale of how after the end of the British empire an interconnected group of well-he..

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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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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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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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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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Who Rules the World?

A new book on the state of the world today -- from one of the most respected and revered political commentators alive Noam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done m..

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Why We're Polarized: The International Bestseller from the Founder of Vox.com

'Powerful [and] intelligent' - Fareed Zakaria, CNN 'Superbly researched and written' - Francis Fukuyama, The Washington Post America's political system isn't broken. The truth is scarier: it..

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Wildland: The Making of America's Fury

'A reportorial tour de force ... Heart-rending, appalling and hard to put down' JANE MAYER 'Richly reported, beautifully written ... A riveting tale of dark times, told with a pathos and humanity..

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World, The

An invaluable primer from the president of the Council on Foreign Relations that will help anyone navigate our fast-changing world Today's headlines generate more questions than answers. Should t..

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World, The: A Brief Introduction

The World is designed to provide readers of any age and experience with the essential background needed to answer important critical questions about the world we live in, empowering them to manage the..

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