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Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker

Since the election of Scott Walker, Wisconsin has been seen as ground zero for debates about the appropriate role of government in the wake of the Great Recession. In a time of rising inequality, Walk..

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Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses

The Politics of the Earth provides an accessible and engaging introduction to thinking about the environment by looking at the way people use language on environmental issues. Leading scholar John S. ..

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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

Populism can be a dirty word. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have certainly given it a bad name. But rather than associating it with demagoguery and exclusion, might we better see it as a bac..

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Populist Persuasion: An American History, The

In The Populist Persuasion, the distinguished historian Michael Kazin guides readers through the expressions of conflict between powerful elites and "the people" that have run through our civic life, ..

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Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

'The most important book about our economy and society to be published in my lifetime' Irvine Welsh From Paul Mason, the award-winning Channel 4 presenter, Postcapitalism is a guide to our era of sei..

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Power of the Powerless, The

Vaclav Havel?s remarkable and rousing essay on the tyranny of apathy, with a new introduction by Timothy Snyder Cowed by life under Communist Party rule, a greengrocer hangs a placard in their shop wi..

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Precarity: Uncertain, Insecure and Unequal Lives in Aotearoa New Zealand
President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse: Ramifications of Rhetoric via Twitter

President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse brings together a diverse collection of perspectives on President Trump's Twitter rhetoric. Truly unique in its in-depth exploration, the volume demo..

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Price of Inequality

America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market ..

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Prince

As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall. The Prince is his controversial handbook about the dynam..

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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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Progress Vs Parasites: A Brief History of the Conflict that's Shaped our World

From Ancient Athens the modern day, a radical look at how world history has been shaped by the constant struggle between the productive and the parasitic. The change in our ancestors' behaviou..

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Promises, Promises: Eighty Years of Wooing New Zealand Voters

A lively history of political advertising in New Zealand, from the first election of the modern era in 1939 to today. Brimming with political-party campaign advertisements, this colourful, engaging bo..

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Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America

For the first time, the full, explosive record of the unthinkable: how a US president compromised American foreign policy in exchange for the promise of future business and covert election assistance...

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Protest and Power: The Battle For The Labour Party

'THE DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT' NICK ROBINSON 'IF YOU WANT TO UNDERSTAND CORBYN'S LONG MARCH TO TAKE CONTROL OF LABOUR, THIS IS THE ONLY BOOK TO READ...A TOUR DE FORCE' ROBERT PESTON 'BRILLIANTLY ..

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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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Putin Interviews

Academy Award winner Oliver Stone was able to secure what journalists, news organizations, and even other world leaders have long coveted: extended, unprecedented access to Russian President Vladimir ..

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Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics

"In this remarkable and groundbreaking book, Kenan Malik explores the history of moral thought as it has developed over three millennia, from Homer's Greece to Mao's China, from ancient India to moder..

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Race, Islam and Power

Jakarta based Andreas Harsono is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced, high-profile and courageous of reporters and commentators on contemporary Indonesian society. Race, Islam and Power: ..

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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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Remaking the Middle East

Not since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire has the Middle East been convulsed by so many events in such a short period of time. Uprisings, coups and wars have seen governments overthrown, hundreds o..

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Republic or Death!: Travels in Search of National Anthems

There are a couple of hundred songs that are sung by millions across the world each day, that school children know by heart and sports fans belt out perfectly even after eight beers. And they aren't p..

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Republic: Oxford World Classics

Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philos..

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Requiem for the American Dream: The Principles of Concentrated Wealth and Power (Interviews w/ Noam Chomsky)

Requiem for the American Dream is a work of some 70,000 words based on four years of interviews with Noam Chomsky on the subject of income equality. Chomsky considers these to be his final, long-form ..

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Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time

'A THOUGHTFUL, CAREFULLY ARGUED AND MORALLY PERSUASIVE CASE FOR DOING MORE' FINANCIAL TIMES We are in the midst of a global refugee crisis. Sixty five million people are fleeing for their lives. The ..

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Resurgence and Reconciliation: Indigenous-Settler Relations and Earth Teachings

The two major schools of thought in Indigenous-Settler relations on the ground, in the courts, in public policy, and in research are resurgence and reconciliation. Resurgence refers to practices of In..

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Retreat of Western Liberalism

In his widely acclaimed book Time to Start Thinking, Financial Times columnist and commentator Edward Luce charted the course of American economic and geopolitical decline, proving to be a prescient v..

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Return of Marco Polo's World, The

In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint of the world's changing power politics that recalls Marco Polo's decades-lo..

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Revenge of the Rich: The Neoliberal Revolution in Britain and New Zealand
Revolution Francaise: Emmanuel Macron and the quest to reinvent a nation

Two years after Emmanuel Macron came from nowhere to seize the French presidency, Sophie Pedder, The Economist's Paris bureau chief, tells the story of his remarkable rise and time in office so far. I..

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Rise of the Outsiders: How Mainstream Politics Lost its Way

Politics in the West has become unpredictable and tumultuous. In recent years, voters have deserted the political centre like never before. Whether it's Trump, Brexit, Le Pen, Tsipras, or even Corbyn,..

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Road to Ruin, The: The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

A drumbeat is sounding among the global elites. The signs of a coming financial crisis, one exponentially bigger than the last, are unmistakable. This time, the elites have an audacious plan to protec..

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Road to Somewhere: The New Tribes Shaping British Politics

'A provocative take on the UK's new tribal divisions ... a book whose timing is pitch-perfect' Andrew MarrMany Remainers reported waking up the day after the Brexit vote feeling as if they were living..

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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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Rules for Radicals

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know "the difference between being a realistic radic..

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Russia Hoax, The

On July 5, 2016, as James Comey announced that he had cleared Hillary Clinton, his FBI was furtively meeting with the author of the fictitious anti-Trump "dossier" funded by Clinton and the Democrats...

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Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War

It is impossible to think of Russia today without thinking of Vladimir Putin. More than any other major national leader, he personifies his country in the eyes of the outside world, and dominates West..

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Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump
Ruth Roger and Me Debts and Legacies

'Your words of "discomfort, loss, and disconnection" don't resonate with me at all.' Ruth Richardson to Andrew Dean, 16 December 2014. A time of major upheaval now stands between young and old in..

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Safeguarding the Future: Governing in an Uncertain World

In an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and perpetual election campaigning, how do we govern well for the future? How do we take the long view, ensuring that present-..

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Savage Messiah

Savage Messiah collects the entire set of Laura Oldfield Ford's fanzine to date. Part graphic novel, part artwork, the book is both an angry polemic against the marginalization of the city's working c..

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Saving Britain: How We Must Change to Prosper in Europe

Britain's Brexit voters are right. They have been shamefully neglected. But the answer is to change Britain, not to leave Europe. This book sets out how we can radically improve the lives of people an..

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Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

Do you recall a time when the income of a single schoolteacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family? Robert Reich does - in the 1950s his fathe..

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See No Evil: New Zealand's Betrayal of the People of West Papua

See No Evil issues a challenge to New Zealanders. The book begins by relating the little-known history of West Papua, but its focus is on the impact of New Zealand's foreign policy on the indigenous M..

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Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism

You thought capitalism was permanent? Think again. David Harvey unravels the contradictions at the heart of capitalism - its drive, for example, to accumulate capital beyond the means of investing it,..

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Shariah Law: Questions and Answers

Shariah law is a subject that is misunderstood and misrepresented by many in the West. More than simply a system of law, it is concerned with a set of values and rules that are essential to the unders..

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-seven-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has now emerged as one of the natio..

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Shot Down

On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky above the Ukraine. Aboard were 298 people, 38 of whom were Australians. No one survived. Subsequently it was shown that the airlin..

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Siege: Trump Under Fire

With Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and explosive book about a presidency that is under fire from ..

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Silent Invasion: China's influence in Australia

In 2008 Clive Hamilton was at Parliament House in Canberra when the Beijing Olympic torch relay passed through. He watched in bewilderment as a small pro-Tibet protest was overrun by thousands of angr..

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Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

4th March 2018, Salisbury, England. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were enjoying a rare and peaceful Sunday spent together, completely unaware they had been poisoned with the deadly nerve ..

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