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by Mike Davis
Old Gods, New Enigmas is the highly-anticipated book by the bestselling author of City of Quartz and Planet of Slums. Mike Davis spent years working factory jobs and sitting behind the wheel of an eighteen wheeler before his profile as one of ...
by George Monbiot
Today, our lives are dominated by an ideology of extreme competition and individualism. It misrepresents human nature, destroying hope and common purpose. But we cannot replace it without a positive vision, one that reengages people in politics ...
Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond
by Paul D. Kenny
This book provides a new explanation for why populists are so successful in political systems where vote buying and other such patronage-based practices are common. Decentralisation weakens the network of illicit ties that keep patronage parties
The Case For Progressive Populism
by David McKnight
<p>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 backlash against free market globalisation? ...
by Wolfgang Sachsenroeder
by Mike Davis
<i>Prisoners of the American Dream</i> is Mike Davis 's brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists- Why has the world 's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a ...
Investing for a Better World
by Michael Mintrom
Public Policy: Investing for a Better World presents a contemporary introduction to public policy, covering all the major theories, approaches, and substantive policy areas. Grounded in the tradition of theoretically driven, evidence-based ...
by Michael Gallagher
by Debra Hayes
Dealing with the Brighton Bomb
by Steve Ramsey
<p>On 12 October 1984, an IRA bomb exploded inside Brighton’s Grand Hotel, killing five people and injuring thirty. It was an assassination attempt on Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet, who were staying there for the Conservative ...
The Seven Core Ideals That Made Our Party - And Our Country - Great
by Thomas B. Reston
In 2016 the Democratic Party lost control of every branch of government. Countless explanations and excuses have been offered, but in this heartfelt, evocative book longtime Democratic activist Thomas B. Reston illuminates the true cause: the ...
Hot Spots in Global Politics
The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disaster
by Peter Zeihan
by Luiz Renato Martins
<p>Internationally renowned Brazilian critic and art-historian Luiz Renato Martins presents an innovative new account of modern art from <em>David</em> to Abstract Expressionism.</p> ...
by Jenny Hocking
Here is the definitive story of the most divisive episode in Australia's history-the dismissal of Gough Whitlam's Labor government.<br><br><br>In her award-winning biography of Gough Whitlam, Jenny Hocking revealed the astonishing secret story ...
by Alex S. Vitale
<p>How the police endanger us and why we need to find an alternative</p> <p>Recent years have seen an explosion of protest and concern about police brutality and repression—especially after long-held grievances in Ferguson, Missouri, erupted ineBook
by John R. Gillingham III
With Britain leaving the EU, now is the time for an obituary for the EU as an institution. In this short, rigorously argued book, updated after Brexit, John R. Gillingham tells the history of an idea that has soured and withered away. <br>He ...