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Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

by Katha Pollitt

A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION

Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, “abortion” is still a word that...


Drugs Unlimited

by Mike Power

The very first thing ever bought or sold on the Internet was marijuana, when Stanford and MIT students used ARPANET to cut a deal in the early ’70s. Today, you can order any conceivable pill or powder with...


Deep Down Dark

by Héctor Tobar

When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched...


Death to the Infidels

by Mitchell G. Bard

For more than a century, much of the attention given to the Middle East has focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The rise of a Palestinian offshoot of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic Resistance Movement,...


Cornered

by Peter Pringle

In New Orleans, the widow of an attorney who died of lung cancer vowed to avenge his death by suing the tobacco companies. In Clarksdale, Mississippi, an outraged country lawyer discovered the cost of lung cancer...


Guantanamo's Child

by Michelle Shephard

A prize-winning journalist tells the troubling story of Canadian Omar Khadr, who has spent a quarter of his life growing up in Guantanamo Bay. Khadr was captured in Afghanistan in July 2002 at the age of 15....


Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence

by Dave Lt Col Grossman & Gloria Degaetano

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth

Newtown, Aurora, Virginia...


Evil: A Primer

by William Hart

"Today our nation saw evil." - President George W. Bush, September 11th 2001

Evil! Like a zombie back from the grave, it has arisen--a word many of us had long ago relegated to Sunday sermons, video games and...


A Quiet Word

by Tamasin Cave & Andy Rowell

Q. What’s worth £2,000,000,000, answers to no-one and operates out of public sight?

A. Britain’s influence industry

The corporate takeover of democracy is no conspiracy theory – it’s happening, and...


Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie

by Ranya Tabari Idliby

For many Americans, the words ‘American’ and ‘Muslim’  simply do not marry well; for many the combination is an anathema, a contradiction in values, loyalties, and identities. This is the story of one...


Dilemmas of Domination

by Walden BELLO & Tom Engelhardt

From the acclaimed globalization critic, a far-reaching analysis of America's military, economic, and political vulnerability

The empire seems unassailable, but the empire is weak-and precisely because of its...


Who We Are Now

by Sam Roberts

A revealing view of America and its citizens at the dawn of a new century, by the author of the New York Times Notable Book Who We Are

For more than two centuries, America has taken stock every decade, producing...


The Bluest State

by Jon Keller

What’s Happened to Massachusetts? 

At one time, Americans thought of Massachusetts with pride.  It was the place where the charge against British oppression was incubated and first battle of the Revolutionary...


Out of the Blue

by Richard Bernstein & The New York Times

A gripping and authoritative account of the September 11th attack, its historical roots, and its aftermath

Few news stories in recent memory have commanded as much attention as the terrorist attacks on the World...


Selling Out

by Mark Green

With CEOs and corporations under fire for years of outrageous deception and fraud, the time has come for Mark Green's groundbreaking book, Selling Out. A political watchdog and longtime crusader for better government,...


The Pig Book

by Citizens Against Government Waste

The federal government wastes your tax dollars worse than a drunken sailor on shore leave. The 1984 Grace Commission uncovered that the Department of Defense spent $640 for a toilet seat and $436 for a hammer....


Devil's Game

by Robert Dreyfuss

The first complete account of America's most

dangerous foreign policy miscalculation: sixty years of support for Islamic fundamentalism

Devil's Game is the gripping story of America's misguided efforts, stretching...


American Betrayal

by Diana West

In The Death of the Grown-Up, Diana West diagnosed the demise of Western civilization by looking at its chief symptom: our inability to become adults who render judgments of right and wrong. In American Betrayal,...


Crossing the Line

by Christian Plowman

As he rose through the ranks of various departments of the Metropolitan Police, Christian Plowman dreamt of being an undercover cop. When he finally achieved his ambition, becoming one an elite group of officers,...


The Price of Justice

by Laurence Leamer

A nonfiction legal thriller that traces the fourteen-year struggle of two lawyers to bring the most powerful coal baron in American history, Don Blankenship, to justice

Don Blankenship, head of Massey Energy...