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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 22 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right
    Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right's Challenge to State and Empire - by Matthew N. Lyons

    £20.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781629635118 | ISBN 10: 1629635111

    A major study of movements that strive to overthrow the U.S. government, that often claim to be anti-imperialist and sometimes even anti-capitalist yet also consciously promote inequality, hierarchy, and domination, generally along explicitly racist, ... more

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  • Cover image of book American Politics: A Graphic History by Laura Locker and Julia Scheele
    American Politics: A Graphic History - by Laura Locker and Julia Scheele

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785783456 | ISBN 10: 1785783459

    Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, illustrator Julia Scheele teams up with Dr Laura Locker in this comic-book introduction to the political history of the Land of Opportunity.  How did a political ou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crashing the Party: From the Bernie Sanders Campaign to a Progressive Movement by Heather Gautney
    Crashing the Party: From the Bernie Sanders Campaign to a Progressive Movement - by Heather Gautney

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786634320 | ISBN 10: 1786634325

    A leading activist-scholar on what’s next in the Sanders revolution.   Bernie Sanders shocked the political establishment by winning 13 million votes and a majority of young voters in the 2016 Democratic primary. Since that upset, repeated p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Bad Governments Happen To Good People by Danny Katch
    Why Bad Governments Happen To Good People - by Danny Katch

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781608468584 | ISBN 10: 1608468585

    A sharp-witted indictment of our broken political system and a vision for a socialist alternative that is truly by and for the people.   The election of Donald Trump has sent the United States and the world into uncharted waters, with a bigote ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy - by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241325230 | ISBN 10: 0241325234

    NEW YORK TIMES #2 BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL 2018 "I've been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates."(Toni Morrison) From 2008-2016, the leader ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston
    The Making of Donald Trump - by David Cay Johnston

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196589 | ISBN 10: 1612196586

    Covering the long arc of Trump’s career, Johnston tells the full story of how a boy from a quiet section of Queens, NY would become an entirely new, and complex, breed of public figure. Trump is a man of great media savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus by Matt Taibbi
    Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus - by Matt Taibbi

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780753548400 | ISBN 10: 0753548402

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  "The thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, like the first sign of the collapse of the United States as a global superpower. Twenty years from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity by Jackson Katz
    Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity - by Jackson Katz

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781566560832 | ISBN 10: 1566560837

    Why has the U.S. never had a woman president?   The big story about gender in the 2016 presidential year was supposed to be about Hillary Clinton, and her quest to become the first woman president of the United States. Then Donald Trump’s ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders
    Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In - by Bernie Sanders

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781258538 | ISBN 10: 1781258538

    An inside account of Sanders' extraordinary campaign - and a blueprint for future political action. "Bernie Sanders has changed US politics forever."(Owen Jones) Bernie Sanders stormed to international headlines after running an extraordinary c ... more

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  • Cover image of book False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Liza Featherstone (Editor)
    False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton - by Liza Featherstone (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784784614 | ISBN 10: 1784784613

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is one of the most powerful women in world politics, and the irrational right-wing hatred of Clinton has fed her progressive appeal, helping turn her into a feminist icon. To get a woman in the White House, its thought, would ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bernie by Ted Rall
    Bernie - by Ted Rall

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609806989 | ISBN 10: 1609806980

    Bernie Sanders puzzles the establishment. A self-identified socialist from the tiny state of Vermont, long affiliated with neither the Democratic nor Republican parties, Sanders is now pushing more than 30 percent in most opinion polls against the "i ... more

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  • Cover image of book After 9/11: Leading Political Thinkers About the World, the U.S. and Themselves by Tobias Endler
    After 9/11: Leading Political Thinkers About the World, the U.S. and Themselves - by Tobias Endler

    £17.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9783866493643 | ISBN 10: 3866493649

    After 9/11 presents 17 interviews with America's leading political thinkers. Renowned experts such as Zbigniew Brzezinski, Francis Fukuyama, and Noam Chomsky discuss the nations foreign policy in the post-9/11 world. Yet, they also comment on their ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad by Tariq Ali
    The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad - by Tariq Ali

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677573 | ISBN 10: 1844677575

    A prescient dissection of Obamas overseas escalation and domestic retreat, fully updated.  Written early in 2010 and initially published in September 2010, The Obama Syndrome predicted the Obama administrations historic midterm defeat. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity by Tim Wise
    Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity - by Tim Wise

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780872865082 | ISBN 10: 0872865088

    Following the civil rights movement, race relations in the United States entered a new era. Legal gains were interpreted by some as ensuring equal treatment for all and that "colorblind" policies and programs would be the best way forward. Since then ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy by Matthew Alford
    Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy - by Matthew Alford

    £21.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745329826 | ISBN 10: 0745329829

    Hollywood is often characterised as a stronghold of left-liberal ideals. In Reel Power, Matthew Alford shows that it is in fact deeply complicit in serving the interests of the most regressive US corporate and political forces. Films like Transfo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The American Future: A History from the Founding Fathers to Barack Obama by Simon Schama
    The American Future: A History from the Founding Fathers to Barack Obama - by Simon Schama

    £16.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099520399 | ISBN 10: 0099520397

    In November 2008 the United States elected a new President. But the collapse of twenty years of Republican conservativism means the country is already conducting an intense self-examination about the trajectory of its history; how it came to find its ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics by Paul Street
    Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics - by Paul Street

    £50.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781594516313 | ISBN 10: 1594516316

    Many Americans believe Barak Obama represents a hopeful future for America. But does he also reflect the American politics of the past? This book offers the broadest and best-informed understanding on the meaning of the 'Obama phenomenon' to dat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bring Home the Revolution: the Case for a British Republic by Jonathan Freedland
    Bring Home the Revolution: the Case for a British Republic - by Jonathan Freedland

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007291519 | ISBN 10: 0007291515

    On a switchback ride through the USA, riding pillion with America's founding fathers, Jonathan Freedland searches out the qualities that made America the land at the end of his childhood rainbow, the place his grandfather and he conspired to run off ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism by Edited by Robin L.Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Minnie Bruce Pratt
    Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism - by Edited by Robin L.Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Minnie Bruce Pratt

    £24.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848130197 | ISBN 10: 1848130198

    Women across the globe are being dramatically affected by war as currently waged by the USA. But there has been little public space for dialogue about the complex relationship between feminism, women, and war. The editors of Feminism and War have br ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics by John R. Talbott
    Obamanomics: How Bottom-up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-down Economics - by John R. Talbott

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781583228654 | ISBN 10: 1583228659

    Bestselling author John R. Talbott, who predicted the current housing and mortgage crisis, pictures here a Barack Obama presidency based on justice and cooperation - principles that have not held sway in Washington, DC, for quite some time. Talbott's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama: The Improbable Quest by John K. Wilson
    Barack Obama: The Improbable Quest - by John K. Wilson

    £48.99   hardback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781594514760 | ISBN 10: 1594514763

    Barack Obama is quickly becoming America's most popular politician, and his run for presidency has brought huge crowds at home and an unprecedented wave of international attention as well. Much more than a biography, this book is a political tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
    The Audacity of Hope - by Barack Obama

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847670830 | ISBN 10: 1847670830

    If Barack Obama is successful in his quest to become President of the United States, he will dramatically change the face that his country presents to the world.  In this bestselling book Obama discusses the importance of empathy in politics, hi ... more

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