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    emission of greenhouse gases Jim Hightower s newest book available July 15 Pre order now A leading American professor practitioner and advocate of international law discusses U S assistance to Iraq during the Iran Iraq war and the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in relation to violations of the laws of neutrality humanitarian law the laws of war and the U S Constitution Award winning Washington Journalist Robert Parry explores how the two George Bushes became president and the effect of this dynasty on democratic principles In Bush on the Couch Dr Justin A Frank sheds startling new light on an administration whose record of violence and cruelty seems increasingly dependent on the unstable psyche of the man at its center Chronicles the 40 year career of retired Gen Zinni who claims the Iraq War consisted of false rationales flawed strategy and lack of planning Cronies Oil the Bushes and the Rise of Texas America s Superstate tells how generations of politicians led by the Bushes have tailored U S foreign policy to cater to Arab dictators and the Texas firms that serve them Detailed account of Clinton s life and presidency told openly and directly Detailed proof of incompetence deception and misinformation on the part of the government officials charged with safeguarding our security A hard hitting fun read on Bush s war propaganda from a gifted left wing writer Ted Rall the editorial cartoonist and political writer decries the hijacking of the government by right wingers and the seeming powerlessness of the left to stop them Reveals how the Iraq war was sold to the American public through professional P R strategies and the lies that were told Anonymous member of the U S intelligence community describes how and why we are losing the war on terror

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    alternative reality of Bush and his NeoCon cabal as they seek an extreme makeover of the country and the world Deserter strips away the illusion of Bush as commander in chief to reveal a hypocrite who has betrayed his troops and his country Garrison Keillor s intellectually savvy book is a celebration of liberalism amongst the hardworking while bashing Bush Former consultant for the FBI on organized crime and international terrorism Paul L Williams reveals the potential for nuclear terrorism on US soil in this shocking expose Thom Hartmann tells how our government of by and for the people has been replaced by corporate domination Former CIA officer Robert Baer targets Saudi Arabia s corrupt leadership and cozy relationship with Washington This collection of new essays examine how official and corporate actors of globalization have enacted policies that limit medical access and promote disease and death for many in the poor world Checkpoint is a work of fiction by Nicholson Baker that explores the frustration and anger at Bush Crusade Chronicles of an Unjust War is a devasting indictment of the Bush Administration s war policies from James Carroll a respected moral authority A fine collection of Molly Ivins columns gathered from her career including those on George Bush The editor of Vanity Fair an exceptional magazine details how the Bush Administration has wrought havoc on our country CNN s Lou Dobbs bashes Bush and his greedy corporate CEOs A new account of the Abu Ghraib story and who is responsibility for this scandal and more on the lies and obsessions that led America into Iraq Kennedy faults corporate cronyism within the Bush Administration for actions that threaten our health national security and democracy as we know it Sen Bob Graham shares a candid and sobering look at what happened

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    manifesto Frank shows in his brilliant book how the right has prolonged the battles over pop culture abortion and religion while accruing great power and driving America into a ditch Jon Stewart award winning The Daily Show host and his coterie of patriots deliver a hilarious look at American government The New York Times Todd S Purdum traces the war in Iraq from the first rumblings after 9 11 to the diplomatic recriminations at the United Nations to the battles themselves and their aftermath Roth s new widely acclaimed novel posits a United States where in 1940 Charles Lindbergh becomes president A celebrated social scientist examines the ways the war on terror served to shore up the Bush administration s political base and analyzes the manner in which flag waving politicians used the emotional fog of war to further their regressive social and economic agendas A provocative collection of personal letters to Michael Moore from soldiers veterans and their families sharing their thoughts and feelings about the war in Iraq Ducat provides insightful analysis of the role male fear plays in politics including the motivations behind the good ole boy defense mechanism Reveals what s really at stake in the war on terrorism and how it affects the survival of democracy and civil liberties Rutger s law professor indicts the right wing effort to protect the wealthy and powerful by transforming the common law while promoting ideology based on property rights and freedom of contract as absolute values Analyzing Bush speeches news reports and public opinion polls Domke shows how the Bush administration offered political fundamentalism to capitalize on fear in the aftermath of 9 11 and what this means for U S politics Howard Dean s energetic detailed guide to restoring democracy in America and taking America back from

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    examines the potential effects of anti terror policies including initiatives hidden in state legislations and how they affect our civil liberties Reclaiming Enlightenment makes the claim that the Age of Reason is still a valid source of progressive thinking and radical insights Lynch explains with clarity why the concept of truth matters to a decent public culture Sam Pizzigati argues that our elected leaders failure to challenge or even discomfort America s remarkably grand concentrations of wealth endangers us all A penetrating look at the U S ruling class who own tremendous amounts of wealth and who benefit from the way that decisions get made in this country This award winning journalist gives a complete account of the humanitarian disaster and corporate boondoggle that passes for the Iraqi liberation Christopher D Cook s harrowing indictment of industrial agriculture s threat to the future of food and the environment Prins provides a firsthand account of how the much publicized corporate malfeasance of recent years resulted from deregulation that trashed the rules of responsible corporate behavior Saletan s gripping behind the scenes account reveals exactly how thirty years after Roe v Wade pro choice conservatives have won the abortion war Linn exposes the extent to which the Christian Right is influencing American politics who its political allies are the ways it is working to re shape America into its own image and the hypocrisy it practices in the process Perkins exposes the little known scheme of getting less developed nations to borrow large amounts of money for infrastructure repair so the money would end up in large U S corporations like Halliburton and Bechtel George Lakoff breaks down the ways in which conservatives have framed the issues and provides examples of how progressives can reframe the debate Glenn Smith has documented how

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    and filled with original historical research Thom Hartmann offers important insights into the meaning and nature of democracy and what we must do to counter the warlords theocrats and corporate aristocrats who now place it at risk This terrifying political thriller gives the reader an understanding of what Bush s totalitarian America could look like in another ten years Drawing on the 2000 the Ghosts of Florida offers a scathing analysis of America¹s election system and exposes the various ways it fails to reflect the will of the black voter Sherrod Brown a leading progressive member of Congress takes apart the free trade myths revealing the corporate lobbying and political intimidation that keeps the free trade mantra alive as American policy despite all evidence that free trade is failing One of America s most recognized and honored journalists presents a powerful statement of his own personal beliefs both political and moral Diamond examines storied examples of human economic and social collapse and even extinction in an entralling and disturbing book that binds humans to nature A lively hard hitting biography of the pro business pro Jesus anti government anti environment House majority leader who is driving today s congressional agenda The buzzsaw is what can rip through you when you try to investigate or expose anything this country s large institutions be they corporate or government want kept under wraps Ed Schultz a powerful left wing talk radio force rails against the havoc that our nation s leaders are wreaking on everything with a heady mix of patriotism outrage humor and hope Karl Rove Boy Genius is a fascinating entertaining look at Rove s ascendancy to the top of our national political life illuminating along the way both the dirty underside of politics and Rove s vision for who should

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    the dangers that their deadly products present to workers the public and consumers producing Blood on the Street is a riveting account of the Wall Street scam in which ordinary investors lost literally billions of dollars in many cases their life savings in one of the greatest deceptions ever by the crack reporter who broke the original story Human rights lawyer Michael Ratner who s at the center of a landmark U S Supreme Court case Rasul v Bush and political journalist Ellen Ray reveal the truth about Guantanamo Bay Naval Station and the creation of a new network of U S detention camps around the world Churchill examines U S military actions at home and abroad from 1776 to 2003 and the toll U S policies have taken on civilians around the world and the role activists are or aren t playing to stop the carnage in this controversial book This brilliant and original book studies the growing polarisation between the economically advanced and lagging countries since 1760 concluding that there is a strong positive correlation between sovereignty and industrialisation At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before Freethinkers offers a powerful defense of the secularist heritage that gave Americans the first government in the world founded not on the authority of religion but on the bedrock of human reason Public journalism advocate Jay Rosen recalls the history of the movement and explains how its innovations offer an opportunity to revitalize the press and improve civic life For anyone interested in intelligence and military groups Arkin has compiled a list of code names that run the gamut of the mundane to the extremely sensitive the premier reference book for those who study our foreign affairs Wolcott examines how infotainment passes for political news pointing a finger at the rise of TV news personalities or the attack poodles those ratings hungry pundits who he says are geared more toward quips rants profits and fame than to informing a democratic populace The Rise of the Creative Class gives us a provocative new way to think about why we live as we do today and where we might be headed Enemy Aliens brings Cole s keen intelligence constitutional acumen and personal litigation experience to bear on the character of constitutional freedoms in the war of terrorism In the Open Space of Democracy Terry Tempest Williams presents a sharp edged perspective on the ethics and politics of place spiritual democracy and the responsibilities of citizen engagement In Future Tense Gwynne Dyer tells how fringe groups of extremists Islamist fanatics and American neo conservatives have pushed the world to the brink of disaster with America s defeat in Iraq only a matter of time with how long it takes mattering a lot The sky isn t falling on Social Security and there is no economic demographic or actuarial basis for the widespread belief that the program needs to be fixed say economists Dean Baker and Mark

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    from the early days of radio and print reporting and the heyday of the wire services to the brave new world of the Internet Humorist Lewis Black Lewis shares many of his insightful thoughts in this book incorporating great humor Nickel and Dimed reveals with insight humor and passion low wage America in all its tenacity anxiety and surprising generosity changing the way people will think about the poor Timothy Garton Ash argues that colossal events such as the fall of France during World War II the dismantling of the Berlin Wall and now Sept 11th and the Iraq War have created seismic shifts in geopolitics Alliances are broken or forged Power and influence are redistributed The founding dean of Harvard s John F Kennedy School of Government applies a long distinguished career in government and academia to this sobering indeed frightening presentation of U S vulnerability to a terrorist nuclear attack while presenting an ambitious but feasible blueprint for eliminating the possibility of nuclear terrorist attacks A prominent national security analyst provides a critical examination of the origins objectives conduct and consequences of the U S war against Iraq in this major new study concluding that America s war against Iraq was both unnecessary and damaging to long term U S security interests Lind argues with considerable verve that the constellation of political beliefs embodying Bush style politics is designed to exploit the nation s natural and human resources for the benefit of a powerful oligarchy A security analyst at the Brookings Institution Singer raises disturbing new issues in this comprehensive analysis of a post Cold War phenomenon private companies offering specialized military services for hire This book is an anthology of work from Bowden s many assignments for the Atlantic Monthly The stories in Road Work are powerfully gripping elucidating and often wryly humorous Irshad Manji shares her life experiences growing up in a Western Muslim household and ask some compelling questions from her feminist lesbian journalist perspective New York Times reporter Eichenwald carefully details the characters and business shenanigans that led to the demise of Enron taking with it the respected accounting firm Arthur Andersen and the pensions of hundreds of its workers in this financial thriller The secret global information network that has come together under the umbrella name Echelon is detailed here by Yale Law student Keefe Tom Fention who s been reporting for CBS News for 34 years accuses the industry not just of having a political bias but of being supremely lazy and incompetent Along with a well structured explanation of what s wrong with news media and how to fix it Fenton also provides a convenient guide to the biggest underreported stories and why they re important Echoes in the Wind should be required reading for anyone wanting to understand humanity past present and future Davis chronicles his meetings with Christian Muslim and Jewish members of all stations of Syrian society painting a cultural portrait that is vivid moving and wise in

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    the place to start for anyone interested in getting at the truths of President Bush s character On Bullshit philosopher Harry Frankfurt s compact little book attempts to articulate a theory of this contemporary scourge what it is what it does and why there s so much of it The result is entertaining and enlightening In this timely contribution to the literature of American identity and public policy post 9 11 veteran political observer Wolfe argues that Americans both right and left lack sufficient ambition to rebuild America s greatness Forget your image of an economist as a crusty professor worried about fluctuating interest rates because Levitt will literally redefine the way we view the modern world Everything from the organizational structure of drug dealing gangs to baby naming patterns is deconstructed Written for the 2004 election Arianna Huffington offers a no holds barred account of where we stand and a clear and remarkable vision of where we should be headed Riverbend an anonymous Iraqi woman and computer programmer fluent in English offers searing eyewitness accounts of the everyday realities on the ground in Iraq punctuated by astute analysis on the politics behind these events Abrams an ardent legal defender of First Amendment rights for more than 30 years brings immediacy to this analysis of how challenges to free speech rights are affecting the ability of the U S to come to a clear consensus on how those rights should be applied Herbert narrates in vivid detail the tragedies and triumphs of invisible Americans in their everyday lives essential reading for anyone concerned about the state of the American people Start Making Sense brings together the best progressive thinkers critics and organizers to explain what went wrong in 2004 and how we can build a new Democratic Party that best represents and communicates our values and vision for America Agreeing with the premise of No Blood for Oil placards a college professor of international affairs here explains why he thinks the current Bush administration is a disaster on energy and foreign policy Death by a Thousand Cuts exposes how the conservatives are moving the tax system away from wealth to work away from the rich to the middle class In The Party s Over Richard Heinberg explains how industrialism arose from the harnessing of fossil fuels how competition to control access to oil shaped the geopolitics of the 20th century and how contention for dwindling energy resources in the 21st century will lead to resource wars in the Middle East Central Asia and South America Crossing the Rubicon is unique not only for its case breaking examination of 9 11 but for the breadth and depth of its world picture an interdisciplinary analysis of petroleum geopolitics narco traffic intelligence and militarism without which 9 11 cannot be understood Class Matters by Economic justice activist Betsy Leondar Wright is an activist guide for building bridges across class lines and collaborating more effectively in mixed class social change efforts Inside the Wire

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