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Bigger is not better, at least when it comes to corporate power and economic concentration. This is the thesis of Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar whose book on antitrust law is published in concert

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Here is vital reading for Americans and people anywhere who seek to understand what is happening “after the fall” of the global system created by the United States and shaped increasingly by China

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This powerful little book belongs to the Object Lessons series described by one admirer in the flyleaf as “the most consistently interesting non-fiction book series in America” (Megan Volpert,

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Do Something for Nothing is no real reflection of the magnanimity of the project behind it.

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What if all that was needed to stave off an impending mass extinction of life on Earth was to set aside half the planet for nature?

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“Many readers will wonder what future generations will make of this sad and epic account of failed national leadership during a health catastrophe.

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Tiger in the Sea is ultimately an inspiring, uplifting book, with multiple heroes.”

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“Justice Deferred offers a needed refresher course for faded memories on the Supreme Court’s unequal history with one of the key issues not only of our day, but on

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David Gessner succeeds in this friendly and reflective study of a great writer and our times.”

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“Jeff Shesol shows how to detail one intriguing tale after another while backing every word with hundreds of bits and bytes found in library archives, government documents, memoirs, and int

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“Riley’s book is both an incisive examination of Sowell’s ideas and a tribute to a man of courage, brilliant intellect, fierce independence, and scholarly integrity.”

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“‘what were long assumed to be urban Black ‘riots’ were, in fact, rebellions—political acts carried out in response to an unjust and repressive society.’”

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“Run. Fight. Think.”
—Sebastian Junger

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“Given the cherry-picked evidence, faulty logic, and sheer naivete of this book, any reader hoping to understand world affairs should turn elsewhere.”

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In February of 1969, Duke University was on the cusp of national prominence, about to eclipse Emory and Vanderbilt as the South’s premier institution of higher learning and preparing what would be

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“illuminating, well-written, and offers sharp insights into fascism’s strong appeal, for some, in times of turbulent change.”

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Buses Are a Comin’ offers more than a tribute to the Freedom Riders and other activists who put their lives on the line in the face of segregationist massive resistance and stirre

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Illuminating and uplifting, I Am a Girl from Africa is a must-read.

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“To paraphrase a quote referring to Keynes, another famous economist, the book may convince readers that we should all be Schumpeterians now.”

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“Chomsky wrote Central America’s Forgotten History because ‘most US Americans, even those who decry the abusive treatment of immigrants, remain blissfully oblivious to the historie

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Our country has been at war for 20 years, and despite several presidents promising to get us out of conflicts in the Middle East, each one has been defeated in his ambitions to date.

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