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Foxconned: Imaginary Jobs, Bulldozed Homes, and the Sacking of Local Government Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226740652
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 19th, 2021

Powerful and resonant, Foxconned is both the definitive autopsy of the Foxconn fiasco and a dire warning to communities and states nationwide.

When Wisconsin governor Scott Walker stood shoulder to shoulder with President Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan at the White House in July 2017, they painted a glorious picture of his state’s future.

Free Speech (Penguin Liberty #6) Cover Image
By Corey Brettschneider (Editor)
ISBN: 9780143135159
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 9th, 2021

Speech is the life blood of democracy, but only if we understand its true meaning, and its role in sustaining our government.  Key texts from the U.S. Supreme Court, John Stuart Mill, Alexander Meiklejohn, Ida B. Wells and Charles Lawrence illuminate the immediate questions and pressing issues of free speech.

A Penguin Classic

How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316427265
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - November 16th, 2021

A “deeply empathetic” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) “must-read” (Marion Nestle) that “weaves lyrical storytelling and fascinating research into a compelling narrative” (San Francisco Chronicle) to look at dietary differences along class lines and nutritional disparities in America, illumin

Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA Cover Image
By Tim Mak
ISBN: 9781524746452
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Published: Dutton - November 2nd, 2021

A blistering exposé of the National Rifle Association, revealing its people, power, corruption, and ongoing downfall, from acclaimed NPR investigative reporter Tim Mak

Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300259933
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Published: Yale University Press - November 30th, 2021

Thirty years after the Soviet Union’s collapse, this book reveals how tensions between America, NATO, and Russia transformed geopolitics in the decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall
“The most engaging and carefully documented account of this period in East-West diplomacy currently available.”—Andrew Moravscik, Foreign Affairs

Please Scream Inside Your Heart: Breaking News and Nervous Breakdowns in the Year that Wouldn't End Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306847394
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Published: Hachette Go - November 9th, 2021

From the publisher of the NextDraft newsletter comes a cathartic and humorous ride through the unnerving, maddening hellscape of the 2020 press cycle, reestablishing the line between "real" news and real life.

Please lower your shoulder restraint and keep your hands and feet in.

American Made: What Happens to People When Work Disappears Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984801159
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Published: Random House - October 12th, 2021

What happens when Americans lose their jobs?  In American Made, an illuminating story of ruin and reinvention, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman gives an up-close look at the profound role work plays in our sense of identity and belonging, as she follows three workers whose lives unravel when the factory they have dedicated so much to closes down.

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062899477
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

Now with new text from McMaster addressing the January 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol and recommending how citizens across the free world can work together to restore confidence in democratic institutions and processes

Billion Dollar Loser: The Epic Rise and Spectacular Fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316461337
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 6th, 2021

A Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller: This "vivid" inside story of WeWork and its CEO tells the remarkable saga of one of the most audacious, and improbable, rises and falls in American business history (Ken Auletta).

Christened a potential savior of Silicon Valley's startup culture, Adam Neumann was set to take WeWork, his office share company disrup

The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324006558
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 10th, 2021

A myth-busting, 100-year history of the Mexican drug trade that reveals how an industry founded by farmers and village healers became dominated by cartels and kingpins.

Move: The Forces Uprooting Us Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982168971
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Published: Scribner - October 12th, 2021

A compelling look at the powerful global forces that will cause billions of us to move geographically over the next decades, ushering in an era of radical change.

In the 60,000 years since people began colonizing the continents, a recurring feature of human civilization has been mobility—the ever-constant search for resources and stability.

Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982154431
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 19th, 2021

A haunting and powerfully moving book that gives voice to the poorest among us and lays bare the cruelty of a penal system that too often defines their lives.

Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Chris Hedges has taught courses in drama, literature, philosophy, and history since 2013 in the college degree program offered by Rutgers University at East Jersey State Prison and other