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  • Inside WikiLeaksby Daniel Domscheit-Berg

    Random House 2011; US$ 17.58

    Since its launch in 2006, WikiLeaks has rapidly grown into the most powerful and influential whistleblowing organisation ever. Its status as a repository and publisher of leaked sensitive and confidential governmental, corporate, organisational or religious documents while preserving the anonymity and untraceability of its contributors, and the statements... more...

  • The Silent Stateby Heather Brooke

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.98

    Award-winning investigative journalist Heather Brooke exposes the shocking and farcical lack of transparency at all levels of government. At a time when the State knows more than ever about us, Brooke argues that without proper access to the information that citizens pay for, Britain can never be a true democracy. * SECRECY*: anonymous... more...

  • The Capacity for Civic Engagementby David P. Levine

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    While we do not lack for literature to guide us in thinking about public life, we have less to call on when our problem is not only to explore public ideals and institutions, but also to consider the nature and origin of our capacity to make a connection with and find meaning in those institutions and ideals. Levine explores the nature and origin... more...

  • Cheating Justiceby Elizabeth Holtzman; Cynthia Cooper

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    President George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney deceived Congress and the people to drive us into a war in Iraq; they claimed the right to wiretap illegally and to eavesdrop on citizens; and they authorized torture, unilaterally upending laws and violating international treaty obligations. Yet, both Bush and Cheney are audaciously unapologetic about... more...

  • Slaveby Mende Nazer; Damien Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 19.54

    Mende Nazer's happy childhood was cruelly cut short at the age of twelve when the Mujahidin rode into her village in the remote Nuba mountains of Sudan. They hacked down terrified villagers, raped the women and abducted the children. Mende was them. She was taken and sold to an Arab woman in Khartoum. She was stripped of her name and her freedom. For... more...

  • Slaveby Mende Nazer; Damien Lewis

    Little, Brown Book Group 2010; Not Available

    Mende Nazer's happy childhood was cruelly cut short at the age of twelve when the Mujahidin rode into her village in the remote Nuba mountains of Sudan. They hacked down terrified villagers, raped the women and abducted the children. Mende was them. She was taken and sold to an Arab woman in Khartoum. She was stripped of her name and her freedom. For... more...

  • Hell Noby Michael Ratner; Margaret Ratner Kunstler

    The New Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    The Center for Constitutional Rights is an organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Michael Ratner is an attorney and the board chair of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is well known for his human rights activism and is the author of... more...

  • Song for My Fatherby Stephanie Stokes Oliver

    Atria Books 2007; Not Available

    Chapter One: Born in the U.S.A. 1903 In August of 1986, Mary Turner Henry, a middle-school librarian who had taken on an oral-history project for Seattle's Black Heritage Society, asked a longtime friend to sit down with her to tell his life story. It was a typical sunny summer day. Contrary to popular belief, Seattle's clouds make way for beautiful... more...

  • Democracy and the Problem of Free Speechby Cass R. Sunstein

    Free Press 1995; Not Available

    Freedom of speech is one of our greatest legal rights and Cass Sunstein is one of our greatest legal theorists. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to think seriously about the free speech issues facing this generation. -- Akhil Amar, Southmayd Professor, Yale Law School This is an important book. Beautifully clear and carefully argued,... more...

  • Bulliesby Ben Shapiro

    Threshold Editions 2013; US$ 25.00

    From the editor-at-large of Breitbart.com comes a galvanizing and alarming look at the strategy and tactics of leftist thuggery. While President Obama and the left like to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their hearts and souls, the truth is far darker: the left is the greatest purveyor of bullying in modern American history. Bullying has... more...