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  • Revolutionary Rehearsals in the Neoliberal Age

    Edited by Colin Barker, Gareth Dale, et al.

    This indispensable volume surveys revolutionary upheavals across the world between 1989 and 2019, drawing lessons for theorizing revolution today.

  • Nowhere to Be Home

    Edited by Maggie Lemere and Zoe West

    Nowhere to Be Home is an eye-opening collection of oral histories exposing the realities of life under military rule. In their own words, men and women from Burma describe their lives in the country that Human Rights Watch has called “the textbook example of a police state.”

  • Out of Exile

    Edited by Craig Walzer

    In this book, refugees and abductees recount their escapes from the wars in Darfur and South Sudan, from political and religious persecution, and from abduction by militias. In their own words, they recount life before their displacement and the reasons for their flight.

  • Palestine Speaks

    Edited by Mateo Hoke and Cate Malek

    For more than six decades, Israel and Palestine have been the global focal point of intractable conflict, one that has led to one of the world’s most widely reported yet least understood human rights crises. In their own words, men and women from West Bank and Gaza describe how their lives have been shaped by the conflict. Here are stories that humanize the oft-ignored violations of human rights that occur daily in the occupied Palestinian territories.

  • The Precipice

    A collection of interviews with the world’s leading public intellectual from the time of the rise of Donald Trump to power to the end of his presidency.

  • Flying Kites

    A beautifully illustrated graphic novel about resilience, forgiveness, hope, and what it means to find your own voice behind prison walls

  • For and Against the Bible

    The first ever translation of the famed French Revolutionary Sylvain Maréchal's biblical commentary provides invaluable insight into the origins of secularism.An extraordinary book of radical Bible commentary for specialists that will also appeal to philosophical atheists looking to understand eighteenth century European rationalism in its most radical forms.

  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Expanded Second Edition)

    This updated and expanded edition of Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor 's groundbreaking book features a new chapter and a foreword by Angela Y. Davis.
  • Songlands

    In Songlands, the stand alone finale to the Splinterlands trilogy, a poet and an AI launch a secret mission to rebuild the international community.

  • Haunted by Slavery

    A stirring memoir by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall: historian of slavery, veteran political activist, and widow of Black Bolshevik author Harry Haywood.

  • Remake the World

    An incisive collection of essays from an author who is consistently ahead of the curve.

  • If God Is a Virus

    Merging documentary poetry from the epicenter of an epidemic with the story of viruses in the evolution of humanity, If God Is A Virus gives voice to the infected and the virus.

  • Organizing for Power

    Organizing for Power focuses on the working class and forms of labor organizing in the greater Boston area.

  • Smoking Lovely

    Smoking Lovely is one of the foundational texts of anti-gentrification Nuyorican literature, inspiring a whole generation of poets in their attempts to survive and subvert the neoliberal city.

  • We Do This 'Til We Free Us

    A reflection on prison industrial complex abolition and a vision for collective liberation from organizer and educator Mariame Kaba.

  • Border and Rule

    An urgent, global account of the migration crisis and the function of borders across political, social, cultural, and economic systems.

  • Doppelgangbanger

    In his highly anticipated second poetry collection, Doppelgangbanger, Cortney Lamar Charleston examines the performance of Black masculinity in the U.S., and its relationship to family, love and community.

  • No Planet B

    Edited by Lucy Diavolo

    An essential collection of Teen Vogue contributions on climate justice that makes an urgent argument for intersectional activism.

  • High Rise Stories

    Edited by Audrey Petty

    In the gripping first-person accounts of High Rise Stories, former residents of Chicago's iconic public housing projects describe life in the now-demolished high rises. These stories of community, displacement, and poverty in the wake of gentrification give voice to those who have long been ignored, but whose hopes and struggles exist firmly in the heart of our national identity.

  • The Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs Vol. III

    This massive six volume set gathers together the most important spoken and written words of Debs for the first time, allowing a deeper understanding of radical political opposition in America during the first quarter of the twentieth century.

  • Blood Red Lines

    A riveting and unique look at the connections between Trump, neo-fascists, and billionaire donors pursuing unfettered capitalism.

  • Mama Phife Represents

    Award-winning poet Cheryl Boyce-Taylor pays tribute to her departed son Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor of the legendary hip-hop trio A Tribe Called Quest in this intimate collection.

  • The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop

    This easy-to-use guide explains how to recruit, nourish, and fortify writers of color through innovative reading, writing, workshop, critique, and assessment strategies.

  • Capitalism, Technology, Labor

    Edited by Greg Albo, Leo Panitch, et al.

    This volume offers a radical critique of techno-utopianism, instead seeing innovation as a field of ongoing class struggle.