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  • Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People

    A sharp-witted indictment of our broken political system and a vision for a socialist alternative that is truly by and for the people.
  • The American Socialist Movement 1897-1912

    “This is the epic story of the struggle to build a mass socialist movement in ragtime America. Kipnis was a brilliant historian, and this is...

  • No Is Not Enough

    “This year's most immediately useful political book.” —Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017
  • All Our Relations

    A beautiful and daring vision of political, spiritual, and ecological transformation.
  • Recovering the Sacred

    Only the power to define what is sacred—and access it—will enable Native American communities to remember who they are.
  • God, Guns, Gold and Glory

    The past, present and future of Puritanism as a defining feature of the American social character
  • "When the Welfare People Come"

    Analyzes the history of the U.S. child welfare system and its implications today, offering ideas for reform and building solidarity.
  • Left Americana

    Essays highlighting socialist and left-wing traditions that helped shape US history in the direction of “liberty and justice for all".
  • A Short History of the U.S. Working Class

    Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority.
  • Trotskyism in the United States

    Edited by George Breitman, Paul Le Blanc, et al.
    An outstanding set of informative essays, providing an unsurpassed account of the dynamic revolutionary socialist current known as American Trotskyism.
  • Rich People Things

    Keeping up with the American elite can be tiring. This is the layman's guide to how the wealthy maintain control.
  • Mayor 1%

    Lydersen lambasts Chicago's nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the one-percent.
  • Doing History from the Bottom Up

    Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
  • Revolution in Seattle

    Blow-by-blow, an eyewitness account of a hidden chapter in labor history: the Seattle General Strike of 1919.
  • Lessons for Our Struggle

    The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
  • Things that Can and Cannot Be Said

    In this rich dialogue on surveillance, empire, and power, Roy and Cusack describe meeting NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden in Moscow.
  • American Insurgents

    From Mark Twain to the movement against the war in Vietnam, this is the story of ordinary Americans challenging empire.
  • The Party

    An inspiring memoir by a leading activist in the antiwar and socialist movement in the 1960s.
  • American Anarchism

    A convincing argument that the legacy of American Anarchism, far from being an antiquated relic, remains relevant to the present.
  • Call Them by Their True Names

    Rebecca Solnit unearths the roots of our contemporary crises, countering the despair of our age with a dose of solidarity, creativity, and hope.
  • Winter Soldiers

    The story of the soldiers who spoke their conscience and helped end the war in Vietnam.
  • On History

    In a wide-ranging conversation, filmmaker Oliver Stone and writer Tariq Ali discuss world history from the seventh century to today.
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in “postracial” America.
  • Class War, USA

    An engaging collection of riveting stories about working people in United States history fighting back in the darkest times.