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  • Mayor 1%

    Lydersen lambasts Chicago's nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the one-percent.
  • Lucy Parsons

    The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
  • Howard Zinn Speaks

    Howard Zinn weaves rich historical narratives that inspire and captivate.
  • 101 Changemakers

    101 profiles of social justice leaders that changed the world, made accessible for students in grades 5-9.
  • The Silenced Majority

    Goodman and Moynihan take an anti-establishment stance and get to the heart of today's critical news stories and political events.
  • Disobedience and Democracy

    Howard Zinn’s cogent defense of civil disobedience.
  • Failure to Quit

    A selection of Howard Zinn’s most popular and accessible essays on history and politics.
  • Postwar America

    Howard Zinn’s unique take on this vital period in U.S. history.
  • The Southern Mystique

    Howard Zinn examines the politics of the South and his own experiences there.
  • Vietnam

    Zinn’s compelling case against the Vietnam War
  • Be Realistic

    Mike Davis delivers a brilliant defense of the Occupy movement and offers pragmatic advice to the 99%.
  • Lessons for Our Struggle

    The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.
  • American Insurgents

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

    The inside story of the protest that has given birth to America’s most important progressive movement in a half century.
  • The United States of Fear

    With piercing wit and brutal insight, Tom Engelhardt tours the future ruins of the American empire.
  • On History

    In a wide-ranging conversation, filmmaker Oliver Stone and writer Tariq Ali discuss world history from the seventh century to today.
  • Rich People Things

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

    Interviews and photographic essays highlight the spirit of the 70's New York-based organization of Puerto Rican radicals, the Young Lords.
  • The Lean Years

    A fascinating, comprehensive study of the American workforce, from the "roaring twenties" through the Great Depression.
  • Breaking the Sound Barrier (audiobook)

    Amy Goodman gives voice to the heroic stories of people the corporate media exclude and ignore.
  • North Star

    Green Party leader and prominent social justice activist tells the story of his life of struggle.
  • Revolution in Seattle

    Blow-by-blow, an eyewitness account of a hidden chapter in labor history: the Seattle General Strike of 1919.
  • The Exception to the Rulers (Unabridged Audio CD)

    The New York Times bestseller in an unabridged ten-CD set read by Amy Goodman.
  • Winter Soldiers

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