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The story of the soldiers who spoke their conscience and helped end the war in Vietnam.
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.
"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.
The Violent American Century
John W. Dower
The Violent American Century” addresses the U.S.-led transformations in war conduct and strategizing that followed 1945.
Zinn’s compelling case against the Vietnam War
The United States of Fear
With piercing wit and brutal insight, Tom Engelhardt tours the future ruins of the American empire.
Trotskyism in the United States
Paul Le Blanc
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An outstanding set of informative essays, providing an unsurpassed account of the dynamic revolutionary socialist current known as American Trotskyism.
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.
Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.
The Southern Mystique
Howard Zinn examines the politics of the South and his own experiences there.
Socialist Strategy and Electoral Politics
A timely, free ebook about the fight for working-class power.
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.
A Short History of the U.S. Working Class
Paul Le Blanc
Le Blanc presents a colorful, fact-filled history that concentrates on the struggles and achievements of the often neglected laboring majority.
A powerful survey of a militarized America building a surveillance structure unparalleled in history.
Rich People Things
Keeping up with the American elite can be tiring. This is the layman's guide to how the wealthy maintain control.
Revolution in Seattle
Blow-by-blow, an eyewitness account of a hidden chapter in labor history: the Seattle General Strike of 1919.
Explores JFK’s role in US invasion of Vietnam and a reflects on the political culture that encouraged the Cold War.
Recovering the Sacred
Only the power to define what is sacredand access itwill enable Native American communities to remember who they are.
Radicals in the Barrio
Justin Akers Chacón
A ground-breaking history of the radical political movements that developed within the Mexican and Chicano working-class in the United States.
Howard Zinn’s unique take on this vital period in U.S. history.
A People's History of Chicago
Named "Best Chicago Poet" by
The Chicago Reader
, Kevin Coval channels Howard Zinn to celebrate the Windy City's hidden history.
An inspiring memoir by a leading activist in the antiwar and socialist movement in the 1960s.
Young Lords Party
Interviews and photographic essays highlight the spirit of the 70's New York-based organization of Puerto Rican radicals, the Young Lords.
Optimism over Despair
Wide-ranging interviews on war, power, and politics with Noam Chomsky, the world's leading critic of US foreign policy.