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  • The John Carlos Story

    John Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.
  • Marx in Soho

    Marx in Soho is a brilliant introduction to Marx's life, his analysis of society, and his passion for radical change.
  • Marx in Soho (Audio CD)

    America's leading historian Howard Zinn brings Karl Marx back to life for a new generation.
  • Tomas Young's War

    An Iraq war veteran's powerful testament to the true cost of war.
  • Exile

    Edited by Nagesh Rao
    Indonesia's most celebrated writer speaks out against tyranny and injustice in a young and troubled nation.
  • Trotsky on Lenin

    Combining Young Lenin and On Lenin in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by fellow revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
  • Always on Strike

    A history of the Industrial Workers of the World's golden years as lived by one of its guiding lights.
  • The Party

    An inspiring memoir by a leading activist in the antiwar and socialist movement in the 1960s.
  • Life and Death of Leon Trotsky

    A biography of Leon Trotsky by two of his close friends and collaborators
  • Uncivil Rites

    Salaita’s controversial firing by the University of Illinois provoked a national conversation about academic freedom and the question of Palestine.
  • Marxism in a Lost Century

    The first political and intellectual biography of the founder of the American version of council communism, Paul Mattick
  • Alexandra Kollontai

    Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
  • Revolution in Seattle

    Blow-by-blow, an eyewitness account of a hidden chapter in labor history: the Seattle General Strike of 1919.
  • The Old Man

    The classic historical biography reissued for the 150th anniversary of John Brown's celebrated uprising against slavery.
  • George Orwell Illustrated

    George Orwell’s story told in full, with a light touch and copious illustrations
  • The Dispossessed

    The stories of ordinary Colombians displaced by war who are struggling, with dignity, to live.
  • The Road from Ar Ramadi

    The inspiring story of a soldier who, after fighting in Iraq, publicly refused to return to the war.
  • I Am Troy Davis

    A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.
  • Rank and File

    The trials and tribulations of firebrand union organizers, from the 1930s—1970s, are brought to life here, in their own words.
  • Mayor 1%

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

    A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
  • IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq

    In a country torn apart by war, a teenage girl blogs her story of family, friendship, and life under American occupation.
  • The Letters of Joe Hill

    The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
  • A James Connolly Reader

    A stirring collection of James Connolly's most important speeches and writing.