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  • Capitalism and Disability

    This book comprises a collection of groundbreaking writings by Marta Russell on the nature of disability and oppression under capitalism.

  • 1919

    Reflections on race, class, violence, segregation, and the hidden histories that shape our divided urban landscapes.
  • Repair

    A compelling case for reparations based on powerful, first person accounts detailing both the horrors of slavery and past promises made to its survivors.

  • The Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs, Vol. I

    An extensive compilation of articles, speeches, press statements, and open letters by American socialist Eugene V. Debs.

  • Socialist Strategy and Electoral Politics

    A timely, free ebook about the fight for working-class power.

  • 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.
  • Radicals in the Barrio

    A ground-breaking history of the radical political movements that developed within the Mexican and Chicano working-class in the United States.
  • A Nation Unmade by War

    From the election from hell to the future according to Donald Trump, A Nation Unmade by War surveys American exceptionalism in the age of absurdity.

  • No One is Illegal (Updated Edition)

    No One Is Illegal convincingly debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.
  • Class War, USA

    An engaging collection of riveting stories about working people in United States history fighting back in the darkest times.
  • Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

    Super Bowl Champion and three-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor.

  • Class Struggle and the Color Line

    A thoughtful collection of original documents highlighting the deep, early roots of Black radicalism in the US from 1900-1930.
  • US Politics in an Age of Uncertainty

    Edited by Lance Selfa
    Resisting Trump must begin with an honest accounting of how he came to power.
  • On New Terrain

    An insightful and timely analysis of how global economic restructuring will impact workers' struggles in the US.
  • God, Guns, Gold and Glory

    The past, present and future of Puritanism as a defining feature of the American social character
  • 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.
  • In the Shadows of the American Century

    Explores the distinctive instruments of American ascent to global domination and hegemony--including covert intervention, client elites, psychological torture, and surveillance.
  • Optimism over Despair

    Wide-ranging interviews on war, power, and politics with Noam Chomsky, the world's leading critic of US foreign policy.
  • No Is Not Enough

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

    Essays highlighting socialist and left-wing traditions that helped shape US history in the direction of “liberty and justice for all".
  • On Antisemitism

    The uses and abuses of antisemitism in the 21st Century, collected by Jewish Voice for Peace.
  • The Violent American Century

    The Violent “American Century” addresses the U.S.-led transformations in war conduct and strategizing that followed 1945.
  • 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.
  • Confronting Empire

    Brilliant and insightful political analyses of key political events and movements of the second half of the twentieth century.