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  • Socialist Strategy and Electoral Politics

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

  • Palante

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

    Brilliant and insightful political analyses of key political events and movements of the second half of the twentieth century.
  • No One is Illegal (Updated Edition)

    No One Is Illegal convincingly debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.
  • 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.
  • Lucy Parsons

    The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
  • Demand the Impossible!

    Demand the Impossible is a manifesto for movement-makers and an invitation to join hands and make history together.
  • 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.

  • The Lean Years

    A fascinating, comprehensive study of the American workforce, from the "roaring twenties" through the Great Depression.
  • 101 Changemakers

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

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

    Green Party leader and prominent social justice activist tells the story of his life of struggle.
  • A New Kind of Public

    This engaging and original work argues that modern Hollywood was forged in the fires of class struggle and economic inequality
  • Masters of Mankind

    A brilliant indictment of US imperial power.
  • Optimism over Despair

    Wide-ranging interviews on war, power, and politics with Noam Chomsky, the world's leading critic of US foreign policy.
  • Rethinking Camelot

    Explores JFK’s role in US invasion of Vietnam and a reflects on the political culture that encouraged the Cold War.
  • Rogue States

    Chomsky argues that the real 'rogue' states are the United States and its allies.
  • 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.
  • The Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs Volume 2

    Eugene V. Debs Selected Works will provide activists and scholars with a definitive trove of his best work that remains readable, informative, and inspiring.

     

  • 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.

  • Be Realistic

    Mike Davis delivers a brilliant defense of the Occupy movement and offers pragmatic advice to the 99%.
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.
  • In Praise of Barbarians

    A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis.
  • The Violent American Century

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