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  • Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey into the Heart of the Right-Wing Media

    Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey into the Heart of the Right-Wing Media

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Joe Muto
    Duration: 09:43:00

    The Fox Mole-whose dispatches for Gawker made headlines in Businessweek, The Hollywood Reporter, and even on The New York Times website-delivers a funny, opinionated memoir of his eight years at the unfair, unbalanced Fox News Channel working as an associate producer for Bill O'Reilly. Imagine ... [ more ]

  • Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

    Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

    Genre: History,Politics,Middle East,United States,International Issues
    Author: Sarah Chayes
    Duration: 07:20:00

    A National Public Radio reporter covering the last stand of the Taliban in their home base of Kandahar in Afghanistan's southern borderland, Sarah Chayes became deeply immersed in the unfolding drama of the attempt to rebuild a broken nation at the crossroads of the world's destiny. Her NPR tour up ... [ more ]

  • They Must Be Stopped: Why We Must Defeat Radical Islam and How We Can Do It

    They Must Be Stopped: Why We Must Defeat Radical Islam and How We Can Do It

    Genre: Politics,International Issues
    Author: Brigitte Gabriel
    Duration: 08:30:00

    They Must Be Stopped is New York Times bestselling author Brigitte Gabriel's warning to the world: We can no longer ignore the growth of radical Islam--we must act soon, and powerfully. Gabriel challenges our western and politically-correct notions about Islam, demonstrating why radical Islam is so ... [ more ]

  • Civil Disobedience: And Other Essays

    Civil Disobedience: And Other Essays

    Genre: Literature,Politics,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Henry David Thoreau
    Duration: 04:45:00

    American author, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau was a passionate abolitionist. Inspired by his opposition to slavery, his illuminating essay Civil Disobedience presents the theory that the government is best that governs least. A powerful testament that remains as important today as it wa ... [ more ]

  • Stardust

    Stardust

    Genre: Fiction,Thriller,Politics,Historical Fiction,General
    Author: Joseph Kanon
    Duration: 18:09:00

    Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier has just arrived from war-torn Europe to find his brother has died in mysterious circumstances. Why would a man with a beautiful wife, a successful movie career, and a heroic past choose to kill himself? Ben enters the uneasy world beneath the glossy shine of the mo ... [ more ]

  • Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution

    Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs,United States,Politics,Current Affairs,United States
    Author: Clint Bolick, Jeb Bush
    Duration: 05:35:00

    From the former Republican governor of Florida and a leading constitutional litigator comes a timely and provocative look at one of the most divisive issues facing the nation today: immigration. There's no public policy issue that divides Americans more stridently than immigration. The principa ... [ more ]

  • Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

    Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Benedict Anderson
    Duration: 08:11:00

    Imagined Communities, Benedict Anderson's brilliant book on nationalism, forged a new field of study when it first appeared in 1983. Since then it has sold over a quarter of a million copies and is widely considered the most important book on the subject. In this greatly anticipated revised edition, ... [ more ]

  • Prince

    Prince

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
    Duration: 04:49:00

    From his perspective in Renaissance Italy, Machiavelli's aim in this classic work was to resolve conflict with the ruling prince, Lorenzo de Medici. Machiavelli based his insights on the way people really are rather than an ideal of how they should be. This is the world's most famous master plan for ... [ more ]

  • 50 Politics Classics: Freedom, Equality, Power

    50 Politics Classics: Freedom, Equality, Power

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Tom Butler-Bowdon
    Duration: 14:32:12

    Featuring texts by Saul Alinsky, Edmund Burke, Rachel Carson, Carl von Clausewitz, Francis Fukuyama, Mahatma Gandhi, Friedrich Hayek, Thomas Hobbes, Martin Luther King, Niccolo Machiavelli, Karl Marx, J. S. Mill, George Orwell, Thomas Paine, Plato, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Alexis De Tocqueville, Mary ... [ more ]

  • Bully

    Bully

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Survival,NonFiction,Politics,Survival
    Author: Lee Hirsch, Cynthia Lowen
    Duration: 08:38:00

    From the book's prologue: After years of being swept under the rug as a natural part of growing up, bullying is finally being recognized as an epidemic and is getting the attention it deserves. By working together, parents, guardians, teachers, administrators, community members and our nation's gove ... [ more ]

  • End the IRS Before It Ends Us: How to Restore a Low Tax, High Growth, Wealthy America

    End the IRS Before It Ends Us: How to Restore a Low Tax, High Growth, Wealthy America

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: Grover Norquist
    Duration: 10:09:00

    As the recent scandal shows, the IRS is big, bad, and out of control. Grover Norquist analyzes the problems within the agency and presents solutions to rein them in. The driving force behind the American Revolution was our forefathers' refusal to accept unfair taxation. Citizens rose up, won a war ... [ more ]

  • Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution

    Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: Linda R. Monk
    Duration: 08:30:00

    THE WORDS WE LIVE BY takes an entertaining and informative look at America's most important historical document, now with discussions on new rulings on hot button issues such as immigration, gay marriage, gun control, and affirmative action. In THE WORDS WE LIVE BY, Linda Monk probes the idea that ... [ more ]

  • Intimidation Game

    Intimidation Game

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Kimberley Strassel
    Duration: 14:00:47

    From Kim Strassel-one of the preeminent political columnists writing today and member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board-comes an insightful, alarming look at how the Left, once the champion of civil liberties, is today orchestrating a coordinated campaign to bully Americans out of free spee ... [ more ]

  • Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

    Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: John Paul Stevens
    Duration: 03:28:00

    For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change. By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more than thre ... [ more ]

  • Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency

    Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency

    Genre: Politics,United States,Political Science
    Author: Charlie Savage
    Duration: 11:00:00

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage's penetrating investigation of the Obama presidency and the national security state Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush's global war on terror. Yet from indefinite detention and drone strikes to surveillance and militar ... [ more ]

  • Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society

    Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    Duration: 03:16:00

    The promise of America has always been that of a fresh economic start on equal footing. This is linked to the classic image of the republic as a melting pot, where differences of class, race, and religion are submerged in the pursuit of democracy. But today the idea of assimilation into the mainstre ... [ more ]

  • Karl Marx: Das Kapital

    Karl Marx: Das Kapital

    Genre: Biographies,Politics,Political Science
    Author: David Ramsay Steele
    Duration: 02:56:18

    In his monumental work, Das Kapital, Karl Marx (1818-1883), tried to show that capitalism was both inefficient and immoral. His key to explaining capitalism is his labor theory of value, which he developed from ideas of Adam Smith and David Ricardo. Marx argued that all profit, rent, and interest a ... [ more ]

  • Disappearance of Childhood

    Disappearance of Childhood

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Neil Postman
    Duration: 05:59:00

    From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today-and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and de ... [ more ]

  • Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion

    Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: David Horowitz
    Duration: 07:09:00

    Radical liberals want to make America a better place, but their utopian social engineering leads, ironically, to greater human suffering. From Karl Marx to Barack Obama, Horowitz shows how the idealistic impulse to make the world a better place gives birth to the twin cultural pathologies of cy ... [ more ]

  • Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

    Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding

    Genre: Politics,International Issues
    Author: Hussain Haqqani
    Duration: 14:26:00

    A character-driven history that describes the bizarrely ill-suited alliance between America and Pakistan, written by a uniquely insightful participant: Pakistan’s former ambassador to the US. The relationship between America and Pakistan is based on mutual incomprehension, and always has been. ... [ more ]