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  • Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America’s Fate

    Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America’s Fate

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Newt Gingrich
    Duration: 07:48:00

    Bestselling author Newt Gingrich proposes a bold vision of the future: America is on the cusp of a renaissance, a new birth of technological and scientific innovation that will dramatically transform the prosperity and quality of life of every American. Our biggest enemy? Special interest groups, po ... [ more ]

  • How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    Genre: Politics,Science & Technology,Life Science & Environment,Political Science
    Author: Roger Scruton
    Duration: 10:28:00

    The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which casts international capitalism, consumerism, and the overexploitation of natural resources as the principle threats to the planet and sees top-down interventions as the most effective solution. In How to Think S ... [ more ]

  • Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI

    Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI

    Genre: History,Politics,United States
    Author: Ronald Kessler
    Duration: 17:00:00

    The Bureau takes listeners behind the scenes of the FBI, from its creation in 1908 to the scandals of present day. Based on exclusive interviews, Kessler reveals the inside story surrounding the events of September 11 and the investigation into the anthrax mailings. The Bureau delves deep within the ... [ more ]

  • Forgotten Continent: The Battle for Latin America's Soul

    Forgotten Continent: The Battle for Latin America's Soul

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Michael Reid
    Duration: 18:35:00

    Latin America has often been condemned to failure. Neither poor enough to evoke Africa's moral crusade nor as explosively booming as India and China, it has largely been overlooked by the West. Yet this vast continent, home to half a billion people, the world's largest reserves of arable land, and 8 ... [ more ]

  • End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

    End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Political Science,Environment
    Author: Kevin Carey
    Duration: 09:59:00

    From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand. Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world’s most famous universities and high-powered technology ... [ more ]

  • Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency

    Wikileaks and the Age of Transparency

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs,Political Science
    Author: Micah Sifry
    Duration: 04:33:00

    WikiLeaks' release of a massive trove of secret official documents has riled politicians from across the spectrum. Even noted free-speech advocate Floyd Abrams blames WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for the certain defeat of federal shield-law legislation protecting journalists. Hyperbole, hysteria ... [ more ]

  • Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

    Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

    Genre: History,Politics,North American,United States,Political Science,History,Politics,North American,United States,Political Science
    Author: Terry McDermott, Josh Meyer
    Duration: 11:55:00

    The definitive account of the decade-long pursuit and capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the terrorist mastermind of 9/11 Only minutes after United 175 plowed into the World Trade Center's South Tower, people in positions of power correctly suspected who was behind the assault: Osama bin Laden and A ... [ more ]

  • All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

    All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

    Genre: History,Politics,Political Science
    Author: Rebecca Traister
    Duration: 11:41:22

    A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America, this singularly triumphant work (Los Angeles Times) by Rebecca Traister the most brilliant voice on feminism in the country (Anne Lamott) is sure to be vigorously discussed (Booklist, starred review).In 2009, ... [ more ]

  • Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America

    Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs,United States
    Author: Donald J. Trump
    Duration: 04:28:11

    In this book (previously published as Crippled America), we're going to look at the state of the world right now. It's a terrible mess, and that's putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous time. The politicians and special interests in Washington, DC are directly responsible for the m ... [ more ]

  • Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom

    Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Ron Paul
    Duration: 09:00:00

    Dr. Ron Paul's newest book, LIBERTY DEFINED, returns to the format and scope of his #1 New York Times bestseller The Revolution. Rather than delve so deeply into one issue (as End The Fed did) or simply update the topics discussed in The Revolution, this will be a brand new, comprehensive, A-Z guid ... [ more ]

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Twilight of the Idols

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Politics
    Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
    Duration: 04:44:00

    Of The Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche says in Ecce Homo: “If anyone should desire to obtain a rapid sketch of how everything before my time was standing on its head, he should begin reading me in this book. That which is called ‘Idols’ on the title-page is simply the old truth that has been believ ... [ more ]

  • Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals, and the Media Refuse to Say

    Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals, and the Media Refuse to Say

    Genre: Politics,History,United States,Politics,History,United States
    Author: Glenn Beck
    Duration: 10:14:00

    COURAGE > COWARDS As we approach the most important presidential election in America's history, something has been lost among all of the debates, attack ads, and super- PACs-something that Americans used to hold in very high regard: THE TRUTH. Glenn Beck likes to say that the truth has no ... [ more ]

  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Politics,Historical Fiction,Classics,Novels,Satire,Political Science,Classic Fiction
    Author: George Orwell
    Duration: 03:13:00

    George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution has become an intimate part of our contemporary culture, with its treatment of democratic, fascist, and socialist ideals through an animal fable. When the animals of Mr. Jones's Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers, they establish the ... [ more ]

  • Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

    Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Politics,United States,Political Science,Politics
    Author: Bryan Burrough
    Duration: 22:20:00

    Best-selling author Bryan Burrough reveals how four Texas oil tycoons transformed America. Rising from humble beginnings through hard work and shrewd dealings, they shifted the balance of power in American politics. While hobnobbing with movie stars and presidents, the Big Rich also created the lege ... [ more ]

  • Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country

    Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs,Political Science
    Author: Peter Schiff
    Duration: 12:55:00

    You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over. You'd be wrong. In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reali ... [ more ]

  • Death Qualified

    Death Qualified

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Politics,Suspense,Women Detectives,General
    Author: Kate Wilhelm
    Duration: 15:21:00

    Barbara Holloway is determined to quit the practice of law. But when she receives a call from her father imploring her help with a tough case, she finds herself sucked into a vortex of murder, high-tech mystery, and the maelstrom within herself. ... [ more ]

  • Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America--and What We Can Do to Stop It

    Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America--and What We Can Do to Stop It

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: Thom Hartmann
    Duration: 09:34:00

    The United States is more vulnerable today than ever before-including during the Great Depression and the Civil War-because the pillars of democracy that once supported a booming middle class have been corrupted, and without them, America teeters on the verge of the next Great Crash. The United Sta ... [ more ]

  • Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

    Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Robert D. Putnam
    Duration: 10:19:00

    Central to the very idea of America is the principle that we are a nation of opportunity, constrained only by ability and effort. But over the last quarter century we have seen a disturbing opportunity gap emerge. Americans have always accepted inequality of outcome, that is, we accept that some peo ... [ more ]

  • Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House

    Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House

    Genre: Politics,Political Science
    Author: Edward Klein
    Duration: 06:32:00

    It's amateur hour at the White House. So says New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein in his political exposé The Amateur. Tapping into the public's growing sentiment that President Obama is in over his head, The Amateur argues that Obama's toxic combination of incompetence and arrogance ... [ more ]

  • Liars: How Progressives Exploit Our Fears for Power and Control

    Liars: How Progressives Exploit Our Fears for Power and Control

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs,Political Science,Politics,Current Affairs,Political Science
    Author: Glenn Beck
    Duration: 08:45:00

    Glenn Beck, #1 bestselling author and radio host, reveals the cold truth behind the ideology of progressivism and how the tenets of this dangerous belief system are eroding the foundation of this country. WHY DO WE ACCEPT THE LIES? Politics is no longer about pointing to a shining city on ... [ more ]