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  • It's My America Too

    It's My America Too

    Genre: History,Politics,Lectures,Ethics,Religion,World Affairs,Civil Rights
    Author: Ben Ferguson
    Duration: 05:04:00

    With It's My America Too, Ben Ferguson, the voice of America's youth and the host of The Ben Ferguson Show, one of the country's fastest growing syndicated radio shows, delivers his views on all the issues, from politics to current affairs to popular culture. Everyone wants to know what Ferguson wil ... [ more ]

  • La Ola Latina

    La Ola Latina

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,United States
    Author: Jorge del Rayo Ramos
    Duration: 03:04:00

    En La Ola Latina el reconocido escritor y galardonado periodista Jorge Ramos explora el impresionante crecimiento de los hispanos y analiza có mo los latinos está ntransformando la economí a, la cultura y la polí tica de Estados Unidos. En los ú ltimos añ os la població n latina en Estados Unid ... [ more ]

  • Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953

    Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953

    Genre: Politics,World,History,Political Science
    Author: Robert Dallek
    Duration: 15:14:00

    In a striking reinterpretation of the postwar years, Robert Dallek examines what drove the leaders of the most powerful and populous nations around the globe—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Mao, de Gaulle, and Truman—to rely on traditional power politics despite the catastrophic violence their nations ... [ more ]

  • Generation Freedom: The Middle East Uprisings and the Future of Faith

    Generation Freedom: The Middle East Uprisings and the Future of Faith

    Genre: History,Politics,World,Middle East,Lectures,World Affairs,Civil Rights
    Author: Bruce Feiler
    Duration: 03:42:00

    Timely and provocative, Generation Freedom looks at the historic youth uprisings sweeping the Middle East and what they mean for the future of peace, coexistence, and relations with the West. At a time when the world is asking how the Arab Spring and the death of Osama bin Laden will reshape ou ... [ more ]

  • As Texas Goes...

    As Texas Goes...

    Genre: Politics,United States,Political Science
    Author: Gail Collins
    Duration: 06:13:00

    In one of the most timely political books in years, Gail Collins declares that what happens in Texas doesn't stay in Texas anymore. Gail Collins's fascination with Texas began rather abruptly in that distant spring of 2009 when she heard Governor Rick Perry-back to the wall, boots to the groun ... [ more ]

  • Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat

    Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat

    Genre: Politics,United States,Political Science
    Author: Vali Nasr
    Duration: 11:15:00

    Former State Department advisor for Afghanistan and Pakistan and bestselling author Vali Nasr delivers a sharp indictment of America's flawed foreign policy and outlines a new relationship with the Muslim world and with new players in the changing Middle East. In this essential new book, Vali N ... [ more ]

  • Jerusalem Syndrome

    Jerusalem Syndrome

    Genre: Comedy,Politics,Satire & Parody,Satire,Political Science
    Author: Marc Maron
    Duration: 03:19:00

    By the author of Attempting Normal and host of the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, The Jerusalem Syndrome is The Gospel according to Maron: a spiritual memoir of your average hyperintelligent, ultraneurotic, superhip Jewish standup comedian and seeker. The Jerusalem Syndrome is a genuine psych ... [ more ]

  • Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy

    Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: Peter Schweizer
    Duration: 06:16:32

    Prominent liberals support a whole litany of policies and principles: progressive taxes, affirmative action, greater regulation of corporations, raising the inheritance tax, strict environmental regulations, children's rights, consumer rights, and more. But do they actually live by these beliefs? Pe ... [ more ]

  • Wrong: Why Experts (Scientists, Finance Wizards, Doctors, Relationship Gurus, Celebrity CEOs, High-Powered Consultants, Health Officials and More) Keep Failing Us---and How to Know When Not to Trust T

    Wrong: Why Experts (Scientists, Finance Wizards, Doctors, Relationship Gurus, Celebrity CEOs, High-Powered Consultants, Health Officials and More) Keep Failing Us---and How to Know When Not to Trust T

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: David H. Freedman
    Duration: 10:37:00

    An eye-opening exploration of why experts are constantly misleading us-and what we can do about it. ... [ more ]

  • Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr., Ph.D.
    Duration: 08:56:00

    Thomas E. Woods, Jr., provides an eloquent defense of the politically divisive subject of nullification, a remedy used by states against unconstitutional federal power grabs. ... [ more ]

  • When Oil Peaked

    When Oil Peaked

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Politics,Environment
    Author: Kenneth Deffeyes
    Duration: 03:43:00

    Kenneth S. Deffeyes, a former researcher for Shell Oil Company, demonstrates that the peak of oil production has passed and that oil production will never be as high again. ... [ more ]

  • Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Genre: Politics,Political Science,Politics,Political Science
    Author: John J. Mearsheimer, Stephen M Walt
    Duration: 20:04:00

    The Israel Lobby, by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, was one of the most controversial articles in recent memory. Originally published in the London Review of Books in March 2006, it provoked both howls of outrage and cheers of gratitude for challenging what had been a taboo issue in Americ ... [ more ]

  • No Apology: The Case for American Greatness

    No Apology: The Case for American Greatness

    Genre: Politics,United States
    Author: Mitt Romney
    Duration: 12:15:16

    On his first presidential visit to address the European nations, President Obama felt it necessary to apologize for America's international power. He repeated that apology when visiting Latin America, and again to Muslims worldwide in an interview broadcast on Al-Arabiya television. In No Apology, ... [ more ]

  • Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?

    Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?

    Genre: Politics,United States,Political Science
    Author: Patrick J. Buchanan
    Duration: 03:55:28

    Pat Buchanan's latest polemic—and his first since Obama's election—exposes the risks America faces today and what those dangers will mean for the country's future ... [ more ]

  • Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes and Frauds

    Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes and Frauds

    Genre: NonFiction,History,Politics
    Author: Michael Farquhar
    Duration: 08:29:00

    Best-selling author Michael Farquhar is a writer and editor for The Washington Post. A Treasury of Deception is a tongue-in-cheek commemoration of those who attempted to pull off the greatest scams. Conmen, tricksters, charlatans, impostors, and downright liars seeking wealth, 15 minutes of fame, or ... [ more ]

  • Fanon

    Fanon

    Genre: Biographies,Fiction,Politics,Political Science
    Author: John Edgar Wideman
    Duration: 08:33:00

    Frantz Fanon (1925'1961) fought to free Algeria from French rule and rallied against the oppressive grip of colonialism. In this fictionalized view of the revolutionary's life, an African-American writer travels the world to do research for a biography of Fanon. In a tale that is part love ... [ more ]

  • Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

    Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

    Genre: Politics,Political Science,Politics,Political Science
    Author: Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett
    Duration: 08:29:00

    It is a well-established fact that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. The Spirit Level, based on thirty years of research, takes this truth a step further. One common factor links the healthiest and happiest societies: the degree of equali ... [ more ]

  • Inside the Real Area 51: The Secret History of Wright Patterson

    Inside the Real Area 51: The Secret History of Wright Patterson

    Genre: History,Politics,United States,History,Politics,United States
    Author: Thomas J. Carey, Donald R. Schmitt
    Duration: 08:06:51

    In this fascinating book, Thomas J. Carey and Donald R. Schmitt, authors of the bestseller Witness to Roswell, reveal the truth about Area 51. The true nature of what actually crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 remains classified. Only a select few have ever had access to the truth about what ... [ more ]

  • American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution

    American Coup: How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution

    Genre: Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: William M. Arkin
    Duration: 08:36:00

    A stunning exploration of the subtle erosion of freedom in an age of concocted fear and de facto military authority. When we think of a military coup, the first image that comes to mind is a general, standing at a podium with a flag behind him, declaring the deposing of elected leaders and the in ... [ more ]

  • Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

    Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

    Genre: History,Politics,European
    Author: John Kelly
    Duration: 10:58:09

    A remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether the British would fight Hitler. London in April, 1940, was a place of great fear and conflict. Everyone was on edge; civilization itself seemed imperiled. The Ge ... [ more ]