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All My Bones Shake
Jul.30.2009
Robert Jensen, a longtime activist fighting for women's rights, racial equality, and global justice, reveals with this book the emotional journey that brought him back to the church after an entire adulthood of religious indifference.Our world is perched on the verge of chaos, he warns. As...
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Jul.09.2009
They say the Army makes a man out of you—but for 18-year-old SPC Michael Anthony, that fabled rite of passage proved a very dark journey. After soliciting his parents’ approval to enlist at only 17, Anthony began his journey with an unshakeable faith in the military born of his family’s long...
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Jun.14.2009
More than two centuries after the signing of The Declaration of Independence, finally ... the sequel! Over two centuries ago, our founding generation gave humanity a revolutionary new worldview in The Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...
The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009 by Aberjhani
Jun.08.2009
The Bridge of Silver Wings 2009 is, technically, the fifth book of poetry by the Savannah, Georgia (USA) born author Aberjhani, whose previous titles in the genre are: I Made My Boy out of Poetry; Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black; The Bridge of Silver Wings; and ELEMENTAL, The Power of...
"Littluns: And the Book of Darkness"
Mar.24.2009
Hidden within the impenetrable snow covered exterior walls of Powder Mountain, and secret to the rest of the world is the protected, self contained, pure and peaceful valley of Hollow Hills.   The crater valley is thousands of feet above the base of the mountain with only one accessible...
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Jan.15.2009
"Age of Obama: A Reporter's Journey with Clinton, McCain and Obama in the Making of the President 2008" is a first-hand account of the Presidential campaign from start to finish. It was written by Mark Curtis, a Bay Area resident of 10-years. Curtis is best known for the 15 years he...
You Don't Know Me: A Citizen's Guide to Republican Family Values
Oct.28.2008
You Don’t Know Me: A Citizen’s Guide to Republican Family Values details over 100 cases of sexual misconduct by Republican officials, office holders, and ideological supporters. In addition to augmenting the public’s knowledge of recent infamous scandals (such as those involving Newt Gingrich, Bill...
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Oct.07.2008
"Plunder" examines the dark side of the Rule of Law and explores how it has been used as a powerful political weapon by Western countries in order to legitimize plunder - the practice of violent extraction by stronger political actors victimizing weaker ones. Challenges traditionally...
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May.13.2008
Madison reviews Peter Gabel's The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning. Her analysis provides insight into Gabel's philosophical lineage, the postmodern lexicon and its roots, and the missing feminist perspective that haunts Gabel's work in Critical Legal Theory, political...
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May.08.2008
What does it mean to suffer? What enables some people to emerge from tragedy while others are spiritually crushed by it? Why do so many Americans think of suffering as something that happens to other people—who usually deserve it? Some of these these questions are as old as civilization, others as...