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hank-edson's picture
Jun.12.2011
Radical Equality documents the rise and fall of three constitutional principles that upset the feudal alliance of economic monopolists (landowning English nobility), religious authoritarians (the Church of England), and mercenary militarists (redcoat soldiers) ruling the old world. By instituting...
ishmael-reed's picture
May.10.2011
A new novel from the most outspoken African-American writer of our time. In 2010, the Newseum in Washington D.C. finally obtained the suit O. J. Simpson wore in court the day he was acquitted, and it now stands as both an artifact in their "Trial of the Century" exhibit and a symbol of...
susan-griffin's picture
May.02.2011
What does is it mean to be a citizen of the United States? Susan Griffin’s provocative investigation of that question takes us from the Declaration of Independence to the Iraq War, with many stops in between. Her conclusion: democracy is nothing less than a revolution of consciousness, and the...
susan-griffin's picture
May.02.2011
This inspired collection offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and mediations, Transforming Terror powerfully demonstrates that terrorist violence--defined here as any attack on unarmed...
scott-martelle's picture
Feb.23.2011
Sixty years ago political divisions in the United States ran even deeper than today's name-calling showdowns between the left and right. Back then, to call someone a communist was to threaten that person's career, family, freedom, and, sometimes, life itself. Hysteria about the "red menace...
kyle-scott's picture
Jan.20.2011
Dismantling American Common Law provides new insights into the political implications and philosophical origins of the American common law tradition, the importance of which has largely been ignored by the political science community.
kyle-scott's picture
Jan.20.2011
The Price of Politics examines the historical, political, and legal heritage of the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights to come to grips with modern political developments. Using a cross-disciplinary, multi-methods approach, this book explores both the normative and the emperical dimensions of the...
hank-edson's picture
Nov.07.2010
A two-CD set, this audio book contains readings of all 57 poems in A Brave New Worldview.  Traversing a wide range of form and subject, sometimes formal, sometimes experimental, sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, these poems explore love, politics and our connection to nature and to each...
ishmael-reed's picture
Sep.10.2010
A new collection of essays first published in The New York Times and Playboy. Reed tackles subjects including Oakland, eugenics, and domestic violence.
jennifer-van-bergen's picture
Sep.06.2010
The laws that designate terrorist organizations as such and that make providing material support to terrorist organizations are troubling and problematic. This scholarly journal article analyses the laws in detail. Although it was written before the 2004 amendments, which did ameliorate some...