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Troiano, Nick

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Summary: "In a divided America, the biggest solvable problem fueling political extremism and dysfunction is hiding in plain party primaries. The Primary Solution shows how to fix them." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Sowell, Thomas

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Summary: "The quest for social justice is a powerful crusade of our time, with an appeal to many different people, for many different reasons. But those who use the same words do not always present the same meanings. Clarifying those meanings is the first step toward finding out what we agree on and disagree on. From there, it is largely a question of what the facts are. Social Justice Fallacies reveals...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2023

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Shattuck, John H. F.

Summary: "A bold new assessment of the multipronged attack on American rights, and how to push back, from experts at the Fletcher School at Tufts and the Carr Center at Harvard. In fifteen accessible chapters dealing with voting rights, freedom of speech, criminal justice, gun rights, LGBTQ+ rights, disability rights, religious freedom, privacy, immigration, and more, three renowned thought-leaders,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.7308 SHA

Cheney, Liz

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Summary: This first-hand account of the January 6 events tells of those who helped Trump spread the stolen election lie, those whose actions preserved our constitutional framework, and the risks we still face.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: CD 921 CHENEY, DICK CHE

Rabb, Steven

Summary: "If the Founding Fathers surveyed our nation today and together composed a single speech to America, what would they say? The prologue begins to answer that question as it chronicles a current-day reunion of America's Founding Fathers at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Through a stroke of Providence, the Founders have assembled once again to take up their pen and save the country they love....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liberty For All Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Politic Rabb

McGraw, Phillip C.

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Summary: From a #1 New York Times best-selling author and beloved television host comes a new book on how to come home to our core values, fortify our families and re-embrace self-determination and self-governance.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Cult McGraw

Nguyen, Tina

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Summary: "An explosive, first-person account chronicling the rise of the MAGA movement from acclaimed political journalist Tina Nguyen, who began her career--and her education--on the ground levels of the conservative recruiting machine"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria 2024

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Purdy, Jedediah

Summary: "American democracy is in crisis. In 2020, more than half of Americans claimed they were dissatisfied with their political system, and an increasing number are willing to consider alternatives to popular rule-including authoritarianism. We view our political opponents with disdain, if not terror. These fears aren't entirely misguided: democratic debate often puts America's ugliest impulses on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 PUR

Stevens, Stuart

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Summary: A former chief Republican strategist and best-selling author examines the five driving forces on the Right-financers, propagandists, party support, legal theories to legitimize and shock troops-and makes clear how they are working in concert to end our democracy as we know it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2734 STE

Mamet, David

Summary: Exposing how oppressive cultural codes-encapsulated in buzzwords such as inclusion, diversity, social justice, appropriation-are constricting the vibrant intellectual life of the world's freest country, a renowned author and playwright examines how politics and cultural attitudes about rebellion have shifted in the U.S. throughout history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 MAM

Mercieca, Jennifer R.

Summary: "Political communication expert Jennifer Mercieca shows how the Trump campaign expertly used the common rhetorical techniques of a demagogue, a word with two contradictory definitions--"a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power" or "a leader championing the cause of the common people in ancient times" (Merriam-Webster, 2019). These...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A&M University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 MER

Hurd, Will

Summary: "From former Republican Congressman and CIA Officer Will Hurd, a bold political playbook for America rooted in the timeless ideals of bipartisanship, inclusivity, and democratic values. It's getting harder to get big things done in America. The gears of our democracy have been mucked up by political nonsense. To meet the era-defining challenges of the 21st century, our country needs a reboot....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 HUR

Isikoff, Michael

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Summary: "In Find Me the Votes, two years of immersive reporting by Isikoff and Klaidman has produced the most authoritative and dramatic account yet of a defeated president's conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election and how a local Georgia prosecutor--a daughter of the civil rights movement--decided to indict him and his allies for his desperate attempt to hold on to power. From the beginning, Fani...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2024

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Reilly, Ryan J.

Summary: "The attack on the Capitol building following the 2020 election was an extraordinarily large and brazen crime. Conspiracies were formed on social media in full public view, the law-breakers paraded on national television with undisguised faces, and with outgoing President Donald Trump openly cheering them on. The basic concept of law enforcement--investigators find criminals and serve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.131 REI

Summary: "A collection of compelling, hard-hitting first-person essays, poems, and photos that expose what our punitive social systems do to so many Americans. Going for Broke, edited by Alissa Quart, Executive Director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and David Wallis, former Managing Director of EHRP, gives voice to a range of gifted writers for whom "economic precarity" is more than just...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 GOI

Brands, H. W.

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Summary: "From bestselling historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands, a revelatory history of the shocking emergence of vicious political division at the birth of the United States Founding Partisans is a lively narrative of the early years of the republic as the Founding Fathers fought one another with competing visions of what our nation would be. To the framers of the Constitution, political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3092 BRA

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her time as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of Roosevelt herself, her husband, Franklin, and later feminist activists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.917 HAR

Balis, Andrea

Summary: "A cutting-edge look into a pivotal moment in U.S. history: McCarthy's infamous "witch hunt" for communists during the 1950's Red Scare. At the cusp of the Cold War, Americans were so afraid of communists living among them that they began to hunt them like witches. As Senator Joe McCarthy took up this mantle to hunt down "communists" in the U.S., citizens grew terrified of being accused, so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.9 BAL

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