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Wallis, Jim

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: ""Everyone who claims to be 'Christian' or else claims to be upset by 'Christianity' needs to read this book, especially politicians using people's supposed faith for their own ends."--Margaret E. Atwood. A major new work by the New York Times bestselling author, arguing that the answer to bad religion is true faith that will help re-found democracy It is time says Jim Wallis, to call out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2024

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Arnsdorf, Isaac

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Summary: "The immersive, captivating untold story of the mass radicalization of the Republican Party in the aftermath of January 6, 2021, entrenching the political power of a radical right-wing movement dedicated to dismantling democracy itself. Inspired by Donald Trump's election lies, a growing movement of grassroots activists mobilized around the country to pick up where the insurrection left off,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 ARN

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

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

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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Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 FRA

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

Kirk, Charlie

Summary: An overview of the tenets of Donald Trump and his supporters, explaining their worldview and goals for the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 KIR

DeVos, Betsy

Summary: "In Hostages No More, DeVos unleashes her candid thoughts about working in the Trump administration, recounts her battles over the decades to put students first, hits back at "woke" curricula in our schools, and details the reforms America must pursue to fix its long and badly broken education system. And she has stories to tell: DeVos offers blunt insights on the people and politics that stand...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.973 DEV
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 370.973 DEV

Kruse, Kevin Michael

Summary: "We're often told that the United States is, was, and always has been a Christian nation. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse reveals that the idea of 'Christian America' is an invention--and a relatively recent one at that. As Kruse argues, the belief that America is fundamentally and formally a Christian nation originated in the 1930s when businessmen enlisted religious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KRU

Harris, Duchess

Summary: What started as a hashtag in 2013 quickly grew into the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter examines the police shootings that fueled the movement, the events that led up to racial tensions in the United States, and the goals the movement has set for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8960 HAR

Hemmer, Nicole

Summary: "For decades, Ronald Reagan's name has served as shorthand for the entirety of the modern conservative movement. Contrary to conventional wisdom, however, Reaganism was, from today's vantage point, a brief digression in conservatism's history. In the 1980s, an unusual set of economic and political conditions and an unusually charismatic leader combined to win huge majorities for Reagan's vision...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 HEM

Peters, Jeremy (Jeremy W.)

Summary: "How, Peters asks, did conservative values that Republicans claimed to cherish, like small government, fiscal responsibility, and morality in public service, get completely eroded as an unshakable faith in Donald Trump grew to define the party? The answer is a tale traced across three decades--with new reporting and firsthand accounts from the people who were there--of populist uprisings that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

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

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: "not government oppression or suppression," he writes, but self-censorship, group-think, bias by omission, and passing off opinion, propaganda, pseudo-events, and outright lies as news. With the depth of historical background...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.4 LEV

Kurutz, Steven

Summary: "The little-engine-that-could story of how a band of scrappy entrepreneurs are reviving the enterprise of manufacturing clothing in the United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 KUR

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

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: Right-wing stalwart Mark R. Levin posits "that since its establishment, the [Democratic] Party has set out to rewrite history and destroy the foundation of freedom in America. More than a political party, it is the entity through which Marxism has installed its philosophy and its new revolution. As in a Thomas Paine pamphlet or a clarion call from Paul Revere, Levin believes that his fellow...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2736 LEV

Gingrich, Newt

Summary: The struggle between the defenders of America as an exceptional nation and the forces of anti-Americanism is reaching a fever pitch. These forces have grown so large, so well-financed, so entrenched and aggressive that they must be studied closely and understood completely if America is to survive this imminent civil war. In Beyond Biden, bestselling author Newt Gingrich brings together the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.934 GIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Social Pol Gingrich

Bacevich, Andrew J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.02 BAC

Callahan, David

Summary: "An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors are at work below the radar promoting a wide range of causes. David Callahan charts the rise of these new power players...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 361 CAL

Egan, Timothy

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: "The dust storms that terrorized America's High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since, and the stories of the people who held on have never been fully told. Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and author Timothy Egan follows a half-dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, going from sod homes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 EGA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 EGA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.03 EGA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Hist US Egan

Trump, Donald

Summary: "While everyday Americans strive to make an honest living by working hard, liberals within the swamp have perfected a way of barely working while elevating themselves above the rest of America. Liberal Privilege will take you behind the scenes of the swamp, just as the nation gears up for the next presidential election. As President Donald J. Trump seeks a second term based on real...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Donald Trump, Jr. 2020

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

Leibovich, Mark

Summary: "From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller This Town, the eyewitness account of how the GOP collaborated with Donald Trump to transform Washington's "swamp" into a gold-plated hot tub--and a onetime party of rugged individualists into a sycophantic personality cult"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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

Samuel, Lawrence R.

Summary: "Told chronologically and divided into ten decades, The American Teacher sheds light on the important role that teachers have played in this country over the last one hundred years. It is parsed through the voices of educators, intellectuals, and journalists who have weighed in on its many different dimensions from the 1920s to today"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2024

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.100973 SAM

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

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