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Dotson, Taylor

Summary: "A highly readable and punchy roadmap that ordinary citizens and policymakers alike can use to begin rethinking and refashioning their political interactions to be more productive"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 321.8 DOT

Dyson, Michael Eric.

Summary: Dyson offers a provocative exploration into the meaning of America's first black presidency, and an analysis of how race and blackness shape our understanding of Barack Obama's achievements and failures, and America's racial future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.8 DYS

Fukuyama, Francis

Summary: "A provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for our democracy and international affairs of state"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.01 FUK

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

Summary: "Across the decades, Americans in search of divine truths have turned to unconventional prophets for the answers. Some of these prophets have demanded their faith, fortunes, and even their very lives. In American Cult, over twenty cartoonists explore the history of these groups with clarity and empathy--digging deep to find the human stories within."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paper Rocket Minicomics, Silver Sprocket 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 209.0973 AME

Woolley, Samuel

Summary: "Despite all the attention paid to it, the problem of online disinformation is only getting worse. Social media may well play a role in the 2020 presidential election and other major political events. But that doesn't begin to describe what future propaganda will look like. As Samuel Woolley shows, we will soon be navigating new technologies such as human-like automated voice systems, machine...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2020

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

Araton, Harvey.

Summary: "In times of change, American novelists return to old themes. In Cold Type--as in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman--a son and his father struggle to hold onto what they think is right. It's mid-1990s; and "cold type" technology, a.k.a. computerized typesetting, wreaks havoc among workers in the newspaper industry. A fabulously wealthy Briton buys the New York City Trib and immediately...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARA

Weber, Shannon

Summary: What is equality? A big question to answer and an even bigger topic to implement. Activists Assemble: We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality. Discover the history of equality - both the successes and the tragedies, meet past and present faces who overcame...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Children's Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 WEB

Phillips, Steve

Summary: Despite the abundant evidence from Obama’s victories proving that the U.S. population has fundamentally changed, many progressives and Democrats continue to waste millions of dollars chasing white swing voters. Explosive population growth of people of color in America over the past fifty years has laid the foundation for a New American Majority consisting of progressive people of color (23...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 PHI

Summary: A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BOB

Savage, Charlie.

Summary: A critical investigation into how the Bush-Cheney administration has worked to increase presidential power at the cost of democratic constitutional balance reveals a range of questionable executive practices, from wiretapping and conservative judicial nominations to torture and imprisonment without trial.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 SAV

Fox, Josh

Summary: The Truth Has Changed captures the rapid-fire shocks that are changing the fabric of our lives--from 9/11 and the Iraq war, to fracking and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, to Hurricane Sandy, to relentless smear campaigns against climate scientists, to the fight for 100% renewable energy, to Standing Rock, to the 2016 presidential campaign, to Cambridge Analytica. Our normal isn't normal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 FOX

Greenberg, Karen J

Summary: "The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 GRE

Cole, Juan Ricardo.

Summary: "The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 953 COL

Shorris, Earl

Summary: A account of the events, ideas, and beliefs about the role of religion in today's government discusses how, after the September 11th attacks, there is a more glaring pervasiveness of religious doctrine throughout both major parties and in the formulating of key political decisions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 SHO

DeGette, Diana.

Contents: What in God's name?? -- Where I stand -- The bubble bill -- Ms. DeGette goes to Washington -- Charting the course -- Francesca -- Angels dancing on the head of a pin -- Snowflake babies -- Send in the clones -- Abstinence only -- Whatever it is, I'm against it! -- An ounce of prevention -- Through no fault on anybody's part -- A foolish consistency -- Closing arguments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.0277 DEG

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 CUT

Franken, Al.

Summary: Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 324 FRA

Pinckney, Darryl

Summary: "Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for Black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election of Barack Obama as president. Interspersed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 PIN

Serwer, Adam

Summary: "Taking joy in suffering is more human than we'd like to admit. The cruelty of the Trump administration's policies and the ritual rhetorical flaying of his targets are intimately connected. Shared cruelty and the delight it brings are critical moments ofconnection for white supremacists, a fact that is not new. Adam Serwer has been chronicling our political landscape for the last decade. He is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2021

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Carpenter, Amanda B.

Summary: In Gaslighting America, Carpenter breaks down Trump's formula, showing why it's practically foolproof, playing his victims, the media, the Democrats, and the Republican fence-sitters perfectly. She traces how this tactic started with Nixon, gained traction with Bill Clinton, and exploded under Trump

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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

Burt, Andrew

Summary: "The American story of blacklists, scapegoating, conspiracies, and cover-ups that have taken over national politics throughout our history when the mainstream has adopted extremist fear that secret networks--from the Illuminati and Freemasons to Communists and Muslim terrorists--have infiltrated society and threatened destruction from within"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter attacks the immigration issue head-on, flying in the face of La Raza, the Democrats, a media determined to cover up immigrants' crimes, churches that get paid by the government for their "charity," and greedy Republican businessmen and campaign consultants -- all of whom are profiting handsomely from mass immigration that's tearing the country apart....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 COU

Burns, Eric.

Summary: Profiles of the Founding Fathers of the United States evaluate their lives, careers, and specific contributions to the U.S. Constitution, in a historical assessment that illuminates their motivations while explaining how their shared vision remains relevant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 BUR

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