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Katz, Alyssa.

Summary: "The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy.In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381 KAT

DeMint, Jim

Summary: " In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realized that he-and all of us as fellow citizens-must fall in love with America-again. In this book, DeMint introduces Americans all across the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2014

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

Talbot, David

Summary: 'By the Light of Burning Dreams' chronicles some of the most important moments of activism from the 60s and 70s, and ties them into the arrival of today's major political players and major progressive movements. David and Margaret Talbot are both very well-connected, with contacts such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., George R.R. Martin,Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, and Oliver Stone. From the founder...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973 TAL

Krebs, Justin

Summary: "Imagine if you felt out of step with every other member of the parent association at your kid's school, your quilting circle, or even your workout group. What if casual conversations revolved around Fox News and the decline of American values? How wouldyou feel if you were afraid to put a political bumper sticker on your car or had to think twice about what liberal posts you liked on Facebook?...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

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

Roth, Zachary.

Summary: "A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs--and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given the GOP a long-term grip on Congress. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has eviscerated campaign finance laws,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2016

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

Smith, J. Douglas

Summary: "The inside story of the Supreme Court decisions that brought true democracy to the United States Today, Earl Warren is recalled as the chief justice of a Supreme Court that introduced school desegregation and other dramatic changes to American society.In retirement, however, Warren argued that his court's greatest accomplishment was establishing the principle of "one person, one vote" in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 SMI

Rather, Dan

Summary: "Brought to life in stunning color by artist Tim Foley, What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel takes apart the building blocks of this country, from the freedoms that define us, to the values that have transformed us, to the institutions that sustain us. Rather's vast experience and his unique perspective as one of America's most renowned newscasters shed light on who we were and who we are today,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Books Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 RAT

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