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Taibbi, Matt

Summary: In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as "the news" is, in fact, a twisted wing of the entertainment business. In the Internet age, the press have mastered the art of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: OR Books 2019

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Frank, Thomas

Summary: "What does a middle-class democracy look like when it comes apart? When, after forty years of economic triumph, America's winners presuade themselves that they owe nothing to the rest of the country? In this collection of interlocking essays, Thomas Frank takes us on a wide-ranging tour through present-day America, showing us a society in the late stages of disintegration and describing the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Tomasky, Michael

Summary: Presents a revisionist assessment of the origins of political polarization in America that outlines ambitious recommendations in the areas of ranked-choice voting, at-large congressional elections, and civics education.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 TOM

Wehner, Peter

Summary: "The New York Times opinion writer, media commentator, outspoken Republican and Christian critic of the Trump presidency offers a spirited defense of politics and its virtuous and critical role in maintaining our democracy and what we must do to save it before it is too late. "Any nation that elects Donald Trump to be its president has a remarkably low view of politics." Frustrated and feeling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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