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Guilbeault, Nina

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Summary: A Harvard-trained sociologist (and vegan), exploring the history of the vegan movement and its present-day tensions, grapples with the most fundamental questions of all: Is there a truly ethical way to eat?, which results in an eye-opening portrait of how social change happens, with profound implications for our plates--and our planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2024

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Kaskowitz, Sheryl

Summary: "In 1934, the Great Depression had destroyed the US economy, leaving residents poverty-stricken. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt urged President Roosevelt to take radical action to help those hit hardest-Appalachian miners and mill workers stranded after factories closed, city dwellers with no hope of getting work, farmers whose land had failed. They set up government homesteads in rural areas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2024

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Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

Summary: Long story short: Presents interview segments in which California's poor and homeless discuss the disadvantages of living without adequate resources.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC POR

Frerick, Austin

Summary: "Barons is the story of seven corporate titans, their rise to power, and the consequences for everyone else. Take Mike McCloskey, Chairman of Fair Oaks Farms. In a few short decades, he went from managing a modest dairy herd to running the Disneyland of agriculture, where school children ride trams through mechanized warehouses filled with tens of thousands of cows that never see the light of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2024

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Broadway, Anna.

Summary: "How can the church do better for its millions of singles? Everyone spends at least part of life single--and research shows that singles are leaving the church faster than other groups. To better understand singleness in the church, journalist Anna Broadway traveled around the world to interview Christians from nearly fifty countries and all three major church traditions. From cooking to aging,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NavPress 2024

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McGraw, Phillip C.

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 Fiction, Call number: 306.2 MCG

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 MCG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.2097 MCG

Nocera, Joseph

Summary: "From the collaborators behind the modern business classic All the Devils are Here comes a damning indictment of American capitalism--and the leaders that left us brutally unprepared for a global pandemic In 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic made it painfully clear that the U.S. could not adequately protect its citizens. Millions of Americans suffered--and over a million died--in less than...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2023

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Romeo, Nick

Summary: "Confronted by the terrifying trends of the early twenty-first century -- widening inequality, environmental destruction, and the immiseration of millions of workers around the world -- many economists and business leaders still preach dogmas that lack evidence and create political catastrophe: Private markets are always more efficient than public ones; investment capital flows efficiently to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 174 ROM

Summary: The DVD contains eight, roughly 20-minute master class lectures, one for each GD topic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.73 GRE

Shiva, Vandana

Summary: "Calls for a radical shift in the values that govern democracies, condemning the role that unrestricted capitalism has played in the destruction of environments and livelihoods"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2015

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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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McQuade, Barbara

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Summary: "American society is more polarized than ever before. We are strategically being pushed apart by disinformation-the deliberate spreading of lies disguised as truth-and it comes at us from all sides: opportunists on the far right, Russian misinformed social media influencers, among others. It's endangering our democracy and causing havoc in our electoral system, schools, hospitals, workplaces,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2024

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Warner, Andrea

Summary: "In Rise Up and Sing!, Andrea Warner explores how music has contributed to the fight for social justice. Across eight areas of activism--the climate emergency, Indigenous rights, civil rights, disability rights, 2SLGBTQIA+ rights, gender equality, the peace/anti-war movement, and human rights--Warner introduces some of the artists, past and present, who have made a difference both on stage and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Kids 2023

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 781.64 WAR

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 781.64 WAR

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Kolbert, Elizabeth

Summary: "In 26 connected essays, Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter Elizabeth Kolbert takes us on an illustrated journey through the landscape of climate change and the stories we tell ourselves about the future"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2024

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Gross, Michael

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Summary: "Fifteen families. Four hundred years. The complex saga of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant elite in America's history. For decades, writers from Cleveland Amory to Joseph Alsop to the editors of Politico have proclaimed the diminishment of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, who for generations were the dominant socio-cultural-political force in America. While the WASP elite has, in the last...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2023

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Finlay, Victoria

Summary: From our earliest ancestors to babies born today, fabric is a necessary part of our everyday lives, but it's also an opportunity for creativity, symbolism, culture and connection. Traveling across the world and bringing history to life, bestselling author Victoria Finlay investigates how and why people have made and used cloth. A century ago in Wales, women would sew their own funeral clothes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.09 FIN

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

Habib, Shahnaz

Summary: "The color of one's skin and passport have long dictated the conditions of travel. For Shahnaz Habib, travel and travel writing have always been complicated pleasures. Habib threads the history of travel with her personal story as a child on family vacations in India, an adult curious about the world, and an immigrant for whom roundtrips are an annual fact of life. Tracing the power dynamics...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2023

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Contents: Introduction: new confessions and revelations from the world of economic hit men / John Perkins -- Global empire: the web of control / Steven Hiatt -- Selling money-- and dependency: setting the debt trap / S.C. Gwynne -- Dirty money: inside the secret world of offshore banking / John Christensen -- BCCI's double game: banking on America, banking on jihad / Lucy Komisar -- The human cost of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1323 GAM

Summary: Ici et ailleurs: In this meditation on how cinema records history, the filmmakers, members of the Dziga Vertov Group, contrast a French family's life with an impressionistic portrait of war in Palestine, as reflected through television, books, and other media.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gaumont vidéo 2012

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Kozol, Jonathan

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Summary: "An eloquent and passionate call for educational reparations, from the New York Times bestselling author"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2024

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Vivas, Esther

Summary: "¿Es posible ser mamá y feminista al mismo tiempo? ¿Hay alguna salida al dilema «carrera vs. familia»? Si hemos elegido se madres, ¿hasta que punto podemos decidir sobre nuestra maternidad? En Mamá desobediente, la periodista, socióloga y madre feminista, Esther Vivas aborda éstas y otras interrogantes cuando explora la maternidad con emancipación y sin imposiciones. Con un tono fresco pero...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Español 2024

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 VIV

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