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Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements. --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Briarcliff Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

McCain, John

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCAIN, JOHN MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCAIN MCC

Polakow-Suransky, Sasha

Summary: Discusses the new political climate in Europe and the United States where xenophobia and racism have voted Britain out of the EU and catapulted Donald Trump to the presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 POL

Clark, Wesley K.

Summary: Offers suggestions for the future of the United States' national security policies, outlining strategies for dealing with such challenges as terrorism, cybersecurity, financial system vulnerabilities, and accelerating climate change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 CLA

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: The polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes and droughts ravish the planet, and the earth's population is threatened by catastrophic climate change. Millions of American jobs have been sent overseas and aren't coming back. Young African-American men make up the majority of America's prison population. Half of the American population are poor or near poor, living precariously on the brink, while...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 335 GOL

Wuthnow, Robert

Summary: What is fueling rural America's outrage toward the federal government? Why did rural Americans vote overwhelmingly for Donald Trump? And, beyond economic and demographic decline, is there a more nuanced explanation for the growing rural-urban divide? Drawing on more than a decade of research and hundreds of interviews, Robert Wuthnow brings us into America's small towns, farms, and rural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 WUT

Summary: Not since 1860 have the Democrats so fanatically refused to accept a free election. That year, their target was Lincoln. Now, their target is President Trump and his supporters. Through historical recreations and a searching examination of fascism and white supremacy, this documentary exposes hidden history and explosive truths.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc De

Carson, Ben.

Summary: Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mind--healthcare, education, capitalism, and more America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From four-time bestselling author, internationally renowned neurosurgeon, and humanitarian Dr. Ben Carson, here is a sobering and inspiring manifesto of America's greatness, her failings, and the values and changes it will take to carry our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 CAR

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

Daley, David

Summary: Journalist David Dalcy's explosive look at the new frontier of political dirty tricks--a coordinated assault on representative democracy through gerrymandering. Here, Daley documents an unprecedented effort by Republican legislators and political operatives to hack American democracy through an audacious redistricting plan called REDMAP. Following the election of President Barack Obama, a group...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328 DAL

Summary: Zeitgeist: A highly controversial documentary in three parts. The first part dissects the origins of Christianity, the second gives an overview of numerous questionable aspects of 9/11 and the third explores the Federal Reserve Bank and its ability to control the economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: G.M.P. LLC 2007

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

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.

Format: text

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

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Weisman, Jonathan

Summary: "A short, literary, powerful contemplation on how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture, but with the rise of the Alt Right and an uptick of threats to Jewish communities since Trump took office, New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman has produced a book that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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

Beck, Glenn.

Summary: Beck briefly surveys more than two centures of American political history to describe how the country has been "broken"--Spiritually, politically, and financially--and advocates a return to core values to restore America's economic and spiritual health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 320.973 BEC

Mamet, David.

Summary: For the past thirty years, David Mamet has been a controversial and defining force in theater and film, championing the most cherished liberal values along the way. His characters have explored the ethics of the business world, embodied the struggles of the oppressed, and faced the flaws of the capitalist system. But in recent years Mamet has had a change of heart. He realized that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.51 MAM

Carson, Ben

Summary: Offers the author's thoughts on addressing the nation's growing debt, deteriorating morals, educational shortcomings, and elitist media, as well as the worsening discourse and inability to take action to solve our problems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.0973 CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 CAR

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

Tate, Nicholas.

Summary: The author discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, including the timetable for implementation and some cost projections.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.10425 TAT

Coulter, Ann H.

Contents: Introduction : liberals and the woman who hates them -- Airport security : make imams take buses -- Baby-killing: abort liberals, not children -- Blacks : the only thing standing between the Democrat Party and oblivion -- George W. Bush : the guy I'd most like to have a nonalcoholic beer with -- Christians : must reproduce more -- Bill Clinton : he left a mark on history that may never come...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.2736 COU

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

Woodward, Bob

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Summary: Bob Woodward reveals the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2018

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Carville, James.

Summary: The political strategist dissects the failures of the Republican Party and examines the reasons why he believes a Democratic majority will maintain a long-term hold on power.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 324.2736 CAR

Gingrich, Newt.

Summary: The former Speaker of the House of Representatives examines the need for change in health care, immigration, energy and environmental policy, transportation, and national security, and discusses the difficulties politicians from both parties have in implementing new agendas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.60973 GIN

McCabe, Andrew (Andrew George)

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Summary: "On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction for more than two decades, Andrew G. McCabe was fired from his position as deputy director of the FBI. President Donald Trump celebrated on Twitter: 'Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI--A great day for Democracy.' In [this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCABE MCC

Tyler, Patrick.

Summary: Tyler draws on newly opened presidential archives to dramatize the approach to the Middle East across U.S. presidencies from Eisenhower to George W. Bush, showing how each president has managed to undo the policies of his predecessor, often fomenting anger against America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 TYL

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: "Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time the people of Massachusetts elected her in 2012, she had become one of the country's leading progressive voices. Now, at a perilous moment for our nation, she has written a book that is at once an illuminating account of how we built the strongest middle class in history, a scathing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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