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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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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAR

McCain, John

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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1 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

French, David

Summary: "David French examines the depths of the American ideological divide, diagnoses its core causes, and provides a hopeful path forward. Polarization. Tribalization. Division. Some look at the growing political tension in our nation and call it a "cold civilwar." Others say it's nothing more than the culture war of the last three decades, amplified beyond reason by social media. David French...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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

Emanuel, Rahm

Summary: "At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today--a bracing, optimistic vision of America's future from one of our most experienced and original political minds"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352.23 EMA

Lessig, Lawrence

Summary: "In the vein of On Tyranny and How Democracies Die, the bestselling author of Republic, Lost argues that our democracy no longer represents us and shows that reform is both necessary and possible"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street Books 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 LES

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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

Alter, Charlotte

Summary: "A new generation is stepping up. There are now twenty-six millennials in Congress--a fivefold increase gained in the 2018 midterms alone. They are governing Midwestern cities and college towns, running for city councils, and serving in state legislatures. They are acting urgently on climate change (because they are going to live it); they care deeply about student debt (because they have it);...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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

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

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

Bloom, Mia

Summary: "In January 2021, thousands descended on the U.S. Capitol to aid President Donald Trump in combating a shadowy cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles. Two women died that day. They, like the millions of Americans who believe that a mysterious insider knownas "Q" is exposing a vast deep-state conspiracy, were members of "pastel QAnon," a subgroup of mostly middle-class educated women that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Redwood Press 2021

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Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

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Summary: Levin explains how the core elements of Marxist ideology are now pervasive in American society and culture: from our schools, the press, and corporations, to Hollywood, the Democratic Party, and the Biden presidency. Often cloaked in deceptive labels like "progressivism" tactics of Marxism include the widespread brainwashing of students, the anti-American purposes of Critical Race Theory and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2021

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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

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 973 CAR

Rothschild, Mike

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Summary: A journalist who specializes in conspiracy theories draws on interviews with QAnon converts and victims, as well as psychologists, sociologists, and academics to explain the origin and growth of the movement, its embrace by right-wing media and politicians, and why it is important to understand it rather than mock it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 ROT

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

Greenberg, Leah

Summary: "The co-executive directors of Indivisible tell the story of the movement. They offer a behind-the-scenes look at how change comes to Washington, whether Washington wants it or not. And they explain how voters will win the coming fight for the future of American democracy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.8 GRE

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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