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Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.231 Singer 2018

Mueller, Robert S.

Summary: Contains the report, a timeline of the major events of the Mueller investigation, a guide to the important individuals involved, key supporting government filings (including criminal indictments).

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.97 Mueller 2019

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 Lee 2017

Nichols, Tom

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 Nichols

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

Summary: Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling, which allowed districts to change voting requirements without approval from the Department of Justice.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Ander 2018

Levin, Mark R. (Mark Reed)

Summary: Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: "not government oppression or suppression," he writes, but self-censorship, group-think, bias by omission, and passing off opinion, propaganda, pseudo-events, and outright lies as news. With the depth of historical background...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.449 Levin 2019

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2309 Taibbi 2019

Mettler, Suzanne.

Summary: "America's higher education system is failing its students. In the space of a generation, we have gone from being the best-educated society in the world to one in which a college degree benefits only to those in the top income brackets. In Degrees of Inequality, acclaimed political scientist Suzanne Mettler explains why the system has gone so horribly wrong and why the American Dream is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.73 Mettler

Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents advice on traveling to different countries of the world as a way of increasing our understanding of different cultures and political systems, and appreciating the interconnectedness within the global community. In his third edition, the author considers the new political reality of Brexit, Refugees, Erdoğan, and Trump, as well as populism, nativism, terrorism, and climate change and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.202 Steves 2019

Taibbi, Matt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9322 Taibbi

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.809 Mick

Follett, Ken

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dell 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: PBK FIC Foll

Traister, Rebecca

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42. Traist 2018

Yergin, Daniel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.792 Yergin

Brands, H. W.

Summary: "From master storyteller and historian H.W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.918 Brands

MacLean, Nancy

Summary: "An explosive expose of the right's relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution. "Perhaps the best explanation to date of the roots of the political divide that threatens to irrevocably alter American government." --Booklist (starred review) Behind today's headlines of billionaires taking over our government is a secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5039 MacLean

Summary: The British Prime Minister and the U.S. President infer that they want to embark on a war in the Middle East. Simon Foster, the British Minister for International Development states, off the cuff, in a radio interview that 'war is unforeseeable.' He later tries to recant his statement to news reporters with another statement. Both remarks start a series of manoeuvrings on both sides by both the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD In The

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: Author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet, including accounts of leading the civil disobedience to protest the Keystione XL pipeline and of spending a year in the company of a beekeeper raising his hives as part of the growing trend toward local food.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.70 McKibb

Greenwald, Glenn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 Green

Grant, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 Grant

Friedman, Thomas L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 Friedman

Palast, Greg.

Contents: Goldfinger -- Lady Baba-Land: the Islamic Republic of BP -- Pig in the pipeline -- The coon-ass Riviera -- The cheese smelled funny so we threw it in the jungle -- The wizard of ooze -- My home is now a strange place -- We figure out who murdered Jake -- The sorcerer's stone -- Fukushima, Texas -- Mr. Fairness -- The generalissimo of globalization -- Vultures' picnic -- Lots of fish.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.766 Palast

Chiarappa, Michael J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2003

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 338.372 Chiar

Tepperman, Jonathan

Summary: Identifies 10 pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges©£including immigration reform, income inequality, political corruption and Islamic terrorism©£and shows that each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one, but one that has been proven in a real hotspot in the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 Tepper