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Frenkel, Sheera

Summary: "Once one of Silicon Valley's greatest success stories, Facebook has been under constant fire for the past five years, roiled by controversies and crises. It turns out that while the tech giant was connecting the world, they were also mishandling users' data, spreading fake news, and amplifying dangerous, polarizing hate speech ... Drawing on their unrivaled sources, Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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Gilsdorf, Ethan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 794.812 Gil

Bernstein, Brenda.

Summary: LinkedIn is considered a powerful business tool, and is often used to companies to recruit job candidates. Bernstein gives you suggestions on creating a powerful profile and will help you get the results you want, whether it's a new job or a lead for your business.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brenda Bernstein 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.14 Bernstein

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

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

Wright, Lawrence

Summary: Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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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 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

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

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

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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

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

Harris, Kamala

Summary: The autobiographical memoir of the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of the State of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate. Harris discusses the impact that her family and community had on her life, and how she came to discover her own sense of self and purpose.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Harris

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

Kraynak, Joe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 006.7540 Kray

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

Abrams, Stacey

Summary: "Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity-who is really American and what that means. When tied together, as they are in our modern politics, citizens are harmed in overt, subtle, and even personal ways.Stacey Abrams experienced the effects firsthand, running one of the most unconventional races in modern politics as the Democratic nominee for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.609 Abrams

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305 Warren

Cutright, Patricia J.

Summary: "Twelve biographies of Indigenous women who, as modern-day warriors, have infused their communities with strength and leadership. The women overcame unimaginable hardships--racial and gender discrimination, abuse, and extreme poverty--only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education, and community activism"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation Native Voices 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 920 Cutright

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

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

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

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Gottlieb, Scott

Summary: "Physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb asks: Has America's COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything? ... [H]e shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America's pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with all the key players in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 Gottlieb

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