The Liberal Politics & Current Events Book Club

Do you enjoy keeping up with politics? Are you interested in current events and contemporary history? Do you consider yourself leftist, liberal, socialist, or progressive? Do you enjoy reading books on all of the above? Then please join this group! And please invite anyone you think will be interested to help us grow into an active reading group.
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* Introduce Yourself
By Donegal · 233 posts · 270 views
last updated Jul 17, 2014 06:51AM
* Pertinent Book Giveaways
By Donegal · 5 posts · 130 views
last updated Nov 17, 2013 12:21AM
Political Cartoons
By Melki · 31 posts · 42 views
last updated Jul 04, 2014 01:13PM
giveaway
By Phil · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jun 08, 2014 05:27PM
'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty
By Aaron · 5 posts · 13 views
last updated Jun 05, 2014 03:15PM
laughing at politics
By Phil · 8 posts · 15 views
last updated May 09, 2014 08:15PM
“Political Correctness” is a reactionary term against the loss of privilege
By Donegal · 10 posts · 6 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 03:03PM
13 Photos Proving Feminism Isn't Just for Straight White Women
By Donegal · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Apr 05, 2014 04:48PM
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+ book club
* "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap" by
By Donegal · 2 posts · 20 views
last updated Apr 24, 2014 03:47AM
* "Hold Fast to Dreams" by by Beth Zasloff & Joshua Steckel - general discussion
By Donegal · 7 posts · 13 views
last updated May 25, 2014 06:58PM
I basically got called unpatriotic for writing a thriller critical of conservatives.
By Doug · 8 posts · 12 views
last updated Jul 22, 2014 09:24AM
Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot by Masha Gessen
By Jimmy · 20 posts · 8 views
last updated May 01, 2014 10:35AM
May-Jun nominations (closed)
By Donegal · 31 posts · 15 views
last updated Apr 27, 2014 03:41PM
Apr-May nominations (closed)
By Donegal · 7 posts · 10 views
last updated Mar 30, 2014 07:34PM
(USA) SPLC: Misogyny and Racism in UCSB Shooting
By Xdyj · 2 posts · 5 views
last updated May 26, 2014 09:35AM
(USA) Affirmative Action Is Not Reverse Racism: Check Your Privilege
By Donegal · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 07:40PM
(USA) Cliven Bundy and the Tyranny All Around Us
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 02:59PM
(USA) A Massive Chemical Plant Is Poised to Wipe This Louisiana Town off the Map
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 01:39PM
(USA) Kentucky Inmate Starves to Death -- $165K/yr DR "did nothing wrong"
By night music -… · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 02:23PM
(Canada) Instead of Opportunity, Five McDonald's Employees Found Modern Day Slavery
By Donegal · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 05:01PM
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+ US politics
Excited To Join the Group
By David · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Jul 09, 2014 06:05PM
Water Battles in Detroit
By Jimmy · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Jul 09, 2014 01:52PM
Libertarianism
By Jimmy · 58 posts · 18 views
last updated Apr 29, 2014 08:46AM
How Legal Entitlements Can Cause Economic Inequality
By Steve · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Apr 25, 2014 12:52PM
What Do We Think About This Schlafly Article?
By Lee · 9 posts · 10 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 06:49AM
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+ Africa
30 Killed In School Attack In Northeast Nigeria
By Kaitlin · 4 posts · 10 views
last updated May 04, 2014 03:24PM
Nigerian child bride forced into marriage poisons meal, kills groom and 3 others
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Apr 11, 2014 03:47PM
Anti-Gay Law Will Be Overturned Say Uganda's Campaigners
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:41PM
4 Ways Tunisia Is Now More Progressive Than The United States
By Donegal · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Feb 09, 2014 07:00PM
From mayor to interim president of CAR: a portrait of Catherine Samba-Panza
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Jan 25, 2014 04:25PM
Children Beheaded as Violence Engulfs the Central African Republic
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Jan 04, 2014 04:42PM
A fake slum for luxury tourists
By Donegal · 4 posts · 6 views
last updated Dec 09, 2013 08:32PM
Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, tsunami warnings for multiple countries
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 06:57PM
Venezuela anti-government rally turns deadly
By Donegal · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Feb 14, 2014 04:21PM
Dozens Injured In Rare Argentina Piranha Attack
By Kaitlin · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Dec 27, 2013 02:59PM
Brazil Pepper-Spray Photo Highlights Exposure Risks
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Dec 01, 2013 10:14PM
Brazil Deforestation Up 28%
By Kaitlin · 2 posts · 4 views
last updated Nov 22, 2013 05:48PM
Seeking to understand Costa Rica’s newly found right leaning
By Juan · 10 posts · 8 views
last updated Aug 19, 2013 10:47PM
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+ Europe
(UK) Same-sex couples legally marry in England, Wales
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Mar 30, 2014 07:31PM
Neoliberalism as Social Necrophilia: The Case of Greece
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:49PM
(Italy) Racist Chants From The Crowd Brought This Soccer Star To Tears
By Donegal · 2 posts · 10 views
last updated Mar 03, 2014 09:05AM
Kiev on Edge After Russia OKs Putin's Military Intervention Plan
By Donegal · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Mar 01, 2014 05:56PM
Ukraine protesters, police agree to truce as government, opposition talk
By Alicja · 8 posts · 5 views
last updated Jan 25, 2014 06:40PM
Finally a pardon for Alan Turing
By Jimmy · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Dec 24, 2013 10:04AM
Italian girl ‘sexually assaulted’ riot cop with a kiss
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Dec 16, 2013 07:44PM
Cao Shunli and other Chinese activists
By Jimmy · 1 post · 4 views
last updated May 17, 2014 12:49AM
Supreme Court of India Recognizes Transgender Rights
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 03:27PM
Egypt's Kangaroo Court Sentences 529 People to Death
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Apr 04, 2014 05:46PM
How The Middle East Is Solving the Gender Gap That Silicon Valley Is Ignoring
By Donegal · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 05:31PM
Indonesia volcano kills at least 11, fears over more eruptions
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Feb 02, 2014 04:12PM
Floods And Landslides In Southeast Asia Displace Hundreds Of Thousands
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Jan 18, 2014 05:43PM
India Has Successfully Defeated Polio
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Jan 17, 2014 04:32PM
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+ international
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
By Donegal · 3 posts · 5 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 06:07PM
#RapeCultureIsWhen Is the Perfect Answer to Everyone Who Denies Rape
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Apr 01, 2014 02:09PM
Top Twelve Most Homophobic Nations
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 01, 2014 04:42PM
Scots bid to offer Ugandan gay law asylum
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 01, 2014 04:32PM
There are 30 million people in slavery across the globe
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Feb 26, 2014 06:08PM
Peru and Switzerland offer a gold medal moment for our hearts
By Donegal · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Feb 16, 2014 09:06PM
Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage
By Kaitlin · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Feb 27, 2014 07:26PM
(USA) Kansas’ Anti-Gay Segregation Bill Is an Abomination
By Donegal · 5 posts · 7 views
last updated Feb 26, 2014 01:04PM
Cops Hit My Car, Then Arrested Me
By Kaitlin · 2 posts · 5 views
last updated Feb 26, 2014 06:38AM
(USA) Georgia may follow Arizona's anti-gay lead
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Feb 25, 2014 05:58PM
(USA) On the Killing of Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Feb 25, 2014 05:48PM
Virginia Lawmaker Calls Pregnant Women "Hosts"
By Kaitlin · 2 posts · 6 views
last updated Feb 24, 2014 06:42PM
National Climate Assessment
By Jimmy · 1 post · 3 views
last updated May 07, 2014 06:17AM
Drift Gillnet Fishing
By Jimmy · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Apr 29, 2014 08:45AM
The New Science Behind Picky Eaters
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 04:05PM
Wind Turbines Don't Kill Very Many Birds
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 03:20PM
Let's Call Climate Change What It Really Is—Violence
By Donegal · 1 post · 2 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 03:14PM
This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth's First Cousin
By Donegal · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 04:21PM
Years of Living Dangerously
By Jimmy · 3 posts · 4 views
last updated Apr 16, 2014 12:29PM
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+ religion
Bleeding Shadows, Eazra Shrantz Kindle Deal
By Eazra · 1 post · 3 views
last updated May 14, 2014 10:28AM
Survey: Most Americans Overestimate Religious Bias Against LGBT People
By Kaitlin · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Feb 28, 2014 07:56AM
Appearance Of Camels In Genesis Called Sign Of Authors Distance From History
By Kaitlin · 2 posts · 7 views
last updated Feb 13, 2014 01:27PM
US military relaxes uniform rules for religious wear
By Donegal · 2 posts · 6 views
last updated Feb 10, 2014 05:01AM
How US Evangelicals Fueled the Rise of Russia’s Anti-Gay Right
By Donegal · 2 posts · 7 views
last updated Feb 01, 2014 03:56PM
Phil Robertson: Girls Should Carry A Bible, Cook And Marry 'When They Are 15'
By Kaitlin · 4 posts · 11 views
last updated Jan 03, 2014 09:26PM
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+ audio / video
Fight Church
By Alicja · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 06:41PM
(USA) How Texas’ anti-abortion law affects the poor
By Donegal · 3 posts · 4 views
last updated Mar 26, 2014 12:46PM
(USA) Kids with special needs: a ‘gravy train’ for Florida nursing homes?
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:53PM
(USA) Jon Stewart Calls Out DiFi's Hypocrisy Over CIA Scandal
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:46PM
(USA) New GOP bills take reproductive decisions away from women
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 01, 2014 04:58PM
For Those Who Think Racism Is Dead...
By Alicja · 6 posts · 11 views
last updated Feb 24, 2014 04:04PM
Piers Morgan shows us how not to be an ally
By Donegal · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Feb 07, 2014 03:03PM
Andres Serrano’s Signs of the Times
By Donegal · 1 post · 1 views
last updated Dec 19, 2013 12:01AM
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+ activist alerts
(USA) What Stuff Would You Want After 30 Years in Prison?
By Donegal · 2 posts · 4 views
last updated Apr 05, 2014 08:56PM
Kansas: Do not legalize discrimination! Overturn House Bill No. 2453
By Donegal · 122 posts · 18 views
last updated Apr 03, 2014 05:35PM
petition: (USA) Designate Election Day as a national holiday
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 30, 2014 09:44PM
petition: (USA) Free Marissa Alexander. Stop Angela Corey.
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 09:19PM
petition: Facebook: Spying even on what you DON'T share
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:57PM
petition: (USA) Legally Recognize Non-Binary Genders
By Donegal · 1 post · 3 views
last updated Mar 23, 2014 08:39PM
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