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Times are tough and getting tougher for the American worker. It used to be that for an honest day's work you'd get a decent day's pay, a deal that in
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ProgressiveBookClub ProgressiveBookClub said: " "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food. But the advice isn't as straightforward as it sounds. As Pollan writes in his introduction, "That anyone should need to write a book a ...more"

 

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" The fifth Summit of the Americas begins tomorrow in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The summits bring together the thirty-four democratically elec ...more"
" Craig Mullaney’s The Unforgiving Minute is the story of a young man’s education in life, war, and books. In an appendix, Mullaney, a graduate of West ...more"
" Q: When did you start to write The Unforgiving Minute?

A: When I returned from Afghanistan I was assigned to the Old Guard, a unit right outside Arling
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The Unforgiving Minute by Craig M. Mullaney
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" Q: Let’s start with a definition. What exactly do you mean when you talk about “liberalism”?

A: I see the liberal idea as one of autonomy. We should be
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" Q. Describe the state of the nation in the winter of 1932-33?

A. Well, they called it “the interregnum of despair.” In those days the president wasn’t
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Rights of Man and Common Sense by Thomas Paine
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The Greatest Radical of a Radical Age

Paine turned Americans into radicals, and we’ve remained radicals at heart ever since.

By Harvey J. Kaye

You want to understand American experience? You want to make sense of why you despise injustice, inequality, a
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Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
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The following is Linda Lear's introduction to Silent Spring.

Headlines in the New York Times in July 1962 captured the national sentiment: “Silent Spring is now noisy summer.” In the few months between the New Yorker’s serialization of Silent Spring i
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The Global Deal by Nicholas Stern
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Review by Bill McKibben of The Global Deal: Climate Change and the Creation of a New Era of Progress and Prosperity, By Nicholas Stern

Nicholas Stern is a very interesting man. A member of the British House of Lords (Baron Stern of Brentford!), he was
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