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Liberty under Attack: Reclaiming Our Freedoms in an Age of Terror

By: Leone, Richard C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Publicaffairs: 2007

Seller ID: 298


In 2003, when PublicAffairs and The Century Foundation published an essay collection called The War on Our Freedoms, there was the possibility and the hope that the risks to our liberties would be temporary—a brief era of reaction to already terrible events arising in the wake of 9/11. Today, we understand that the changes set in motion five years ago have broadened as the struggle against terrorism continues. In this sequel, experts and activists including Alan Brinkl... View more info

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Statecraft And How to Restore America's Standing in the World

By: Ross, Dennis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 614


How did it come to pass that, not so long after 9/11 brought the free world to our side, U. S. Foreign policy is in a shambles? In this thought-provoking book, the renowned peace negotiator Dennis Ross argues that the Bush administration's problems stem from its inability to use the tools of statecraft--diplomatic, economic, and military--to advance our interests. Statecraft is as old as politics: Plato wrote about it, Machiavelli practiced it. After the demise of Commun... View more info

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Scratch Beginnings Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream

By: Shepard, Adam W.

Price: $4.98

Publisher: Collins: 2008

Seller ID: 398


Ex-Library; Adam W. Shepard’s Scratch Beginnings is the fascinating and eye-opening account of the grand social experiment the author undertook in response to Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed. Subtitled “Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream, ” Scratch Beginnings chronicles Shepard’s successful efforts to raise himself up from self-imposed rock bottom in one year’s time—a personal odyssey that is sure to inspire anyone who reads about it, inst... View more info

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Enough: the Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--And What We Can Do about It

By: Williams, Juan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown: 2006

Seller ID: 319


Half a century after brave Americans took to the streets to raise the bar of opportunity for all races, Juan Williams writes that too many black Americans are in crisis—caught in a twisted hip-hop culture, dropping out of school, ending up in jail, having babies when they are not ready to be parents, and falling to the bottom in twenty-first-century global economic competition. In Enough, Juan Williams issues a lucid, impassioned clarion call to do the right thing now,... View more info