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New book offers another perspective on Trump: satire

"YUGE! 30 Years Of Doonesbury On Trump" honestly reflects the over-the-top greed and self-promotion that has defined Trump for well over three decades.

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New history (with comics) recounts humanity’s long march toward reason

These stories of humanists through history are framed as struggles against the authority of the church, which controlled almost every aspect of life for millennia.

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New book explores the roots of the term “White trash”

Some landless whites in early America who survived war, workhouses, prostitution, and press gangs ditched their poverty wages and constricted lives and lit out for the territories.

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Author Roy Speckhardt: “Can we create change through humanism?"

"Humanists understand that this is the only life we have, and this planet is the only place we have to live it."

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China Miéville’s postmodern fantasies in “Three Moments of an Explosion”

The contemporary British fantasist China Miéville's collection of short stories  is a diverse mix of styles.

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New book offers inside look at Soviet Communist Party discipline

Being a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union wasn't just an honor; it required strict discipline and moral obligations.

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Historian portrays workers as securing the victory of Cuba’s Revolution

Steve Cushion's new book shows that there was more to Cuba's revolution than the romantic tale of a few warriors in the mountains.

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2016 “Socialist Register” takes aim at politics of the global right

The Socialist Register has once again demonstrated why, after 52 years, it remains one of the premier international academic journals of the left. 

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Paul Robeson fought Jim Crow, lynching, and McCarthyism

Gerald Horne has made an amazing contribution to African American radical history with a newly published biography.

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“Striking Gridiron”: A touchdown for readers

"Striking Gridiron" is based on the 1959 undefeated season of the Braddock High School football Tigers.

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