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The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught that warming would be slow-but, barring very dramatic action, each of these impacts is likely to arrive within the length of a new m... read more

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
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Machiavelli's words are as timely today as they were when he first wrote them, more than 500 years ago. This book features details of Machiavelli's eventful life, and examines his work in the context of the time he lived in.

Machiavelli's the "Prince": Bold-faced Principles on Tactics, Power, and Politics
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Every new president raises many questions in the public mind. Because Barack Obama was a relative newcomer to the national political scene, he raised more questions than most. Would he prove to be a pragmatic centrist or would his politics of hope ultimately flounder on the rocky shoals of America's d... read more

Barack Obama and the Politics of Redemption
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MARGARET THATCHER is one of the towering politicians of the twentieth century. In terms of influence and recognition, she ranks with Winston Churchill, and remains probably the most important British leader for fifty years. She opened up the She was a formidable and largely self-trained orator and thi... read more

Margaret Thatcher
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No, Minister is not about the record: it is about how the record is created and managed by largely unseen people in a volatile and almost always unpredictable environment. It delivers forensic analysis of what goes on back-stage as politicians prosecute their wars of mutual annihilation, ... read more

No, Minister
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A Chinese woman pushes her way to the front of a hiring queue outside a factory in Shenzhen -- A Bolivian miner, without light or ventilation, crawls deep inside a deserted mine -- A group of Somali cleaners files into an investment bank in London's Canary Wharf -- Globalisation has created a whole ne... read more

Live Working or Die Fighting : How the Working Class Went Global
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This is the book that blows the whistle on the politics of global warming in Australia. Why have our political leaders been so slow to act? Which are the fossil-fuel lobby groups that still set the policy agenda? How many different ways can one spin, deceive, lie and obfuscate instead of facing facts ... read more

Scorcher: The Dirty Politics of Climate Change
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Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But when he got to 1600, that distinction turned out to be double-bladed. As president, Obama hoped to mount a second campaign, one for the heart of the Democratic Party and, he hoped, America, a new idology of progre... read more

The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House
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Hopes for a new peaceful international order after the end of the Cold War have been dashed by sobering realities. Great powers are once again competing for geopolitical influence. International competition between the United States, Russia, China, Europe, Japan, India, and Iran raises new threats of ... read more

The Return of History and the End of Dreams
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In this urgent new book, Noam Chomsky surveys the threats and prospects of our early twenty-first century. Exploring challenges such as the growing gap between North and South, American exceptionalism (even under Obama), the fiascos of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Israeli assault on Gaza and the recent f... read more

Hopes and Prospects
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'Xanana Gusmo: Strategies for the Future' is a collection of speeches by His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana Gusmo, Prime Minister of The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Selected from speeches given over the period 2007-2011, this volume is defined by those relating to the Prime Minister's Strategic De... read more

Xanana Gusmao: Strategies for the Future
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Journalist, iconoclast and rebel Irshad Manji calls herself a Muslim Refusenik. That doesnt mean I refuse to be a Muslim, she writes. It simply means I refuse to join an army of automatons in the name of Allah. These automatons, Manji argues, include many so-called moderate Muslims in the West. In blu... read more

The Trouble with Islam Today
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