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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence By Kristen R. Ghodsee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645036364
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Bold Type Books - March 3rd, 2020

The word "feminism" has never been so ubiquitous, but it's in danger of being reduced to a new way to make women buy things. In this fantastic book (which is only partially about sex), Kristen Ghodsee makes a powerful case for the power of universal social programmes like childcare, healthcare, and parental leave to grant women economic, social, and political independence.


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The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality By Bhaskar Sunkara Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541647107
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Basic Books - April 14th, 2020

This new book by the founder of Jacobin magazine is a fantastic introduction to democratic socialism, the hottest new craze that's sweeping the nation! In his typically readable and engaging style, Bhaskar imagines a plausible socialist future, outlines the successes and failures of socialism in the Twentieth Century, and shows how the instability of liberal capitalism presents an opportunity for the resurgence of democratic socialist politics.


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The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason By Chapo Trap House, Felix Biederman, Matt Christman, Brendan James, Will Menaker, Virgil Texas Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501187292
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Atria Books - October 15th, 2019

If watching the Daily Show in 2018 feels like pelting rocks against the bloodstained blade of an IDF bulldozer, Chapo is here with a dose of the hard stuff. 


Review by Stephen