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  • Digging Our Own Graves

    This fully updated edition of a classic work from one of the leading scholars of Appalachia documents a community 's struggle against the deadly black lung disease.

  • Black Power Afterlives

    A powerful and wide-ranging collection examining the persistent impact of the Black Panther Party on subsequent liberation struggles.

  • How We Go Home

    Edited by Sara Sinclair

    How We Go Home shares contemporary Indigenous stories in the long and ongoing fight to protect Native land and life.

  • Aftershocks of Disaster

    An in-depth look at Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis that conditioned this historic disaster.

  • In the Red Corner

    The first English-language biography of one of Latin America’s most important, innovative, and enduringly relevant, Marxist thinkers.
  • The Long Honduran Night

    A story of resistance, repression, and US policy in Honduras in the aftermath of a violent military coup.

  • Radicals in the Barrio

    A ground-breaking history of the radical political movements that developed within the Mexican and Chicano working-class in the United States.
  • No One is Illegal (Updated Edition)

    No One Is Illegal convincingly debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.
  • Urban Revolt

    Edited by Immanuel Ness, Trevor Ngwane, et al.
    Through detailed case studies, Urban Revolt unravels the potential and limitations of urban social movements on an international level.
  • The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same

    This book offers an overarching political and economic evaluation of the Latin American Left between the late 1990s and 2016.
  • Song of the Stubborn One Thousand

    An account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
  • Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    The leading US commentator on the politics of sports explores the coming Olympics in Brazil.
  • The Politics of Che Guevara

    A political portrait focused on Guevara’s thought and political record aimed at dispelling many of the myths about the revolutionary.
  • Recovering the Sacred

    Only the power to define what is sacred—and access it—will enable Native American communities to remember who they are.
  • Bananeras

    Women banana workers—bananeras—are waging a powerful revolution by making gender equity central in Latin American labor organizing.
  • BRICS

    Edited by Patrick Bond and Ana Garcia
    A critical examination of the contradictory rise to power of emerging economies Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
  • Turning the Tide

    US Central American policies project broader US economic, military, and social aims, impacting millions in Central America.
  • On Power and Ideology

    This succinct series of lectures lays out the parameters of Noam Chomsky's foreign policy analysis.
  • The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism

    Analyzes U.S. policy in Latin America, Asia, and Africa media and the role of the media in misreporting these policies.
  • The Mexican Revolution

    Why did the Mexican Revolution happen? What makes it distinctive? Was it even a revolution at all?
  • Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959

    One of the Cuban Revolution's most informed and insightful historians assesses -- from the left -- its impact and legacy.
  • "¡Nos Quitan Nuestros Trabajos!"

    This timely and accessible guide debunks the twenty-one biggest myths and stereotypes in today's immigration debate.
  • Palante

    Interviews and photographic essays highlight the spirit of the 70's New York-based organization of Puerto Rican radicals, the Young Lords.
  • From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia

    An accessible, yet insightful, look into the promise, potential, and political contradictions of Evo Morales' first term.