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Fall/Winter 2018

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Call Them
by Their True Names
American Crises (and Essays)
Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit counters the despair of our age

with a dose of solidarity, creativity, and hope.

“Solnit’s exquisite essays move between the

political and the personal, the intellectual and
the earthy.” —Elle

“Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading.” —The New Republic

Called “the voice of the resistance” by the New York Times, Rebecca Solnit has emerged as
an essential guide to our times, through incisive commentary on feminism, violence, ecolo-
gy, hope, and everything in between.

In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, Solnit turns her attention to the war
at home. This is a war, she says, “with so many casualties that we should call it by its true
name, this war with so many dead by police, by violent ex-husbands and partners and lov-
ers, by people pursuing power and profit at the point of a gun or just shooting first and
figuring out who they hit later.” To get to the root of these American crises, she contends that
“to acknowledge this state of war is to admit the need for peace.”

Writer, historian, and activist REBECCA SOLNIT is the author of more than twen-
ty books on feminism, Western and indigenous history, popular power, social
change and insurrection, wandering and walking, hope, and disaster. Her books
include Men Explain Things to Me, Hope in the Dark, and The Mother of All Ques-
tions with Haymarket Books; a trilogy of atlases of American cities; and River
of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (for which she
received a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism,
and the Lannan Literary Award). She is a columnist at Harper’s and a regular
contributor to the Guardian.

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ISBN: 978-1-60846-946-8, Trade Paper, $16.95, 180 pp, ebook available
The Battle for Paradise
Puerto Rico Takes
on the Disaster Capitalists
Naomi Klein

“Fearless, necessary reporting. . . Klein exposes

the ‘battle of utopias’ that is currently unfold-
ing in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico—a battle
that pits a pitilessly neoliberal plutocratic
‘paradise’ against a community movement
with Puerto Rican sovereignty at its center.”
—Junot Díaz, author of Islandborn
“We are in a fight for our lives. Hurricanes Irma and Maria unmasked the co-
lonialism we face in Puerto Rico and the inequality it fosters, creating a fierce
humanitarian crisis. Now we must find a path forward to equality and sustain-
ability, a path driven by communities, not investors. And this book explains,
with careful and unbiased reporting, that only the efforts of our community
activists can answer the paramount question: What type of society do we want
to become and who is Puerto Rico for?”
—Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan

In the rubble of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans and ultrarich “Puertopians” are locked in a
pitched struggle over how to remake the island. In this vital and startling investigation, best-
selling author and activist Naomi Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and disaster
capitalism seek to undermine the nation’s radical, resilient vision for a “just recovery.”

All royalties from the sale of this book in English and Spanish go directly to JunteGente, a
collective of Puerto Rican organizations resisting disaster capitalism and advancing a fair
and healthy recovery for their island. For more information, visit

NAOMI KLEIN is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, documen-

tary filmmaker, and author of the international bestsellers No Logo, The Shock
Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs.
the Climate, and No Is Not Enough.

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Black Queer Hoe
Britteney Black Rose Kapri
Foreword by Danez Smith

A refreshing, unapologetic look at the line between

sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.

“This brazen debut is good medicine and a

needed shout in the world. Black Queer Hoe
makes it clear Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a
poet we must pay attention to, taking up the
reins of many spoken word and literary ances-
tors and charging forward into poetics unafraid
to be ratchet and bare.”
—Danez Smith, from the foreword

“Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a stunningly talented writer whose words reach
out from the page and grab you around the throat one minute while pulling you
into a hug in the next. This book is incredible.”
—Samantha Irby, author of Meaty

Women’s sexuality is often used as a weapon against them. In this powerful debut, Britteney
Black Rose Kapri lends her unmistakable voice to fraught questions of identity, sexuality,
reclamation, and power in a world that refuses Black queer women permission to define
their own lives and boundaries.

BRITTENEY BLACK ROSE KAPRI is a Chicago performance poet and playwright. Cur-
rently she is an alumna turned teaching artist fellow at Young Chicago Authors.
Her work has been featured in Poetry magazine, Button Poetry, Seven Scribes, and
many other outlets, and anthologized in The BreakBeat Poets and The BreakBeat
Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic. She is a contributor to Black Nerd Problems, a Pink
Door Retreat Fellow, and a 2015 Rona Jaffe Writers Award Recipient.

DANEZ SMITH is a Black, queer, poz writer, and performer from St. Paul, Minne-
sota. Danez is the author of Don’t Call Us Dead, a finalist for the National Book
Award, and [insert] boy, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry.

September, ISBN: 978-1-60846-952-9, Trade Paper, $16.00, 120 pp, ebook available 3
Citizen Illegal
José Olivarez

Citizen Illegal is a revealing portrait of life as a

first-generation immigrant, a celebration of Chi-
cano joy, a shout against erasure, and a vibrant
reimagining of Mexican American life.

“Citizen Illegal is right on time, bringing both

empathy and searing critique to the fore as a
nation debates the very humanity of the peo-
ple who built it.”
—Eve Ewing, author of Electric Arches

In this stunning debut, poet José Olivarez explores the stories, contradictions, joys, and sor-
rows that embody life in the spaces between Mexico and America. He paints vivid portraits
of good kids, bad kids, families clinging to hope, life after the steel mills, gentrifying barrios,
and much more. Drawing on the rich traditions of Latinx and Chicago writers like Sandra
Cisneros and Gwendolyn Brooks, Olivarez creates a home out of life in the in-between.

Combining wry humor with potent emotional force, Olivarez takes on complex issues of
race, ethnicity, gender, class, and immigration using accessible language that invites the
reader in. Olivarez has a unique voice that makes him a poet to watch.

JOSÉ OLIVAREZ is the son of Mexican immigrants. He is a cohost of the podcast

The Poetry Gods. A winner of fellowships from Poets House, the Bronx Council
on the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the Conversation Literary Festival, his
work has been published in The BreakBeat Poets and elsewhere. He is the mar-
keting manager at Young Chicago Authors.

4 September, ISBN: 978-1-60846-954-3, Trade Paper, $16.00, 120 pp, ebook available
John Feffer

It’s 2051 and Arcadia is under attack. As the

stand-alone sequel to Splinterlands begins, the
sustainable compound in what was once Ver-
mont is on high alert.

Praise for Splinterlands:

“Feffer’s confident recitation of world collapse
is terrifyingly plausible, a short but encom-
passing look at world tragedy.”
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“John Feffer is our twenty-first-century Jack London, and, like the latter’s Iron
Heel, Splinterlands is a vivid, suspenseful warning about the ultimate incompatibil-
ity between capitalism and human survival.” —Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums

Arcadia’s defense corps is mobilized to defend against what first appears to be a routine
assault, one of the many that the community must repel from paramilitary forces every year.
But as sensors report a breach in the perimeter wall, even eighty-year-old Rachel Leopold
shoulders a weapon and reports for duty. The attack, it turns out, has been orchestrated by
one of the world’s largest corporations, CRISPR International, and it is interested primari-
ly in stopping Rachel’s research into global warming. As Arcadia prepares to defend itself
against the next CRISPR attack, Rachel contacts Emmanuel Puig, the foremost scholar of her
ex-husband’s work, to get information that she can use to stop CRISPR.

Frostlands intersperses the action with short reports from Emmanuel Puig on his interac-
tions with Rachel as they meet in different parts of the world—Brussels, Ningxia, and finally
Darwin. The novel concludes with an explosive, unexpected twist that forces a reevaluation
of all that has come before.

JOHN FEFFER is a playwright and the author of several books including After-
shock: A Journey into Eastern Europe’s Broken Dreams and the novel Splinterlands.

November, ISBN: 978-1-60846-948-2, Trade Paper, $13.95, 240 pp, ebook available 5
The Long
Honduran Night
Resistance, Terror, and the United
States in the Aftermath of the Coup
Dana Frank

A story of resistance, repression, and United

States policy in Honduras in the aftermath of a
violent military coup.

This powerful narrative recounts the tumultuous time

in Honduras that witnessed then President Manuel
Zelaya being deposed by a coup in June 2009, told through first-person experiences and lay-
ered with deeper political analysis. It weaves together two perspectives: first, a broad picture
of Honduras since the coup, including the coup itself and its continuation in two repressive
regimes; and secondly, the evolving Honduran resistance movement and a new, wide-rang-
ing solidarity movement in the United States.

Although it is full of terrible things, this is not a horror story; this narrative directly counters
mainstream media coverage that portrays Honduras as a country of victimized people, in
which powerless mothers cry over bodies in the morgue. Rather, it’s about sobering chal-
lenges and the inspiring collective strength with which people face them.

DANA FRANK is a professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

She is the author of Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Lat-
in America from Haymarket Books. Since the 2009 military coup, her articles
about human rights and US policy in Honduras have appeared in the Nation,
New York Times, Politico Magazine, Foreign, the Baffler, Los Angeles
Times, Miami Herald, and many other publications, and she has testified in both
the US Congress and Canadian Parliament.

6 November, ISBN: 978-1-60846-960-4, Trade Paper, $17.95, 290 pp, ebook available
Six by Ten
Stories from Solitary
Edited by Mateo Hoke
and Taylor Pendergrass

“Six by Ten is a deeply moving and profound-

ly unsettling wake-up call for all citizens. The
use of solitary confinement is deeply immoral
and we must insist that it be banned in all our
nation’s prisons. Immediately.”
—Heather Ann Thompson, Pulitzer Prize–winning
author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison
Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

This compelling collection of stories told by people directly impacted by solitary confine-
ment is the first book in a new partnership between Voice of Witness and Haymarket Books.

An estimated 80,000 Americans are held in solitary confinement in prisons across the coun-
try. Solitary confinement, often in cells no bigger than six feet by ten feet, means twen-
ty-three hours per day with little or no meaningful human contact.

Six by Ten explores the mental, physical, and spiritual impacts of America’s widespread
embrace of solitary confinement, as told through the first-person narratives of individuals
subjected to solitary confinement, family members on the outside, and corrections officers.
Each chapter presents an individual’s story and shows how Americans across the country
and from all walks of life find themselves held in solitary for years or even decades. In addi-
tion to fourteen evocative firsthand accounts, the book also includes essays and analysis on
how solitary became such a prominent feature of the US prison system today.

MATEO HOKE is a writer, journalist, and coeditor of Palestine Speaks: Narratives of

Life Under Occupation.

TAYLOR PENDERGRASS is a lawyer and activist focused on criminal justice reform.

He currently works for the American Civil Liberties Union.

October, ISBN: 978-1-60846-956-7, Trade Paper, $17.95, 345 pp, ebook available 7
The New Language of Capitalism
John Patrick Leary

A lexicon of the contemporary age of inequality,

which decodes the new vocabulary of capitalism
for a broad readership.

Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism chroni-

cles the rise of a new vocabulary in the twenty-first
century. From Silicon Valley to the White House,
from primary school to higher education, and from
the factory floor to the church pulpit, we are all called
to be innovators and entrepreneurs, to be curators of an ever-expanding roster of compe-
tencies. Think of the zealotry of the disruptive entrepreneur and the resilience of the agile
thought leader for a sense of the ideal personality traits of our time: flexible, inexhaustible,
and never not at work. Many of these words have a secret history that informs their modern
usage in surprising ways—innovation was once “false prophecy,” and before “stakeholder”
crossed the lips of a single nonprofit director, it was used by conservative economists op-
posed to the New Deal.

In a series of short essays on terms like “entrepreneur,” “sustainability,” “artisanal,” and

“synergy,” Keywords uses the vocabulary of neoliberalism to discover the contemporary
spirit of capitalism. Each entry explores a popular term that displays an affinity for hierarchy,
competition, “the marketplace,” and the virtual technologies of our time. The keywords all
share a celebration of decisive “leadership,” creative risk-taking, prophetic “vision,” and an
inexhaustible commitment to work: the pillars of an ideally optimized self.

JOHN PATRICK LEARY is associate professor of English at Wayne State University

in Detroit. He is the author of A Cultural History of Underdevelopment: Latin
America in the U.S. Imagination.

8 December, ISBN: 978-1-60846-962-8, Trade Paper, $16.00, 260 pp, ebook available
Say It Forward
A Guide to Social Justice Storytelling
Edited by Cliff Mayotte and Claire Kiefer

A guide to give newcomers the confidence to

begin their own oral history projects.

Oral history is a universal form of storytelling. For

many years, Voice of Witness, cofounded by Dave
Eggers, has shared powerful stories of people im-
pacted by injustice with a broad audience of readers.
Say it Forward is an extension of this work: a guide
for social justice storytelling that outlines the critical
methodology at the core of the Voice of Witness oral history collections. Expert editors and
authors candidly instruct how to harness the power of the personal narrative to expose larg-
er issues of inequality.

An essential resource for empathetic oral historians, this guide addresses questions that
many people aren’t sure how to talk about, such as: How do I interview people who belong
to a very different community than the one I’m from? How can power dynamics impact a
narrator’s comfort? How do I deal with secondary trauma when listening to difficult stories?
Say It Forward will support readers with everything from the initial planning phases to the
deeper, more essential questions that examine the ethics of the practice.

CLIFF MAYOTTE is the education program director with Voice of Witness. He pre-
viously edited The Power of the Story: The Voice of Witness Teacher’s Guide to Oral
History, published in 2013 by Voice of Witness and McSweeney’s.

CLAIRE KIEFER is the author of Bear Witness, forthcoming from Big Pencil Press
in Fall 2018. She is a Voice of Witness curriculum specialist.

December, ISBN: 978-1-60846-958-1, Trade Paper, $19.95, 290 pp, ebook available 9
Into the Tempest
Essays on the New Global Capitalism
William I. Robinson

In this critical new work, sociologist William I. Robinson offers an en-

gaging and accessible introduction to his theory of global capitalism.
He applies this theory to a wide range of contemporary topics, among
them globalization, the transnational capitalist class, immigrant
justice, educational reform, labor and antiracist struggles, policing,
Trumpism, the resurgence of a neofascist right, and the rise of a glob-
al police state. Sure to spark debate, this is a timely contribution to a renewal of critical social science
and Marxist theory for our times.

WILLIAM I. ROBINSON’s many award-winning books include Global Capitalism and the
Crisis of Humanity, Latin America and Global Capitalism, and A Theory of Global Capitalism.

February, ISBN: 978-1-60846-966-6, Trade Paper, $21.95, 300 pp, ebook available

World in Crisis
A Global Analysis of Marx’s Law of Profitability
Edited by Guglielmo Carchedi and Michael Roberts

Most mainstream economists view capitalism’s periodic breakdowns

as nothing more than temporary aberrations from an otherwise un-
broken path toward prosperity. For Marxists this fundamental flaw
has long been acknowledged as a central feature of the free market
system. This groundbreaking volume brings together Marxist schol-
ars from around the world to offer an empirically grounded defense
of Marx’s law of profitability and its central role in explaining these
capitalist crises.

GUGLIELMO CARCHEDI worked at the United Nations in New York and taught at the
University of Amsterdam.
MICHAEL ROBERTS has worked as an economist for more than thirty years in the City
of London financial center.

10 October, ISBN: 978-1-60846-181-3, Trade Paper, $22.95, 350 pp, ebook available
The Selected Works
of Eugene V. Debs, Volume I
Building Solidarity on the Tracks, 1877–1892
Edited by Tim Davenport and David Walters

An extensive compilation of articles, speeches, press statements, and

open letters by American socialist Eugene V. Debs, this book is the first
in a six-volume series that assembles much of Debs’s work for the first
time in a single place. The collection makes readily accessible approxi-
mately 150 documents by one of the pivotal figures in the labor move-
ment. By illuminating nineteenth-century working-class history, particularly the complex and shifting
situation in the transportation industry, this volume provides a basis for a deeper understanding of
Debs and his role during the glory days of the Socialist Party of America.

TIM DAVENPORT’S most recent book, coedited with Paul Le Blanc, is The “American Ex-
ceptionalism” of Jay Lovestone and His Comrades.
DAVID WALTERS is director of the Holt Labor Library in San Francisco.
January, ISBN: 978-1-60846-972-7, Trade Paper, $24.95, 540 pp, ebook available

Leaflets of the Russian Revolution

Socialist Organizing in 1917
Edited and translated by Barbara Allen

When workers and peasants rose up across Russia and smashed the
centuries-old tsarist autocracy, their actions reverberated across the
world and continue to inspire activists to this day. This carefully assem-
bled and expertly translated collection of documents from the Petro-
grad socialist movement in 1917 provides contemporary readers with
a firsthand glimpse into the revolutionary ferment as it unfolded.

In Leaflets of the Russian Revolution, Barbara Allen selects and introduces the pamphlets and other
agitational material that give life to the debates, disagreements, and perspectives that animated the
masses during the revolution.

BARBARA C. ALLEN is associate professor of history at La Salle University in Philadel-

phia. She is the author of Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885–1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik.

November, ISBN: 978-1-60846-970-3, Trade Paper, $12.95, 100 pp, ebook available 11
War and an Irish Town
Eamonn McCann, with a new introduction by the author

“Few could quarrel with the publisher’s description of this

as a classic.”
—Books Ireland

“So honest, so human, and so readable.”

—Irish Times

McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern

Irish ghetto—first published in 1974—quickly became a classic account of the experience under
British rule. The author was at the center of events in Derry which first brought Northern Ireland to
world attention. He witnessed the gradual transformation of the civil rights movement from a mild
campaign for “British Democracy” to an all-out military assault on the British state.

EAMONN MCCANN is a socialist politician, journalist, and political activist from Derry,
Northern Ireland.

October, ISBN: 978-1-60846-974-1, Trade Paper, $16.95, 300 pp, ebook available

The Debt System

A History of Sovereign Debts and their Repudiation
Éric Toussaint

For as long as there have been rich nations and poor nations, debt
has been a powerful force for maintaining the unequal relations be-
tween them. Treated as sacrosanct, immutable, and eternally binding,
it has become the yoke of choice for imperial powers in the postcolo-
nial world to enforce their subservience over the Global South. In this
groundbreaking history, renowned economist Éric Toussaint argues
for a radical reversal of this balance of accounts through the repudiation of sovereign debt.

ÉRIC TOUSSAINT, senior lecturer at the University of Liège, is president of the Committee for the
Abolition of Third-World Debt, Belgium. He is the coauthor of Debt, the IMF, and the World Bank: Sixty
Questions, Sixty Answers.

12 December, ISBN: 978-1-60846-309-1, Trade Paper, $19.95, 270 pp, ebook available
Marxists in the Face of Fascism
Writings by Marxists on Fascism
From the Inter-war Period
Edited by David Beetham, with a new introduction

Fascism’s ascent to power across Europe in the 1920s and 1930s

marks one of the greatest historical defeats of the left in history. Yet,
this catastrophic defeat was resisted at every turn by Marxists who
tried, unsuccessfully, to push the mass communist and social demo-
cratic parties to organize an opposition to the rising movements of
violent reaction. Their devastating failure paved the way for the gas chamber, decades of ruthless
dictatorship, and war. This important volume offers the most complete selection of Marxist writings on
fascism from this period in any language and provides invaluable lessons for contemporary readers
concerned with today’s far-right.

DAVID BEETHAM’S recent publications include The Legitimation of Power, Parliament and
Democracy in the Twenty-first Century, and Democracy: A Beginner’s Guide.

February, ISBN: 978-1-60846-976-5, Trade Paper, $21.95, 381 pp

Culture and Resistance

Edward W. Said and David Barsamian,
with a new introduction by David Barsamian

The late Edward W. Said discusses the centrality of popular resistance

to his understanding of culture, history, and social change. He reveals
his thoughts on the war on terrorism, the war in Afghanistan, and the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and lays out a compelling vision for a sec-
ular, democratic future in the Middle East and globally.

EDWARD W. SAID’s books include Orientalism, The Question

of Palestine, Covering Islam, Culture and Imperialism, and The Politics of Dispossession. He
also published a memoir, Out of Place.
DAVID BARSAMIAN is the producer of the critically acclaimed program Alternative Radio.

February, ISBN: 978-1-60846-313-8, Trade Paper, $17.95, 224 pp, ebook available 13
Historical Materialism Book Series
Editorial Board: Sebastian Budgen (Paris), Steve Edwards (London), Marcel van der Linden
(Amsterdam), Peter Thomas (London)

The capitalist crisis of the twenty-first century has been met by a resurgence of interest
in critical Marxist theory. Yet the publishing institutions committed to Marxism have
contracted markedly since the high point of the 1970s. The Historical Materialism Book
Series is dedicated to addressing this situation by making available important works of
Marxist theory. The aim of the series is to publish important theoretical contributions—
in the form of original monographs, translated texts, and reprints of classics—as the basis
for vigorous intellectual debate and exchange on the left.

A Jewish Communist in Weimar Selected Essays of Nigel Harris: From

Germany: The Life of Werner National Liberation to Globalisation
Scholem (1895–1940) Nigel Harris, Edited by Ahmed Shawki
Ralf Hoffrogge This expertly selected collection presents an en-
In this riveting biography, Ralf Hoffrogge compassing overview of the work of one of the
expertly tells the story of one of German most prolific and insightful Marxist economists
Communism’s most important, if little studied, of the second half of the twentieth century. The
rank-and-file leaders, Werner Scholem. Using essays in this volume deal with topics ranging
a wide range of original sources and archival from imperialism and the state to the political
material long hidden behind the Iron Curtain, economy of development and migration, and
Hoffrogge traces Scholem’s ascent up the ranks offer an ample selection from Harris’s political
of the German Communist Party (KPD), journalism.
his role in its ‘Bolshevization’ campaign, his ISBN: 978-1-60846-0106, Trade Paper, $36, 522 pages
expulsion as one of Stalin’s opponents in 1926,
and his eventual murder in the Buchenwald The Petrograd Workers
concentration camp in 1940. in the Russian Revolution
ISBN: 978-1-60846-996-3, Trade Paper, $36, 667 pages February 1917–June 1918
David Mandel
Persistent Inequalities: Wage Dis- ISBN: 978-1-60846-006-9, $28.00, 400 pages
parity under Capitalist Competition
Howard Botwinick Marx and Social Justice
In this fully updated and revised edition of his Ethics and Natural Law in the Critique
1993 classic, Howard Botwinick uses unassail- of Political Economy
able empirical analysis to show that competi- George E. McCarthy
tion and technical change militate against wage ISBN: 978-1-60846-011-3, $28.00, 390 pages
equalization. This conclusion leads him to see
militant union organization that strives to take
the issue of wages and working conditions out On the Road to Global Labour History
of capitalist competition as the only route to A Festschrift for Marcel van der Linden
reducing inequality. Edited by Karl Heinz Roth
ISBN: 978-1-60846-019-9, Trade Paper, $28, 375 pages ISBN: 978-1-60846-012-0, $28.00, 412 pages

The February Revolution, Debord, Time and Spectacle
Petrograd, 1917 Hegelian Marxism and Situationist Theory
The End of the Tsarist Regime Tom Bunyard
and the Birth of Dual Power ISBN: 978-1-60846-079-3, $28.00, 430 pages

Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
ISBN: 978-1-60846-015-1, $50.00, 701 pages The Long Roots of Formalism
in Brazil
The Class Strikes Back Luiz Renato Martins, Edited by Juan Grigera
Self-Organised Workers’ Struggles ISBN: 978-1-60846-082-3, $28.00, 323 pages
in the Twenty-First Century
Edited by Dario Azzellini Austro-Marxism
and Michael G. Kraft The Ideology of Unity, Volume II
ISBN: 978-1-60846-016-8, $28.00, 321 pages Mark E. Blum
ISBN: 9781608469932, $50, 909 pages
The Government of Time
Theories of Plural Temporality Art History as Social Praxis
in the Marxist Tradition Collected Writings of David Craven
Edited by Vittorio Morfino David Craven, edited by Brian Winkenwader
and Peter D. Thomas ISBN: 978-1-60846-994-9, $28, 478 pages
ISBN: 978-1-60846-017-5, $28.00, 291 pages

British Communism
Beyond Liberal Egalitarianism and the Politics of Race
Marx and Normative Social Theory
Evan Smith
in the Twenty-First Century
ISBN: 978-1-60846-998- 7, $28, 275 pages
Tony Smith
ISBN: 978-1-60846-997-0, $28, 386 pages
Responses to Marx’s Capital
From Rudolf Hilferding to Isaak Illich Rubin
Marx’s Theory
Richard B. Day
of the Genesis of Money ISBN: 9781608469994, $50, 887 pages
How, Why, and Through What
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How We Get Free

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Men Explain Things to Me (Updated Edition)

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More Than a Score

The New Uprising against High-Stakes Testing
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The Mother of All Questions

Rebecca Solnit
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My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter
Aja Monet
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Night Thoughts
Wallace Shawn
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No Is Not Enough
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On Antisemitism
Solidarity and the Struggle for Justice
Jewish Voice for Peace, foreword by Judith Butler
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On Palestine
Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé, edited by Frank Barat
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Optimism over Despair

On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change
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Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619–1981
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A People’s History of Chicago

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The Politics of Che Guevara

Theory and Practice
Samuel Farber
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Rich People Things

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Shadow Government
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Tom Engelhardt, foreword by Glenn Greenwald
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Socialism . . . Seriously
A Brief Guide to Human Liberation
Danny Katch
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The Silenced Majority
Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan
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Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

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Thing That Make White People Uncomfortable

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What’s My Name, Fool?

Sports and Resistance in the United States
Dave Zirin
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The Whiskey of Our Discontent

Gwendolyn Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent
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Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People

Danny Katch
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