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How 'Death Anxiety' Is Sparking the Shift in Consciousness We Need to Deal With the Global Climate Threat

The following excerpt is from The Climate Swerve: Reflections on Mind, Hope, and Survival, by Robert Jay Lifton (The New Press, 2017). Reprinted with permission.

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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro: What Republicans Get Wrong About the Social Safety Net

Copyright © 2017 by Rosa L. DeLauro. This excerpt originally appeared in The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable by Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro, published by The New Press. Reprinted here with permission.

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Michelle Alexander: What I Learned From Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman

The following essay is an adapted excerpt from the foreword by Michelle Alexander, for the new book Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn (The New Press, April 2017). This essay was previously published on The Nation and was published with the permission of The New Press. Copyright © 2017 Michelle Alexander:

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Former Harvard Education Dean: Why College-in-Prison Programs Work

The following is an excerpt from the new book Liberating Minds: The Case for College in Prison by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann (The New Press, February 2017): 

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It's the 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement

The following is an excerpt from the new book Black Power 50 edited by Sylviane A. Diouf & Komozi Woodward (The New Press, 2016): 

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'Strangers in Their Own Land': Anger and Loss Among Tea Partiers and Trump Supporters

The following is an excerpt from the new book Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Hochschild (The New Press, 2016).

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Are We Witnessing the Death of Representative Democracy?

The following is an excerpt from the book Down for the Count by Andrew Gumbel (The New Press, 2016): 

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Many So-Called 'Natural' Disasters Are Actually Caused by Humans - And They're Only Getting Worse

The following is an excerpt from the new book How the World Breaks by Stan & Paul Cox (The New Press, 2016): 

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How Fracking for Natural Gas Became the Terrible New Norm

The following is an excerpt from the new book Frackopoly by Wenonah Hauter (The New Press, 2016): 

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