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Pankaj Mishra’s ‘Age of Anger’

Tracing the Source of Global Discontent

Author traces the source of global discontent in his latest book.

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‘Hillbilly’ Explores the Real Appalachia

Documentary Goes Beyond Usual Stereotypes

Documentary goes beyond the usual stereotypes to capture the nearly 25 million people living in Appalachia.

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Carol Anderson’s ‘One Person, No Vote’ Is Timely Tome

Author Explores How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Democracy

Author Carol Anderson explores what’s going on with the fundamental right of voting in America.

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‘Strangers in Their Own Land’ Begins to Explain Trump

Author Arlie Russell Hochschild Finds the Deep Story in the Deep South

Author Arlie Russell Hochschild finds the deep story in the Deep South.

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Joan Halifax Talks with Pico Iyer

Author/Buddhist Discusses Book ‘Standing at the Edge’

Buddhist author will discuss her book ‘Standing at the Edge’ Tuesday, October 23.

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‘Call Them by Their True Names’ Plants Seeds of Change

Rebecca Solnit’s Book Renders Visible What Mass Media Hides

Solnit has a unique ability to render visible what was locked out of view by a mass media obsessed with the status quo.

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Interview ‘The Sentence’ Director Rudy Valdez

Doc Shows Devastating Impact of Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences

Heart-rending film shows the devastating impact of mandatory minimum prison sentences.

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Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate’

Book Was Cry About Climate Change; Now It’s a Primal Scream

When published, the book was a full-throated cry about the existential threat posed by climate change — now it’s a primal scream.

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'Love and Bananas: An Elephant Story'

Documentary Exposes Plight of Asian Pachyderms

Ashley Bell’s documentary exposes plight of Asian pachyderms.

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‘Why? What Makes Us Curious’ Is a Gem of a Book

Mario Livio Directs His Curiosity at Curiosity

Mario Livio, astrophysicist and author, directs his own polymathic curiosity at curiosity.

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