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Dirty wars

It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government tar...

Documenting hate Charlottesville & new American Nazis

Exposing the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally and exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the US military, an investigation with ProPublica shows the group'...

Kill shot : a shadow industry, a deadly disease —Dearen, Jason, author.

"An award-winning investigative journalist's horrifying true crime story of America's deadliest drug contamination outbreak and the greed and deception that fueled it." -- Provided by publisher.

To raise a boy : classrooms, locker rooms, bedrooms, and the hidden struggles of American boyhood —Brown, Emma (Journalist), author.

"A journalist's searing investigation into how we teach boys to be men -- and how we can do better"-- Provided by publisher.

The end of men

In the past 100 years, the ideals of masculinity have been largely unchanged. Men are rugged individuals, resilient, brave and loyal. Running like a spine through these archetypes is one defining theme: a man is the prov...

Sisters in hate : American women on the front lines of white nationalism —Darby, Seyward, author.

After the election of Donald J. Trump, Darby went looking for the women of the so-called 'alt-right' -- really just white nationalism with a new label. The mainstream media depicted the alt-right as a bastion of angry w...

The destruction of Hillary Clinton —Bordo, Susan, 1947- author.

"A play-by-play of the political forces (both right and left) and media culture that vilified Hillary Clinton during her 2016 Presidential campaign, from cultural critic and feminist scholar Susan Bordo. The Destruction ...

Triggered : how the left thrives on hate and wants to silence us —Trump, Donald, Jr., 1977- author.

The author exposes all the tricks that the left uses to smear conservatives and push them out of the public square, from online "shadow banning" to fake accusations of "hate speech." No topic is spared from political cor...

The upswing : how America came together a century ago and how we can do it again —Putnam, Robert D., author.

"An eminent political scientist's brilliant synthesis of social and political trends over the past century that shows how we have gone from an individualistic society to a more communitarian society and then back again -...

The only plane in the sky : an oral history of 9/11 —Graff, Garrett M., 1981- author.

"Over the last eighteen years, much has been written and said about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the profound impact they had on America and the world. But those names, stories, and memories have neve...

Call them by their true names : American crises (and essays) —Solnit, Rebecca, author.

"Changing the world means changing the story, the names, and the language with which we describe it. Calling things by their true names cuts through the lies that excuse, disguise, avoid, or encourage inaction, indiffere...

New Americana —Kuhn, Holly, 1959- author.

"Holly Kuhn|́|s signature style combines patina finishes, leather, classic home furnishings, and personal collections with ease and sophistication. Her style captures the great American spirit in the design of spaces tha...

Horse soldiers : the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan —Stanton, Doug, author.

Documents the post-September 11 mission during which a small band of Special Forces soldiers captured the strategic Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif as part of an effort to defeat the Taliban, in a dramatic account that inc...

Horse soldiers the extraordinary story of a band of U.S. soldiers who rode to victory in Afghanistan —Stanton, Doug.
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2009
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Following 9/11, a small band of Special Forces soldiers secretly entered Afghanistan and rode to war on horseback against the Taliban. Outnumbered forty to one, they pursued the enemy across the mountainous terrain and c...

A peculiar indifference : the neglected toll of violence on black America —Currie, Elliott, author.

"In the United States today, a young black man has a sixteen times greater chance of dying from violence than his white counterpart. Violence takes more years of life from black men than cancer, stroke, and diabetes comb...

Makers and takers : the rise of finance and the fall of American business —Foroohar, Rana, author.

"Award-winning business journalist Rana Foroohar shows how the shortsighted and misguided financial practices that nearly toppled the global economy in 2008 have come to infiltrate all corners of American business--putti...

Trumpocalypse : restoring American democracy —Frum, David, 1960- author.

"A huge swath of Americans see the rest of the country building a future that doesn't have a place for them. It's no wonder they'd rather burn it all down. But the fire can be stopped by Americans who act now to protect ...

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