Download E-books A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America PDF

By Oscar Martinez

This is a booklet approximately one of many deadliest locations within the world

El Salvador and Honduras have had the top murder premiums on this planet over the last ten years, with Guatemala shut in the back of. each day greater than 1,000 people—men, girls, and children—flee those 3 international locations for North the US. Óscar Martínez, writer of The Beast, named the best books of the 12 months by way of the Economist, Mother Jones, and the Financial Times, fleshes out those stark figures with real tales, generating a jarringly attractive and immersive account of lifestyles in lethal locations.

Martínez travels to Nicaraguan fishing cities, southern Mexican brothels the place significant American girls are trafficked, remoted Guatemalan jungle villages, and crime-ridden Salvadoran slums. together with his certain and empathetic reporting, he explores the underbelly of those bothered areas. He is going undercover to drink with narcos, accompanies police patrols, rides in trafficking boats and hides out with a gang informer. the result's an unforgettable portrait of a zone of worry and a refined research of the North American roots and succeed in of the predicament, assisting to give an explanation for why this background of violence may still topic to we all.

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By Oscar Martinez

This is a booklet approximately one of many deadliest locations within the world

El Salvador and Honduras have had the top murder premiums on this planet over the last ten years, with Guatemala shut in the back of. each day greater than 1,000 people—men, girls, and children—flee those 3 international locations for North the US. Óscar Martínez, writer of The Beast, named the best books of the 12 months by way of the Economist, Mother Jones, and the Financial Times, fleshes out those stark figures with real tales, generating a jarringly attractive and immersive account of lifestyles in lethal locations.

Martínez travels to Nicaraguan fishing cities, southern Mexican brothels the place significant American girls are trafficked, remoted Guatemalan jungle villages, and crime-ridden Salvadoran slums. together with his certain and empathetic reporting, he explores the underbelly of those bothered areas. He is going undercover to drink with narcos, accompanies police patrols, rides in trafficking boats and hides out with a gang informer. the result's an unforgettable portrait of a zone of worry and a refined research of the North American roots and succeed in of the predicament, assisting to give an explanation for why this background of violence may still topic to we all.

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Download E-books The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century PDF

By Sarah Leonard, Bhaskar Sunkara

A stirring blueprint for American equality, from the "breakout stars" (The manhattan Times) of the younger new left

Democrat, Republican -- the record of presidential applicants confirms that company is continuing pretty well as ordinary. The destiny We Want proposes anything varied. In a pointy, rousing collective manifesto, ten younger cultural and political critics dismantle the standard liberal options to America's ills and suggest a realistic alternative.

What might finance seem like with no Wall road? Or the place of work with accountability shared via the whole group? From a crusade to restrict paintings hours, to a application for complete employment, to proposals for a brand new feminism, The destiny We Want has the braveness to think about choices which are either utopian and possible.

Brilliantly transparent and provocative, The destiny We Want -- edited by way of Jacobin journal founder Bhaskar Sunkara and the Nation's Sarah Leonard -- harnesses the power and creativity of an indignant new release and proclaims the coming of a brand new political left that not just protests yet plans.

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By Sarah Leonard, Bhaskar Sunkara

A stirring blueprint for American equality, from the "breakout stars" (The manhattan Times) of the younger new left

Democrat, Republican -- the record of presidential applicants confirms that company is continuing pretty well as ordinary. The destiny We Want proposes anything varied. In a pointy, rousing collective manifesto, ten younger cultural and political critics dismantle the standard liberal options to America's ills and suggest a realistic alternative.

What might finance seem like with no Wall road? Or the place of work with accountability shared via the whole group? From a crusade to restrict paintings hours, to a application for complete employment, to proposals for a brand new feminism, The destiny We Want has the braveness to think about choices which are either utopian and possible.

Brilliantly transparent and provocative, The destiny We Want -- edited by way of Jacobin journal founder Bhaskar Sunkara and the Nation's Sarah Leonard -- harnesses the power and creativity of an indignant new release and proclaims the coming of a brand new political left that not just protests yet plans.

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Download E-books Who is Charlie?: Xenophobia and the New Middle Class PDF

Within the wake of the assault at the workplaces of Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January 2015, thousands took to the streets to illustrate their revulsion, expressing a wish to reaffirm the beliefs of the French Republic: liberté, égalité, fraternité. yet who have been the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who have been without warning united below the one cry of ‘Je suis Charlie’?

In this probing new booklet, Emmanuel Todd investigates the cartography and sociology of the 3 to 4 million who marched in Paris and throughout France and attracts a few unsettling conclusions. For whereas they claimed to help liberal, republican values, the true center sessions who marched on that day of offended protest additionally had a fairly varied programme in brain, person who was once a ways faraway from their proclaimed perfect. Their deep values have been in truth extra resembling the main miserable elements of France’s nationwide background: conservatism, selfishness, domination and inequality.

By opting for the anthropological, non secular, monetary and political forces that introduced France to the sting of the abyss, Todd finds the true risks posed to all western societies whilst the pursuits of privileged heart sessions paintings opposed to marginalised and immigrant teams. should still we actually proceed to mistreat youth, strength the kids of immigrants to live to tell the tale the outskirts of our towns, consign the poorer sessions to the remoter elements of the rustic, demonise Islam, and make allowance the expansion of an ever extra menacing anti-Semitism? whereas asking uncomfortable questions and providing no effortless ideas, Todd issues to the tough and unsure direction that may bring about an lodging with Islam instead of a deepening and divisive disagreement.

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Within the wake of the assault at the workplaces of Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 7 January 2015, thousands took to the streets to illustrate their revulsion, expressing a wish to reaffirm the beliefs of the French Republic: liberté, égalité, fraternité. yet who have been the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who have been without warning united below the one cry of ‘Je suis Charlie’?

In this probing new booklet, Emmanuel Todd investigates the cartography and sociology of the 3 to 4 million who marched in Paris and throughout France and attracts a few unsettling conclusions. For whereas they claimed to help liberal, republican values, the true center sessions who marched on that day of offended protest additionally had a fairly varied programme in brain, person who was once a ways faraway from their proclaimed perfect. Their deep values have been in truth extra resembling the main miserable elements of France’s nationwide background: conservatism, selfishness, domination and inequality.

By opting for the anthropological, non secular, monetary and political forces that introduced France to the sting of the abyss, Todd finds the true risks posed to all western societies whilst the pursuits of privileged heart sessions paintings opposed to marginalised and immigrant teams. should still we actually proceed to mistreat youth, strength the kids of immigrants to live to tell the tale the outskirts of our towns, consign the poorer sessions to the remoter elements of the rustic, demonise Islam, and make allowance the expansion of an ever extra menacing anti-Semitism? whereas asking uncomfortable questions and providing no effortless ideas, Todd issues to the tough and unsure direction that may bring about an lodging with Islam instead of a deepening and divisive disagreement.

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Download E-books Veja [BR] (07/08/2015) PDF

Brasil

Operação Lava-Jato Exclusivo: os documentos e as planilhas do empreiteiro Ricardo Pessoa

A prisão de mais um ex-diretor da Petrobras

Os dezoito delatores: o que os fez abrir a boca

Congresso: O poder e os artifícios de Eduardo Cunha

Economia

Conjuntura: Por que o Brasil não é a Grécia

Francisco Dornelles avalia a crise

Internacional

Cuba: A vida nababesca do flho de Fidel

Diplomacia: Obama no seu melhor momento, e Dilma no seu pior

Geral

Polícia: Os segredos do Bope

Negócios: MELHORES & MAIORES: a WEG é a empresa do ano

Especial: A ciência descobre que a falta de sonhos é pior que a privação de sono

Artes & Espetáculos

Música as estrelas do rap no Brasil

Livros: Júlio Mesquita e Seu pace, de Jorge Caldeira

Televisão: Rainer Cadete, o colorido Visky da novela Verdades Secretas

Cinema: O Exterminador do Futuro: Gênesis, com Arnold Schwarzenegger

O maestro Iván Fischer apresenta-se no Brasil

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Brasil

Operação Lava-Jato Exclusivo: os documentos e as planilhas do empreiteiro Ricardo Pessoa

A prisão de mais um ex-diretor da Petrobras

Os dezoito delatores: o que os fez abrir a boca

Congresso: O poder e os artifícios de Eduardo Cunha

Economia

Conjuntura: Por que o Brasil não é a Grécia

Francisco Dornelles avalia a crise

Internacional

Cuba: A vida nababesca do flho de Fidel

Diplomacia: Obama no seu melhor momento, e Dilma no seu pior

Geral

Polícia: Os segredos do Bope

Negócios: MELHORES & MAIORES: a WEG é a empresa do ano

Especial: A ciência descobre que a falta de sonhos é pior que a privação de sono

Artes & Espetáculos

Música as estrelas do rap no Brasil

Livros: Júlio Mesquita e Seu pace, de Jorge Caldeira

Televisão: Rainer Cadete, o colorido Visky da novela Verdades Secretas

Cinema: O Exterminador do Futuro: Gênesis, com Arnold Schwarzenegger

O maestro Iván Fischer apresenta-se no Brasil

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Download E-books Up, Simba! 7 Days on the Trail of an Anticandidate PDF

By David Foster Wallace

"In February 2000, Rolling Stone journal despatched David Foster Wallace, "NOT A POLITICAL JOURNALIST," at the street for per week with Senator John McCain's crusade to win the Republican nomination for the Presidency. They desired to comprehend why McCain appealed a lot to such a lot of americans, and especially why he appealed to the "Young Voters" of the United States who quite often exhibit not anything yet apathy. iPublish is bringing out the "Director's Cut" (3Xlonger than the RS article) of this incisive, humorous, considerate piece approximately lifestyles on "Bullshit One" (the nickname for the click bus that McCain's instantly speak exhibit. McCain might be out of the race, yet as we equipment up for the showdown in November, this piece is extra correct than ever in its dialogue of what we all know, don't comprehend, and don't need to know in regards to the manner our political campaigns work."

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By David Foster Wallace

"In February 2000, Rolling Stone journal despatched David Foster Wallace, "NOT A POLITICAL JOURNALIST," at the street for per week with Senator John McCain's crusade to win the Republican nomination for the Presidency. They desired to comprehend why McCain appealed a lot to such a lot of americans, and especially why he appealed to the "Young Voters" of the United States who quite often exhibit not anything yet apathy. iPublish is bringing out the "Director's Cut" (3Xlonger than the RS article) of this incisive, humorous, considerate piece approximately lifestyles on "Bullshit One" (the nickname for the click bus that McCain's instantly speak exhibit. McCain might be out of the race, yet as we equipment up for the showdown in November, this piece is extra correct than ever in its dialogue of what we all know, don't comprehend, and don't need to know in regards to the manner our political campaigns work."

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Download E-books Liberalism, Surveillance, and Resistance: Indigenous communities in Western Canada, 1877-1927 (The West Unbound: Social and Cultural Studies) PDF

By Keith D. Smith

Canada is frequently awarded as a rustic the place liberalism has ensured freedom and equality for all. but with the growth of settlers into the 1st countries territories that turned southern Alberta and BC, liberalism proved to be an exclusionary instead of inclusionary strength. among 1877 and 1927, govt officers, law enforcement officials, church representatives, usual settlers, and so forth operated to exclude and reform Indigenous humans. offering Anglo-Canadian liberal capitalist values and constructions and pursuits as common, normal, and past reproach devalued almost each point of Indigenous cultures. This e-book explores the capacity used to facilitate and justify colonization, their results on Indigenous financial, political, social, and religious lives, and the way they have been resisted.

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By Keith D. Smith

Canada is frequently awarded as a rustic the place liberalism has ensured freedom and equality for all. but with the growth of settlers into the 1st countries territories that turned southern Alberta and BC, liberalism proved to be an exclusionary instead of inclusionary strength. among 1877 and 1927, govt officers, law enforcement officials, church representatives, usual settlers, and so forth operated to exclude and reform Indigenous humans. offering Anglo-Canadian liberal capitalist values and constructions and pursuits as common, normal, and past reproach devalued almost each point of Indigenous cultures. This e-book explores the capacity used to facilitate and justify colonization, their results on Indigenous financial, political, social, and religious lives, and the way they have been resisted.

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Download E-books Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden PDF

Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save lots of ours. while insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or mammoth Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level mendacity, lawbreaking or different wrongdoing—whether it truly is govt spying, company homicide or clinical scandal—the public merits significantly. Wars are ended, lethal items are taken off the marketplace, white-collar criminals are despatched to prison. The whistleblowers themselves, besides the fact that, mostly turn out ruined. the vast majority of them lose their jobs—and in lots of circumstances their marriages and their health—as they do not want to backpedal within the face of more and more ferocious legitimate retaliation. That ethical stubbornness regardless of bad own expense is the defining DNA of whistleblowers. the general public owes them greater than we all know.

In Bravehearts, Hertsgaard tells the gripping, occasionally darkly comedian and eventually inspiring tales of the unsung heroes of our time. A deeply stated, impassioned polemic, Bravehearts is a e-book for electorate everywhere—especially scholars, lecturers, activists and someone who desires to make a distinction on this planet round them.

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Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save lots of ours. while insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or mammoth Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level mendacity, lawbreaking or different wrongdoing—whether it truly is govt spying, company homicide or clinical scandal—the public merits significantly. Wars are ended, lethal items are taken off the marketplace, white-collar criminals are despatched to prison. The whistleblowers themselves, besides the fact that, mostly turn out ruined. the vast majority of them lose their jobs—and in lots of circumstances their marriages and their health—as they do not want to backpedal within the face of more and more ferocious legitimate retaliation. That ethical stubbornness regardless of bad own expense is the defining DNA of whistleblowers. the general public owes them greater than we all know.

In Bravehearts, Hertsgaard tells the gripping, occasionally darkly comedian and eventually inspiring tales of the unsung heroes of our time. A deeply stated, impassioned polemic, Bravehearts is a e-book for electorate everywhere—especially scholars, lecturers, activists and someone who desires to make a distinction on this planet round them.

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Download E-books Howard Zinn on History PDF

By Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn begun paintings on his first e-book for his neighbors at Seven tales Press in 1996, a massive quantity accumulating all his shorter writings equipped by way of topic. the subjects he selected mirrored his lifelong issues: conflict, historical past, legislations, type, skill and ends, and race. all through his existence Zinn had back repeatedly to those matters, continuously probing and wondering but not often reversing his convictions or the imaginative and prescient that proficient them. the end result used to be The Zinn Reader. 5 years later, beginning with Howard Zinn on background, up-to-date versions of sections of that massive tome have been released in low-cost stand-alone variations. This moment variation of Howard Zinn on background brings jointly twenty-seven brief writings on activism, electoral politics, the Holocaust, Marxism, the Iraq struggle, and the function of the historian, in addition to photographs of Eugene Debs, John Reed, and Jack London, successfully displaying how Zinn’s method of historical past developed over approximately part a century, and even as sharing his primary considering that social movements—people getting jointly for peace and social justice—can swap the process background. That center trust by no means replaced. selected by way of Zinn himself because the shorter writings on historical past he believed to have enduring value—originally showing in newspapers just like the Boston Globe or the hot York instances; in magazines like Z, the hot Left, the revolutionary, or the kingdom; or in his booklet Failure to Quit—these essays seem the following as examples of the type of passionate engagement he believed all historians, and certainly all electorate of no matter what career, have to have, status in sharp distinction to the inspiration of "objective" or "neutral" historical past espoused by means of a few. "It is time that we students start to earn our preserve during this world," he writes in "The makes use of of Scholarship." And in "Freedom Schools," approximately his reports instructing in Mississippi throughout the amazing "Freedom summer season" of 1964, he provides: "Education can, and will, be dangerous."

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By Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn begun paintings on his first e-book for his neighbors at Seven tales Press in 1996, a massive quantity accumulating all his shorter writings equipped by way of topic. the subjects he selected mirrored his lifelong issues: conflict, historical past, legislations, type, skill and ends, and race. all through his existence Zinn had back repeatedly to those matters, continuously probing and wondering but not often reversing his convictions or the imaginative and prescient that proficient them. the end result used to be The Zinn Reader. 5 years later, beginning with Howard Zinn on background, up-to-date versions of sections of that massive tome have been released in low-cost stand-alone variations. This moment variation of Howard Zinn on background brings jointly twenty-seven brief writings on activism, electoral politics, the Holocaust, Marxism, the Iraq struggle, and the function of the historian, in addition to photographs of Eugene Debs, John Reed, and Jack London, successfully displaying how Zinn’s method of historical past developed over approximately part a century, and even as sharing his primary considering that social movements—people getting jointly for peace and social justice—can swap the process background. That center trust by no means replaced. selected by way of Zinn himself because the shorter writings on historical past he believed to have enduring value—originally showing in newspapers just like the Boston Globe or the hot York instances; in magazines like Z, the hot Left, the revolutionary, or the kingdom; or in his booklet Failure to Quit—these essays seem the following as examples of the type of passionate engagement he believed all historians, and certainly all electorate of no matter what career, have to have, status in sharp distinction to the inspiration of "objective" or "neutral" historical past espoused by means of a few. "It is time that we students start to earn our preserve during this world," he writes in "The makes use of of Scholarship." And in "Freedom Schools," approximately his reports instructing in Mississippi throughout the amazing "Freedom summer season" of 1964, he provides: "Education can, and will, be dangerous."

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Download E-books Borders: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) PDF

By Alexander C. Diener

Compelling and available, this Very brief Introduction demanding situations the notion of borders as passive traces on a map, revealing them as an alternative to be crucial forces within the monetary, social, political, and environmental methods that form our lives. Highlighting the historic improvement and persisted relevance of borders, Alexander Diener and Joshua Hagen supply a strong counterpoint to the belief of an drawing close without borders international, underscoring the impression borders have on a number of matters, akin to monetary improvement, inter- and intra-state clash, international terrorism, migration, nationalism, foreign legislation, environmental sustainability, and typical source administration. Diener and Hagen reveal how and why borders were, are at present, and should absolutely stay sizzling themes around the social sciences and within the international headlines for years yet to come. This compact quantity will entice a extensive, interdisciplinary viewers of students and scholars, together with geographers, political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, historians, diplomacy and legislations specialists, in addition to lay readers attracted to realizing present events.

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By Alexander C. Diener

Compelling and available, this Very brief Introduction demanding situations the notion of borders as passive traces on a map, revealing them as an alternative to be crucial forces within the monetary, social, political, and environmental methods that form our lives. Highlighting the historic improvement and persisted relevance of borders, Alexander Diener and Joshua Hagen supply a strong counterpoint to the belief of an drawing close without borders international, underscoring the impression borders have on a number of matters, akin to monetary improvement, inter- and intra-state clash, international terrorism, migration, nationalism, foreign legislation, environmental sustainability, and typical source administration. Diener and Hagen reveal how and why borders were, are at present, and should absolutely stay sizzling themes around the social sciences and within the international headlines for years yet to come. This compact quantity will entice a extensive, interdisciplinary viewers of students and scholars, together with geographers, political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, historians, diplomacy and legislations specialists, in addition to lay readers attracted to realizing present events.

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Download E-books The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Politics (No-Nonsense Guides) PDF

Climate chaos and toxins, deforestation and consumerism: the quandary dealing with human civilization is apparent adequate. however the reaction of politicians to it's been cowardly and insufficient, whereas environmental activists have tended to prefer single-issue campaigns instead of electoral politics.

The No-Nonsense consultant to eco-friendly Politics measures the emerging tide of eco-activism and understanding and explains why it heralds a brand new political period worldwide.

Derek Wall is a former relevant speaker of the British eco-friendly celebration. he's the writer of various books, together with Babylon and past: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical eco-friendly Movements.

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Climate chaos and toxins, deforestation and consumerism: the quandary dealing with human civilization is apparent adequate. however the reaction of politicians to it's been cowardly and insufficient, whereas environmental activists have tended to prefer single-issue campaigns instead of electoral politics.

The No-Nonsense consultant to eco-friendly Politics measures the emerging tide of eco-activism and understanding and explains why it heralds a brand new political period worldwide.

Derek Wall is a former relevant speaker of the British eco-friendly celebration. he's the writer of various books, together with Babylon and past: The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical eco-friendly Movements.

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