A Graphic Adaptation
by Howard Zinn
Adapted from the bestselling grassroots history of the United States, the story of America in the world, told in comics form
CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror
by Alfred McCoy
Scrupulously documented and grippingly told, A Question of Torture is a devastating indictment of inhumane practices that have damaged America’s laws, military, and international standing.
The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle-American Anti-Imperialism
Passionate and witty, Ain’t My America is an eye-opening exploration of the forgotten history of right-wing peace movements—and a clarion manifesto for antiwar conservatives of today.
How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World
by David Vine
From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas
The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum
With clarity and urgency, Blood and Oil delineates the United States’ predicament and cautions that it is time to change our energy policies, before we spend the next decades paying for oil with blood.
The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as “brilliant and iconoclastic” (Los Angeles Times)
How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country
For ordinary citizens, as former secretary of defense Robert Gates has acknowledged, armed conflict has become an “abstraction” and military service “something for other people to do.” In Breach of Trust, bestselling author Andrew Bacevich takes stock of the damage this disconnect has wrought.
Chronicles of an Unjust War
Combining clear moral consciousness, an acute sense of history, and a real-world grasp of the unforgiving demands of politics, Crusade is a compelling call for the rescue of America’s noblest traditions.
How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam
Chronicling a history of double-dealing, cynical exploitation, and humiliating embarrassment that continues to this day, Devil’s Game reveals a pattern that, far from furthering democracy or security, ensures a future of blunders and blowback.
The Unmaking of the American Empire
by Walden Bello
From the acclaimed globalization critic, a far-reaching analysis of America’s military, economic, and political vulnerability
America’s Last Best Hope
From the author of the bestselling Blowback Trilogy, an urgent call to confront America’s waning power
Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism
by Greg Grandin
With much of Latin America now in open rebellion against U.S. domination, Grandin asks: If Washington failed to bring prosperity and democracy to Latin America—its own backyard “workshop”—what are the chances it will do so for the world?
The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
by Noam Chomsky
Forceful, lucid, and meticulously documented, Failed States offers a comprehensive analysis of a global superpower that has long claimed the right to reshape other nations while its own democratic institutions are in severe crisis.
America’s Quest for Global Dominance
by Noam Chomsky
With the striking logic that is his trademark, Chomsky tracks the U.S. government’s aggressive pursuit of “full spectrum dominance” and vividly lays out how the most recent manifestations of the politics of global control-from unilateralism to the dismantling of international agreements to state terrorism-cohere in a drive for hegemony that ultimately threatens our existence.
A Primer for Roadside Vendors
by El Fisgon
El Fisgón’s graphically stunning, visually sophisticated book, filled with allusions to the history of art and cartooning, cleverly reverses every self-help manual for playing the market, teaching us not how to become rich but rather why so many remain poor.
How the U.S. Government Co-opted Human Rights
by James Peck
From a noted historian and foreign-policy analyst, a groundbreaking critique of the troubling symbiosis between Washington and the human rights movement
Conversations on the Post-9/11 World
by Noam Chomsky
In this first collection of interviews since the bestselling 9-11, our foremost intellectual activist examines crucial new questions of U.S. foreign policy
American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond
A riveting documentary anthology that examines a deeply disturbing question: Is the United States guilty of war crimes in Iraq?
The Logic of Withdrawal
In this cogent and compelling book, Anthony Arnove argues that the U.S. occupation is the major source of instability and suffering for the Iraqi people.
The Real American War in Vietnam
by Nick Turse
Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a startling history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians
The Last Days of the American Republic
In Nemesis, Chalmers Johnson shows how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, both economically and politically.
America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes
by Anand Gopal
In a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand Gopal traces the lives of three Afghans caught in America’s war on terror.
Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire
by Noam Chomsky
A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s foremost thinkers
How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives
by Nick Turse
A stunning breakdown of the modern military-industrial complex—an omnipresent, hidden-in-plain-sight system of systems that penetrates all our lives.
The End of American Exceptionalism
An immediate New York Times bestseller, The Limits of Power offers an unparalleled examination of the profound triple crisis facing America: an economy in disarray that can no longer be fixed by relying on expansion abroad; a government transformed by an imperial presidency into a democracy in name only; and an engagement in endless wars that has severely undermined the body politic.
The New Shape of Nuclear Danger
From the bestselling author of The Fate of the Earth, a provocative look at the urgent threat posed by America’s new nuclear policies
Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic
In this important national bestseller, Chalmers Johnson thoroughly explores the new militarism that is transforming America and compelling us to pick up the burden of empire.
How the Imperial Presidency Hijacked the Constitution
by Peter Irons
A “compelling and unnerving” assessment of how the Constitution has been distorted to accomodate the drive to empire (The Washington Post)
America’s Path to Permanent War
Washington Rules is Andrew J. Bacevich’s bestselling challenge to the conventional wisdom that American security requires the United States (and us alone) to maintain a permanent armed presence around the globe, to prepare our forces for military operations in far-flung regions, and to be ready to intervene anywhere at any time.
How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People
A work of “scathing, gallows humor” (The Boston Globe), We Meant Well is a tragicomic voyage of ineptitude and corruption that leaves its writer—and readers—appalled and disillusioned, but wiser.
Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World
by Noam Chomsky
An indispensable set of interviews on foreign and domestic issues with the bestselling author of Hegemony or Survival, ‘America’s most useful citizen.’ (The Boston Globe)