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    • Beyond American Exceptionalism
    • By: Jeffrey D. Sachs
    • Narrated by: Steve Menasche
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 02-26-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 34 ratings
    • A New Foreign Policy explores both the danger of the "America first" mind-set and the possibilities for a new way forward....

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    • Natural Rights, Public Policy, and the Moral Conditions of Freedom
    • By: Thomas G. West
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 01-14-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 30 ratings
    • This book provides a complete overview of the American Founders' political theory, covering natural rights, natural law, state of nature, social compact, consent, and the policy implications of these ideas....

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    • American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict
    • By: Elbridge A. Colby
    • Narrated by: Mike Lenz
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 11-30-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 94 ratings
    • Why and how America's defense strategy must change in light of China's power and ambition....

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    • How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy
    • By: Katherine M. Gehl, Michael E. Porter
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 07-21-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 227 ratings
    • In The Politics Industry, Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter ingeniously apply the tools of business analysis - and Porter's distinctive Five Forces framework - to show how the political system functions just as every other competitive industry does....

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    • The Principles of Concentrated Wealth and Power
    • By: Noam Chomsky
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 750 ratings
    • Noam Chomsky is widely regarded as the most influential thinker of our time, but never before has he devoted a major book to one topic: income inequality....

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    • Weak Power, Great Power, Superpower, Hyperpower
    • By: Michael Mandelbaum
    • Narrated by: Lyle Blaker
    • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 12-06-22
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 8 ratings
    • In The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy, Michael Mandelbaum offers a new framework for understanding the evolution of the foreign policy of the United States....

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    • How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
    • By: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
    • Narrated by: Janina Edwards
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 03-24-20
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 103 ratings
    • Narrating the story of a sea-change in housing policy and its dire impact on African Americans, Race for Profit reveals how the urban core was transformed into a new frontier of cynical extraction....

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    • How U.S. Foreign Policy Endangers the World
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Nathan J. Robinson
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Release date: 10-15-24
    • Language: English
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    • From one of the world’s most prominent thinkers, an urgent warning of the threat that U.S. power poses to humanity’s future as well as a sharp indictment of both American foreign policy and the national myths that support it.

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    • American Social Policy, 1950 - 1980
    • By: Charles Murray
    • Narrated by: Robert Morris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 03-27-12
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 308 ratings
    • This remarkable book demonstrates how the social programs of the 1960s and ’70s had the unintended effect of slowing and even reversing earlier progress in reducing poverty, crime, and discrimination....

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    • How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream
    • By: Jason Vuic
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 06-21-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 38 ratings
    • Florida has long beckoned retirees seeking to spend their golden years in the sun, but, for many, the American dream of owning a home there was financially impossible. That changed in the 1950s....

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    • The Fight to Restore American Foreign Policy After Trump
    • By: Alexander Ward
    • Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 02-20-24
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings
    • Acclaimed national security reporter Alexander Ward takes us behind the scenes to reveal the inside story of Biden’s foreign policy team and their struggle to restore America’s global influence in the aftermath of Trump....

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    • America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 03-25-16
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 426 ratings
    • The period following the Civil War was one of the most controversial eras in American history. This comprehensive account of the period captures the drama of those turbulent years....

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    • The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold
    • By: Sebastian Edwards
    • Narrated by: Timothy Andrés Pabon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 07-18-18
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 41 ratings
    • The American economy is strong in large part because nobody believes that America would ever default on its debt. Yet in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt did just that, when in a bid to pull the country out of depression, he depreciated the US dollar in relation to gold....

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    • Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities
    • By: Andre M. Perry
    • Narrated by: Leon Nixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 03-30-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings
    • Noted educator, journalist, and scholar Andre Perry takes listeners on a tour of six Black-majority cities whose assets and strengths are undervalued....

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    • How Washington Is Destroying American Indians
    • By: Naomi Schaefer Riley
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 11-28-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 68 ratings
    • The tragedy of our Indian policies demands reexamination immediately - not only because they make the lives of millions of American citizens harder and more dangerous....

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    • American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness
    • By: Elizabeth D. Samet
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 11-30-21
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 63 ratings
    • In Looking for the Good War, Elizabeth D. Samet reexamines the literature, art, and culture that emerged after World War II, bringing her expertise as a professor of English at West Point to bear on the complexity of the postwar period in national life....

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    • Why Spending More Is Getting Us Less
    • By: Elizabeth H. Bradley, Lauren A. Taylor, Harvey V. Fineberg
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 05-01-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 26 ratings
    • For decades, experts have puzzled over why the US spends more on health care but suffers poorer outcomes than other industrialized nations. This audiobook examines the research, including a comparative study of health care data from 30 countries, to get to the root of this paradox....

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    • Henry Kissinger and His World
    • By: Barry Gewen
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 05-29-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 74 ratings
    • Few public officials have provoked such intense controversy as Henry Kissinger. During his time in the Nixon and Ford administrations, he came to be admired and hated in equal measure....

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    • The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town
    • By: Brian Alexander
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 04-11-17
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 104 ratings
    • The Anchor Hocking Glass Company, once the world's largest maker of glass tableware, was the base on which Lancaster's society was built....

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    • What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together
    • By: Heather McGhee
    • Narrated by: Heather McGhee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 02-16-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3,707 ratings
    • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color....

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