In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, Rebecca Solnit turns her attention to the war at home. This is a war, she says, "with so many casualties that we should call it by its true name, this war with so many dead by police, by v... read more

In a time of political, social and environmental crises, it’s easy to dismiss the issues and be subsumed by your own ideology - and be enraged by another’s viewpoint. We all will find ourselves both challenged and heartened by journalist, criti... read more

General Fields
: 9781783784974
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
Special Fields
: Rebecca Solnit
: Hardback
: 814.6
: 176
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Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays)
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Reading Level:Very Good

In 2013, Murdoch Stephens began a campaign to double New Zealands refugee quota. Inspired by his time living in Aleppo, Syria, over the next five years he built the campaign into a mainstream national movement - one that contributed to the first growth in New Zealands refugee quota for ... read more

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: 9781988545233
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Murdoch Stephens
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 325.2109560993
: 208
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Doing our Bit
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 Politics

Reading Level:very good

Everyone lives a messy, unusual life. There is no normal. The sooner our politics understands this, the better off we will all be.' Morgan Godfery is one of New Zealands most energising young thinkers. In just a few years he has become a leading voice in the countrýs social and pol... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545486
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Morgan Godfery
: Hardback
: 320.993
: 180
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Maui Street
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 Politics

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

Battles over oil and mining developments in New Zealand are fierce and polarised. Often presented as a simple trade-off between conservation or quick profit, the debate leaves little space for discussion across ideological di... read more

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: 9780947518400
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Sefton Darby
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 0
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The Ground Between: Navigating the Oil and Mining Debate in New Zealand: 2017
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30 years ago, Marilyn Waring's ground-breaking book Counting for Nothing was released. Waring explained, through meticulous economic analysis, how the success of the global economy rests on women's unpaid work.
Counting for Nothin... read more

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: 9781988545530
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Marilyn Waring
: Paperback
: en
: 305.420993
: 144
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Still Counting: Wellbeing, Women's Work and Policy-making (BWB Text)
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 Politics

Reading Level:Near Fine

In August 2010, a New Zealand soldier died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. In retaliation, the New Zealand SAS led a raid on two isolated villages in search of the fighters they suspected were responsible. They all k... read more

An expose of the killing of civilians in Afghanistan by the New Zealand SAS, and of a cover-up that implicates the highest levels of government. 

General Fields
: 9780947503390
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Nicky Hager; Jon Stephenson
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 356.1670993
: 160
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Hit and Run: The New Zealand SAS in Afghanistan and the Meaning of Honour
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 Politics

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

The world has changed a lot in the last thirty years, but New Zealand's tax system hasn't. Since the 1980s New Zealand's taxation policy has remained the same, despite substantial economic and social changes. The system may be familiar, but is it fair?Deborah Russell and Terry Bauche... read more

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: 9780947518608
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Deborah Russell
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 336.200993
: 152
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Tax and Fairness
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 Politics

Series:BWB Texts

We may be in the golden age of information, with access to more facts than ever before. Yet in the time of fake news and post-truth politics, it seems that conspiracy and rumour spread faster than ever and are even harder to debunk. Battling over facts can be exhausting and polarisin... read more

General Fields
: 9781988545387
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Jess Berentson-Shaw
: Paperback
: 001.9
: 192
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A Matter of Fact
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 Politics

Series:Radical Thinkers

In The Last Resistance, Jacqueline Rose explores the power of writing to create and transform our political lives. In particular, she examines the role of literature in the Zionist imagination: here, literature is presented as a unique form of dissidence, with the power to expose ... read more

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: 9781786630759
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
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: Jacqueline Rose
: Paperback
: 320.54095694
: 256
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The Last Resistance
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 Politics

The return of the best-selling, award-winning economist extraordinaire With the same powerful evidence, and range of reference, as his global bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century - and in columns of 700 words, rather than 700 pages - Chronicles sets out Thomas Piketty's analys... read more

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: 9780241307205
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Viking
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Thomas Piketty
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 330.9051
: 192
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Chronicles
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Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: until the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was deeply, dangerously divided.Hitler's Am... read more

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: 9781250148957
: St. Martin's Press
: Thomas Dunne Books
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: Bradley W. Hart
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 304
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Hitler's American Friends - The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States
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The gripping story of one woman's war against ISIS on the frontlines of Syria.

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: 9781786494368
: Atlantic Books
: Atlantic Books
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.6'units:- Centimeters
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: Joanna Palani
: Paperback
: English
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Freedom Fighter: My Against Isis On The Frontlines Of Syria
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