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
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: Rebecca Solnit
: Hardback
: 814.6
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Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays)
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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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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

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: 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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Returning to the UK in September 2010 after serving in Iraq as the political adviser to the top American general, Emma Sky felt no sense of homecoming. She soon found herself back in the Middle East traveling through a region in revolt.... read more

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: 9781786498632
: Atlantic Books, Limited
: Atlantic Books
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: Emma Sky
: Paperback
: English
: 915.60454
: 320
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In a Time of Monsters: Travels Through a Middle East in Revolt
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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
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The Ground Between: Navigating the Oil and Mining Debate in New Zealand: 2017
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 Politics

Awards:Winner ABIA Awards - General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Shortlisted ABIA General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Victoria Premier's Literary Award Prize for Literature 2019    

Where have I come from? From the land of rivers, the land of waterfalls, the land of ancient chants, the land of mountains... In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been there ever since. People would run to the mount... read more

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: 9781760555382
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Picador
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: Behrouz Boochani ; Omid Tofighian (Translator)
: Paperback
: 1
: 416
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No Friend but the Mountains
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 Politics

Series:BWB Texts
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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
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: 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

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: 9781988545387
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
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: Jess Berentson-Shaw
: Paperback
: 001.9
: 192
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A Matter of Fact
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In The Establishment Owen Jones, author of the international bestseller Chavs, offers a biting critique of the British Establishment and a passionate plea for democracy. Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield... read more

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: 9780141974996
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Owen Jones
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 320.941
: 384
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The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it
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Disaster has become big business. Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein trav-els across Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, Greece, and Australia to witness the reality of disaster capitalism. He d... read more

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: 9781784781187
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 28mm
: United Kingdom
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: Antony Loewenstein
: Paperback
: 363.34
: 384
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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe
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 Politics

A collection of classic essays by Emma Goldman, the philosopher and anarchist, concerning the oppression of women, limitations of first wave feminism, sexuality, feminism, politics, religion, nationalism, violence, and art. The essays include:Anarchism: What it Really Stand... read more

General Fields
: 9780486224848
: Dover Publications, Incorporated
: Dover Publications, Incorporated
: 21.00 cmmm X 13.70 cmmm X 1.60 cmmm
: United States
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: Emma Goldman; R. Drinnon (Introduction by)
: Paperback
: English
: 320
: 271
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Anarchism And Other Essays
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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

General Fields
: 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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