Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture (Open Media Series)

Author Angela Y. Davis ISBN-10 1583226958 ISBN-13 9781583226957 Year 2005-10-04 Pages 128 Language English Publisher Seven Stories Press Download Link Click Here Revelations about U S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004 Since then a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the worlds leading democracy It is within this context that Angela Davis one of Americas most remarkable political figures gave a series of interviews to discuss resistance and law institutional sexual coercion politics and prison Davis talks about her own incarceration as well as her experiences as enemy of the state and about having been put on the FBIs most wanted list She talks about the crucial role that international activism played in her case and the case of many other political prisoners Throughout these interviews Davis returns to her critique of a democracy that has been compromised by its racist origins and institutions Discussing the most recent disclosures about the disavowed chain of command and the formal reports by the Red Cross and Human Rights Watch denouncing U S violation of human rights and…

The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942

Author Nigel Hamilton ISBN-10 0544227840 ISBN-13 9780544227842 Year 2015-05-19 Pages 544 Language English Publisher Mariner Books Download Link Click Here Longlisted for the National Book AwardThis bold argument will undoubtedly change the way we see Franklin Roosevelt Christian Science Monitor Masterly Wall Street JournalA dramatic eye opening account of how FDR took personal charge of the military direction of World War II Based on years of archival research and interviews with the last surviving Roosevelt aides and family members The Mantle of Command offers a radical new perspective on Franklin Delano Roosevelts masterful and underappreciated leadership of the Allied war effort After the disaster of Pearl Harbor we see Roosevelt devising a global strategy that will defeat Hitler and the Japanese rescue Churchill and the British people and quell a near insurrection of his own American generals and War Department All the while Hamiltons account drives toward Operation Torch the invasion of French Northwest Africa and the outcome of the war hangs in the balance The Mantle of Command is an intimate sweeping look at a great President in historys greatest conflict

My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes.: A Journey Through Loss with Art and Color

Author Roger Hutchison ISBN-10 1612619231 ISBN-13 9781612619231 Year 2017-11-07 Pages 32 Language English Publisher Paraclete Press Download Link Click Here A picture book to guide the reader through different emotions and reactions related to grieving The text and illustrations of this lushly colored picture book guide the reader through different emotions and reactions related to grieving including shock tears anger and hope My Favorite Color is Blue Sometimes is a children s picture book by design but accessible to people of all ages

Cooking with Nonna: Celebrate Food & Family With Over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers

Author Rossella Rago ISBN-10 1631062948 ISBN-13 9781631062940 Year 2017-03-15 Pages 248 Language English Publisher Race Point Publishing Download Link Click Here Now you can cook classic Italian meals with the long awaited debut cookbook from the popular web TV series Cooking with Nonna For Rossella Rago creator and host of Cooking with Nonna TV Italian cooking was never just about the amazing food or Sunday dinner It was also about family community and tradition Rossella grew up cooking with her Nonna Romana every Sunday and on holidays learning the traditional recipes of the Italian region of Puglia like focaccia braciole zucchine alla poverella and pizza rustica And in her popular web TV series Rossella invites Italian American grandmothers the unsung heroes of the culinary world to cook with her learning the classic dishes and flavors of each region of Italy and sharing them with eager fans all over the world Now you can take a culinary journey through Italy with Rossella and her debut cookbook Cooking with Nonna featuring over 100 classic Italian recipes along with advice and stories from 25 beloved Italian grandmothers Learn to make fresh homemade pasta handcrafted Spaghetti with Meatballs and decadent Four Cheese Lasagna that…

Cartridges of the World: A Complete and Illustrated Reference for Over 1500 Cartridges

Author W. Todd Woodard ISBN-10 1440246424 ISBN-13 9781440246425 Year 2016-10-24 Pages 688 Language English Publisher Gun Digest Books Download Link Click Here THE ESSENTIAL COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CARTRIDGES PAST AND PRESENT Serious shooters and reloaders will find the cartridges they love and many they never dreamed of in this newest edition of the most widely read cartridge reference book ever published From the latest introductions in standard American sporting cartridges to the hottest proprietary rounds and new authoritative feature articles by the gun industry s heavy hitters on cartridge design application selection tips and idiosyncrasies this book is packed with everything shooters handloaders and cartridge collectors need to know Cartridges of the World 15th Edition is packed with over 680 pages of concise information and data on old new and currently manufactured ammo Heavily illustrated with more than 1 500 photos this book is the ultimate guide for gun owners interested in current and historical ammunition for handguns rifles and shotguns With 50 new cartridges from the latest cutting edge factory loads to wildcats that will set ballistic trends for years to come plus updated cartridge descriptions and the newly expanded full color feature article section Cartridges of the World…

States of Injury

Author Wendy Brown ISBN-10 069102989X ISBN-13 9780691029894 Year 1995-07-03 Pages 219 Language English Publisher Princeton University Press Download Link Click Here Whether in characterizing Catharine MacKinnon s theory of gender as itself pornographic or in identifying liberalism as unable to make good on its promises Wendy Brown pursues a central question how does a sense of woundedness become the basis for a sense of identity Brown argues that efforts to outlaw hate speech and pornography powerfully legitimize the state such apparently well intentioned attempts harm victims further by portraying them as so helpless as to be in continuing need of governmental protection Whether one is dealing with the state the Mafia parents pimps police or husbands writes Brown the heavy price of institutionalized protection is always a measure of dependence and agreement to abide by the protector s rules True democracy she insists requires sharing power not regulation by it freedom not protection Refusing any facile identification with one political position or another Brown applies her argument to a panoply of topics from the basis of litigiousness in political life to the appearance on the academic Left of themes of revenge and a thwarted will to power These and other…

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth

Author Jen Sincero ISBN-10 0735222975 ISBN-13 9780735222977 Year 2017-04-18 Pages 288 Language English Publisher Viking Download Link Click Here A cheerful manifesto on removing obstacles between yourself and the income of your dreams New York MagazineFrom the 1New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass a life changing guide to making the kind of money youve only ever dreamed ofYou Are a Badass at Making Moneywill launch you past the fears and stumbling blocks that have kept financial success beyond your reach Drawing on her own transformationover just a few yearsfrom a woman living in a converted garage withtumbleweeds blowing through her bank account to a woman who travels the world in style JenSincero channels the inimitable sass and practicality that made You Are a Badass an indomitable bestseller She combines hilarious personal essays with bite size aha concepts that unlock earning potential and get real results Learn to Uncover what s holding you back from making moneyGive your doubts fears and excuses the heave ho Relate to money in a new and lucrative wayShake up the cocktail of creation Tap into your natural ability to grow richShape your realitystop playing victim to circumstance Get as wealthy as…

Cold-Hearted Rake

Author Lisa Kleypas ISBN-10 0062371819 ISBN-13 9780062371812 Year 2015-10-27 Pages 416 Language English Publisher Avon Download Link Click Here Lisa Kleypas is back with a stunning new historical romance Readers have long waited for the return of New York Times bestselling author Lisa Kleypas to historical romanceand now she s back with her most breathtaking yet A twist of fate Devon Ravenel London s most wickedly charming rake has just inherited an earldom But his powerful new rank in society comes with unwanted responsibilities and more than a few surprises His estate is saddled with debt and the late earl s three innocent sisters are still occupying the house along with Kathleen Lady Trenear a beautiful young widow whose sharp wit and determination are a match for Devon s own A clash of wills Kathleen knows better than to trust a ruthless scoundrel like Devon But the fiery attraction between them is impossible to denyand from the first moment Devon holds her in his arms he vows to do whatever it takes to possess her As Kathleen finds herself yielding to his skillfully erotic seduction only one question remains Can she keep from surrendering her heart to the most dangerous…

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Author Jean Lee Latham ISBN-10 0618250743 ISBN-13 9780618250745 Year 2003-05-19 Pages 256 Language English Publisher Sandpiper Download Link Click Here Readers today are still fascinated by Nat an eighteenth century nautical wonder and mathematical wizard Nathaniel Bowditch grew up in a sailors worldSalem in the early days when tall masted ships from foreign ports crowded the wharves But Nat didnt promise to have the makings of a sailor he was too physically small Nat may have been slight of build but no one guessed that he had the persistence and determination to master sea navigation in the days when men sailed only by log lead and lookout Nats long hours of study and observation collected in his famous work The American Practical Navigator also known as the Sailors Bible stunned the sailing community and made him a New England hero

By the Hour: A Pleasure Principle Novel (The Pleasure Principle Series) (Volume 2)

Author Roni Loren ISBN-10 0998521310 ISBN-13 9780998521312 Year 2017-04-17 Pages 382 Language English Publisher Roni Loren, LLC Download Link Click Here From the New York Times bestselling author of Off the Clock comes a story of love hate and the fire that ignites when the two collide Dr Elle McCray has a plan Work hard Be the best And do it alone After her ex husband s betrayal she s learned being feared is a hell of a lot easier than being humiliated So when trouble personified Lane Cannon dares to flirt with her she shuts him down cold Too gorgeous Too cocky And his job as The Grove s sexual surrogate is to sleep with patients No thank you Former escort Lane Cannon has spent enough years with people looking down on him Stupid Trailer trash Rent boy He s heard it all He s worked too hard to shed his past to let some haughty doctor cut him down But something about Elle s ice queen act has his dominant instincts perking up and his body taking notice He can t walk away After an evening of verbal sparring turns into a night of steamy hate sex Lane…