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  • Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People

    Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People : And Other Myths About Gun Control

    Author: Dennis Henigan

    Product Code: 6488
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/9/2016

    Debunking the lethal logic behind the pervasive myths that have framed the gun control debate

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  • Harness the Sun

    Harness the Sun : America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future

    Author: Philip Warburg

    Product Code: 8300
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/6/2016

    Going from the inner city to the open desert, a seasoned environmental advocate looks at solar energy's remarkable ascent and its promise for America's future.

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  • Hollowing Out the Middle

    Hollowing Out the Middle : The Rural Brain Drain and What It Means for America

    Authors: Patrick J. Carr, Maria J. Kefalas

    Product Code: 4226
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 7/21/2010


    Price: $17.00

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  • House for Hope

    House for Hope : The Promise of Progressive Religion for the Twenty-First Century

    Authors: John A. Buehrens, Rebecca Ann Parker

    Product Code: 6293
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 5/3/2011


    Price: $16.00

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  • House of Light

    House of Light

    Author: Mary Oliver

    Product Code: 4424
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 3/1/1994


    Price: $16.00

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  • Household Workers Unite

    Household Workers Unite : The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement

    Author: Premilla Nadasen

    Product Code: 8301
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 9/6/2016

    Telling the stories of African American domestic workers, this book resurrects a little-known history of domestic worker activism in the 1960s and 1970s, offering new perspectives on race, labor, feminism, and organizing.

    Price: $22.00

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  • I Told You So

    I Told You So

    Author: Kate Clinton

    Product Code: 4681
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 5/1/2010


    Price: $15.00

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  • In Defense of Childhood

    In Defense of Childhood : Protecting Kids' Inner Wildness

    Author: Chris Mercogliano

    Product Code: 4506
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/15/2008


    Price: $16.00

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  • In Our Own Best Interest

    In Our Own Best Interest : How Defending Human Rights Benefits All Americans

    Author: William F. Schulz

    Product Code: 3785
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 5/11/2002


    Price: $21.00

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  • Inferior

    Inferior : How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

    Author: Angela Saini

    Product Code: 6570
    Binding Information: Hard cover
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 5/23/2017

    What science has gotten so shamefully wrong about women, and the fight, by both female and male scientists, to rewrite what we thought we knew


    Price: $25.95

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  • Interfaith Leadership

    Interfaith Leadership : A Primer

    Author: Eboo Patel

    Product Code: 6483
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/2/2016

    A guide for students, groups, and organizations seeking to foster interfaith dialogue and promote understanding across religious lines

    Price: $20.00

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  • Invisible No More

    Invisible No More : Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

    Author: Andrea J. Ritchie   Foreword: Angela Y. Davis

    Product Code: 6581
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 8/20/2017

    A timely examination of the ways Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.


    Price: $21.00

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  • Jimmy's Blues

    Jimmy's Blues : and Other Poems

    Introduction By: Nikky Finney   Author: James Baldwin

    Product Code: 5447
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 4/1/2014

    All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition.

    Price: $16.00

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  • Junk Raft

    Junk Raft : An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution

    Author: Marcus Eriksen

    Product Code: 6591
    Binding Information: Hard cover
    Publisher: Beacon Press
    Publication Date: 7/4/2017

    An exciting account of an activist scientist's unorthodox fight against plastic marine pollution and of his expedition across the Pacific on a home-made junk raft


    Price: $26.95

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  • Kabir

    Kabir : Ecstatic Poems

    Translated By: Robert Bly

    Product Code: 5255
    Binding Information: Paperback
    Publisher: Beacon
    Publication Date: 4/15/2007


    Price: $12.00

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