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"Trump may try to steal the election. We need to start preparing for that now" — PEOPLE'S POWER author Ashley Dawson writes for the Guardian

October 20, 2020

According to the civil rights activist George Lakey, planning to defeat a coup can actually help reduce the chances of attempts to overthrow democracy

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NEW VIDEO: IN DEFENSE OF JULIAN ASSANGE contributors Renata Ávila, Nathan Fuller, and Margaret Kimberley in conversation with Anya Parampil for People's Forum

October 20, 2020

"Hits upon all the major works in the canon of Americanness" — WELCOME TO HELL WORLD reviewed by Protean

October 20, 2020

The Canon of American Tragedy: Luke O’Neil’s Welcome to Hell World

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"Covid, Capitalism & Ecology" — THE MONSTER ENTERS author Mike Davis in conversation with Rob Wallace

October 19, 2020

"Here Are Some Great Virtual Book Events Happening This Week" — TALES OF TWO PLANETS featured on BuzzFeed

October 19, 2020

Panels on horror fiction and climate writing, memoirs from Peter Frampton and Matthew McConaughey, a celebration of African American poetry, and much more.

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"The challenges of addressing the climate crisis in fiction, and what kind of writing moves us to take action" — TALES OF TWO PLANETS editor John Freeman interviewed on Mr B's

October 16, 2020
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"An incisive appraisal of our current carbon age dilemma" — PEOPLE'S POWER reviewed by EuropeNow

October 16, 2020
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NEW EVENT: PANDEMIC! author Slavoj Žižek speaks at Frankfurt Book Fair on Saturday 10/17

October 16, 2020
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"Study Suggests a Supernova Exploded Near Earth About 2.5 Million Years Ago, Possibly Triggering an Extinction Event" — EXTINCTION recommended in Forbes

October 16, 2020
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"Wars and pandemics produce the same sort of lethal government bungling" — WAR IN THE AGE OF TRUMP author Patrick Cockburn writes for the Independent

October 16, 2020

New restrictions will not stop the epidemic because most people do not comply with the old ones

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"The problem with Amy Coney Barrett's nomination isn't timing. It's her views" — AMERICAN MONSTROSITY author Nathan J. Robinson writes for the Guardian

October 16, 2020

In case after case, she’s found procedural technicalities to justify depriving already powerless people of their basic rights

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"The Conspiracy Theory That's Eating America" — CHAMELEO author Robert Guffey discusses QAnon on Conspirinormal

October 13, 2020

NEW EVENT: THE MONSTER ENTERS author Mike Davis in conversation with Rob Wallace on Saturday 10/17

October 13, 2020
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"Brought back visceral sensations and emotions that I sometimes fear I've grown too numbed by my daily consumption of climate news to feel anymore." — TALES OF TWO PLANETS reviewed by the Nation

October 13, 2020

My descriptions come nowhere near doing justice to their stories and the power of their writing. You must read them and encounter their voices yourself—along with those of 34 other contributors, including Edwidge Danticat on Haiti, Mohammed Hanif on Pakistan, Anuradha Roy on India, and Ian Teh on China, to name just a few.

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"An urgent new collection of dialogues" — EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE! reviewed by OpEd News

October 12, 2020
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PEN PAL discussed by Carl Weathers and Paul Alan Smith on Law & Disorder

October 12, 2020
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"The End of the World Wide Web?" — SPLINTERNET author Scott Malcolmson interviewed on the Agenda

October 12, 2020

NEW VIDEO: THE MONSTER ENTERS author Mike Davis in conversation with STRONGMEN editor Vijay Prashad

October 12, 2020

"A historian I've always admired" — THE SINKING MIDDLE CLASS by David R. Roediger recommended by Rick Perlstein in the Boston Globe

October 12, 2020
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"The Assange extradition case is an unprecedented attack on press freedom—so why's the media largely ignoring it?" — WAR IN THE AGE OF TRUMP author and IN DEFENSE OF JULIAN ASSANGE contributor Patrick Cockburn writes for the Independent

October 9, 2020

Assange and WikiLeaks did everything journalists should do by finding out important information about US government misdeeds and handing it over to the public

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