Current Affairs

Republic of Outsiders
The Power of Amateurs, Dreamers, and Rebels

Alissa Quart

The Smartphone
Anatomy of an Industry

Elizabeth Woyke

Digital Disconnect
How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

Robert W. McChesney

The Cushion in the Road
Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm’s Way

Alice Walker

Two Billion Eyes
The Story of China Central Television

Ying Zhu

The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

Wenonah Hauter

Black Stats
African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-First Century

Monique Couvson

Uncle Swami
South Asians in America Today

Vijay Prashad

Killing Machine
The American Presidency in the Age of Drone Warfare

Lloyd C. Gardner

The New Black
What Has Changed—and What Has Not—with Race in America

Kenneth W. Mack, Guy-Uriel E. Charles

So Rich, So Poor
Why It’s So Hard to End Poverty in America

Peter Edelman

Betting on Famine
Why the World Still Goes Hungry

Jean Ziegler

Wrong Turn
America’s Deadly Embrace of Counterinsurgency

Colonel Gian Gentile

Extremely Loud
Sound as a Weapon

Juliette Volcler

A Plague of Prisons
The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America

Ernest Drucker

Living “Illegal”
The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration

Marie Friedmann Marquardt, Timothy J. Steigenga, Philip J. Williams, Manuel A. Vásquez