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The Long Blink: The true story of trauma, forgiveness, and one man's fight for safer roads

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The Long Blink: The true story of trauma, forgiveness, and one man's fight for safer roads

The Long Blink: The true story of trauma, forgiveness, and one man's fight for safer roads by Brian Kuebler
English | January 11th, 2020 | ISBN: 194188704X | 224 pages | EPUB | 0.63 MB

THE LONG BLINK is a narrative nonfiction book by Emmy Award-winning journalist, Brian Kuebler, who exposes the staggering cost of the American trucking industry's rising crash rate through the intimate struggle of Ed Slattery, who is left to piece his family back together after a trucker fell asleep at the wheel and killed his wife and maimed his son. From the historic, public settlement with the trucking company and a bizarre confrontation with its driver to one father's ongoing and, more recently, frustrating fight on Capitol Hill for safer roads, the Slattery's story is a revealing, emotional look at the rapidly growing danger we all face from the passing lane each and every day.

A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy

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A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy

A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy by Jane McAlevey
English | January 7th, 2020 | ISBN: 0062908596 | 304 pages | EPUB | 1.10 MB

From longtime labor organizer Jane McAlevey, a vital call-to-arms in favor of unions, a key force capable of defending our democracy

America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights

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America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights

America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights by Jerry Mikorenda
English | December 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 1493041347 | 256 pages | EPUB | 5.31 MB

In 1853, traveling was full of danger. Omnibus accidents were commonplace. Pedestrians were regularly attacked by the Five Points' gangs. Rival police forces watched and argued over who should help. Pickpockets, drunks and kidnappers were all part of the daily street scene in old New York. Yet somehow, they endured and transformed a trading post into the Empire City.

The Fast800 Diet: Discover the Ideal Fasting Formula to Shed Pounds, Fight Disease, and Boost Your Overall Health

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The Fast800 Diet: Discover the Ideal Fasting Formula to Shed Pounds, Fight Disease, and Boost Your Overall Health

The Fast800 Diet: Discover the Ideal Fasting Formula to Shed Pounds, Fight Disease, and Boost Your Overall Health by Michael Mosley
English | December 24th, 2019 | ISBN: 1982106891 | 288 pages | EPUB | 13.44 MB

Discover the next major "health revolution" (The New York Times) with this cutting-edge new program from #1 New York Times bestselling author of The FastDiet that will help you lose weight, beat disease, and live longer with intermittent fasting.

Stand Up, Fight Back: A Story About Being Bullied

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Stand Up, Fight Back: A Story About Being Bullied

Stand Up, Fight Back: A Story About Being Bullied by JEREMY BURKE
English | November 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 1543990274 | 212 pages | EPUB | 0.81 MB

This is the story of a little boy in being terrorized by bullies every day. It started on the bus with verbal taunts by bullies to all kids. Everyday they systematically made their way around teasing everyone. When it was my turn for ridicule, I tried to ignore them and hoped they would go away.

Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture

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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture

Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture by Chip Colwell
English | March 8th, 2017 | ISBN: 022668444X, 022629899X | 356 pages | EPUB | 1.56 MB

Who owns the past and the objects that physically connect us to history? And who has the right to decide this ownership, particularly when the objects are sacred or, in the case of skeletal remains, human? Is it the museums that care for the objects or the communities whose ancestors made them? These questions are at the heart of Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits, an unflinching insider account by a leading curator who has spent years learning how to balance these controversial considerations.

The Case That Shook the Empire: One Man's Fight for the Truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

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The Case That Shook the Empire: One Man's Fight for the Truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The Case That Shook the Empire: One Man's Fight for the Truth about the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre by Raghu Palat, Pushpa Palat
English | August 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 9389000270 | 163 pages | EPUB | 0.29 MB

30 April 1924. At the Court of the King's Bench in London, the highest court in the Empire, an English judge and jury heard the case that would change the course of India's history: Sir Michael O'Dwyer, the former Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab – and architect of the infamous Jallianwala Bagh massacre – had filed a defamation case against Sir Chettur Sankaran Nair for having published a book in which he referred to the atrocities committed by the Raj in Punjab.

101 Amazing Uses For Ginger: Reduce Muscle Pain, Fight Motion Sickness, Heal the Common Cold and 98 More! (101 Amazing Uses)

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101 Amazing Uses For Ginger: Reduce Muscle Pain, Fight Motion Sickness, Heal the Common Cold and 98 More! (101 Amazing Uses)

101 Amazing Uses For Ginger: Reduce Muscle Pain, Fight Motion Sickness, Heal the Common Cold and 98 More! (101 Amazing Uses) by Susan Branson
English | July 11th, 2017 | ISBN: 194554712X | 144 pages | EPUB | 3.00 MB

Hippocrates said, "Let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food." Ginger's rich flavor is familiar to most, but did you know this knobby root can be a source of healing, nutrients, and beauty? From fighting cancer cells to taming split ends, managing nausea to preventing hypothermia, ginger's uses are incredibly diverse.

Healthcare Is Making Me Sick: Learn the Rules to Regain Control and Fight for Your Healthcare

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Healthcare Is Making Me Sick: Learn the Rules to Regain Control and Fight for Your Healthcare

Healthcare Is Making Me Sick: Learn the Rules to Regain Control and Fight for Your Healthcare by Scott R. Heiser
English | June 24th, 2019 | ISBN: 1544511973 | 262 pages | EPUB | 1.67 MB

Have you taken a backseat role when it comes to your healthcare and insurance decisions? Maybe you're mad as hell about checking boxes you don't understand and watching your premiums go up. Maybe you're struggling to determine your personal risk and what plan is right for you. Maybe you feel the industry is a speaking different language—one you'll never understand.

A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight to Defeat the Nazis

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A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight to Defeat the Nazis

A Castle in Wartime: One Family, Their Missing Sons, and the Fight to Defeat the Nazis by Catherine Bailey
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 0525559299 | 480 pages | EPUB | 35.96 MB

"I was gripped by A Castle in Wartime—it contained more tension, more plot in fact—than any thriller."—Kate Atkinson, author of Big Sky and Case Histories

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History)

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All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History)

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History) by Emily L Thuma
English | March 2nd, 2019 | ISBN: 0252042336, 0252084128 | 246 pages | EPUB | 5.91 MB

During the 1970s, grassroots women activists in and outside of prisons forged a radical politics against gender violence and incarceration. Emily L. Thuma traces the making of this anticarceral feminism at the intersections of struggles for racial and economic justice, prisoners' and psychiatric patients' rights, and gender and sexual liberation.

Strike Back: Rediscovering Militant Tactics to Fight the Attacks on Public Employee Unions

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Strike Back: Rediscovering Militant Tactics to Fight the Attacks on Public Employee Unions

Strike Back: Rediscovering Militant Tactics to Fight the Attacks on Public Employee Unions by Joe Burns
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1632460890 | 218 pages | EPUB | 1.63 MB

"There is no collective bargaining without the strike. Joe Burns' Strike Back helps awaken the labor movement to our collective power. This book belongs in the hands of every unionist who wants to build power for working people through militant grassroots activism." —SARA NELSON, President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO

Unsung America: Immigrant Trailblazers and Our Fight for Freedom

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Unsung America: Immigrant Trailblazers and Our Fight for Freedom

Unsung America: Immigrant Trailblazers and Our Fight for Freedom by Prerna Lal
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1642501123 | 318 pages | EPUB | 1.64 MB

Immigration Stories–A Fight for Justice and Freedom

Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save our Wild Places

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Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save our Wild Places

Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save our Wild Places by Julian Hoffman
English | June 27th, 2019 | ISBN: 0241979498, 024129388X | 416 pages | EPUB | 3.69 MB

For readers of George Monbiot, Mark Cocker and Robert Macfarlane - an urgent and lyrical account of endangered places around the globe and the people fighting to save them.

Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

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Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit

Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit by Steven Higashide
English | October 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 1642830143 | 184 pages | EPUB | 1.21 MB

Imagine a bus system that is fast, frequent, and reliable—what would that change about your city?