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  • Feeding the Military-Industrial Complex

    The US's military procurement machine may be the single most successful system of wealth transfer ever devised. But as a provider of working equipment to defend the country against realistic threats, it is becoming more and more dysfunctional.

  • A New Era of Global Protest Begins

    In line with the steady rise in social unrest over the past decade, it's likely that we will witness an unprecedented escalation in large-scale citizen protests across the globe in 2016 and beyond.

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As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a "Progressive Pick" every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful. Each week, we provide articles, excerpts and interviews about the Progressive Pick, and also offer you a chance to receive the book or DVD with a donation to Truthout. Related articles are archived below; click here to view the full catalog of available Progressive Picks.

2016 0124t cat

Reclaiming Democracy From a Rogue Supreme Court

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2016 0110f cat

The Limits of Trickle-Down Philanthropy

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2015 1217socialism2 cat

Socialism Facilitates Human Liberation

By Danny Katch, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt

2015 1213ws cat

Runaway Inequality Is Ripping Us Apart

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2015 1210wallstreet cat

Economic Elites Will Only Give Up Power and Wealth When Forced to Do So

By Les Leopold, Labor Institute Press | Book Excerpt

2015 1126ch cat

Noam Chomsky | The Hubris of the United States

By Noam Chomsky, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt

2015 1117f cat

Drafting a Feminist Constitution

By Katherine Cross, The Feminist Press | Book Excerpt

2015 1112pp cat

Radical Women Role Models Lead the Way to Positive Change

By Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl, City Lights Books | Book Excerpt