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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.

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

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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