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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.

2015 0902tpp cat

Latin America's Open Veins: From Brutal Colonialism to Exploitative Neoliberalism

By Eduardo Galeano, Monthly Review Press | Book Excerpt

2015 0827guantanamo cat

Tortured in Guantánamo, Uncharged Prisoner Details a US-Created Hell

By Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Little Brown and Company | Book Excerpt

2015 0823tnb cat

"Between the World and Me": The Black Body Matters

By Eisa Nefertari Ulen, Truthout | Book Review

2015 0804kf cat

Kafka's Last Laugh

By Vagabond, AK Press | Fiction / Book Excerpt