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    Marissa Alexander made a decision for herself and her family to accelerate the (un-free) freedom that all who live black in the United States have when we aren't formally caged.

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    Let's highlight the importance of framing and narratives, and the power of including the Global South, in a global day of boycott against multinational corporations.

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.

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If Journalists Ever Stop Uncovering Abuses of Power, We Will Lose Our Democracy

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Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

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In Which the Authors Interview Ralph Nader in the Bathtub

By Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein, Simon & Schuster | Book Excerpt

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Afghanistan Survival Skills

By Rory Fanning, Truthout | Book Review

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The US Government Never Understood Afghanistan and Still Doesn't

By Anand Gopal, Metropolitan Books | Book Excerpt

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Henry A. Giroux on "The Violence of Organized Forgetting"

By Victoria Harper, Truthout | Interview
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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.

2014.11.11.Risen.thumb

If Journalists Ever Stop Uncovering Abuses of Power, We Will Lose Our Democracy

By James Risen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing | Book Excerpt

2014.11.6.Schenwar.thumb

Maya Schenwar | Prison Destroys Families and Communities at Society's Expense

By Maya Schenwar, Berrett-Koehler Publishers | Book Excerpt

2014 1022 west t

Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

By Cornel West, Beacon Press | Book Excerpt

2014 1012news cat

In Which the Authors Interview Ralph Nader in the Bathtub

By Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein, Simon & Schuster | Book Excerpt

2014 0921nogo cat

Afghanistan Survival Skills

By Rory Fanning, Truthout | Book Review

2014.9.16.TPPCover.thumb

The US Government Never Understood Afghanistan and Still Doesn't

By Anand Gopal, Metropolitan Books | Book Excerpt

2014 819 gir t

Henry A. Giroux on "The Violence of Organized Forgetting"

By Victoria Harper, Truthout | Interview