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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. Our progressive pick-related articles are archived below.

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Money and the Corporate Media Are Gagging Democracy

By Robert McChesney and John Nichols, Nation Books | Book Excerpt


Myths About Illicit Drugs Perpetuate Destructive Policy

By Dr. Carl Hart, Harper Collins | Book Excerpt

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The Internet Is in Danger of Being Strangled by Commercialism

By Robert McChesney, The New Press | Book Excerpt

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Al Gore: My Vision of the Future

By Al Gore, Random House Books | Book Excerpt

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Sonia Sotomayor: From a Bronx Housing Project to the Supreme Court

By Sonia Sotomayor, Random House | Book Excerpt

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The Militarization of the National Security State

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

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American Militarism: Costs and Consequences

By Melvin Goodman, City Lights Books | Book Excerpt
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