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.


Arundhati Roy: Another World Is Not Only Possible, She Is on Her Way

By Arundhati Roy, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt


Arundhati Roy: Is India on a Totalitarian Path?

By Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh, Democracy Now! | Video Interview

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The Economic Destruction of Gaza

By Ali Abunimah, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt


The Legacy That We Are Leaving: The Extinction of Species

By Elizabeth Kolbert, Henry Holt and Co. | Book Excerpt

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Legacy of Lost Hegemony

By Harriet Fraad, Truthout | Book Review


Profiteers Are Lining Up To Make Money Off Global Warming

By McKenzie Funk, The Penguin Press | Book Excerpt

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William Ayers: Teach Freedom!

By William Ayers, HarperCollins | Book Excerpt

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The Historical Jesus Was Crucified for Being a Revolutionary

By Reza Aslan, Random House | Book Excerpt

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"Twelve Years a Slave": Kidnapped Into the Horror of Slavery

By Solmon Northup, Penguin Books | Book Excerpt


A Daughter Is Born in the Swat Valley of Pakistan and Set Free by Knowledge

By Malala Yousafzai, Little Brown and Company | Book Excerpt
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