Best books about current events

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This family saga revolves around Money Rock, a powerful cocaine dealer in s Charlotte, N. The first book from the Black Lives Matter activist who came to prominence during the protests in Ferguson, Mo. Saslow expands on a story he wrote for the Washington Post in about the change of heart experienced by Derek Black, a rising star in Southern white nationalist movements. Egginton offers a critique of identity politics on campus—surprisingly, from a leftist perspective. Watkins Sept. My Mother.
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In this scathing essay, Christopher Hitchens looks at the relationship of the press and the public to the royal family, unpacking the tautology and contradictory arguments that prop it up. In his inimitable style, Hitchens argues that our desire not to profane or disturb the monarchy is a failure of reason and a confusion of reality. Fealty to the magic of monarchy stops us looking objectively at our own history and hinders open-minded criticism of our present. It is time we outgrew it. In this action-packed page-turner, Ashcroft reveals the dangers of his adrenalin-fuelled life as a security contractor in Baghdad, where private soldiers outnumber non-US Coalition forces in a war that is slowly being privatised. From blow-by-blow accounts of days under mortar bombardment to revelations about life operating deep within the Iraqi community, Ashcroft shares the real, unsanitised story of the war in Iraq - and its aftermath - direct from the front line.

Her humanities homework includes presidential debate watching, and she and her friends often discuss sustainability activities and the latest on standardized testing in between watching Drake memes on YouTube. So how do we encourage young people to pay attention to the world we live in without feeling powerless in the face of what often seem to be enormous challenges? Resources created to help parents and educators share current events with children and teens abound, from youth-created newspapers like IndyKids and classroom-oriented newsmagazines like Upfront. Recent attacks in Lebanon, France, Mali, and Nigeria are among the latest in a long line of horrors that leave families with questions, fears, and challenges as we try to comfort, empower, and guide our children through a difficult world. A frog sits on a rock smelling a flower; a mouse snatches it away, and a battle begins.

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Add to Bag. Unbeknownst to Washington, several of those soldiers were involved in a treasonous plot to assassinate him—thus ending the war before it began in earnest, and changing the course of history. This is truth as riveting as any piece of historical fiction. As Trump continues to be the only president to have openly sold access to his office through a property, this is essential reading. Instead, Treuer details how Native American cultures and the people who live them has continued, albeit in new and often creative ways, as tribes adjusted and reacted to the prejudicial and often radically unfair policies inflicted on them. Instead of simply ending at Wounded Knee, Treuer argues that Native American culture went underground, but continued to be celebrated, passed on, and very much alive. If you are Native, of course, this is all known—but for many, it will be a book that will change how you view American history.

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  1. Books shelved as current-events: Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vanc.

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