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What you should know about politics but don't : a nonpartisan guide to the Issues that matter / Jessamyn Conrad ; with an new introduction by Naomi Wolf.

Conrad, Jessamyn, author. (Author). Wolf, Naomi, author of introduction. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett Public Library 320.609 CON (Text) 30010170785821 Nonfiction Checked out 12/22/2016
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello 320.609 CONRAD (Text) 37743002180430 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 320.609 CON (Text) 78731000493341 New Material Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781628726725
  • ISBN: 1628726725
  • Physical Description: xxi, 384 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: An introduction to political affiliations -- Elections -- The economy -- Foreign policy -- The military -- Health care -- Energy -- The environment -- Civil liberties -- Culture wars -- Socioeconomic policy -- Homeland security -- Education -- Trade.
Summary, etc.: In a world of sound bites, deliberate misinformation, and a political scene colored by the blue versus red partisan divide, how does the average educated American find a reliable source that's free of political spin? What You Should Know About Politics... breaks it all down, issue by issue, explaining who stands for what, and why -- whether it's the economy, income inequality, Obamacare, foreign policy, education, immigration, or climate change. If you're a Democrat, a Republican, or somewhere in between, it's a way to brush up on a single topic or read through to get a deeper understanding of the often mucky world of American politics. This is a guide to understanding the background to the 2016 presidential election, but it also transcends the season. It's for anyone who wants to know more about the perennial issues that will continue to affect our everyday lives. The third edition includes an introduction by Naomi Wolf discussing the themes and issues that have come to the fore during the 2016 presidential cycle.
Subject: Presidents > Election > 2016.
United States > Politics and government > 2009- > Popular works.

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