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Books They Probably Didn't Teach You in School

A handful of books that shed some light on some lesser-known parts of history, the world, and human nature. This is by no means a conclusive list, but it will definitely get you started. This list is for those who ask questions and seek truth. Enjoy!
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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy (Yannis Veroufakis)
Talking to My Daughter About the Economy (Yannis Veroufakis)
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Freedom Next Time (John Pilger)
Freedom Next Time (John Pilger)
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Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps (Michi Weglyn)
Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps (Michi Weglyn)
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The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
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Imperium
Imperium
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Undoing Border Imperialism (Anarchist Intervention Series #6) (Harsha Walia)
Undoing Border Imperialism (Anarchist Intervention Series #6) (Harsha Walia)
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All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life (Winona Laduke)
All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life (Winona Laduke)
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Open Veins of Latin America (Eduardo Galeono)
Open Veins of Latin America (Eduardo Galeono)
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Harvest of Empire (Juan Gonzalez)
Harvest of Empire (Juan Gonzalez)
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We Should All Be Feminists (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
We Should All Be Feminists (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel
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Are Prisons Obsolete? (Angela Y. Davis)
Are Prisons Obsolete? (Angela Y. Davis)
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The Sacred Headwaters: The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena, and Nass (Wade Davis)
The Sacred Headwaters: The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena, and Nass (Wade Davis)
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Lucy Parsons: Freedom, Equality & Solidarity (Lucy Parsons)
Lucy Parsons: Freedom, Equality & Solidarity (Lucy Parsons)
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Iran Awakening (Shirin Ebadi)
Iran Awakening (Shirin Ebadi)
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Voices From the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba (Keith Bolender)
Voices From the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba (Keith Bolender)
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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The Awakening
The Awakening
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Tibet on Fire (Tsering Woeser)
Tibet on Fire (Tsering Woeser)
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Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Vandana Shiva)
Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Vandana Shiva)
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Brave New World Revisited (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World Revisited (Aldous Huxley)
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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner (Daniel Ellsberg)
The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner (Daniel Ellsberg)
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God Is Not a Christian: And Other Provocations (Desmond Tutu)
God Is Not a Christian: And Other Provocations (Desmond Tutu)
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Blackwater (Jeremy Scahill)
Blackwater (Jeremy Scahill)
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Capitalism: A Ghost Story (Arundhati Roy)
Capitalism: A Ghost Story (Arundhati Roy)
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The New Jim Crow
The New Jim Crow
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Sherman Alexie)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Sherman Alexie)
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Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)
Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)
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Death Blossoms: Reflections From a Prisoner of Conscience (Mumia Abu-Jamal)
Death Blossoms: Reflections From a Prisoner of Conscience (Mumia Abu-Jamal)
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9-11 (Noam Chomsky)
9-11 (Noam Chomsky)
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The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope (Amy Goodman)
The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope (Amy Goodman)
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Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance (Leonard Peltier)
Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance (Leonard Peltier)
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One Native Life (Richard Wagamese)
One Native Life (Richard Wagamese)
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Secrets a Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (Daniel Ellsberg)
Secrets a Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (Daniel Ellsberg)
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American Fascists (Chris Hedges)
American Fascists (Chris Hedges)
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A People's History of the United States
A People's History of the United States
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz)
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz)
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The Rebel (Albert Camus)
The Rebel (Albert Camus)
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Kashmir: The Case for Freedom (Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy, Etc...)
Kashmir: The Case for Freedom (Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy, Etc...)
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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco)
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt (Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco)
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