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    • To Shape a New World

    • Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • By: Tommie Shelby, Brandon M. Terry
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly, Priya Ayyar, Cary Hite, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Martin Luther King Jr. may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. But despite his stature, the significance of King's writings and political thought remains underappreciated. In To Shape a New World, Tommie Shelby and Brandon Terry state that the marginalization of King's ideas reflects a romantic consensus history that renders the civil rights movement inherently conservative - an effort not at radical reform but at "living up to" enduring ideals laid down by the nation's founders.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Marginalized Majority

    • By: Onnesha Roychoudhuri
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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    Ever since the 2016 election, pundits have been saying our country has never been more divided - that if progressives want to reclaim power, we need to be "pragmatic", reach across the aisle, and look past identity politics. But what if we're getting the story all wrong? In The Marginalized Majority, Onnesha Roychoudhuri makes the galvanizing case that our voices are already the majority - and that our plurality of identities is not only our greatest strength, but is also at the indisputable core of successful progressive change throughout history. 

    Regular price: £21.19

    • How the Other Half Banks

    • Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy
    • By: Mehrsa Baradaran
    • Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
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    The United States has two separate banking systems today - one serving the well-to-do and another exploiting everyone else. How the Other Half Banks contributes to the growing conversation on American inequality by highlighting one of its prime causes: unequal credit. Mehrsa Baradaran examines how a significant portion of the population, deserted by banks, is forced to wander through a Wild West of payday lenders and check-cashing services to cover emergency expenses and pay for necessities - all thanks to deregulation that began in the 1970s.

    Regular price: £23.69