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Bill of Rights

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United States Government


The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.

The Conquest of Bread

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Peter Kropotkin


In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he bel…

Politics

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Aristotle


The Politics, by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, is one of the most influential texts in political philosophy. In it, Aristotle exp…

A Jewish State

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Theodor Herzl


Read in English, this is a pivotal document in the history of Zionism and the State of Israel. Herzl designed this work to elevate the discu…

The Soul of Man

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Oscar Wilde


“(T)he past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.” Published originall…

Capital: a critical analysis of capitalist production, Vol 1

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Karl Marx


Capital, Volume I is the first of three volumes in Karl Marx’s monumental work, Das Kapital, and the only volume to be published during his …

Common Sense

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Thomas Paine


Common Sense, Paine's pro-independence monograph published anonymously on 10 January 1776, spread quickly among literate colonists. Within t…

The New Atlantis

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Francis Bacon


In 1623, Francis Bacon expressed his aspirations and ideas in New Atlantis. Released in 1627, this was his creation of an ideal land where p…

The Social Contract

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


The Social Contract outlines Rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized a…

Discours sur l’origine et les fondements de l’inégalité parmi les hommes

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


De l’inégalité parmi les hommes est un essai philosophique d’une centaine de pages environ, richement annoté par l’aute…

Two Treatises of Civil Government

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John Locke


The Two Treatises of Civil Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise is a…

The People of the Abyss

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Jack London


Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly …

The 9/11 Commission Report

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9/11 Commission


9/11 Commission Report, formally titled Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, is the official…

The Machine

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Upton Sinclair


Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the s…

The Gettysburg Address (version 3)

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Abraham Lincoln


The Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, in November, 1863, followed a few short months after the roiling, acrid clouds of gun…

Kitab Adab al-Dunya w'al-Din (The Ethics of Religion and of this World)

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Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Habib al-Mawardi


Al-Mawardi (Alboacen) was one of the famous Islamic authors and jurists. He was a well-known man in the “Abbassid” empire—a mature thinker w…

Bible Defence of Slavery

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Josiah Priest


The full title of this book is Bible Defense of Slavery; and Origin, Fortunes, and History of the Negro Race, by Rev. Josiah Priest, A. M. 5…

Reflections on the Revolution in France

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Edmund Burke


Reflections on the Revolution in France is a 1790 book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant)…

The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt


This book is a collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s published commentaries and public addresses on the general theme of the requirements for i…

Socialism: Utopian and Scientific

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Friedrich Engels


The main idea of "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific" (1880) was distinguishing scientific socialism and utopian socialism. Engels …

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

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