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A feature-length documentary on the history and resurgence of socialism in America.
A feature-length documentary on the history and resurgence of socialism in America.
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    -"Capitalism: A Ghost Story" by Arundhati Roy
    -"Socialism...Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation" by Danny Katch

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    -"The Age of Inequality Corporate America’s War on Working People" edited by Jeremy Gantz
    -"The S-Word" by John Nichols
    -"Outsider in the White House" by Bernie Sanders

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    -"No Is Not Enough" by Naomi Klein
    -"Capitalism: A Ghost Story" by Arundhati Roy
    -"Socialism...Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation" by Danny Katch

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