The Truths We Hold

The Truths We Hold
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2019-01-08
ISBN 10: 0525560726
ISBN 13: 9780525560722
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Truths We Hold Book Review:

A New York Times bestseller From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country. Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in an Oakland, California community that cared deeply about social justice; her parents--an esteemed economist from Jamaica and an admired cancer researcher from India--met as activists in the civil rights movement when they were graduate students at Berkeley. Growing up, Harris herself never hid her passion for justice, and when she became a prosecutor out of law school, a deputy district attorney, she quickly established herself as one of the most innovative change agents in American law enforcement. She progressed rapidly to become the elected District Attorney for San Francisco, and then the chief law enforcement officer of the state of California as a whole. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, she took on the big banks during the foreclosure crisis, winning a historic settlement for California's working families. Her hallmarks were applying a holistic, data-driven approach to many of California's thorniest issues, always eschewing stale "tough on crime" rhetoric as presenting a series of false choices. Neither "tough" nor "soft" but smart on crime became her mantra. Being smart means learning the truths that can make us better as a community, and supporting those truths with all our might. That has been the pole star that guided Harris to a transformational career as the top law enforcement official in California, and it is guiding her now as a transformational United States Senator, grappling with an array of complex issues that affect her state, our country, and the world, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality. By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in THE TRUTHS WE HOLD a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values. In a book rich in many home truths, not least is that a relatively small number of people work very hard to convince a great many of us that we have less in common than we actually do, but it falls to us to look past them and get on with the good work of living our common truth. When we do, our shared effort will continue to sustain us and this great nation, now and in the years to come.

The Truths We Hold

The Truths We Hold
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Penguin Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2020-08-04
ISBN 10: 0525560734
ISBN 13: 9780525560739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Truths We Hold Book Review:

A New York Times bestseller From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country. Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in an Oakland, California community that cared deeply about social justice; her parents--an esteemed economist from Jamaica and an admired cancer researcher from India--met as activists in the civil rights movement when they were graduate students at Berkeley. Growing up, Harris herself never hid her passion for justice, and when she became a prosecutor out of law school, a deputy district attorney, she quickly established herself as one of the most innovative change agents in American law enforcement. She progressed rapidly to become the elected District Attorney for San Francisco, and then the chief law enforcement officer of the state of California as a whole. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, she took on the big banks during the foreclosure crisis, winning a historic settlement for California's working families. Her hallmarks were applying a holistic, data-driven approach to many of California's thorniest issues, always eschewing stale "tough on crime" rhetoric as presenting a series of false choices. Neither "tough" nor "soft" but smart on crime became her mantra. Being smart means learning the truths that can make us better as a community, and supporting those truths with all our might. That has been the pole star that guided Harris to a transformational career as the top law enforcement official in California, and it is guiding her now as a transformational United States Senator, grappling with an array of complex issues that affect her state, our country, and the world, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality. By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in THE TRUTHS WE HOLD a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values. In a book rich in many home truths, not least is that a relatively small number of people work very hard to convince a great many of us that we have less in common than we actually do, but it falls to us to look past them and get on with the good work of living our common truth. When we do, our shared effort will continue to sustain us and this great nation, now and in the years to come.

The Truths We Hold

The Truths We Hold
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2019-01-17
ISBN 10: 1473567866
ISBN 13: 9781473567863
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Truths We Hold Book Review:

From one of America's most inspiring political leaders - and now the Democratic nominee for Vice President - a New York Times bestselling book about the core truths that unite us and the shared values that will see us into the future. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, Senator Kamala Harris is committed to speaking the truth. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in a community that cared deeply about social justice and, from facing prejudice at a young age, Harris never hid her passion for doing what is right. Throughout her career, from starting out as a prosecutor right up to her position as California's Attorney General, and now as a US Senator, her hallmarks have been applying a compassionate yet data-driven approach to the thorniest issues, whether it's taking on the big banks or rejecting stale 'tough on crime' rhetoric as presenting a series of false choices. Neither 'tough' nor 'soft' but smart on crime became her mantra. Being smart means learning the truths that can make us better as a community, and supporting those truths with all our might. Through the arc of her own life, Harris communicates a vision of shared struggle, purpose, and values and grapples with complex issues that affect America and the world at large, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality. By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers a master class in problem solving, crisis management, and leadership.

The Truths We Hold

The Truths We Hold
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-05-07
ISBN 10: 0593113160
ISBN 13: 9780593113165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Truths We Hold Book Review:

Now adapted for young readers, Senator Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life. As the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris has blazed trails on her path to the national stage. But how did she achieve her goals? What values and influences guided and inspired her along the way? In this young readers edition of Senator Harris's memoir, we learn about the impact that Kamala's family and community had on her life, and see what led Senator Harris to discover her own sense of self and purpose. The Truths We Hold is a biographical ode to the values she holds most dear--those of community, equality, and justice--all of which helped shape her choices on her path to the Senate. An inspiring and empowering read, this book challenges readers to use their own values to guide their decisions and become leaders in their own lives.

These Truths We Hold

These Truths We Hold
Author: Saint Tikhon's Seminary Press,St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 393
Release: 2010-10
ISBN 10: 9781878997326
ISBN 13: 1878997327
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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We Hold These Truths...

We Hold These Truths...
Author: Paul Aron
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2009-10
ISBN 10: 9780742562738
ISBN 13: 0742562735
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Hold These Truths... Book Review:

Profiles famous Americans ranging from Abigail Adams to James Wilson, and discusses how some of their most famous quotations influenced the founding of the country.

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler
Publsiher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Total Pages: 278
Release: 1987
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015011818120
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A discussion of the ideas behind the U.S. Constitution and how they have been interpreted both in the past and at present.

Kamala and Maya's Big Idea

Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
Author: Meena Harris
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2020-06-02
ISBN 10: 0063018918
ISBN 13: 9780063018914
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Review:

A beautiful, empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of Meena Harris's aunt, US Senator Kamala Harris, and Meena's mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris. Share this inspiring picture book with young readers to help introduce vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris. “A must read for little girls around the world.” —Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts “An inspiring tale.” —Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action “I love this book.” —Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team One day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: They would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground! This is the uplifting tale of how the author’s aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality. This is a story of children’s ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood. A New York Times bestseller!

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: David S. Mitchell
Publsiher: Project Z Books
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN 10: 9780692720134
ISBN 13: 0692720138
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Hold These Truths Book Review:

In his timely debut novel, David S. Mitchell grants the reader unprecedented access to the provocative world of code-switching African-American Ivy Leaguers and the dark underbelly of Southern race politics as seen through the eyes of an erudite and incorrigible law student-turned US Senate campaign aide named Al Carpenter.

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: John Courtney Murray
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780742549012
ISBN 13: 0742549011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Hold These Truths Book Review:

The 1960 publication of We Hold These Truths marked a significant event in the history of modern American thought. Since that time, Sheed & Ward has kept the book in print and has published several studies of John Courtney Murray's life and work. We are proud to present a new edition of this classic text, which features a comprehensive introduction by Peter Lawler that places Murray in the context of Catholic and American history and thought while revealing his relevance today. From the new Introduction by Peter Lawler: The Jesuit John Courtney Murray (1904-67) was, in his time, probably the best known and most widely respected American Catholic writer on the relationship between Catholic philosophy and theology and his country's political life. The highpoint of his influence was the publication of We Hold These Truths in the same year as an election of our country's first Catholic president. Those two events were celebrated by a Time cover story (December 12, 1960) on Murray's work and influence. The story's author, Protestant Douglas Auchincloss, reported that it was "The most relentlessly intellectual cover story I've done." His amazingly wide ranging and dense--if not altogether accurate--account of Murray's thought was crowned with a smart and pointed conclusion: "If anyone can help U.S. Catholics and their non-Catholic countrymen toward the disagreement that precedes understanding--John Courtney Murray can." . . . Murray's work, of course, is treated with great respect and has had considerable influence, but now it's time to begin to think of him as one of America's very few genuine political philosophers. His disarmingly lucid and accessible prose has caused his book to be widely cited and celebrated, but it still is not well understood. It is both praised and blamed for reconciling Catholic faith with the fundamental premises of American political life. It is praised by liberals for paving the way for Vatican II's embrace of the American idea of religious liberty, and it is

We Still Hold These Truths

We Still Hold These Truths
Author: Matthew Spalding
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-04-08
ISBN 10: 1497636477
ISBN 13: 9781497636477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Essential Guide to Rolling Back the Progressive Assault and Putting America Back on Course Many Americans are concerned, frightened, angry. The country, it seems, is on the wrong track. But what is the right course for America? Knowing what we stand against is not the same as knowing what we stand for. Just in time, Matthew Spalding provides the plan for translating angst into proper action in this bestselling book. We Still Hold These Truths offers a bracing analysis of how and why we have lost our bearings as a nation and lays out the strategy to rescue our future from arbitrary and unlimited government.

'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...'

'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...'
Author: Kenneth N. Addison
Publsiher: University Press of America
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2009-02-16
ISBN 10: 9780761843313
ISBN 13: 0761843310
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...' Book Review:

'We hold these truths to be self evident_' An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roots of Racism and Slavery in America delves into the philosophical, historical, socio/cultural and political evolution of racism and slavery in America. The premise of this work is that racism and slavery in America are the result of an unintentional historical intertwining of various Western philosophical, religious, cultural, social, economic, and political strands of thought that date back to the Classical Era. These strands have become tangled in a Gordian knot, which can only be unraveled through the bold application of a variety of multidisciplinary tools. By doing so, this book is intended help the reader understand how the United States, a nation that claims 'all men are created equal,' could be responsible for slavery and the intractable threads of racism and inequality that have become woven into its cultural the fabric.

These Truths: A History of the United States

These Truths: A History of the United States
Author: Jill Lepore
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2018-09-18
ISBN 10: 0393635252
ISBN 13: 9780393635256
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

These Truths: A History of the United States Book Review:

New York Times Bestseller In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history. Written in elegiac prose, Lepore’s groundbreaking investigation places truth itself—a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence—at the center of the nation’s history. The American experiment rests on three ideas—"these truths," Jefferson called them—political equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, on a fearless dedication to inquiry, Lepore argues, because self-government depends on it. But has the nation, and democracy itself, delivered on that promise? These Truths tells this uniquely American story, beginning in 1492, asking whether the course of events over more than five centuries has proven the nation’s truths, or belied them. To answer that question, Lepore traces the intertwined histories of American politics, law, journalism, and technology, from the colonial town meeting to the nineteenth-century party machine, from talk radio to twenty-first-century Internet polls, from Magna Carta to the Patriot Act, from the printing press to Facebook News. Along the way, Lepore’s sovereign chronicle is filled with arresting sketches of both well-known and lesser-known Americans, from a parade of presidents and a rogues’ gallery of political mischief makers to the intrepid leaders of protest movements, including Frederick Douglass, the famed abolitionist orator; William Jennings Bryan, the three-time presidential candidate and ultimately tragic populist; Pauli Murray, the visionary civil rights strategist; and Phyllis Schlafly, the uncredited architect of modern conservatism. Americans are descended from slaves and slave owners, from conquerors and the conquered, from immigrants and from people who have fought to end immigration. "A nation born in contradiction will fight forever over the meaning of its history," Lepore writes, but engaging in that struggle by studying the past is part of the work of citizenship. "The past is an inheritance, a gift and a burden," These Truths observes. "It can’t be shirked. There’s nothing for it but to get to know it."

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: Lawrence Patton McDonald
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 171
Release: 1992-09
ISBN 10: 9780963280909
ISBN 13: 0963280902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Superheroes Are Everywhere

Superheroes Are Everywhere
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2019-01-08
ISBN 10: 1984837516
ISBN 13: 9781984837516
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Superheroes Are Everywhere Book Review:

From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller! Before Kamala Harris became a district attorney and a United States senator, she was a little girl who loved superheroes. And when she looked around, she was amazed to find them everywhere! In her family, among her friends, even down the street--there were superheroes wherever she looked. And those superheroes showed her that all you need to do to be a superhero is to be the best that you can be. In this empowering and joyful picture book that speaks directly to kids, Kamala Harris takes readers through her life and shows them that the power to make the world a better place is inside all of us. And with fun and engaging art by Mechal Renee Roe, as well as a guide to being a superhero at the end, this book is sure to have kids taking up the superhero mantle (cape and mask optional). Praise for Superheroes Are Everywhere: "This [book] offers a solid message: a superhero could be anyone, including you." --Booklist

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: Randall Norman Desoto
Publsiher: Xulon Press
Total Pages: 262
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 1604772689
ISBN 13: 9781604772685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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DeSoto states the disastrous effects that losing the beliefs of the founding fathers would bring, and presents solutions for a nation that is in peril due to a lack of vision. (Social Issues)

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident
Author: Oliver DeMille
Publsiher: Obstacles Press
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2013-11-01
ISBN 10: 9780989576383
ISBN 13: 0989576388
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident Book Review:

This book reveals the twelve natural laws of freedom, progress, and success that will help reverse the decline in society and restore freedom and prosperity. New York Times bestselling author Oliver DeMille is always on point as he schools us on all things freedom. Our society is in decline because we are breaking twelve natural laws, and until we change this, the decline will continue—no matter what else happens. But we can't sit around waiting for politicians to fix things. We, the ordinary people, have all the power over these twelve laws. Now is the time to get educated and take a stand for freedom!

Smart on Crime

Smart on Crime
Author: Kamala Harris
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2010-07-01
ISBN 10: 0811876195
ISBN 13: 9780811876193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Smart on Crime Book Review:

The old approaches to fighting crime just aren't working. Two thirds of people released from prison commit anothercrime within two years. In Smart on Crime, career prosecutor Kamala D. Harris shatters the old distinctions, rooted in false choices and myths, and offers a compelling argument for how to make the criminal justice system truly, not just rhetorically, tough. Harris spells out the necessary shifts that will increase public safety, reduce costs, and strengthen our communities when our politicians and law enforcement officials learn how to become tough and smart on crime.

We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths
Author: Richard C. Cook
Publsiher: Tendril Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2008-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780980219067
ISBN 13: 098021906X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Captured

Captured
Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
Publsiher: New Press, The
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2017-02-21
ISBN 10: 1620972085
ISBN 13: 9781620972083
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Captured Book Review:

A U.S. senator, leading the fight against money in politics, chronicles the long shadow corporate power has cast over our democracy In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer’s Dark Money. Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator Whitehouse combines history, legal scholarship, and personal experiences to provide the first hands-on, comprehensive explanation of what's gone wrong, exposing multiple avenues through which our government has been infiltrated and disabled by corporate powers. Captured reveals an original oversight by the Founders, and shows how and why corporate power has exploited that vulnerability: to strike fear in elected representatives who don’t “get right” by threatening million-dollar "dark money" election attacks (a threat more effective and less expensive than the actual attack); to stack the judiciary—even the Supreme Court—in "business-friendly" ways; to "capture” the administrative agencies meant to regulate corporate behavior; to undermine the civil jury, the Constitution's last bastion for ordinary citizens; and to create a corporate "alternate reality" on public health and safety issues like climate change. Captured shows that in this centuries-long struggle between corporate power and individual liberty, we can and must take our American government back into our own hands.