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Left Bank Books welcome St. Louis native & Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award finalist Carla Power, who will discuss her new book Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back from Extremism, on our Facebook Live Page at 1pm CT on September 7th. Power will be in conversation with St. Louis Public Radio\'s Political Correspondent Jason Rosenbaum. Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a copy of Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back from Extremism from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores!\ \ \ About Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back from Extremism\ A groundbreaking look inside the controversial field of deradicalization, told through the stories of former militants and the people working to bring them back into society, from National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Carla Power\ \ What are the roots of radicalism? Journalist Carla Power came to this question well before the January 6, 2021, attack in Washington, D.C., turned our country\'s attention to the problem of domestic radicalization. Her entry point was a different wave of radical panic--the way populists and pundits encouraged us to see the young people who joined ISIS or other terrorist organizations as simple monsters. Power wanted to chip away at the stereotypes by focusing not on what these young people had done but why: What drew them into militancy? What visions of the world--of home, of land, of security for themselves and the people they loved--shifted their thinking toward radical beliefs? And what visions of the world might bring them back to society?\ \ Power begins her journey by talking to the mothers of young men who\'d joined ISIS in the UK and Canada; from there, she travels around the world in search of societies that are finding new and innovative ways to rehabilitate former extremists. We meet an American judge who has staked his career on finding new ways to handle terrorist suspect
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