Generations and The Fourth Turning
Willaim Strauss and
Neil Howe read an 2
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American Dynasty Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush, by Kevin Phillips, read an 6 page summary or Buy the Book See also Welcome the Hackocracy, a look at Bush 2's appointments that made a difference.How the West Was Lost Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead by Dambisa Moyo, read a one page review, view 8 Minute Video 43 Minute Vide
The Center Holds Obama and His Enemies is "the thrilling story of one of the most momentous contests in American history, the Battle Royale between Obama and his enemies from the 2010 midterms through the 2013 inauguration." Video by Jonathan Alter, 2013 Buy the Book
Strange Rebels: 1979
and the Birth of the 21st Century.
By Christian Caryl. Basic; 400 pages
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Trade Doesn't Work
Ian Fletcher, adjunct fellow at the United States Business and Industry
Council, and CPA'
"Our democracy and way of life are
now threatened because of our single-minded pursuit of empire with a
well-entrenched militarism driving it that's become so powerful and
pervasive it's now an uncontrollable state within the state."
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How You Can Kill Al-Qaeda in Three Easy Steps review from Boing Boing
I just got done reading Howard Clark's new book "How You Can Kill Al-Qaeda (in Three Easy Steps). He's an ex-Marine and former Homeland Security adviser who says the way to win the war on terrorism is to help empower the mainstream Muslim community, who in recent years has been overshadowed in the public spotlight by fringe Al-Qaeda extremists. The whole idea of fighting terrorism with ideas and not weapons is definitely nothing new, but Clark's populist tone and foreign policy street cred was a refreshing perspective to have in the discussion. "Click on the link below in the next 30 minutes and I'll throw in this egg slicer absolutely free! Here's how to order!" Book's official site... Buy the Book
One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy
In this CSPAN2 book interview, Allison Stanger talks of her book which looks at the increasing use of private contractors by the U.S. government and argues that with proper oversight contractors can be valuable tools for carrying out our foreign policy. Includes audience Q&A. Buy the Book
Guns, Germs, and Steel - the fates of human societies '...attempts to explain why Eurasian civilizations, as a whole, have survived and conquered others, while attempting to refute the belief that Eurasian hegemony is due to any form of Eurasian intellectual, moral, or inherent genetic superiority." Buy the Book
The Limits of Power The End of American Exceptionalism, Bill Moyers sits down with history and
international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three
major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls
for a redefinition of the American way of life. The Limits of Power Democracy Now interviews Andrew Bacevich, a conservative historian who spent twenty-three years serving in the US Army. Buy this Book
“The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers’ Buy This Book
"The Shock Doctrine: The evil of “Disaster Capitalism”, a book report video was posted to the Crooks and Liars blog on December 1, 2007
"Nickel and Dimed" On (Not) Getting By in America is a book written by Barbara Ehrenreich. Written from the perspective of the undercover journalist, ...is critical and a good source of the twenty-three items
A Brief History of US Banking is a brief chronology.
Middle East Facts
The Predoitor State Video Part 1
with Walter,an Educator's Life
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