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Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism

Kevin Phillips · Viking
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

In his acclaimed book American Theocracy, Kevin Phillips warned of the perilous interaction of debt, financial recklessness, and the spiking cost (and growing scarcity) of oil- warnings that are proving to be frighteningly accurate. Now, in his most significant and timely book yet, Phillips...
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Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

Laurie Garrett · Hyperion; First Edition edition
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

Garrett takes us to India, where she meticulously examines the course of the countrys pneumonic plague; to Zaire, where the Ebola virus is still largely unchecked; and to Russia, where bad policy and a collapsing society have made for staggering setbacks in all areas of health. Garrett...
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Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War
Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

James Risen · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars,...
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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth
The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

Tom Burgis · PublicAffairs; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other "emerging markets" have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bottom of the industrial supply...
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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In
Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Anonymous. · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Throughout the Presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders galvanized voters with his progressive platform and vision for America. In the book, Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and outlines his ideas for continuing a political revolution to fight for a progressive economic,...
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Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives
Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives

Bill Harlow · Threshold Editions; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

While the American public is aware of the CIA’s use of highly controversial “enhanced interrogation techniques,” few know the man who, in the wake of September 11, led all U.S. counterterrorism operations and oversaw the use of those procedures—procedures that obtained...
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The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence
The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Gary A. Haugen · Oxford University Press
Pages: 346
Format: Hardcover

A Washington Post bestsellerWhile the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, the hidden plague of everyday violence silently undermines our best efforts to help the poor. Common violence like rape, forced labor, illegal detention, land theft, and police...
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Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance
Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance

Heidi Boghosian · City Lights Publishers
Format: Paperback

"Everyone of us is under the omniscient magnifying glass of the government and corporate spies. . . . How do we respond to this smog of surveillance? Start by reading Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance by Heidi Boghosian"--Bill...
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