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Don't Know Much About History
Turning Points in American History
cove 400 years
Very Brief U.S. Political History
Century U.S. Decade Ranking
Century Decade Evaluation
3. War on Terror
U.S. Terror Episodes Since 1900
Prelude U.S. Terror Episodes Since 1900
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A Demon of Our Own Design
3. What Risks Are Building in the Markets Today? 26 min video
5. Wealth Track Asset Allocation Discussion 09/18/09 9 min
6. Demons of Our Own Design Bloomberg Interview 8/09 13 min
EpilogueTerrorism Against the West 1975-2015
Podcast: The 1967 War 57 min podcast
The Shifts and Shock What We Learned from the Financial Crisis by Martin Wolf 9/11/14
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America
and the World by Jeff Madrick Reviewed by Peter
Hoodwinked An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--and What We Need to Do to Remake Them, by John Perkins
"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, ...
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7. The War Book Reviews
Blackwater The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army Book Reviews from the New York Times, Crooks and Liars, and The Economist
How jihad went freelance is a review of three recent books. Al-Qaeda has evolved from a single group to an amorphous movement. Does that make it less dangerous or more so? Jan 31st 2008 of The Economist.
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
Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century. By Christian Caryl. Basic; 400 pages argues that 1979 belongs to the select club of real turning-points: "years in which one era ended and another was born. 1917 proved to be a bloody dead end and 1848 proved to be, in A.J.P. Taylor’s phrase, “a turning-point in history when history failed to turn”. But others, such as 1789 (when France’s ancient régime collapsed) and 1517 (when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the door), resound down the ages." Editors note: Was the liberalism of the 20th century coming to an end?
Free Trade Doesn't Work by Ian Fletcher, adjunct fellow at the United States Business and Industry Council, and CPA' In his effective 267 pages of text, Ian Fletcher dissects and often demolishes fundamental teachings about the benefits and risks of trade and replaces them with evidence based updates. He then recommends a practical alternative based on clear objectives.
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."
How You Can Kill Al-Qaeda in Three Easy Steps
review from Boing Boing
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.
U.S. Education Vs. Germany and Britain, Our Biggest Value Added
Germs, and Steel
The Limits of Power
Part One Opinions Matter
Historical Observations from Confucius to Summers
Current Leaders Advise from Ten Experts
Part 2 Education Truths
Part 3 Education Must Adjust as the
World Changed, Good Jobs Disappeared
Part 4 Implementation Goals
author/editor Walter Antoniotti
with Walter, an Educator's Life