Liberty Under Attack: Reclaiming Our Freedoms in an Age of Terror A Century Foundation Book
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Liberty Under Attack: Reclaiming Our Freedoms in an Age of Terror A Century Foundation Book

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In 2003, when PublicAffairs and The Century Foundation published an essay collection called The War on Our Freedoms, there was the possibility and the hope that the risks to our liberties would be temporary—a brief era of reaction to already terrible events arising in the wake of 9/11. Today, we understand that the changes set in motion five years ago have broadened as the...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 10th 2007 by PublicAffairs
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Liberty Under Attack, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Liberty Under Attack

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-9 of 9)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Tom Sulcer
Liberty Under Attack is a must-read warning for citizens but fails to see the underlying causes of tyranny. It's a series of essays by respected writers who lean to the left politically. They identify real threats to liberty and make valid criticisms which merit our attention.

Clearly the 9/11 attack overwhelmed the Bush administration, and in response to a problem which it didn't fully understand -- terrorism -- government enacted measures which violated the rights of citizens. Generally the pub...more
GeekChick
I bought this to serve as a complement to Naomi Wolf's End of America. I have only read a little, but so far, it is very good. It's a bit denser than Wolf's book -- but in a good way.

Just when you thought our current situation couldn't get any worse, this book will show you how this is nothing new. "Liberty cabbage" was the WWI version of Freedom Fries. As if going through it now wasn't bad enough; we are repeating it!

I suspect this book contains many facts about the current status of our civi...more
Christopher Goins
Christopher Goins marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2014
Anna
Anna marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2013
Naresh
Naresh marked it as to-read
Jan 09, 2011
John
John marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2010
Kathy Kenney
Kathy Kenney marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2009
Natalie Lin
Natalie Lin marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The War On Our Freedoms: Civil Liberties In An Age Of Terrorism The War on Our Freedoms: Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism Beyond the Basics The Dust of Empire: The Race for Mastery in the Asian Heartland America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy in the Twentieth Century

Share This Book