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The Crucible
3.50
Fear and fundamentalist dogma
14 November 2013

Many people debate which play would be considered to be the greatest play written by an American and to
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Nov 13, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
 
Living in the End Times
3.81
Once again I am beginning a commentary on a book that I haven't finished (though I have now), but the main reason here is because I wanted to read a ...more
Dec 11, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
 
Michael Moore Is a Big Fat Stupid White Man
3.47
I really do not know why I actually purchased this book but I can say that after I finished reading it I made sure I got rid of it as quickly as poss ...more
Jan 2005
Jul 06, 2012
 
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
3.79
The story of a modern day slave-master
2 May 2013

It is a little ironic that I am sitting in McDonalds, the flagship of corporate America, writing a co
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Apr 19, 2007
May 02, 2013
 
Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War
3.80
A journey into America's working class
19 June 2013

Isn't it funny that one day you wake up and you discover that you have become that which you hate.
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Jun 18, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
 
No War
3.84
I should open by suggesting that this book is not actually by Naomi Klein, and I am glad that I actually checked up on it before I wrote this comment ...more
not set
May 05, 2012
 
The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street
3.17
More of an rant than a critical examination of the financial crisis
13 December 2013

As I was making my way through the commentaries that I have alread
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Jan 14, 2009
Jul 22, 2011
 
Assassins
3.63
A rather irritating book about how drugs are bad
21 July 2010
I really did not think much of this book when I read it, and I guess I read it expecting
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Jul 23, 2002
Jul 22, 2011
 
9-11
3.71
A Noam Chomsky interview
12 December 2010

This small book is a transcript of a radio interview with Chomsky shortly after the September 11 attacks. I r
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Aug 13, 2005
Jul 22, 2011
 
Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler
4.23
Doing business with Hitler's Germany
8 October 2011

In a sense this book is little more than a conspiracy theory trying to link Wall Street with the ri
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Aug 23, 2005
Oct 08, 2011
 
What Every American Should Know About Who's Really Running the World
3.80
An entertaining look at the powers behind the throne
11 May 2012

To be blunt, there is really nothing in this book that cannot be found out with a litt
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Oct 05, 2006
May 11, 2012
 
The Mask of Anarchy Written on the Occasion of the Massacre at Manchester
4.55
This poem was written after what was known as the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester in 1819. It was four years after the end of the Napoleonic Wars and ...more
not set
Apr 16, 2013
 
Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden?
3.40
Spurlock's quest to understand the Muslim world
11 May 2012

The first this that I noticed when looking a some of the reviews of this book was that Morg
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Mar 09, 2009
May 11, 2012
 
The Jungle
3.68
Well this is the last official day of my amazing holiday and I am sitting at the bar in the Regal Airport Hotel in Hong Kong (at around 1:00 am in th ...more
Jan 2005
Apr 02, 2013
 
Will They Ever Trust Us Again? Letters from the War Zone
3.50
A collection of emails from the front line
1 April 2012

Sometimes it is difficult to understand Michael Moore's motivations. I used to think that he wa
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Aug 12, 2007
Apr 01, 2012
 
Terrorism and War
3.94
A lesson in double-speak and the futility of sanctions
18 January 2013

I guess the difference between terrorism and war is the same as that between a p
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Mar 08, 2006
Jan 18, 2013
 
The Corporation
4.05
A critical examination of the nature of the modern corporation
2 February 2013

I guess I discovered this book after watching the documentary movie of t
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Feb 07, 2006
Feb 02, 2013
 
God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It
3.63
I first heard about this book when I was sitting in the lounge very late one night with one of my lady friends and watching late night television (th ...more
May 2006
Jan 18, 2013
 
Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
3.98
I have read a few books by Noam Chomsky, and despite him being a very accessible writer, and a profound intellectual, his books tend to all be on the ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2011
 
No Logo
3.85
As I mentioned under The Shock Doctrine, this book is about the internal problems with the American Empire as opposed to the external concerns that T ...more
May 04, 2002
May 03, 2012
 
Stupid White Men
3.29
This book is now actually quite dated since the Bush cronies are now gone and the Democrats, lead by Barak Obama, are now into a second term in the o ...more
Oct 2002
Jan 17, 2013
 
Fast Food Nation: What the All-American Meal Is Doing to the World
3.71
I really appreciated the fact that a DVD that covers a number of issues in this book was finally released. For those who are interested, the DVD is c ...more
Mar 2005
Jan 13, 2013
 
Parliament Of Whores: A Lone Humorist Attempts To Explain The Entire U. S. Government
4.00
I read this book quite a while ago. I remember seeing it in my local library, thinking that it looked pretty good, and decided to read it. At this ti ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2012
 
Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market
3.74
By the author of Fast Food Nation, this book contains three case studies each dealing with an area of the black market in America, namely marijuana, ...more
Sep 2005
Jan 19, 2013
 
Hope in the Dark
3.88
There are a plethora of books out there about what is wrong with the world, and countless pages of research of the various countries, dictators, corp ...more
Aug 2007
Jan 18, 2013
 
John Howard's Little Book of Truth
2.00
The good thing about these books is that they tend to be cheap and quick to read, but the bad thing about these books is that they become dated prett ...more
Oct 2003
Dec 17, 2012
 
Globalization and Its Discontents
3.81
I guess I picked this up thinking that it would be interesting to see what a former president of the World Bank had to say about the globalisation de ...more
Jun 2007
Oct 27, 2012
 
How to Be a Megalomaniac (Or, Advice to a Young Politician)
4.14
I guess the one thing that I liked about this book was how McCullum opened it, and that was by saying that while politics is an honourable profession ...more
Nov 2005
Dec 15, 2012
 
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
3.94
I had not heard of Noam Chomsky before the events of September 11 2001, but after that time, and with the further actions of the Bush Administration, ...more
not set
Jul 22, 2011
 
Laon and Cynthia; Or, the Revolution of the Golden City: A Vision of the Nineteenth Century (Reprint Services Edition)
3.00
It seems that poor Percy seems to have problems with upsetting people with his poems because when he went to publish this poem in its original form t ...more
Apr 09, 2013
Apr 07, 2013
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