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Bone Machine by Martyn Waites
Bone Machine
by Martyn Waites
read in November, 2012
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I loved Martyn Waits use of Newcastle space and solid socio-political theme in earlier novels like MARY'S PRAYER and CANDLELAND - the former of which owed something to Ted Lewis and GET CARTER. But he's grown to maturity as a writer with the Joe Dono ...more
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The Fall of Public Man by Richard Sennett
The Fall of Public Man
by Richard Sennett
read in November, 2012
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The most important contribution to the dialogue with the unfinished project of Karl Marx since Guy DeBord comes from the canon of former London School of Economics Professor Richard Sennett. Seminal is his recognition that Marx's efforts to create a ...more
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State of War by James Risen
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My previous critique didn't do this important book justice. Risen opens the lid on the CIA's failure to identify the threat posed by al Qaeda, ahead of 9/11 and the consequent efforts of strategically placed Neo Cons to fabricate evidence for an ille ...more
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Edmund Burke
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Edmund Burke

“If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.”
Gordon A. Eadie

Aristotle
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle, Metaphysics

George Orwell
“Big Brother is Watching You.”
George Orwell, 1984

Malcolm X
“Truth is on the side of the oppressed.”
Malcolm X

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