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How the World Really Works

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More and more Americans are coming to feel that something has gone fundamentally wrong in our society. We have suffered repetitive wars, big and small, some won and some lost, but with the peace always lost. Our society has been drained of around $5 trillion in welfare costs since LBJ's War on Poverty was declared, but with no diminution in the incidence of "poverty". Our ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 10th 2008 by ABJ Press (first published December 1st 1996)
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Alicia Fox
Jan 07, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: nonfiction
This is such a pile of crap that I'm tempted to mark it as "fiction." It dates to 1996, and focuses on right-wing conspiracy theories popular at that time. The gist of it is that there's a cabal of elite capitalists working to turn the world's governments into socialist states in order to better control the planet.

Each chapter of the book summarizes another book, including at least one (Report from Iron Mountain) which is known to be satirical. Jones even has a chapter on George Orwell's "1984,"
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Dennis Fernandes
Oct 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic. Shocking. Disturbing.
Straight forward and makes a lot of sense.
One of the best books I have ever read!
Denver Michaels
Mar 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Worth reading if you want a new perspective on why things seem so screwy. I don't necessarily agree with all of the author's conclusions, but they are worthy of consideration nonetheless.
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