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The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East
4.40
it was amazing
I was listening to an interview with Fisk, thirty years a reporter in the Middle East, on Democracy Now when Amy Goodman asked him what gave him hope. ...more
not set
Sep 01, 2008
 
Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
3.87
really liked it
What's the difference between erotic fantasy and industrialized distribution of graphic depictions of women sexually degraded? The difference between ...more
not set
Aug 26, 2010
 
Beyond Power:  On Women, Men and Morals
4.26
it was amazing
Read this read this read this! This immense book, published in 1986 no less, reads alternately like a primitivist book, a feminist herstory of the wor ...more
Jan 2003
Aug 21, 2008
 
Going Postal: Rage, Murder, and Rebellion from Reagan's Workplaces to Clinton's Columbine and Beyond
3.78
it was ok
The author has two explanations for workplace shootings. The first is that since Ronald Reagan took office, corporations have broken their mutually be ...more
Jan 2006
Apr 14, 2008
 
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control
3.81
really liked it
Oh man, we are so totally fucked. “The Culture of Control” isn’t on the horizon, it is here, and Jensen and Draffan aren’t so much warning us as setti ...more
not set
Sep 01, 2008
 
A Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of War
4.23
it was amazing
"It is perhaps a choice each of us makes over and over, even many times throughout one day, whether to use knowledge as power or intimacy."


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Jan 11, 2014
Sep 10, 2013
 
War at Home: Covert action against U.S. activists and what we can do about it
4.41
really liked it
Brief overview of COINTELPRO and continued U.S. government operations against political groups throughout the 1980's. This was published in 1989 and d ...more
Jan 2002
Oct 20, 2008
 
Sexual Politics
3.92
really liked it
Wonderful 1970 classic breakdown of male domination through an examination of literature: Mailer, Miller, Freud, Hardy, and more. Essential as an earl ...more
Jan 2000
Oct 05, 2008
 
The War Against Women
3.98
really liked it
From 1990, an ambitious attempt to identify, in a global context, the wars waged on women in this patriarchal era. Sobering, enraging, and important, ...more
Jan 2002
Oct 20, 2008
 
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
3.95
really liked it
"The worse reality becomes, the less a beleguered population wants to hear about it and the more it distracts itself with squalid pseudo-events of cel ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2009
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