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Race and America's Long War
3.75
really liked it
I picked this up because I think one of the missing pieces -- one of many -- in our discussion of the rise of the far-right in the era of Trump is its ...more
Nov 24, 2017
Nov 19, 2017
 
Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump
3.97
liked it
I thought it would be interesting to try to keep up with the literature on the altright as it comes out, which is made a little easier given that few ...more
not set
Oct 29, 2017
 
Making Sense of the Alt-Right
3.69
liked it
This volume marks the beginnings of the efforts of political science to understand the altright, at least as far as work aimed towards a public goes. ...more
not set
Nov 02, 2017
 
Neoreaction a Basilisk
3.73
really liked it
It says something about the state of play that the best book-length treatment of the altright qua altright that I have yet found was published online ...more
not set
Feb 07, 2018
 
Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign
3.66
liked it
Allen and Parnes say up front that when they began writing about the Clinton campaign, they expected to write a very different book. Like most people ...more
not set
Dec 08, 2017
 
The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South
4.00
really liked it
Somehow along the way, I became a diplomatic historian, or anyway passed a comps field in US diplomatic history and have spent a lot of time with the ...more
Oct 15, 2017
Oct 13, 2015
 
Narcoland
3.98
really liked it
The Mexican cartel wars have been treated by most mainstream anglophone media as a baffling lapse into mass criminality, with substantial racist overt ...more
Jan 15, 2018
Oct 23, 2015
 
Under the Black Flag: At the Frontier of the New Jihad
4.06
really liked it
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Dec 24, 2015
Dec 13, 2015
 
Boob Jubilee: The Mad Cultural Politics of the New Economy: Salvos from the Baffler
3.81
it was amazing
None
Apr 2007
Apr 23, 2009
 
Full Spectrum Disorder: The Military in the New American Century
3.94
really liked it
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Jul 2006
Apr 23, 2009
 
Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism
3.96
liked it
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Jun 2007
Apr 23, 2009
 
Born Fi' Dead: A Journey Through The Jamaican Posse Underworld
3.89
really liked it
None
Mar 2007
Apr 23, 2009
 
A Brief History of Neoliberalism
4.09
it was amazing
None
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Apr 23, 2009
 
Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
4.08
really liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
4.05
liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic
4.13
it was amazing
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Apr 23, 2009
 
Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic
4.07
really liked it
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not set
Apr 23, 2009
 
No Logo
3.87
liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
4.23
it was amazing
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Apr 23, 2009
 
America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism
3.69
it was amazing
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not set
Apr 23, 2009
 
Wages of Crime: Black Markets, Illegal Finance, and the Underworld Economy
3.59
really liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
4.14
really liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire
3.95
it was amazing
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Apr 23, 2009
 
Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
4.07
really liked it
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Apr 23, 2009
 
When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor
3.81
really liked it
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not set
Apr 23, 2009
 
Empire of Capital
3.90
really liked it
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not set
Apr 23, 2009
 
Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
3.70
it was ok
None
Apr 26, 2009
Apr 23, 2009
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
liked it
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not set
Aug 26, 2009
 
Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
3.82
liked it
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Sep 11, 2009
Aug 26, 2009
 
The Power of Identity: The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Volume II
4.10
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Dec 04, 2009
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