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Made in Detroit
did not like it
Synopsis of this book: My racism, let me show you it.
Jan 2007
Nov 01, 2007
The Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada
it was amazing
As an American whose side of the political spectrum has spent much of the past few decades losing to the other side at least in part due to the influe ...more
Jul 03, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise
really liked it
I think it could have been organized differently to make it clearer -- at times the thesis seems buried in the accretion of details about Wal-Mart new ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
The Lies of Sarah Palin: The Untold Story Behind Her Relentless Quest for Power
liked it
The parts about her early life and events in Alaska politics were interesting. But the parts about the McCain campaign in 2008 really seemed to repeat ...more
Jun 20, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
At The Tea Party: The Wing Nuts, Whack Jobs And Whitey Whiteness Of The New Republican Right...And Why We Should Take It Seriously
liked it
Edited collection of previously published articles about the Tea Party from 2009 and 2010. Quality varies, and overall, it already feels dated.
Jan 15, 2012
Jan 08, 2012
All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands
really liked it
Took a bit to get into it, but really enjoyed it in the end. The Akwesasne parts made me miss the North Country.
Sep 24, 2017
Sep 15, 2017
Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party
it was amazing
Really interesting look at the religious right and how it's come to occupy its key place in American (especially Republican) politics. This is a topic ...more
Jan 2010
Mar 15, 2010
The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin
really liked it
Thought this was surprisingly good. The most salacious bits have been widely reported in the media already, so no big revelations from reading the act ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture
really liked it
This is a comprehensive and sobering account of contemporary American retail culture, and how discounting has become pervasive, and what the consequen ...more
Aug 08, 2009
Aug 08, 2009
Blades of Glory: The True Story of a Young Team Bred to Win
really liked it
This was better than I'd expected. I'd been aware of this book for several years, having seen it on the shelves in bookstores. But I'd never bothered ...more
Sep 07, 2009
Sep 05, 2009
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