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Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation
Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation
by James Howard Kunstler
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James Howard Kunstlers critically acclaimed and best-selling The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit, going into nine printings in hardcover. Kunstlers shocking vision of our post-oil future caught the attention... (read more)

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
by Robert D Kaplan
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Governing the World: The History of an Idea, 1815 to the Present
Governing the World: The History of an Idea, 1815 to the Present
by Mark Mazower
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A majestic narrative reckoning with the forces that have shaped the nature and destiny of the worlds governing institutions. The story of global cooperation is a tale of dreamers goading us to find common cause in remedying humanity's worst problems. But... (read more)

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The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
by Daniel Yergin
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Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year. In this gripping account of the quest for the energy that our world needs, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize. A master... (read more)

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Powerdown Options & Actions for a Post Carbon World
Powerdown Options & Actions for a Post Carbon World
by Richard Heinberg
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If the US continues with its current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. Resource depletion and population pressures are about to catch up with us, and no one is prepared. The political... (read more)

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Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil
by Timothy Mitchell
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Does oil wealth lead to political poverty? It often looks that way, but Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story. In this magisterial study, Timothy Mitchell rethinks the history of energy, bringing into his grasp as he does so environmental politics,... (read more)

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Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak
Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak
by Kenneth S. Deffeyes
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“This book explains both why the decline of our most precious fuel is inevitable and how challenging it will be to cope with what comes next.”Richard E. Smalley, University Professor, Rice University, and 1996 Nobel laureate  With world... (read more)

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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein
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To be honest, I could not finish this book. It made me too angry. These are the stories about our country you don't want to know. Naomi Klein has cast a spotlight on the dark secrets lurking beneath the surface of the American dream. The Shock Doctrine... (read more)

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Fortune Favors the Bold: What We Must Do to Build a New and Lasting Global Prosperity
Fortune Favors the Bold: What We Must Do to Build a New and Lasting Global Prosperity
by Lester C Thurow
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Bestselling author and renowned economist Lester Thurow argues forcefully that globalization is not a done deal and we must seize the moment now if we are to create a new global economy in which all can prosper. In this new book, Thurow examines the... (read more)

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Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World
Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World
by Dambisa Moyo
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Hardly a day passes when newspaper headlines or media commentators dont scream warnings of impending doom—shortages of arable land, clashes over water, and political Armageddon as global demand for fossil fuels far outstrips supply—but only one... (read more)

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Thinking in an Emergency (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
Thinking in an Emergency (Amnesty International Global Ethics)
by Elaine Scarry
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In Thinking in an Emergency, Elaine Scarry lays bare the realities of “emergency” politics and emphasizes what she sees as the ultimate ethical concern: “equality of survival.” She reveals how regular citizens can reclaim the... (read more)

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Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else
by Chrystia Freeland
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A Financial Times Best Book of the Year Shortlisted for the Lionel Gelber Prize There has always been some gap between rich and poor in this country, but recently what it means to be rich has changed dramatically. Forget the 1 percent—Plutocrats... (read more)

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Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War
Afflicted Powers: Capital and Spectacle in a New Age of War
by Iain A Boal
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Afflicted Powers is an account of world politics since September 11, 2001. It aims to confront the perplexing doubleness of the present’s lethal mixture of atavism and new-fangledness. The world careers backward into forms of ideological and geo... (read more)

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European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts
European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts
by Justine Lacroix
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European Stories takes a new look at debates about European Integration by examining the role of "public intellectuals"--political philosophers, scholars, editorialists or writers--who contribute to framing the attitude of European publics to Europe and... (read more)

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How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III
How the End Begins: The Road to a Nuclear World War III
by Ron Rosenbaum
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In this startling book, now in paperback, the bestselling author of Explaining Hitler warns that a nuclear World War III is not only the most massive and imminent threat to existence as we know it, but also one of the most ignored. While Russian... (read more)

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Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions
Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions
by Paul Mason
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The world is facing a wave of uprisings, protests and revolutions: Arab dictators swept away, public spaces occupied, slum-dwellers in revolt, cyberspace buzzing with utopian dreams. Events we were told were consigned to history—democratic... (read more)

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How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--And the Stark Choices Ahead
How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--And the Stark Choices Ahead
by Dambisa Moyo
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In How the West Was Lost, the New York Times bestselling author Dambisa Moyo offers a bold account of the decline of the Wests economic supremacy. She examines how the Wests flawed financial decisions have resulted in an economic and geopolitical seesaw... (read more)

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The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
by James Howard Kunstler
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James Howard Kunstler's The Long Emergency was an underground hit, going into nine printings of the hardcover edition. His shocking vision for our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders and was the subject of much... (read more)

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Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy
Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy
by Michael T Klare
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"Klares superb book explains, in haunting detail, the trends that will lead us into a series of dangerous traps unless we muster the will to transform the way we use energy."—Bill McKibben Oil recently hit $140 a barrel, and it is still climbing... (read more)

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What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher
What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher
by Ann Lee
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While America is still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis, a high unemployment rate, and a surge in government debt, Chinas economy is the second largest in the world, and many predict it will surpass the United States by 2020. President Obama... (read more)

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