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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein
Staff Pick
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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The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
by George Friedman
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A fascinating, eye-opening and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the U.S. and the world from one of our most incisive futurists.   In his thought-provoking new book, George Friedman, founder of STRATFOR—the preeminent private... (read more)

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The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor
The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor
by William Easterly
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Over the last century, global poverty has largely been viewed as a technical problem that merely requires the right “expert” solutions. Yet all too often, experts recommend solutions that fix immediate problems without addressing the systemic... (read more)

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The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
by Pietra Rivoli
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The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated in fourteen languages, Travels has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic... (read more)

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Do No Harm: How Aid Can Support Peace - Or War
Do No Harm: How Aid Can Support Peace - Or War
by Mary Anderson
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This text offers experiences of aid providers in war-torn societies to show that international assistance often reinforces divisions. It calls for a redesign of assistance programmes, and argues that opportunities exist for aid workers to support the... (read more)

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The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
by Samuel P. Huntington
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Based on the author's seminal article in Foreign Affairs, Samuel P. Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order is a provocative and prescient analysis of the state of world politics after the fall of communism. In this... (read more)

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Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization
Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization
by Nayan Chanda
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Since humans migrated from Africa and dispersed throughout the world, they have found countless ways and reasons to reconnect with each other. In this entertaining book, Nayan Chanda follows the exploits of traders, preachers, adventurers, and warriors... (read more)

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The Elusive Quest for Growth
The Elusive Quest for Growth
by William Easterly
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andlt;Pandgt;Since the end of World War II, economists have tried to figure out how poor countries in the tropics could attain standards of living approaching those of countries in Europe and North America. Attempted remedies have included providing... (read more)

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Power Politics
Power Politics
by Arundhati Roy
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Arundhati Roy —"India’s most impassioned critic of globalization" (New York Times)—has expanded the compelling first edition of Power Politics with two new essays on the U.S. war on terrorism. A Book Sense 76 choice for November... (read more)

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The Secret History of the American Empire: The Truth about Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World
The Secret History of the American Empire: The Truth about Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and How to Change the World
by John Perkins
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From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" comes an expos of international corruption. Perkins suggests how Americans can work to create a more peaceful and stable world for future generations.... (read more)

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The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream
The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream
by Jeremy Rifkin
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"[Rikfin's] major achievement in The European Dream is to draw together and cohere the complex historical, philosophical, and theological forces that have created such very different worldviews for shaping the future for us and our neighbors across the... (read more)

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Stuffed and Starved (12 Edition)
Stuffed and Starved (12 Edition)
by Raj Patel
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Revised and Expanded Edition "For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable." &mdash... (read more)

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After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World
After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World
by Dilip Hiro
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The United States victory in the Cold War in 1991 led to triumphalist claims that humanity had reached “the end of history,” and that Washington would enjoy everlasting supremacy. Some years later, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright... (read more)

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Fateful Triangle United States Rev Edition
Fateful Triangle United States Rev Edition
by Noam Chomsky
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Contents Foreword by Edward W. Said Preface to the Updated Edition 1. Fanning the Flames 2. The Origins of the "Special Relationship" 3. Rejectionism and Accommodation 4. Isreal and Palestine: Historical Backgrounds 5. Peace for Galilee 6. Aftermath 7... (read more)

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Carbon Democracy (11 Edition)
Carbon Democracy (11 Edition)
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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The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy
The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy
by Dani Rodrik
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In this eloquent challenge to the reigning wisdom on globalization, Dani Rodrik reminds us of the importance of the nation-state, arguing forcefully that when the social arrangements of democracies inevitably clash with the international demands of... (read more)

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The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
by Jacqueline Novogratz
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The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who left a career in international banking to spend her life on a quest to understand global poverty and find powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started back home in Virginia, with the blue... (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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Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum
Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum
by Michael T Klare
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In his pathbreaking Resource Wars, world security expert Michael Klare alerted us to the role of resources in conflicts in the post-cold-war world. Now, in Blood and Oil, he concentrates on a single precious commodity, petroleum, while issuing a warning... (read more)

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Globalization Paradox (11 Edition)
Globalization Paradox (11 Edition)
by Dani Rodrik
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From the mercantile monopolies of seventeenth-century empires to the modern-day authority of the WTO, IMF, and World Bank, the nations of the world have struggled to effectively harness globalization's promise. The economic narratives that underpinned... (read more)

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