Peter Koenig – Implosion: An Economic Thriller about War, Environmental Destruction and Corporate Greed
In this riveting economic thriller, Paul Jordon, a renegade World Banker,and Moni Cheng, an Andean woman who leads a socio-environmental non-governmental organization in the Peruvian Amazon, endure kidnappings, bombings, and deadly chases in their fight against boundless capitalism, destructive economic policies and corporate greed that are wreaking worldwide social injustice and destroying the globe’s richest zones of biodiversity. Together, Jordon and Cheng expose corporate ruthlessness, military brutality and Machiavellian economic policies of the foremost financial ivory towers of Washington, the World Bank, and the InternationalMonetary Fund.
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John Pilger – The New Rulers of the World
Pilger tackles the injustices and double standards inherent in the politics of globalization and exposes the terrible truth behind the power and wealth of states and corporations
John Pilger is one of the world’s renowned investigative journalists and documentary filmmakers. In this classic book, with an updated introduction, he reveals the secrets and illusions of modern imperialism. Beginning with Indonesia, he shows how General Suharto’s bloody seizure of power in the 1960s was part of a western design to impose a “global economy” on Asia. A million Indonesians died as the price for being the World Bank’s “model pupil.” In a shocking chapter on Iraq, he delineates the true nature of the West’s war against the people of that country. And he dissects, piece by piece, the propaganda of the ‘war on terror’ to expose its Orwellian truth. Finally, he looks behind the picture-postcard image of his homeland, Australia, to illuminate an enduring legacy of imperialism: the subjugation of the First Australians.
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Jonathan Cook: Disappearing Palestine – Israel’s experiment in Human Despair
In Disappearing Palestine, Jonathan examines the enduring themes of Zionist colonisation of Palestine, arguing that Israel has developed and refined policies to disperse, imprison and impoverish the Palestinian people in a relentless effort to destroy them as a nation. The West Bank and Gaza have been transformed into laboratories for testing the infrastructure of confinement, creating a lucrative ‘defence’ industry by pioneering technologies for crowd control, surveillance, collective punishment and urban warfare. The goal of these ever more sophisticated systems of curfews, checkpoints, walls, permits and land grabs is the disappearance of Palestine.
Stephen Lendman – Flashpoint in Ukraine
Flashpoint in Ukraine provides insight into today’s gravest geopolitical crisis since WW II. Possible global war looms.
Viewed from the perspective of the 22 highly-credentialed analysts who have contributed to this anthology, it’s an entirely different story. Obama’s pivot is global, in pursuit of unchallenged worldwide dominance, leading to multiple direct and proxy wars. Neocon-dominated Washington seeks to marginalize its Russian and Chinese rivals, surrounding both countries with US bases. Ukraine is in the eye of the storm, the crown jewel of NATO eastward expansion, the last step in Washington’s drive to incorporate all former Soviet republics and Warsaw Pact countries into NATO and install missile defense sites on Russia’s very border.
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Paul Craig Roberts – How the Economy Was Lost: The War of the Worlds
The US economy has disintegrated, and with it into the abyss plummet the blueprints of neoliberal economists, whose theories about “the free market” have now gone the way of medieval alchemy. No voice has been stronger, no prose more forceful, than that of Paul Craig Roberts in predicting collapse. His weekly columns in CounterPunch have won an audience of millions around the world, grateful for a trained economist who can explain lucidly how the well-being of the planet has been held hostage by the gangster elite. Now Dr. Roberts has written the shortest, sharpest outline of economics for the twenty-first century ever put between book covers. He traces the path to ruin and lays out the choices that must be made. There is the “empty world” of corporate exploitation, abetted by the vast majority of economists; or the “full world” of responsible management and distribution of our resources. Amid crisis, this is the guide you’ve been waiting for.
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Andre Vltchek: Exposing Lies of the Empire
ANDRE VLTCHEK is one of this world’s greatest contemporary thinkers. A true internationalist, he does not belong to any single culture; he belongs to the entire world, a world battered by Western imperialism and capitalist fundamentalism. That is why he works relentlessly and courageously at the front lines and battlefields, as well as in the most forgotten corners of the globe; wherever he is needed and wherever our humanity is suffering, struggling and is rising to its feet. Vltchek takes us to all the continents, to slums and palaces, to the villages bombed into the ground, and to the front lines of the revolution. It alerts and provokes, clarifies and leads forward. It is a book of philosophy, a collection of exceptional investigative journalist reports, and a manifesto. It will inspire millions.
Peter Koenig, Andre Vltchek, Christopher Black: The World Order and Revolution! Essays from the Resistance
THE WORLD ORDER and REVOLUTION! – Essays from the Resistance is a compilation of essays (thoughts, analyses, and dreams) by three outstanding authors: an international lawyer, an economist, and a philosopher. They are fighting against neoliberalism and imperialism. Each engages in the struggle in his own way, maybe using different ‘weapons’, but the goals are the same: economic and social justice for those who do all the work in society, respect for the true freedom of the individual to experience and express their humanity, respect for the rights of others and dedication to learning of and writing about the true situation of the peoples of the world as they exist today and the future possible now and tomorrow.
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Robert J Burrowes – The Strategy of Nonviolent Defense
Robert J Burrowes addresses the question of whether nonviolent defense can be an effective strategy against military violence. Drawing from the strategic theory of Carl von Clausewitz, the nonviolence of Mahatma Gandhi, and recent human needs and conflict theory, Burrowes develops a new strategic theory of nonviolent defense.
“The author does an exceptional job at questioning underlying assumptions (for example patriarchy, political realism, and the elitism of states). As a scholar in the area of nonviolent defense in my own right, I found myself personally benefited by this book’s theme of moving beyond a statist perspective on conflict toward one which recognizes the non-satisfying of human needs as the cause of conflict.” — Norman C. Freund, author ofNonviolent Defense: A Philosophical Inquiry into Applied Nonviolence.
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