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M. K. Theodoratus. A Review of Griftopia by Matt Taibbi. Amazon. American Dreamers — By Michael Kazin — Book Review. American Fascists: Book Review « Life Without a Net. To a lot of atheists, Chris Hedges is a relatively well known Christian who is good at getting smacked around in debates with the likes of Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens.

American Fascists: Book Review « Life Without a Net

He’s written a book railing against atheists for being too critical of religion. He apparently doesn’t believe we really exist, as it turns out. But don’t let all that sway your opinion against American Fascists from the outset. Hedges is very familiar with terrorist and totalitarian regimes, having spent two decades covering Central America, the Balkans, the Middle East, and Africa. He was part of a group awarded the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of global terrorism. And that’s what this book is about. American Fascists is an exposé of the powerful and growing fundamentalist Christian movement whose leaders are bent on creating a Christian America, based not on Constitutional equality, but the literal interpretation of the Bible as the ultimate source of law and morality.

He goes on to quote Robert O. Like this: Books available online by award winning author Thom Hartmann. Thom Hartmann Radio Program Live : Mon-Fri3pm - 6pm EasternLive radio | Live TV | Podcast Syndicated by Dial-Global, Pacifica, and simulcast on Free Speech TV Network on Dish Network and DirectTV, and on radio stations, American Forces Radio, and Sirius/XM.

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Exposing the thinking, the money trail and the puppet strings behind the world-changing crises and wars of the last four decades, The Shock Doctrine is the gripping story of how America’s “free market” policies have come to dominate the world-- through the exploitation of disaster-shocked people and countries. At the most chaotic juncture in Iraq’s civil war, a new law is unveiled that would allow Shell and BP to claim the country’s vast oil reserves….

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School ‘Reform’: A Failing Grade by Diane Ravitch

Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx by Janet Grossbach Mayer Empire State Editions, 166 pp., $16.95 (paper) It is a well-known fact that American education is in crisis. Less well known are contrary facts. Another little-known fact is that American students have never performed well on international tests. To put the current “crisis” into perspective, it is well to recall that American education was in crisis a century ago, when urban schools were overcrowded, swamped with students from Eastern and Southern Europe who didn’t speak English. Then there was the crisis of the 1950s: influential authors such as Rudolf Flesch and Arthur Bestor bemoaned the sorry state of the schools in the early 1950s, and other critics such as Admiral Hyman Rickover blamed them when the Soviets launched Sputnik into orbit in 1957. A decade ago, President George W. 1 Michael T.