Resistance Against Empire (Flashpoint Press)

By: Jensen, Derrick

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New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Pacific Northwest Independent Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 275 p. Audience: General/trade. A scathing indictment of U. S. domestic and foreign policy, this collection of interviews gathers incendiary insights from 10 of today s most experienced and knowledgeable activists. Whether it s Ramsey Clark describing the long history of military invasion, Alfred McCoy detailing the relationship between CIA activities and the increase in the global heroin trade, Stephen Schwartz reporting the obscene costs of nuclear armaments, or Katherine Albrecht tracing the horrors of the modern surveillance state, this investigation of global governance is sure to inform, engage, and incite readers. Full list of Interviewees: * Stephen Schwartz, author of Atomic Audit: Costs and Consequences of U. S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940, is a guest scholar at the Brooking Institute and the director of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study Project. * Katherine Albrecht is the director of CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering), and is widely recognized as one of the world's leading experts on consumer privacy. * Robert McChesney is the author of seven books concerned with the contradiction between a for-profit corporate media and the communications requirements of a democratic society. * J.W. Smith is the author of World s Wasted Wealth and is the director of Institute for Cooperative Capitalism. * Juliet Schor is co-founder of the Center for a New American Dream, and has written three books focused on trends in work and leisure, consumerism, the relationship between work and family, women's issues and economic justice. * Alfred McCoy is the author of Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia and was winner of the Grant Goodman Prize in 2001. * Christian Parenti is the author of Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis, a critique the incipient American police state. * Kevin Bales is an expert on modern slavery and is the author of Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. *.

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A scathing indictment of US domestic and foreign policy, this collection of interviews gathers incendiary insights from ten of today's most experienced and knowledgeable activists.

Title: Resistance Against Empire (Flashpoint Press)

Author Name: Jensen, Derrick

Categories: Activism,

Publisher: PM Press: 2010-06-01

ISBN Number: 1604860464

ISBN Number 13: 9781604860467

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: Alibris0016421