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America besieged

Author: Michael Parenti
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : City Lights Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America Besieged deals with the underlying forces within U.S. society that deeply affect our lives. Showing how we are being misled and harmed by those who profess to have our interests at heart, Michael Parenti writes: "We are indeed a nation besieged, not from without but from within, not subverted from below but from above.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Parenti
ISBN: 0872863387 9780872863385
OCLC Number: 38258007
Description: x, 205 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: America besieged --
The evasion of politics --
The president as corporate salesman --
Our leaders don't know best --
Republicrats and Demopublicans --
The politics of sin --
Before we give away the post office --
The distribution of wealth --
Keeping the rich invisible --
A free market for whom? --
The myth of neutrality : technology and money --
Murder on the job --
A GATT to our heads --
Ecology for the money --
The national insecurity state --
Repressing the left --
Political murder, USA --
Saying "no" to legalized drugs --
Is conspiracy only a theory? --
Methods of media manipulation --
Pack punditry --
Is it sports or is it war? --
Kozy with the Klan --
"Inferior" people --
Pictures in our heads --
What is to be done (for starters)? --
We must fight city hall.
Responsibility: Michael Parenti.

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A collection of essays on political and social issues that focus on the enduring, underlying and often invisible forces that shape life in America, this text should be of interest to students of  Read more...

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