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The end of America : letter of warning to a young patriot

Author: Naomi Wolf
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author Wolf shows that there are ten classic steps would-be dictators always take when they wish to close down an open society, and shows how each of those ten steps is underway in the United States today. Our Constitution was built to protect civil liberties and develop a careful system of checks and balances which protect our freedom from tyranny. Wolf argues that the escalation of executive power has eroded these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Wolf
ISBN: 9781933392790 1933392797
OCLC Number: 144769760
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Freedom Fighter) 2008
Description: xiii, 176 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ten steps --
The founders and the fragility of democracy --
Invoke an external and internal threat --
Establish secret prisons --
Develop a paramilitary force --
Surveil ordinary citizens --
Infiltrate citizens' groups --
Arbitrarily detain and release citizens --
Target key individuals --
Restrict the press --
Cast criticism as "espionage" and dissent as "treason" --
Subvert the rule of law --
Conclusion: The patriot's task.
Responsibility: Naomi Wolf.
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In a stunning indictment of the Bush administration and Congress, best-selling author Naomi Wolf lays out her case for saving American democracy. With authoritative research and documentation Wolf  Read more...

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