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The four freedoms under siege : the clear and present danger from our national security state

Author: Marcus G Raskin; Robert Spero
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roosevelt's Four Freedoms were presented in his state of the union address of 1941, and they became the inspiration for a second bill of rights. But since the late 1970s and early 1980s, these  Read more...

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Raskin, Marcus G.
Four freedoms under siege.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(OCoLC)607929793
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus G Raskin; Robert Spero
ISBN: 0275989119 9780275989118
OCLC Number: 70775667
Description: xxvi, 344 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The U.S.A. Patriot Act vs. the U.S. Constitution --
September 11 : a golden opportunity for Bush II conservatives --
Lessons about terrorism the government never learns --
When is danger clear and present? --
Can the homeland ever be secure? --
The right to vote, the right to have it count --
Do you already live in an authoritarian state? --
Escape from authoritarianism --
Our religious sea change --
Holier than thou --
Religious war without end : the church crosses the state line --
How silent must prayer be? --
Faith, science, and rationality --
The business of hunger --
FDR's economic bill of rights --
The haves and the have-nots --
The national health --
Who decides who gets freedom from want? --
The United States goes to war for power, peace, and profit. Subverts constitutional government. And makes Americans fearful --
Can you sign a separate peace? --
Last words : Ahead of history : Marcus Raskin and the Institute for Policy Studies.
Other Titles: Clear and present danger from our national security state
Responsibility: Marcus Raskin and Robert Spero ; foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.
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