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A government of wolves : the emerging American police state

Author: John W Whitehead
Publisher: New York : SelectBooks, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whitehead charts America's transition from a society governed by "we the people" to a police state governed by the strong arm of the law. In such an environment, the law becomes yet another tool to oppress the people, and the American people are in grave danger of losing their basic freedoms. He provides a call to action offering timely and practical initiatives for Americans to take charge of present course of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Whitehead
ISBN: 9781590799758 1590799755
OCLC Number: 830947003
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Political Science) 2013
Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Politics/Current Events) 2014
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. Is this America? I am afraid --
Who will protect us from our government? --
On the road to a police state --
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PART II. The future is here. Fiction has become reality --
Reality check --
Smiling at Big Brother --
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PART III. Welcome to the police state. 1984 --
America's new way of life --
SWAT team mania --
Dominate. Intimidate. Control. --
The New York prototype --
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PART IV. The electronic concentration camp. The matrix : where they live --
The Federal "gestapo"? --
Living in Oceania --
The watchers and the watched --
A total control society --
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PART V. America the battlefield. Subduing a populace : THX 1138 --
Tactics of intimidation --
Tasering us into compliance --
The goodbye effect --
Attack of the drones --
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PART VI. The new American order. Soylent green is people --
Are we all criminals now? --
The criminalization of America's school children --
The prison industrial complex --
The psychology of compliance --
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PART VII. The point of no return? V for vendetta --
Have we reached the point of no return? --
Know your rights or you will lose them --
Complaint lambs or nonviolent gadflies? --
What kind of revolutionary will you be?
Responsibility: John W. Whitehead ; with an introduction by Nat Hentoff.

Abstract:

Whitehead charts America's transition from a society governed by "we the people" to a police state governed by the strong arm of the law. In such an environment, the law becomes yet another tool to oppress the people, and the American people are in grave danger of losing their basic freedoms. He provides a call to action offering timely and practical initiatives for Americans to take charge of present course of history and stop the growing police state.

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