What Every American Should Know about Who's Really Running the World

ISBN-10: 0452286158

ISBN-13: 9780452286153

Edition: 2005

Authors: Melissa Rossi
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Description: A timely follow-up to What Every American Should Know About the Rest of the World Most of us know the big players politically in the United States. But ever wonder whos pulling their strings? Who the movers and shakers are around the globe? In sharp, witty prose, What Every American Should Know About Whos Really Running the Worldspells out exactly who to watch and what theyve done (and are still doing). Get the lowdown on: * Pfizer * Halliburton * Monsanto * Oprah Winfrey * WTO & IMF * Wal-Mart * Rupert Murdoch * Al Qaeda Filled with hard facts, global issues, and profiles of the heavy hitters, What Every American Should Know About Whos Really Running the Worldis essential reading for all Americans who want a handle on the movers and shakers behind the headlines.

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

What Every American Should Know About Who's Really Running the World Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Right
Food and Drug
Briefing: How Big Pharma Works
FDA: A Failed Experiment?
Pfizer: The Hungry Giant
Monsanto: The Revolutionary
Shadowy Stuff
Briefing: Spooks, Sneaks, and Snitches
Post-9/11 World: Securing the Patriots
Foreign Intelligence: Stirring Up the Wolrd
Consumerism
Wal-Mart: The Slave Driver
Credit Card Companies: The Corporate Loan Sharks
Persuaders
Public Relations Companies: The Propagandists
Rupert Murdoch: The Mightiest Media Magnate
Think Tanks: Questionable Sources
Council on Foreign Relations: Powerful Whispers
George Soros: The Meddler
Rev. Sun Myung Moon: Still Rising
Media Matters: Losing Focus
War Machine
Briefing: Defense Maneuverings
DARPA: Over the Edge and into the Present
Lockheed Martin: Snoop 'n' Shoot
Halliburton: Inside Connections
The Carlyle Group: Slippery Arms
Bechtel: The Master Builder
Precious Liquids
Briefing: Oil and Water
The Oil Beast: An Addiction
The al-Saud: Conflicts of Interest
OPEC: Controlling Natural Riches
Non-OPEC Oil Producers: The Outsiders
Veolia and Suez: The New Water Barons
Rogues
North Korea: Nuclear Rogue
Terrorists: Aiding the Government?
Organized Criminals: Modern Misfits
What's Next
Notes
Bibliography
Resources
Index
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