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America Besieged

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ISBN-10: 0872863387

ISBN-13: 9780872863385

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Parenti

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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; the moneyed power exercises a near monopoly influence over our political life, over the economy, the state, and the media. Some Americans are astonished to hear of it. Others have had their suspicions, although they may not be quite sure how it all adds up. This book invites the reader to stop blaming the powerless and poor and, in that good old American phrase, start…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication date: 1/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 205
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Michael Parenti(Ph.D., Yale University) is an internationally known, award-winning author, scholar, and lecturer who addresses a wide variety of political and cultural subjects. Among his recent books are God and His Demons(2010), Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader(2007), The Culture Struggle(2006), The Assassination of Julius Caesar(2003), and Democracy for the Few, 9th edition(2010).

Preface
Strange Politics
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
An Unjust Economy
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
A Dangerous State
The National Insecurity State
Repressing the Left
Political Murder, USA
Saying "No" to Legalized Drugs
Is Conspiracy Only a Theory?
Managed Media
Methods of Media Manipulation
Pack Punditry
Is It Sports or Is It War?
Kozy with the Klan
"Inferior" People
Pictures in Our Heads
Conclusion
What Is to Be Done (for Starters)?
We Must Fight City Hall