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Gun control laws work in Canada (but not Washington D.C?).
Current counter-culture movements do more harm towards institutional efforts that have potential to bring more good to developing nations in the future.
The second limitation of the book is the assumption that the authors make that "progressive" politics are a given.
Bought this because I had read another book by Joseph Heath (Economics without illusions) and this book was similar in style and presentation. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rbpercussion
The central thesis of Nation of Rebels is valuable. We ought to look to political and regulatory solutions to social problems when applicable and beware to much emphasis on... Read morePublished 17 months ago by A. Hutchins
A funny thing about my 'pre-review'...I had three Amazon windows open at different books I'd just ordered on the general subject covered by this particular book, and I mistakenly... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Criticaster
I thought it would discuss how the counter culture of the 1960's transformed into money obsess creatures. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Gold Apex
A wildly amusing send-up of many forms of self-righteous behavior, this book has one brilliant and simple point that changes the way I perceive the world:
I used to... Read more
I tried to read all the way through this book, I couldn't do it. These guys used entire haystacks to create all these straw men. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by Aeris
This book is like sitting with your best friend discussing Freud, Hobbs, Rouseau and the decline of western civilization all in one great evening. Read morePublished on November 21, 2009 by Cha Lau
Nation of Rebels is definitely something for anyone born in the 80s or 90s to pick up.
Having said that, the book is an excellent examination of the countercultural ideals our... Read more
This is a book about the counterculture movement by two Canadian culture critics. It actually helped me do a lot of growing up. Read morePublished on May 27, 2008 by Caraculiambro