Subversive thoughts on history, politics, and humanity (part 1)

A Listmania! list by cohors praetoria (Canada)
The list author says: "To understand the world it requires one to think about new ideas and challenge the preconceptions, biases, and worldview that we currently hold. This list represents some of the more interesting books on politics, world affairs, globalization, international finance, and philosophy that should interest you."
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (Penguin Classics)
1.  Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil (Penguin Classics) by Hannah Arendt
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War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
2.  War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges
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The Ralph Nader Reader
3.  The Ralph Nader Reader by Ralph Nader
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
4.  The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson
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It Takes a Pillage: Behind the bailouts,bonuses, and backroom deals
5.  It Takes a Pillage: Behind the bailouts,bonuses, and backroom deals by Nomi Prins
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Fear: The History of a Political Idea
6.  Fear: The History of a Political Idea by Corey Robin
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Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism
7.  Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism by Sheldon S. Wolin
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Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
8.  Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies by Noam Chomsky
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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
9.  Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Edward S. Herman
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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project)
10.  Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project) by Noam Chomsky
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Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America, Release 2.0
11.  Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America, Release 2.0 by Thomas L. Friedman
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
12.  Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
13.  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
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The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood
14.  The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood by Jeremy Campbell
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Crises of the Republic: Lying in Politics; Civil Disobedience; On Violence; Thoughts on Politics and Revolution
15.  Crises of the Republic: Lying in Politics; Civil Disobedience; On Violence; Thoughts on Politics and Revolution by Hannah Arendt
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The Affluent Society
16.  The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
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The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade
17.  The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
18.  Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
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A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression
19.  A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression by Richard A. Posner
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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
20.  The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein
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The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too
21.  The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too by James K. Galbraith
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Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy (Bk Currents)
22.  Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy (Bk Currents) by Ted Nace
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Corporation Nation: How Corporations are Taking Over Our Lives -- and What We Can Do About It
23.  Corporation Nation: How Corporations are Taking Over Our Lives -- and What We Can Do About It by Charles Derber
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
24.  Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib (P.S.)
25.  Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib (P.S.) by Seymour M. Hersh
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The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End
26.  The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End by Peter Galbraith
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Iraq Under Siege, Updated Edition: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War
27.  Iraq Under Siege, Updated Edition: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War by Anthony Arnove
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The Matador's Cape: America's Reckless Response to Terror
28.  The Matador's Cape: America's Reckless Response to Terror by Stephen Holmes
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Lawless World: The Whistle-Blowing Account of How Bush and Blair Are Taking the Law into TheirOwn Hands
29.  Lawless World: The Whistle-Blowing Account of How Bush and Blair Are Taking the Law into TheirOwn Hands by Philippe Sands
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Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians (Updated Edition) (South End Press Classics Series)
30.  Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians (Updated Edition) (South End Press Classics Series) by Noam Chomsky
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Globalization and Its Discontents (Norton Paperback)
31.  Globalization and Its Discontents (Norton Paperback) by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy
32.  Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy by Benjamin R. Barber
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The World is Flat (Updated and Expanded)
33.  The World is Flat (Updated and Expanded) by Thomas L. Friedman
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McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld
34.  McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld by Misha Glenny
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Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy
35.  Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy by Kevin Bales
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Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq
36.  Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq by Stephen Kinzer
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The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project)
37.  The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project) by Chalmers A. Johnson
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The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War
38.  The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War by A. J. Bacevich
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Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
39.  Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower by William Blum
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Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II--Updated Through 2003
40.  Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II--Updated Through 2003 by William Blum
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