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UNDERSTAND LYNDON LAROUCHE

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The list author says: "As Helen Gilbert writes, "There's something strange and cultish about LaRouche, but its hard to figure out exactly what he's up to." This list is intended as a reading guide for those who want to know who LaRouche is and what he's really up to. A true portrait can only be based on what he, his followers, and critics say about him."
Three New Deals: Reflections on Roosevelt's America, Mussolini's Italy, and Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939
Three New Deals: Reflections on Roosevelt's America, Mussolini's Italy, and Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939
"LaRouche "idolizes" F.D.R. as the Democratic Leader/U.S. President he would most like to emulate. This work deconstructs the myth of Roosevelt as "defender" of the free world and shows how the New Deal was remarkably similar to the fascist policies of Mussolini, Hitler, and Stalin."
The Empire of "The City": The Secret History of British Financial Power
The Empire of "The City": The Secret History of British Financial Power
"LaRouche's view on the nature and extent of British imperialism is a carbon copy of the pre-WWII view expressed by E.C. Knuth in this volume, originally published in 1944."
The Truth about Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy
The Truth about Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy
"The "Introduction," dissects and analyzes the role and influence of LaRouche-inspired propaganda directed against Leo Strauss."
The Party: A Political Memoir (Volume 1) (The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988)
The Party: A Political Memoir (Volume 1) (The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988)
"Barry Sheppard's political memoir of his time in the S.W.P. contains a detailed account of "Operation Mop-Up." NCLC's attack on Communists and Trotskyists, which earned them a reputation as fascists."
The High Times Reader (Nation Books)
The High Times Reader (Nation Books)
"This "best of" collection of High Times articles includes Chip Berlet's '81 article, "WAR ON DRUGS: The Strange Story of Lyndon LaRouche, Sinister Mastermind of the Anti-Drug Coalition.""
Lyndon Larouche: Fascism Restyled for the New Millennium (Red Banner Reader)
Lyndon Larouche: Fascism Restyled for the New Millennium (Red Banner Reader)
"Gilbert unconvincingly accuses LaRouche of fascism, but makes a revealing analysis of LaRouche's Western cultural imperialism, misogyny, and shifting conspiratorial position on the Iraq war."
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements (Perennial Classics)
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements (Perennial Classics)
"Why do people join cults or mass political movements? Eric Hoffer's classic social-psychology study of the "true believer" reveals the state of mind of the convert to such movements."
Younger Than That Now: A Shared Passage from the Sixties
Younger Than That Now: A Shared Passage from the Sixties
"Only two chapters describe Ruth Williams' poignant 9 month involvement with a Milwaukee local of the NCLC in 1974-75. But it remains important reading for anyone thinking to join LaRouche's movement."
Reflections of an American Political Prisoner : The Repression and Promise of the LaRouche Movement
Reflections of an American Political Prisoner : The Repression and Promise of the LaRouche Movement
"Mike Billington was one of the few organizers for the LaRouche movement to join in the early 70s, move up the ranks and follow LaRouche to prison. His story/perspective is of an insider/believer."
Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort
Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort
"Lyndon LaRouche and his political movement are but a variant of a much larger political phenomenon known as right-wing populism documented by Berlet"
Prophets, Cults and Madness
Prophets, Cults and Madness
"Why are so many cults run by madmen? And what is the relationship between a madman and a man of genius? Price and Stevens attempt to answer these and other puzzling questions about cults from an evolutionary psychological perspective. This work doesn't specifically mention Lyndon LaRouche."
On the Edge: Political Cults Right and Left
On the Edge: Political Cults Right and Left
"LaRouche's former socialist collaborator Tim Wohlforth co-authors this examination of political movements and cults on the edge of mainstream politics, which includes LaRouche's own."
Revolution, She Wrote
Revolution, She Wrote
"This collection by LaRouche's former ally in the S. W. P. contains her essay "LaRouche: Sex Maniac and Demagogue" explaining the reasons for LaRouche's defection from the Left."
Black Leadership
Black Leadership
"Briefly discusses LaRouche's "real" record on race, including the role of Farrakhan and other black leaders in helping LaRouche to make inroads into the black community during the 90's."
Political Paranoia: The Psychopolitics of Hatred
Political Paranoia: The Psychopolitics of Hatred
"This work explores the political paranoid personality in theory and political history, a section discusses Lyndon LaRouche."
Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From
Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From
"This book unmasks the conspiracy theory and traces the historic development of global conspiracy theories to the French Revolution, but doesn't get into the psychology behind the conspiracy believer or weaver."
The Paranoid Style in American Politics: And Other Essays
The Paranoid Style in American Politics: And Other Essays
"Part I contains an unabridged version Hofstadter's classic '63 essay on "The Paranoid Style in American Politics," one of the first scholarly examinations of political paranoia."
I Was Wrong: The Untold Story of the Shocking Journey from PTL Power to Prison and Beyond
I Was Wrong: The Untold Story of the Shocking Journey from PTL Power to Prison and Beyond
"Jim Bakker was Lyndon LaRouche's cell/bunk mate at F.M.C. Rochester for a few months in 1990. His autobiography contains a chapter on Lyndon LaRouche."
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (Living Marxism Originals)
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (Living Marxism Originals)
"LaRouchite talk about "financier captialist" domination, and of a "financial oligarchy", have their root in Lenin's famous 1917 work, which Lyn studied while a Marxist."
The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary
The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary
"James S. Kunen was a student at Columbia during the spring of 68. As an amateur journalist, he documented the days leading up to, and following the student strike. During which, he interviewed Tony Papert and attended a lecture by Lyn Marcus (aka Lyndon LaRouche)."
The Prophet's Children (Historical Memories)
The Prophet's Children (Historical Memories)
"A first-hand account of contemporary American Trotskyism in the post-WWII era, includes Wohlforth's encounter with a young Trotskyist named Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr."
The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire: Theories of Imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin
The Liberal Ideal and the Demons of Empire: Theories of Imperialism from Adam Smith to Lenin
"A must for anyone seeking to understand the source of LaRouche's political and economic arguments. This book locates the sources for LaRouche's conspiracy theory of capitalist imperialism."
Lyndon Larouche and the New American Fascism
Lyndon Larouche and the New American Fascism
"Dennis King's expose of the secret history of the LaRouche movement contains inaccuracies, and questionable interpretive speculation, but remains informative reading."
Railroad!: U. S. A. vs. Lyndon LaRouche, et al.
Railroad!: U. S. A. vs. Lyndon LaRouche, et al.
"Although favoredly biased, this book is the single most comprehensive volume on the LaRouche trial available, containing many photos of source documents and evidence entered into the record."
The Power of Reason, 1988
The Power of Reason, 1988
"LaRouche's "revised" autobiography downplays his leftist past, but is updated to the late 80s, contains childhood reminesces and background on Lyn's intellectual concerns."
Winners and Losers: Social and Political Polarities in America (Duke Press Policy Studies)
Winners and Losers: Social and Political Polarities in America (Duke Press Policy Studies)
"American sociologist Irving Horowitz describes LaRouche/NCLC as an example of 'Left-wing Fascism,' and defines its major characteristics in his chapter/essay, "Left-Wing Fascism: An Infantile Disorder.""
Architects Of Fear
Architects Of Fear
"One of the first works to expose LaRouchism as a revival of right-wing conspiracism in the "paranoid" tradition of American politics."
Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator
Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator
"Lowenthal's classic study of the American "Agitator" reveals the techniques employed by WWII demagogues, the political forerunners of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr."
Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism
Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism
"Part Three of Arendt's trilogy on "The Origins of Totalitarianism," compares and contrasts the similarities and differences between Stalinist Russia and Nazi Germany, underlining the common traits of totalitarianism. Especially revealing are Arendt's descriptions of the totalitarian movement and organization, which are relevant for understanding the character and nature of LaRouche's movement."
Origins of Totalitarian Democracy
Origins of Totalitarian Democracy
"Talmon argues that two schools of democratic thought have existed side by side throughout history; liberal and totalitarian democracy. American democracy is a product of the liberal school. Communism, fascism, and LaRouchism represent the totalitarian school. LaRouche's opposition to "British liberalism" is actually an opposition to American liberal democracy."