Natural Capitalism – Paul Hawken and Amory and Hunter Lovins
Creating the next industrial revolution
Called “One giant leap for sustainability,” this book is “both a calls to arms and a revelation. The authors not only show how today’s industrialists and economists can change to work in harmony with the environment, they reveal how many of them already are doing so—and improving profitability in the process….This is radical stuff.” – Christian Science Monitor
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy – Greg Palast
The Truth About Corporate Cons, Globalization, and High-Finance Fraudsters
Greg Palast is the investigative journalist who brought us the truth about:
- The 2000 Florida election scandal
- How Bush killed the FBI’s investigation of the financing of terrorist organizations by Saudi Arabia
Painstakingly researched, this is solid journalism, and a shocking look at our political reality.
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them – A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
The inimitable Al Franken takes the Right to task for its lies, especially the hard right media characters of Ann Coulter, Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, and of course, Rush Limbaugh. At turns shocking, amusing, and always factual, fair, and balanced.
Sleeping with the Devil – Robert Baer
How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude
An insider’s view of the Saudis and the Middle East as a whole from a former CIA operative, focused mainly on the oil economy and politics of Saudi Arabia. The facts it presents about the connections between the bin Ladens, Saudi princes, and the Bush family are alone worth the price.
The Great Unraveling – Paul Krugman
A collection of Paul Krugman’s columns from the New York Times, with new commentary for the book. Krugman is one of the best there is. Highly recommended!
Chomsky, Noam – Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
This is the ever-brilliant Noam Chomsky’s seminal work on how the mass media are manipulated to serve the agenda of political and economic elites. Crucial reading.