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Not a Conspiracy Theory: How Business Propaganda H&hellip by Donald Gutstein
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I first heard of Don Gutstein in a brief magazine notice of a book release with an interesting title, the one that became the title of this book. I went to the book release at a medium sized cafe with about a hundred other people. While I cannot recommend his ability to captivate a live audience, I was impressed by the depth of his research and his obvious concern that Canadians are not being told much truth either in the press or by politicians. When I read the book I was rewarded for my patience by thoughtful, well-researched investigative reportage. In this way Gutstein is like one of Canada's Noam Chomsky-like figures: towering investigative research matched with deep historical… Read more
Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Posi&hellip by Barbara Ehrenreich
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ehrenreich does it again, July 31 2010
What to say about Barbara Ehrenreich except "Thank you!" I first read a few online articles from her a dozen years ago and was hooked. Then I read Nickel and Dimed, the best expose and analysis of the underclasses in the USA that I'm aware of. When I later read Bait and Switch, which demonstrated how the program in Nickel and Dimed had succeeded so well (in stealing the little the underclass had) that the ruling elites moved the program into the middle classes, I was shocked. The audacity by the elite classes was astounding and the carefully-constructed "acceptance" by the lower and middle classes was disheartening.
And now comes Bright-Sided, her effort to explain how the "positive… Read more
Rhythmatist (Rm) ~ Stewart Copeland
Rhythmatist (Rm) ~ Stewart Copeland
I really can't say enough about this brilliant little gem. Oh, there are some rougher edges, but overall I do not understand how this occasionally entrancing, eclectic work has been so overlooked. A mix of African voices, human and otherwise, and rhythms in a solid backbeat swirl of electronic and percussive sounds, it is unlike any other record I have ever heard. I am truly sorry it has not been heard by more.