2008 Annotated Bibliography ELECTION 2008 – Lipstick on the Pig (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

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Chapter in ELECTION 2008: Lipstick on the Pig (Earth Intelligence Network, 2008)

Anti-Americanism, Blowback, Why the Rest Hates the West
Betrayal of the Public Trust
Biomimicry, Green Chemistry, Ecological Economics, Natural Capitalism
Blessed Unrest, Dignity, Dissent, & the Tao of Democracy
Capitalism, Globalization, Peak Oil, & “Free” Trade Run Amok
Collective Intelligence, Power of Us, We Are One, & Wealth of We
Culture of Catastrophe, Cheating, Conflict, & Conspiracy
Deception, Facts, Fog, History (Lost), Knowledge, Learning, & Lies
Democracy in Decline
Emerging and Evolving Threats & Challenges
Failed States, Poverty, Wrongful Leadership, and the Sorrows of Empire
Future of Life, State of the Future, Plan B 3.0
Innovation & 21st Century Leadership
Instruments of National Power Hard and Soft
Intelligence, Decision-Support, & Decision-Making
Internet (Good, Bad, & Ugly)
Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion from Faith to Fascism
Strategy
War, Waste, & Crimes Against Humanity

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Anti-Americanism, Blowback, Why the Rest Hates the West

Howard Bloom, The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997)

William Blum, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II-Updated Through 2003 [CIA Only, Not Military] (Common Courage Press, 2003)

Yossef Bodansky, Bin Laden: the Man Who Declared War on America (Prima Lifestyles, 2001)

Noam Chomsky, 9-11 (Seven Stories Press, 2001)

Noam Chomsky, Acts of Aggression: Policing “Rogue” States (Open Media, 2003)

Noam Chomsky, Interventions (City Lights Publishers, 2007)

Noam Chomsky, What We Say Goes: Conversations on U.S. Power in a Changing World (Metropolitan Books, 2007)

Amy Chua, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability (Doubleday, 2002)

Robert Dreyfuss, Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam (Holt, 2006)

David Fromkin, A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East (Holt, 2001)

Mark Hertsgaard, The Eagle’s Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World (Picador, 2003)

Michael Hirch, At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Chalmers Johnson, Blowback, Second Edition: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (Holt, 2004)

Stephen Kinzer, Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq (Times Books, 2006)

Barry M. Lando, Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush (Other Press, 2007)

Derek Leebaert, The Fifty-Year Wound: How America’s Cold War Victory Has Shaped Our World (Back Bay Books, 2003)

Saree Makdisi, Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Robert S. McNamara and James G. Blight, Wilson’s Ghost: Reducing the Risk of Conflict, Killing, and Catastrophe in the 21st Century (PublicAffairs, 2003)

Mark Palmer, Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World’s Last Dictators by 2025 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005)

Robert Young Pelton, Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror (Three Rivers Press, 2007)

Robert Young Pelton, The World’s Most Dangerous Places (Collins, 2003)

Maic Pierce, Why the Rest Hates the West: Understanding the Roots of Global Rage (InterVarsity Press, 2004)

Clyde V. Prestowitz, Rogue Nation: American Unilateralism and the Failure of Good Intentions (Basic Books, 2003)

Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies, Why Do People Hate America? (The Disinformation Company, 2003)

Michael Scheuer, Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror (Potomac, 2004)

George Soros, George Soros on Globalization (PublicAffairs, 2002)

Gore Vidal, Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace (Nation Books, 2002)

Stephen M. Walt, Taming American Power: The Global Response to U.S. Primacy (W. W. Norton, 2005)

Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: A History of the CIA (Anchor, 2008)

Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (Knoph, 2006)

Betrayal of the Public Trust

Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, The War On Truth: 9/11, Disinformation And The Anatomy Of Terrorism (Olive Branch Press, 2005)

George W. Allen, None So Blind: A Personal Account of the Intelligence Failure in Vietnam (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2001)

Eric Alterman, The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America (Viking Adult, 2004)

Robert Baer, See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism (Crown, 2002)

Robert Baer, Sleeping With the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude (Crown, 2003)

James Bamford, A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies (Doubleday, 2004)

Sidney Blumenthal, How Bush Rules: Chronicles of a Radical Regime (Princeton University Press, 2006)

Bush’s Brain [Karl Rove] (DVD)

Smedley D. Butler (General, USMC), War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier (Feral House, 2003)

Center for Constitutional Rights, Articles of Impeachment Against George W. Bush (Melville House, 2006)

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone (Knoph, 2006)

Michel Chossudovsky, America’s “War on Terrorism” (Global Research, 2005)

Richard A. Clarke, Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror (Free Press, 2004)

Tom Coburn (Senator), Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns Outsiders Into Insiders (Thomas Nelson, 2003)

Andrew Cockburn, Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy (Scribner, 2007)

Eliot Cohen, Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime (Free Press, 2002)

Aukai Collins, My Jihad: The True Story of An American Mujahid’s Amazing Journey from Usama Bin Laden’s Training Camps to Counterterrorism with the FBI and CIA (The Lyons Press, 2002)

Larry Diamond, Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq (Times Books, 2005)

Wells Earl Draughon, While America Sleeps: How Islam, Immigration and Indoctrination Are Destroying America From Within (iUniverse, Inc., 2007)

Lou Dubose and Jake Bernstein, VICE: Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency (Random House, 2006)

Daniel Ellsberg, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers (Viking Adult, 2002)

James Fallows, Blind Into Baghdad: America’s War in Iraq (Vintage, 2006)

James Fallows, National Defense (Random House, 1981)

Paul Farmer, Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (University of California Press, 2003)

Paul Findley, They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel’s Lobby (Lawrence Hill Books, 2003)

Stephen Flynn, America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism (HarperCollins, 2004)

Ted Flynn, Hope of the Wicked (Maxkol Institute, 2000)

David Frum, An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror [Clinton and Neo-Con Betrayals of the Public Trust] (Random House, 2003)

Laurie Garrett, Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health (Hyperion, 2001)

Bill Gertz, Breakdown: How America’s Intelligence Failures Led to September 11 (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2002)

Daniel Goure, Averting the Defense Train Wreck in the New Millennium (Center for Strategic & International Studies, 1999)

Daniel S. Greenberg, Science, Money, and Politics: Political Triumph and Ethical Erosion (University Of Chicago Press, 2003)

David Ray Griffin, The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions And Distortions (Olive Branch Press, 2004)

David Ray Griffin, The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11 (Interlink, 2004)

Nicholas Hagger, The Secret Founding of America: The Real Story of Freemasons, Puritans, & the Battle for The New World (Watkins, 2007)

David Halberstam, War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals (Scribner, 2002)

Morton H. Halperin, Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy (Brookings Institution Press, 1974)

Larry Hancock, Someone Would Have Talked: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy to Mislead History (JFK Lancer Productions & Publications, 2006)

Sander Hicks, The Big Wedding: 9/11, the Whistle Blowers, and the Cover-up (Vox Pop, 2005)

Dilip Hiro, Secrets and Lies: Operation “Iraqi Freedom” and After: A Prelude to the Fall of U.S. Power in the Middle East? (Nation Books, 2003)

Michael Hirsh, At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World (Oxford University Press, USA, 2003)

Karl F. Inderfurth and Loch Johnson (eds), Decisions of the Highest Order: Perspectives on the National Security Council (Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 1988)

Karl F. Inderfurth and Loch Johnson (eds), Fateful Decisions: Inside the National Security Council (Oxford University Press, USA, 2004)

Michael Isikoff, Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War (Crown, 2006)

Loch K Johnson, Seven Sins of American Foreign Policy (Longman, 2006)

Fred Kaplan, Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power (Wiley, 2008)

Michael T. Klare, Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum (Metropolitan Books, 2004)

Paul Krugman, The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century (W. W. Norton, 2004)

Lewis Lapham, Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and the Stifling of Democracy (Amazon Residuals, 2004)

Stephen Leeb, The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel (Business Plus, 2006)

Dave Lindorff and Barbara Oshansky, The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office (Thomas Dunne Books, 2006)

Douglas A. Macgregor, Transformation Under Fire: Revolutionizing How America Fights (Praeger Publishers, 2003)

Melissa Boyle Mahle, Denial and Deception: An Insider’s View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to 9/11 (Nation Books, 2004)

Thomas Mann and Norman Orstein, The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Jim Marrs, Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History That Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons, and the Great Pyramids (Harper Paperbacks, 2001)

Joan Mellen, A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK’s Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History (Potomac Books, 2005)

T. Christian Miller, Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq (Back Bay Books, 2007)

James Mills, The Underground Empire: Where Crime and Governments Embrace (Out of Print)

Michael Moore, Fahrenheit 9/11 (DVD)

Stephen D. Mumford, The Life and Death of NSSM 200 : How the Destruction of Political Will Doomed a U.S. Population Policy (Center for Research on Population & Security, 1994)

Bill O’Reilly, Those Who Trespass (Onyx, 1999)

Greg Palast, Armed Madhouse: Who’s Afraid of Osama Wolf?, China Floats, Bush Sinks, The Scheme to Steal ’08,No Child’s Behind Left, and Other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War (Dutton Adult, 2006)

Peter G. Peterson, Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It (Picador, 2005)

James Petras, The Power of Israel in the United States (Clarity Press, Inc., 2006)

Dina Rasor, Betraying Our Troops: The Destructive Results of Privatizing War (Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition, 2007)

Mark Riebling, Wedge: From Pearl Harbor to 9/11–How the Secret War between the FBI and CIA Has Endanger National Security (Touchstone, 2002)

Thomas E. Ricks, Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq (Penguin Press HC, 2006)

James Risen, State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration (Free Press, 2006)

Paul William Roberts, A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq (Raincoast Books, 2005)

David Rothkopf, Running The World: the Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power (PublicAffairs, 2005)

Michael C. Ruppert, Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil (New Society Publishers, 2004)

Bill Sammon, Strategery: How George W. Bush Is Defeating Terrorists, Outwitting Democrats, and Confounding the Mainstream Media (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2006)

Peter Dale Scott The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America (University of California Press, 2007)

Nick Shelton, The American Truth (Mill City Press; Updated edition, 2007)

Matthew R. Simmons, Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy (Wiley, 2005)

David Sirota, Hostile Takeover: How Big Money and Corruption Conquered Our Government–and How We Take It Back (Crown, 2006)

I. C. Smith, Inside: A Top G-Man Exposes Spies, Lies, and Bureaucratic Bungling in the FBI (Thomas Nelson, 2004)

George Soros, The Bubble of American Supremacy: Correcting the Misuse of American Power (PublicAffairs, 2003)

Gene Sperling, The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy for Shared Prosperity (Simon & Schuster, 2005)

Dick Stoken, The Great Game of Politics: Why We Elect, Whom We Elect (Forge Books, 2004)

Jerry E. Strahan, Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats That Won World War II (Louisiana State University Press, 1998)

Ron Suskind, The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11 (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Ron Suskind, The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill (Simon & Schuster, 2004)

Webster Griffin Tarpley, 9/11 Synthetic Terror: Made in USA, Fourth Edition (Progressive Press, 2007)

Joseph J. Trento, Prelude to Terror: the Rogue CIA, The Legacy of America’s Private Intelligence Network the Compromising of American Intelligence (Basic Books, 2005)

Louis Uchitelle, The Disposable American: Layoffs and Their Consequences (Knopf, 2006)

Gore Vidal, Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta (Nation Books, 2003)

Gary Webb, Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion (Seven Stories Press, 2003)

Tim Weiner, Blank Check: The Pentagon’s Black Budget (Grand Central Publishing, 1990)

Winslow T. Wheeler, Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security (US Naval Institute Press, 2004)

Paul L. Williams, Dunces of Doomsday: 10 Blunders That Gave Rise to Radical Islam, Terrorist Regimes, And the Threat of an American Hiroshima (WND Books, 2006)

Bob Woodward, Bush at War (Simon & Schuster, 2002)

Bob Woodward, State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Why We Fight (DVD)

John Yoo, The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11 (University Of Chicago Press, 2005)

Biomimicry, Green Chemistry, Ecological Economics, Natural Capitalism

Peter Barnes, Capitalism 3.0: A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2006)

Janine M. Benyus, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature (Harper Perennial, 2002)

G. Z. Brown, Sun, Wind & Light: Architectural Design Strategies, 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2000)

Robert Christopherson, Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography, 6th Edition (Prentice Hall, 2005)

Herman E. Daly, Ecological Economics: Principles And Applications (Island Press, 2003)

Herman E. Daly, For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future (Beacon Press; Updated, Expand edition, 1994)

Herman E. Daly, Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics (The MIT Press, 1993)

Gretchen Daily, The New Economy of Nature (Island Press, 2002)

Daniel C. Esty, Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage (Yale University Press, 2006)

David Gershon, Low Carbon Diet: A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds–Be Part of the Global Warming Solution! (Empowerment Institute, 2006)

Lance Gunderson and C. S. Holling (eds), Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems (Island Press, 2001)

Lance Gunderson and Prichar Lowell (eds), Resilience and the Behavior of Large-Scale Systems (Island Press, 2002)

Loretta Hall, Underground Buildings: More Than Meets the Eye (Quill Driver Books, 2003)

Paul Hawken, The Ecology of Commerce (Collins Business, 1994)

Paul Hawken,  Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution (Back Bay Books, 2000)

David Holmgren, Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability (Holmgren Design Services, 2002)

Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn, Earth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Stanley E. Manahan, Green Chemistry and the Ten Commandments of Sustainability, 2nd ed (ChemChar Research Inc., 2005)

William McDonough, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (North Point Press, 2002)

Jason F. McLennan, The Philosophy of Sustainable Design (Ecotone Publishing Company LLC, 2004)

Sandra F. Mendler, The HOK Guidebook to Sustainable Design (Wiley, 2005)

Paul Palmer, Getting to Zero Waste (Purple Sky Press, 2005)

Rob Roy, Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable Underground Home (New Society Publishers, 2006)

Juliet Schor, A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century (Seven Stories Press,2003)

Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life (Duke University Press, 2006)

Snow Walker (DVD)

Blessed Unrest, Dignity, Dissent, & the Tao of Democracy

Iain Bruce, The Porto Alegre Alternative: Direct Democracy in Action ( Pluto Press, 2004)

A. Lawrence Chickering and James S. Turner, VOICE OF THE PEOPLE: The Transpartisan Imperative in American Life (DaVinci Press, 2008)

Don Eberly, The Rise of Global Civil Society: Building Communities and Nations from the Bottom Up (Encounter Books, 2008)

Howard Fineman, The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country (Random House, 2008)

Francis Frascina, Art, Politics and Dissent: Aspects of the Art Left in Sixties America (Manchester University Press, 2000)

Robert W Fuller, All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2006)

Milton Glaser, The Design of Dissent: Socially and Politically Driven Graphics (Rockport Publishers, 2006)

Paul Hawkin, Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World (Penguin, 2008)

Elizabeth Janeway, Improper Behavior: When Misconduct Can Be Good for Society (Morrow, 1987)

Frances Moore Lappe, Democracy’s Edge: Choosing to Save Our Country by Bringing Democracy to Life (Jossey-Bass, 2005)

Richard Moore, Escaping the Matrix: How we the people can change the world (The Cyberjournal Project, 2005)

Kevin O’Keefe, The Average American: The Extraordinary Search for the Nation’s Most Ordinary Citizen (PublicAffairs, 2005)

Ron Paul, The Revolution: A Manifesto (Grand Central Publishing, 2008)

Mark Satin, Radical Middle: The Politics We Need Now (Basic Books, 2004)

Jonathan Schell, Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People (Holt, 2004)

Anwar Shah, Participatory Budgeting (World Bank Publications, 2007)

Cass R. Sunstein, Why Societies Need Dissent (Oliver Wendell Holmes Lectures) (Harvard University Press, 2005)

Joe Trippi, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Democracy, the Internet, and the Overthrow of Everything (William Morrow, 2004)

Jesse Ventura, Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me! (Skyhorse Publishing, 2008)

Howard ZinnA Power Governments Cannot Suppress (City Lights Publishers, 2006)

Capitalism, Globalization, Peak Oil, & “Free” Trade Run Amok

Paul D. Blanc MD, How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace (University of California Press, 2007)

John C. Bogle, The Battle for the Soul of Capitalism (Yale, 2006)

John Bowe, Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy (Random House, 2007)

Ha-Joon Chang, Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism (Bloomsbury Press, 2007)

Noam Chomsky, Profit Over People: Neoliberalism & Global Order (Seven Stories Press, 2003)

William R. Clark, Petrodollar Warfare: Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar (New Society Publishers, 2005)

Corporation, The (DVD)

Theodore Dalrymple, Life at the Bottom: The Worldview That Makes the Underclass (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2003)

Lou Dobbs, Exporting America: Why Corporate Greed Is Shipping American Jobs Overseas (Business Plus, 2004)

Lou Dobbs, War on the Middle Class: How the Government, Big Business, and Special Interest Groups Are Waging War on the American Dream and How to Fight Back (Viking Adult, 2006)

Kurt Eichenwald, Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story (Broadway, 2005)

Kurt Eichenwald, The Informant: A True Story (Broadway, 2001)

Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (Holt Paperbacks, 2002)

Jeff Faux, The Global Class War : How America’s Bipartisan Elite Lost Our Future – and What It Will Take to Win it Back (Wiley, 2006)

Charles Fishman, The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works–and How It’s Transforming the American Economy (Penguin Press HC, 2006)

Jeffry A. Frieden, Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (W. W. Norton, 2006)

Medard Gabel, Global Inc.: An Atlas of the Multinational Corporation (New Press, 2003)

Vincent A. Gallagher, The True Cost of Low Prices: The Violence of Globalization (Orbis, 2006)

Thomas Graves, Bulletproof (Pampas Publishing, 2005)

Alan Greenspan, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World (Penguin Press HC, 2007)

William Greider, The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy (Simon & Schuster, 2004)

Elizabeth Grossman, High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health (Shearwater, 2006)

Thom Hartmann, Screwed: The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class — And What We Can Do About It (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2006)

Richard Heinberg, The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies (New Society Publishers, 2005)

Richard Heinberg, Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World (New Society Publishers, 2004)

Naomi Klein, No Logo: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs (Picador, 2002)

Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (Metropolitan Books, 2007)

David C. Korten, When Corporations Rule the World (Kumarian Publishers, 2001)

Lawrence E. Mitchell, Corporate Irresponsibility: America’s Newest Export (Yale University Press, 2001)

Stacy Mitchell, Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America’s Independent Businesses (Beacon Press, 2006)

Robert D. Morris, The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink (HarperCollins, 2007)

Ralph Nader, Crashing the Party: Taking on the Corporate Government in an Age of Surrender (St. Martin’s Press, 2002)

John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (Plume, 2005)

John Perkins, The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Corruption (Dutton Adult, 2007)

Carroll Quigley, Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time (G. S. G. & Associates, Incorporated, 1975)

Mark Schapiro, Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What’s at Stake for American Power (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007)

W. Cleon Skousen, The Naked Capitalist (Buccaneer Books, 1993)

Giles Slade, Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America (Harvard University Press, 2006)

George Soros, The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered (PublicAffairs, 1998)

Joe Thornton, Pandora’s Poison: Chlorine, Health, and a New Environmental Strategy (The MIT Press, 2001)

Lionel Tiger, The Manufacture of Evil: Ethics, Evolution and the Industrial System (HarperCollins, 1987)

Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh, Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor (Harvard University Press, 2006)

Lori Wallach, The WTO [World Trade Organization] (Open Media, 2003)

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (DVD)

Ruth G Winter, A Consumer’s Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals: Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters (ASJA Press, 2007)

Collective Intelligence, Power of Us, We Are One, & Wealth of We

Tom Atlee, The Tao of Democracy: Using Co-Intelligence to Create a World That Works for All (Writers’ Collective; Revised edition, 2003)

Yochai Benkler, The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (Yale University Press, 2006)

Lowell L. L. Bryan, Mobilizing Minds: Creating Wealth from Talent in the 21st Century Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2007)

Barry Carter, Infinite Wealth: A New World of Collaboration and Abundance in the Knowledge Era (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999)

John Clippinger, A Crowd of One: The Future of Individual Identity (PublicAffairs, 2007)

Philip M. Dine, State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve Our Economy, and Regain Political Influence (McGraw-Hill, 2007)

Dan Gillmor, We the Media (O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2004)

Lawrence Goodwyn, The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America (Oxford University Press, USA; Abridged edition, 1978)

Vaclav Havel, Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Huizdala (Vintage, 1991)

Vaclav Havel, The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central-Eastern Europe (M. E. Sharpe, 1985)

Dee Hock, One from Many: VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005)

Henry Jenkins, Con Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide (NYU Press, 2006)

Charlene Li, Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies (Harvard Business School Press, 2008)

Pierre Levy, Collective Intelligence: Mankind’s Emerging World in Cyberspace (Basic Books, 1999)

Barry Libert, We Are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power of Crowds in Your Business (Wharton School Publishing, 2007)

Bill McKibben, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (Times Books, 2007)

Ralph Nader, The Seventeen Traditions (Harper, 2007)

Glenn Reynolds, An Army of Davids: How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths (Thomas Nelson, 2006)

Howard Rheingold, Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution (Basic Books, 2003)

Jim Rough, Society’s Breakthrough!: Releasing Essential Wisdom and Virtue in All the People (1st Books Library, 2002)

Keith Sawyer, Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration (Basic Books, 2007)

Andrew Bard Schmookler, The Parable of the Tribes: The Problem of Power in Social Evolution (State University of New York Press, 1995)

Jeff Shaara, Rise to Rebellion (Ballantine Books, 2002)

Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations (Penguin, 2008

Richard M. Stallman, Free Software, Free Society: Selected Essays of Richard M. Stallman (Free Software Foundation, 2002)

James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations (Doubleday, 2004)

Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything (Portfolio Hardcover,  2008)

Alvin and Heidi Toffler, Revolutionary Wealth: How it will be created and how it will change our lives (Doubleday Business, 2007)

Mark Tovey (ed), COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace (Earth Intelligence Network, 2008)

Joe Trippi, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Democracy, the Internet, and the Overthrow of Everything (William Morrow, 2004)

Howard Zinn, A Power Governments Cannot Suppress (City Lights Publishers, 2006)

Culture of Catastrophe, Cheating, Conflict, & Conspiracy

James Allen et al, Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (Twin Palms Publishers, 2000)

Helmut K. Anheler, Cultures & Globalization: Conflicts and Tensions (Sage, 2007)

Dora Apel, Imagery of Lynching: Black Men, White Women, and the Mob (London, 2004)

Robert Aunger, Darwinizing Culture: The Status of Memetics as a Science (Oxford University Press, 2001)

David Callahan, The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead Harcourt, 2004)

Norman Cousins, The Pathology of Power (W. W. Norton, 1987)

Andrew Gordon, The Rules of the Game : Jutland and British Naval Command (Naval Institute Press, 2000)

Larry Hancock, Someone Would Have Talked: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy to Mislead History (JFK Lancer Productions & Publications, 2006)

Regina Herzlinger, Who Killed Health Care?  America’s $2 Trillion Medical Problem—and the Consumer-Driven Cure (McGraw-Hill, 2007)

Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith (eds), Catastrophe & Culture: The Anthropology of Disaster (School for Advanced Research Press, 2002)

Jessica Dorfman Jones, The Art of Cheating: A Nasty Little Book for Tricky Little Schemers and Their Hapless Victims (Pocket, 2007)

Elliot Jaspin, Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America (Basic Books, 2007)

Peter J. Katzenstein, The Culture of National Security (Columbia, 1996)

Ted Steinberg, Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America (Oxford University Press, 2006)

Ron Suskind,  The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism  (Harper, 2008)

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection (Princeton, 2004)

Deception, Facts, Fog, History (Lost), Knowledge, Learning, & Lies

Larry Beinhart, Fog Facts : Searching for Truth in the Land of Spin (Nation Books, 2005)

Derek Bok, Universities in the Marketplace: The Commercialization of Higher Education (Princeton University Press, 2003)

David Boren, Democracy, Morality, and the Search for Peace in America’s Foreign Policy (University of Oklahoma Press, 2002)

 Christine L. Borgeman, Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (The MIT Press, 2007)

Thomas J. Buckholtz, Information Proficiency: Your Key to the Information Age (Willey, 1995)

Deepak Chopra, Creating Affluence: The A-to-Z Steps to a Richer Life (New World Library and Amber-Allen Publishing, 1998)

Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (Pantheon, 2002)

Clayton M. Christensen, Curtis Michael, and Michael Horn, Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (McGraw-Hill, 2008)

Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (Penguin, 2004)

Joe Conason, Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth (Thomas Dunne Books, 2003)

Drew Curtis, It’s Not News, It’s Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap As News (Gotham; DIAF edition, 2007)

Thomas H. Davenport, The Attention Economy : Understanding the New Currency of Business (Harvard Business School Press, 2001)

Will and Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History (Simon & Schuster, 1968)

Al Franken, Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right (Dutton, 2003)

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of Freedom: Ethics, Democracy, and Civic Courage (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2001)

John Lewis Gaddis, The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past (Oxford University Press, USA, 2004)

Joel Garreau, Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies — and What It Means to Be Human (Doubleday, 2005)

Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point: How Little Thing Can Make a Big Difference (Little, Brown and Company, 2000)

Bell Hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Routledge, 1994)

Gareth Stedman Jones, An End to Poverty?: A Historical Debate (Columbia University Press, 2005)

Clark Kerr, The Uses of the University: 5th Edition (The Godkin Lectures on the Essentials of Free Government and the Duties of the Citizen) (Harvard University Press, 2001)

Thomas S. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (University Of Chicago Press, 1996)

Lawrence Lessig, The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World (Random House, 2001)

Richard C. Levin, The Work of the University (Yale University Press, 2003)

Paul Levinson, RealSpace: The Fate of Physical Presence in the Digital Age, On and Off Planet (Routledge, 2003)

George Lucas (Educational Foundation), Edutopia: Success Stories for Learning in the Digital Age (Jossey-Bass, 2002)

Gordon MacKenzie, Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace (Viking Adult; 1 edition, 1998)

Charles C. Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus (Vintage, 2006)

Bill McKibben, The Age of Missing Information (Plume, 1993)

David Michael, Serious Games: Games That Educate, Train, and Inform (Course Technology PTR, 2005)

Richard Miniter, Disinformation : 22 Media Myths That Undermine the War on Terror (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005)

Chris Mooney, The Republican War on Science (Basic Books, 2005)

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Secrecy: The American Experience (Yale University Press, 1999)

Don Norman, Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes In The Age Of The Machine (Basic Books, 1994)

Robert E. Ornstein, New World New Mind: Moving Toward Conscious Evolution (Malor Books, 2000)

Robert Parry, Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press & ‘Project Truth’ (Media Consortium, 1999)

Marc Prensky, Don’t Bother Me Mom–I’m Learning! (Paragon House Publishers, 2006)

Sheldon Rampton, Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush’s War on Iraq (Tarcher, 2003)

Jean-Francois Revel, [Understanding] Anti-Americanism (Encounter Books, 2003)

Dan Roam, The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures (Portfolio Hardcover, 2008)

Jim Robbins, A Symphony in the Brain: The Evolution of the New Brain Wave Biofeedback (Grove Press, 2001)

Daniel Sarewitz, Frontiers Of Illusion (Temple University Press, 1996)

John Ralston Saul, Voltaire’s Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West (Vintage, 1993)

Roger C. Schank, Virtual Learning: A Revolutionary Approach to Building a Highly Skilled Workforce (McGraw-Hill Companies, 1997)

Roger Shattuck, Forbidden Knowledge: From Prometheus to Pornography (Harvest Books, 1997)

Manfred Stansfield, Introduction to Paradigms: Overview, Definitions, Categories, Basics, Optimizing Paradigms & Paradigm Engines (Trafford Publishing, 2006)

Thomas A. Stewart, Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations (Doubleday Business, 1998)

Thomas A. Stewart, The Wealth of Knowledge (Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd, 2002)

Paul Thompson, The Terror Timeline: Year by Year, Day by Day, Minute by Minute: A Comprehensive Chronicle of the Road to 9/11–and America’s Response (Harper Paperbacks, 2004)

Alvin Toffler, Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Power at the Edge of the 21st Century Bantam, 1991)

Michael A Turner, Why Secret Intelligence Fails (Potomac Books Inc., 2005)

H. G. Wells, World Brain (Ayer Co Pub, 1938)

What the Bleep Do We Know!?( DVD)

Edward O. Wilson, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (Vintage, 1999(

Paul Zarembka, The Hidden History of 9-11-2001, Volume 23, Research in Political Economy (JAI Press, 2006)

Democracy in Decline

Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, The War on Freedom: How and Why America was Attacked September 11, 2001 (Progressive Press, 2002)

Thomas Alexander, Aleinikoff, Citizenship Today: Global Perspectives and Practices (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2001)

Joe Bageant, Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War (Crown, 2007)

John M. Barry, The Ambition and the Power: The Fall of Jim Wright –A True Story of Washington (Viking, 1992

Kristina Borjesson, Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press (Prometheus Books; Rev Exp edition, 2004)

Stephen Eric Bronner, Blood in the Sand: Imperial Fantasies, Right-Wing Ambitions, and the Erosion of American Democracy (University Press of Kentucky, 2005)

Ronald Brownstein, The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America (Penguin Press HC, 2007)

Patrick J. Buchanan, Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart (Thomas Dunne, 2007)

Sarah Burd-Sharps and Eduardo Borges Martins, The Measure of America: American Human Development Report, 2008-2009 (Columbia University Press, 2008)

Robert Byrd (Senator), Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency (W. W. Norton, 2004)

James Carville, Had Enough?: A Handbook for Fighting Back (Simon & Schuster, 2003)

Jerome R. Corsi, The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality (Threshold Editions, 2008)

Norman Cousins, The Pathology of Power (A Challenge to Human Freedom and Safety)

Michael Crane,  The Political Junkie Handbook (Specialist Press International, 2004)

Matthew A. Crenson, Downsizing Democracy: How America Sidelined Its Citizens and Privatized Its Public (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002)

Howard Dean, Winning Back America (Simon & Schuster, 2003)

John W. Dean, Broken Government: How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches (Viking Adult, 2007)

Lou Dobbs, Independents Day: Awakening the American Spirit (Viking Adult, 2007)

Ronald Dworkin, Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a New Political Debate (Princeton University Press, 2006)

Francis Fukuyama, America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy (Yale University Press, 2006)

Simson Garfinkel, Database Nation : The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century (O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2001)

Newt Gingrich, Real Change: From the World That Fails to the World That Works (Regnery Publishing, 2008)

Amy Glasmeier, An Atlas of Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart, 1960-2003 (Routledge, 2005)

Al Gore, The Assault on Reason (Penguin Press HC, 2007)

Mark Green, Selling Out (William Morrow, 2002)

Ted Gup, Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life (Doubleday, 2007)

Jacob S. Hacker, Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (Yale University Press, 2005)

Eric Hufschmid, Painful Questions: An Analysis of the September 11th Attack (Endpoint Software, 2002)  Includes DVD.

Lee Iacocca, Where Have All the Leaders Gone? (Scribner, 2007)

Alex Jones, 9-11 Descent into Tyranny: The New World Order’s Dark Plans to Turn Earth into a Prison Planet (Progressive Press, 2002)

Edward M. Kennedy (Senator), America Back on Track (Viking Adult, 2006)

Joe Klein, Politics Lost: How American Democracy Was Trivialized By People Who Think You’re Stupid (Doubleday, 2006)

Lewis Lapham, Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy (Penguin Press HC, 2004)

John Lennon, The U.S. vs. John Lennon (DVD)

Sanford Levinson, Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It) (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Michael Moore, Sicko (DVD, 2007)

Michael Moore, Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation (New Millennium Press, 2002)

Grover Norquist, Leave Us Alone: Getting the Government’s Hands Off Our Money, Our Guns, Our Lives (William Morrow, 2008)

Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth about Globalization, Corporate Cons, and High Finance Fraudsters (Pluto Press, 2002)

Robert Parry, Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq (The Media Consortium, 2004)

Cathy O’Brien, Trance: Formation of America (Reality Marketing, 2005)

William F. Pepper, An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King (Verso New and Updated Edition, 2008)

R. D. Rosen et al, Bad President (Workman, 2006)

David Rothkopf, Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008)

Tex Sample, Blue Collar Ministry: Facing Economic and Social Realities of Working People (Judson Press, 1984)

Douglas Schoen, Declaring Independence: The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System (Random House, 2008)

Rick Shenkman, Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books, 2008)

Micah L. Sifry, Spoiling for a Fight: Third-Party Politics in America (Routledge, 2003)

Webster Griffin Tarpley, OBAMA: The Postmodern Coup (Progressive Press, 2008)

Morris Tannehill, Market for Liberty (Fox & Wilkes, 1993)

Jacob Weisberg, The Bush Tragedy (Random House, 2008)

Emerging and Evolving Threats & Challenges

The 11th Hour (DVD)

Zachary Abuza, Militant Islam in Southeast Asia: Crucible of Terror (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003)

American Museum of Natural History, The Biodiversity Crisis: Losing What Counts (New Press, 2001)

Anonymous, Terrorist Hunter: The Extraordinary Story of a Woman Who Went Undercover to Infiltrate the Radical Islamic Groups Operating in America (Ecco, 2003)

John Arquilla, Networks and Netwars: The Future of Terror, Crime, and Militancy (RAND Corporation, 2002)

Jed L. Babbin, Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse Than You Think (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2004)

Bruce Bawer, While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within (Doubleday, 2006)

Daniel Benjamin, The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right (Times Books, 2005)

Peter Bergen, The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader (Free Press, 2006)

Ian Bremmer, The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Patrick J. Buchanan, The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization (Thomas Dunne Books, 2001)

Patrick J. Buchanan, State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America (Thomas Dunne Books, 2006)

Robert Bunker, Non-State Threats and Future Wars (Routledge, 2002)

Caleb Carr, The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians (Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2003)

Matthew Carr, The Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism (New Press, 2007)

Jimmy Carter, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Michel Chossudovsky, The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order (Global Research, 2003)

Robin Clarke,  The Water Atlas: A Unique Visual Analysis of the World’s Most Critical Resource (New Press, 2004)

Richard Ben Cramer, How Israel Lost (Simon & Schuster, 2004)

Martin van Creveld, The Rise and Decline of the State (Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Brian Czech, Shoveling Fuel for a Runaway Train: Errant Economists, Shameful Spenders, and a Plan to Stop them All (University of California Press, 2000)

Alan M. Dershowitz, Why Terrorism Works (Yale University Press, 2002)

Marq De Villiers, Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000)

Steven Emerson, American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us (Free Press, 2003)

Clark Kent Ervin, Open Target: Where America Is Vulnerable to Attack (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)

Brian Fagan, Floods, Famines, and Emperors : El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations (Basic Books, 2000)

Tim Flannery, The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006)

Thomas L. Friedman, Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002)

Thomas L. Friedman, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005)

Paul G. Gaffney II (Vice Admiral) and Max Manwaring (Col Dr.), Environmental Security and Global Stability: Problems and Responses (Lexington Books, 2002)

Joel Garreau, The Nine Nations of North America (Avon Books, 1989)

Larry P. Goodson, Afghanistan’s Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban (University of Washington Press, 2001)

Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It (Rodale Books, 2006)

David Helvarg, Blue Frontier: Dispatches from America’s Ocean Wilderness (Sierra Club Books, 2006)

Thomas X. Hammes (Colonel, USMC), The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century (Zenith Press, 2004)

Thomas F. Homer-Dixon, Environment, Scarcity, and Violence (Princeton University Press, 2001)

Neil Howe, William Strauss, and R. J. Matson, Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation (Vintage, 2000)

Alan B. Jones, How The World Really Works (ABJ Press, 1997)

David E. Kaplan, Yakuza: Japan’s Criminal Underworld, Expanded Edition (University of California Press, 2003)

Robert D. Kaplan, The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War (Vintage, 2001)

Robert D. Kaplan, Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus (Vintage, 2001)

Robert D. Kaplan, The Ends of the Earth: From Togo to Turkmenistan, from Iran to Cambodia, a Journey to the Frontiers of Anarchy (Vintage, 1997)

David Keys, Catastrophe: An Investigation into the Origins of Modern Civilization (Ballantine Books, 200)

Leopold Kohr, The Breakdown of Nations  (Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2001)

Dan Korem, Rage of the Random Actor: Disarming Catastrophic Acts And Restoring Lives (International Focus Press, 2005)

William Langewiesche, The Outlaw Sea: A World of Freedom, Chaos, and Crime (North Point Press, 2005)

Eugene Linden, The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Robert Young Pelton, The Hunter, The Hammer, and Heaven: Journeys to Three Worlds Gone Mad (The Lyons Press, 2002)

Andrew T. Price-Smith, The Health of Nations: Infectious Disease, Environmental Change, and Their Effects on National Security and Development (The MIT Press, 2001)

Moises Naim, Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy (Doubleday, 2005)

National Geographic: Human Footprint (DVD)

National Geographic: Six Degrees Could Change the World (DVD)

Thomas H. Naylor, The Vermont Manifesto [Separatist] (Xlibris Corporation, 2003)

NOVA: Epidemic – Ebola, AIDS, Bird Flu and Typhoid (DVD)

Robert Neuwirth, Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A Urban New World (Routledge, 2006)

Joseph S. Nye, Understanding International Conflicts (6th Edition) (Longman, 2006)

Robert B. Oakley, Policing the New World Disorder: Peace Operations and Public Security (National Defense University Press, 1998)

Aihwa Ong, Global Assemblages: Technology, Politics, and Ethics as Anthropological Problems (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)

Pandemic (DVD)

Mark Palmer (Ambassador), Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World’s Last Dictators by 2025 (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2003)

Robert Pape, Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism (Random House, 2005)

Fred Pearce, When the Rivers Run Dry: Water–The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century (Beacon Press, 2006)

Charles Perrow, The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters (Princeton University Press, 2007)

Charles Perrow, Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies (Princeton University, 1999)

Ralph Peters, Beyond Baghdad: Postmodern War and Peace (Stackpole Books, 2003)

Ralph Peters, New Glory: Expanding America’s Global Supremacy (Sentinel HC, 2005)

John L Petersen, Out of the blue: Wild cards and other big future surprises : how to anticipate and respond to profound change (Arlington Institute, 1997)

John L. Petersen, Out of the Blue: How to Anticipate Big Future Surprises (Madison Books, 2000)

Walid Phares, Future Jihad: Terrorist Strategies Against America (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)

H. John Poole, Phantom Soldier: The Enemy’s Answer to U.S. Firepower (Posterity Press, 2001)

 H. John Poole, Tactics of the Crescent Moon: Militant Muslim Combat Methods (Posterity Press, 2004)

Clyde Prestowitz, Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East (Basic Books, 2005)

Martin Rees, Our Final Hour: A Scientist’s Warning: How Terror, Error, and Environmental Disaster Threaten Humankind’s Future In This Century–On Earth and Beyond (Basic Books, 2003)

Louise Richardson, What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat (Random House, 2006)

Jean Francois Rischard, High Noon 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve Them (Basic Books, 2003)

William F. Ruddiman, Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate (Princeton University Press, 2005)

Marc Sageman, Understanding Terror Networks (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004)

Jonathan Schell, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People (Metropolitan Books, 2003)

Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (Harper Perennial, 2002)

Oded Shenkar, The Chinese Century: The Rising Chinese Economy and Its Impact on the Global Economy, the Balance of Power, and Your Job (Wharton School Publishing, 2004)

Brent Scowcroft and Other Distinguished International Leaders, A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility–Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change (United Nations, 2004) [Free online as a PDF.]

Michael Scheuer, Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq (Free Press, 2008)

David K. Shipler, The Working Poor: Invisible in America (Knopf, 2004)

Winn Schwartau, Pearl Harbor Dot Com (Interpact Press, 2002)

Winn Schwartau, Terminal Compromise [Cyber-Vulnerability] (Inter-Pact Press, 1991)

Dan Smith, The State of the World Atlas: Sixth Edition (Penguin, 1999)

Cass R. Sunstein, Risk and Reason: Safety, Law, and the Environment (Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Robert Taber, War of the Flea: The Classic Study of Guerrilla Warfare (Potomac Books, 2002)

TIME Editors, Nature’s Extremes: Inside the Great Natural Disasters That Shape Life on Earth (Time, 2006)

Michael J. Weiss, The Clustered World : How We Live, What We Buy, and What It All Means About Who We Are (Little, Brown and Company, 2000)

Paul L. Williams, Osama’s Revenge: THE NEXT 9/11 : What the Media and the Government Haven’t Told You (Prometheus Books, 2004)

Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (Knoph, 2006)

Failed States, Poverty, Wrongful Leadership, and the Sorrows of Empire

Philip Allott, The Health of Nations: Society and Law beyond the State (Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Doug Bandow, Foreign Follies: America’s New Global Empire (Xulon Press, 2006)

 Paul Collier, The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It  (Oxford University Press, 2007)

Noam Chomsky, Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy (Holt, 2007)

Noam Chomsky, Imperial Ambitions: Conversations on the Post-9/11 World (Metropolitan Books, 2005)

Amy Chua, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance–and Why They Fall (Doubleday, 2007)

Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (Penguin, 2005)

Douglas J. Feith, War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism (Harper, 2008)

Ashraf Ghani, Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Chalmers Johnson, Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (Metropolitan Books, 2007)

Chalmers Johnson, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (Holt, 2004)

John B. Judis, The Folly of Empire: What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson (Scribner, 2004)

Charles W. Kegley, After Iraq: The Imperiled American Imperium (Oxford University Press, 2006)

Michael T. Klare, Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict (Metropolitan Books, 2001)

Derek Leebaert, The Fifty Year Wound: The True Price of America’s Cold War Victory (Little, Brown, 2002)

Vijay Mahajan, The 86 Percent Solution: How to Succeed in the Biggest Market Opportunity of the 21st Century (Wharton School Publishing, 2005)

Kimberly Zisk Marten, Enforcing the Peace: Learning from the Imperial Past (Columbia University Press, 2004

Thomas McInerney, Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2006)

Scott Ritter, Target Iran: The Truth About the White House’s Plans for Regime Change (Nation Books, 2006)

Michael Scheuer, Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror (Potomac Books Inc., 2004)

Glenn M. Schwartz, After Collapse: The Regeneration of Complex Societies (University of Arizona Press, 2006)

James Stephenson, Losing the Golden Hour: An Insider’s View of Iraq’s Reconstruction (Potomac Books, 2007

James Traub, The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006)

Peter Turchin, War and Peace and War: The Rise and Fall of Empires (Plume, 2007)

Future of Life, State of the Future, Plan B 3.0

Juanita Brown and David Isaacs et al, The World Cafe: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005)

Lester R. Brown, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, Third Edition (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Lester Brown and the Worldwatch Institute, State of the World 2008: Toward a Sustainable Global Economy (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Michael Crichton, State of Fear (Avon, 2005)

Carl J. Dahlman, India and the Knowledge Economy: Leveraging Strengths and Opportunities (World Bank Publications, 2005)

Stephen Flynn, The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation (Random House, 2007)

Newt Gingrich, Winning The Future: A 21st Century Contract with America (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005)

Jerome C. Glenn and Theodore J. Gordon, 2007 State of the Future (World Federation of UN Associations, 2007)

Stuart L. Hart, Capitalism at the Crossroads: The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World’s Most Difficult Problems (Wharton School Publishing, 2005)

Paul Hawken, Seven Tomorrows (Bantam USA, 1982)

Richard Heinberg, The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse (New Society Publishers, 2006)

Parag Khanna, The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order (Random House, 2008)

James Howard Kunstler, The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)

Thomas W. Malone, The Future of Work: How the New Order of Business Will Shape Your Organization, Your Management Style and Your Life (Harvard Business School Press, 2004)

Aric McBay, Peak Oil Survival: Preparation for Life After Gridcrash (The Lyons Press, 2006)

Matthew Miller, The Two Percent Solution: Fixing America’s Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love (PublicAffairs, 2003)

Joseph J. Minarik, Making America’s Budget Policy: From the 1980s to the 1990s [Common Sense Revenue Increases for Future] (M E Sharpe Inc., 1990)

Kenichi Ohmae, Next Global Stage: The: Challenges and Opportunities in Our Borderless World (Wharton School Publishing, 2005)

Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (Penguin Press HC, 2006)

Virginia Postrel, The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress (Free Press, 1998)

CK Prahalad, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits (Wharton School Publishing, 2004)

Daniel Quinn, Beyond Civilization: Humanity’s Next Great Adventure (Three Rivers Press, 2000)

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet (Penguin Press, HC)

Jeffrey Sachs, The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time (Penguin, 2006)

Jonas Salk, World Population and Human Values: A New Reality (Horizon Book Promotions, 1982)

Peter Senge, Bryan Smith, Sara Schley, Joe Laur, and Nina Kruschwitz, The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals And Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World (Doubleday, 2008)

Peter N. Stearns, Global Outrage: The Impact of World Opinion on Contemporary History (Oneworld Publications, 2005)

Bruce Sterling, Tomorrow Now: Envisioning the Next Fifty Years (Random House, 2002)

Cass R. Sunstein, Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge  (Oxford University Press, 2006)

William K. Tabb, Economic Governance in the Age of Globalization (Columbia University Press, 2004)

Edward O. Wilson, The Future of Life (Knoph, 2002)

Allan J. Yeomans, Priority One: Together We Can Beat Global Warming (Keyline Publishing Co. Australia, 2005)

Innovation & 21st Century Leadership

James A. Baker III, The Politics of Diplomacy (Putnam Adult, 1995)

Harry Beckwith, Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing (Business Plus, 1997)

Ken Beller, Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World (LTS Press, 2008)

David Bornstein, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Updated Edition (Oxford University Press, 2007)

Ori Brafman, The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations (Portfolio Hardcover, 2006)

Lewis M. Branscomb, Investing in Innovation: Creating a Research and Innovation Policy That Works (The MIT Press, 1000)

Bob Briner, Leadership Lessons of Jesus (Gramercy, 2001)

Robert H Buckman, Building a Knowledge-Driven Organization (McGraw-Hill, 2004)

Clayton M. Christensen, The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth (Harvard Business School Press, 2003)

Clayton M. Christensen, Eric Roth, and Scott Anthony, Seeing What’s Next: Using Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change (Harvard Business School Press, 2004)

David D. Chrislip, The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook (Jossey-Bass, 2002)

Harlan Cleveland, The Knowledge Executive (Dutton Adult, 1985)

Stephen Denning, The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge-Era Organizations (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000)

Peter F. Drucker, Managing the Nonprofit Organization (Collins Business, 2006)

John Elkington, The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World (Harvard Business School Press, 2008)

Alvin Felzenberg, The Keys to a Successful Presidency (Heritage Foundation, 2000)

Allison Fine, Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age (Jossey-Bass, 2006)

Ann Florini, The Coming Democracy: New Rules for Running a New World (Brookings Institution Press, 2005)

Robert Fritz, The Path of Least Resistance for Managers (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1999)

Howard Gardner, Five Minds for the Future (Harvard Business School Press, 2007)

Jeffrey E. Garten, The Politics of Fortune: A New Agenda For Business Leaders (Harvard Business School Press, 2002)

Ron Goldman, Innovation Happens Elsewhere: Open Source as Business Strategy (Morgan Kaufmann, 2005)

Jon Gordon, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy (Wiley, 2007)

Chuck Hagel, America: Our Next Chapter: Tough Questions, Straight Answers (Ecco, 2008)

Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics (Doubleday, 2001)

Charles Hampden-Turner, Radical Man: The Process of Psycho-Social Development (Doubleday, 1971

Chip Heath, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die (Random House, 2007)

John G. Heidenrich, How to Prevent Genocide: A Guide for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Concerned Citizen (Praeger Publishers, 2001)

Sally Helgesen, The Web of Inclusion: Architecture for Building Great Organizations (Beard, 2005)

Peggy Holman, The Change Handbook: The Definitive Resource on Today’s Best Methods for Engaging Whole Systems (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007)

Thomas Homer-Dixon, The Ingenuity Gap: Facing the Economic, Environmental, and Other Challenges of an Increasingly Complex and Unpredictable Future (Vintage, 2002)

Thomas Homer-Dixon, The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization (Island Press, 2006)

Michael Howard, The Invention of Peace: Reflections on War and International Order (Yale University Press, 2001)

Mike Huckabee, Living Beyond Your Lifetime: How to be Intentional About the Legacy You Leave (B&H Publishing Group, 2000)

Kevin Kelly, New Rules for the New Economy (Penguin, 1999)

W. Chan Kim, Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant (Harvard Business School Press, 2005)

David C Korten, The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005)

Michael Lewis, Trail Fever: Spin doctors, rented strangers, thumb wrestlers, toe suckers, grizzly bears, and other creatures on the road to the White House [Morry Taylor] (Knopf, 1997)

Matt Mason, The Pirate’s Dilemma: How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism (Free Press, 2008)

John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization (Thomas Nelson, 2006)

Steve McIntosh, Integral Consciousness and the Future of Evolution (Continuum International Publishing Group, 2007)

Hugh McTavish, Ending War in Our Lifetime: A Concrete, Realistic Plan (West Fork Press, 1004)

Frances Moore Lappe, Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad (Small Planet Media, 2007)

Regis McKenna, Real Time: Preparing for the Age of the Never Satisfied Customer (Harvard Business School Press, 1999)

Bill Moyer, Doing Democracy

Thomas J. Neff, You’re in Charge–Now What?: The 8 Point Plan (Crown Business, 2005)

Queen Noor, Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life (Miramax, 2003)

Joseph S. Nye, The Powers to Lead  (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Richard Ogle, Smart World: Breakthrough Creativity And the New Science of Ideas (Harvard Business School Press, 2007)

Scott E. Page, The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies (Princeton, 2007)

Ron Paul, A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship (Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, 2007)

Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (Penguin, 2003)

Vince Poscente, The Age of Speed: Learning to Thrive in a More-Faster-Now World (Bard, 2007)

Colin Powell, My American Journey (Ballentine, 2003)

C. K. Prahalad  and M. S. Krishnan, The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value Through Global Networks (McGraw-Hill, 2008)

Paul H. Ray, The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World (Harmony, 2000)

Mike Robbins, Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation (Jossey-Bass, 2007)

Douglas Rushkoff, Get Back in the Box: Innovation from the Inside Out (Collins Business, 2005)

Richard J Spady, The leadership of civilization building: Administrative and civilization theory, symbolic dialogue, and citizen skills for the 21st century (Forum Foundation, 2002)

Herbert Stein. Governing the $5 Trillion Economy: A Twentieth Century Fund Essay (Oxford University Press, 1989)

Jeff Thull, Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the Stakes are High! (Wiley, 2003)

David M. Traversi, The Source of Leadership: Eight Drivers of the High-impact Leader (New Harbinger Publications, 2007)

Brian Walker, Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a C World (Island Press, 2006)

David Warsh, Knowledge and the Wealth Of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery (W. W. Norton, 2006)

Michael Watkins, The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels (Harvard Business School Press, 2003)

Tom Wessels, The Myth of Progress Toward a Sustainable Future (Vermont, 2006)

Margaret J Wheatley, A Simpler Way (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1998)

Margaret J Wheatley, Finding Our Way: Leadership for an Uncertain Time (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005)

Margaret J. Wheatley, Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World Revised (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001)

Margaret J. Wheatley, Leadership and the New Science: Learning About Organization from an Orderly Universe (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1992)

Marianne Williamson, Imagine: What America Could Be in the 21st Century (Rodale Press,  2000)

William Van Dusen Wishard, Between Two Ages : The 21st Century and the Crisis of Meaning (Xlibris Corporation, 2000)

Muhammad Yunus, Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism (PublicAffairs, 2008)

Instruments of National Power Hard and Soft

Howard Bloom, Global Brain: The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century (Wiley, 2000)

Edwin L. Armistead, Information Operations: Warfare and the Hard Reality of Soft Power (Potomac Books Inc., 2004)

Robert B. Cialdini, Influence: Science and Practice, 4th Edition (Allyn & Bacon, 2000)

Wesley K. Clark, Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism, and the American Empire (PublicAffairs, 2003)

Control Room (DVD)

Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, The Real State Of The Union: From The Best Minds In America, Bold Solutions To The Problems Politicians Dare Not Address (Basic Books, 2004)

John Hasling, The Audience, The Message, The Speaker with Public Speaking PowerWeb (McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2005)

Michael Herman, Intelligence Power in Peace and War (Cambridge University Press, 1996)

Michael Herman, Intelligence Services in the Information Age (Routledge, 2001)

Douglas Johnston (Captain, USN), Faith-Based Diplomacy: Trumping Realpolitik (Oxford University Press, USA, 2003)

MacGregor Knox, The Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300-2050 (Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Alexander T. J. Lennon, The Battle for Hearts and Minds: Using Soft Power to Undermine Terrorist Networks (The MIT Press, 2003)

James R., III Locher, Victory On The Potomac: The Goldwater-Nichols Act Unifies The Pentagon (Texas A&M University Press, 2004)

Joseph S. Nye, Soft Power: The Means To Success In World Politics (PublicAffairs, 2004)

Michael E. O’Hanlon, A Half Penny on the Federal Dollar: The Future of Development Aid (Brookings Institution Press, 1997)

Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, Burundi on the Brink 1993-95: A UN Special Envoy Reflects on Preventive Diplomacy (US Institute of Peace Press,2000)

Daniel H. Pink, A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age (Riverhead Hardcover, 2005)

Dana Priest, The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America’s Military (W. W. Norton & Company, 2003)

Robert E. Rubin, In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington (Random House, 2003)

Franklin (Chuck) Spinney, Defense Facts of Life: The Plans/Reality Mismatch (Westview Press, 1985)

Robert David Steele, Information Operations: All Information, All Languages, All the Time (OSS, 2006)

Robert David Steele, The Smart Nation Act: Public Intelligence in the Public Interest (OSS, 2006)

Jerry Vass, Soft Selling in a Hard World: Plain Talk on the Art of Persuasion (2nd Edition-Revised & Updated) (Running Press, 1998)

Intelligence, Decision-Support, & Decision-Making

Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions (HarperCollins, 2008)

Bruce D. Berkowitz, Best Truth: Intelligence in the Information Age (Yale University Press, 2000)

H. Bradford Ashton and Richard Klavans, Keeping Abreast of Science and Technology: Technical Intelligence for Business (Battelle Press, 1997)

Babette Bensoussan and Craig Fleisher, Strategic and Competitive Analysis: Methods and Techniques for Analyzing Business Competition (Prentice Hall; US Ed edition, 2002)

Patrick Beesley, Very Special Intelligence (Greenhill Books, 2000)

Max Boisot, Information Space (Cengage Lrng Business Press, 1995)

Ada Bozeman, Strategic Intelligence & Statecraft: Selected Essays (Brassey’s Intelligence and National Security Library)

Stephen J. Cimbala, Clausewitz and Chaos: Friction in War and Military Policy (Praeger Publishers, 2000)

Angelo Codevilla, Informing Statecraft: Intelligence for a New Century (Free Press, 1002)

Nancy Duarte, slide:ology: The Art and Sciences of Creating Great Presentations (O’Reilly Media, 2008

Benjamin Gilad and Jan Herring, The Art and Science of Business Intelligence (Elsevier Limited, 1996)

Benjamin Gilad, Business Blindspots: Replacing Your Company’s Entrenched and Outdated Myths, Beliefs and Assumptions With the Realities of Today’s Markets (Probus Professional Publications, 1993)

Benjamin Gilad, Early Warning: Using Competitive Intelligence to Anticipate Market Shifts, Control Risk, and Create Powerful Strategies (AMACOM, 2003)

Willis Harman, Global Mind Change: The Promise of the 21st Century (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1998)

J. F. Holden-Rhodes, Sharing the Secrets: Open Source Intelligence and the War on Drugs (Praeger Publishers

Wes Jackson, Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle (Island Press, 1999)

Loch K. Johnson, Strategic Intelligence: Windows into a Secret World (Roxbury Publishing Company, 2004)

Sherman Kent, Strategic intelligence for American world policy (Princeton University Press, 1951)

Dan Lindley, Promoting Peace with Information: Transparency as a Tool of Security Regimes (Princeton University Press, 2007)

Mark M. Lowenthal, Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy (CQ Press, 2003)

Don Maruska, How Great Decisions Get Made: 10 Easy Steps for Reaching Agreement on Even the Toughest Issues (AMACOM, 2003)

Willard C. Matthias, America’s Strategic Blunders: Intelligence Analysis and National Security Policy, 1936-1991 (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001)

Herbert E. Meyer, Real-World Intelligence (Storm King Press, 1991)

Richard E. Neustadt and Ernest May, Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision-Makers (Free Press, 1988)

Thomas Quiggin, Seeing the Invisible: National Security Intelligence in an Uncertain Age (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2007)

Robert David Steele, The New Craft of Intelligence: Personal, Public, & Political (OSS, 2002)

Robert David Steele, On Intelligence: Spies and Secrecy in an Open World (OSS, 2001)

Paul A. Strassmann, Information Payoff: The Transformation of Work in the Electronic Age (The Free Press, 1985)

Richard H. Thaler and Cass Sunstein, Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness (Yale University Press, 2008)

Colin Ware, Visual Thinking: for Design (Morgan Kaufmann, 2008)

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (Random House, 2007)

Gregory F. Treverton, Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information (Cambridge University Press, 2001)

Kristan J. Wheaton, The Warning Solution : Intelligent Analysis in the Age of Information Overload (AFCEA International Press, 2001)

Harold L. Wilensky, Organizational Intelligence: Knowledge and Policy in Government and Industry (Basic Books, 1967)

Internet (Good, Bad, & Ugly)

Katherine Albrecht, Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Move with RFID (Thomas Nelson, 2005)

Jerome Armstrong, Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics (Chelsea Green, 2006)

Albert-László Barabási, Linked: The New Science of Networks (Basic Books, 2002)

John Seely Brown and Paul Duquid, The Social Life of Information (Harvard Business School Press, 2002)

Nicholas Carr, The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Ronald J. Deibert, Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering (The MIT Press, 2008)

Michael L. Dertouzos, The Unfinished Revolution: Human-Centered Computers and What They Can Do For Us (Collins, 2001)

Kevin Kelly, Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World (Basic Books, 1995)

Uner Kirdar, Humanizing the Digital Age (United Nations, 2007)

Jerry Mander, In the Absence of the Sacred: The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations (Sierra Club Books, 1992)

Lev Manovich, The Language of New Media (The MIT Press, 2002)

Peter Morville, Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become (O’Reilly, 2005)

Ben Rigby, Mobilizing Generation 2.0: A Practical Guide to Using Web2.0 Technologies to Recruit, Organize and Engage Youth (Jossey-Bass, 2008)

Louis Rosenfeld, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites, 2nd Edition (O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2002)

Jeffrey Rothfeder, Privacy for Sale: How Computerization Has Made Everyone’s Private Life an Open Secret (Simon & Schuster, 1992)

Daniel Solove, The Digital Person: Technology And Privacy In The Information Age (NYU Press, 2004)

Clifford Stoll, Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway (Anchor, 1996)

Cass Sunstein, Republic.com (Princeton University Press, 2001)

Ian F. and Lisa Wolverton, Reinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to the Internet (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Gottfried Vossen and Stephan Hagemann, Unleashing Web 2.0: From Concepts to Creativity (Morgan Kaufmann, 2007)

David Weinberger, Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder (Holt Paperback, 2008)

FX, Stealing the Network: How to Own a Continent (Syngress, 2004)

Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It (Yale University Press, 2008)

Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion from Faith to Fascism

Floyd Abrams, Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment (Penguin, 2006)

David Alvarez, Spies in the Vatican: Espionage & Intrigue from Napoleon to the Holocaust (University Press of Kansas, 2002)

Benjamin Barber, Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World (Ballantine Books, 1996)

Peter Beinart, The Good Fight: Why Liberals—and Only Liberals—Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again (HarperCollins, 2006)

Benazir Bhutto, Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West (Harper, 2008)

Laurence G. Boldt, The Tao of Abundance: Eight Ancient Principles for Living Abundantly in the 21st Century (Penguin, 1999)

Bonhoeffer (DVD)

David Brin, The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom? (Basic Books, 1999)

Patrick J. Buchanan, Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoconservatives Subverted the Reagan Revolution and Hijacked the Bush Presidency (Thomas Dunne Books, 2004)

Jimmy Carter, Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis (Simon & Schuster, 2005)

Jock Covery (ed), The Quest For Viable Peace: International Intervention And Strategies For Conflict Transformation (Available, 2005)

Richard Dawkin, The God Delusion (Mariner, 2008)

Michael Dowd, Thank God for Evolution!: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World (Council Oak Books)

Bart D. Ehrman, Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why (HarperOne, 2007)

John L. Esposito, Who Speaks For Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think (Gallup Press, 2008)

Amitai Etzioni, The New Golden Rule: Community And Morality In A Democratic Society (Basic Books, 1997)

Thomas Frank, One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Economic Democracy (Anchor, 2001)

Karyn McLaughlin Frist, Love You, Daddy Boy: Daughters Honor the Fathers They Love (Taylor Trade Publishing, 2006)

Gandhi (DVD)

Mel Gibson, The Passion: Photographs from the Movie “The Passion of the Christ” (Tyndale House Publishers, 2004)

Ken Goffman a.k.a. R.U. Sirius, Counterculture Through the Ages: From Abraham to Acid House (Villard, w004)

Gary Greenberg, 101 Myths of the Bible: How Ancient Scribes Invented Biblical History (Sourcebooks, Inc., 2002)

Glenn Greenwald, How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok (Working Assets Publishing, 2006)

William Greider, The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy (Simon & Schuster, 2003)

Lee Harris, Civilization and Its Enemies: The Next Stage of History (Free Press, 2004)

Sam Harris, The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason (W. W. Norton, 2005)

Gary Hart, The Courage of Our Convictions:  A Manifesto for Democrats (Times Books, 2006)

Chris Hedges, American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War On America (Free Press, 2007)

Douglas Johnston, Religion, The Missing Dimension of Statecraft (Oxford University Press, 1995)

Eric Kandel, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, And The New Biology Of Mind (American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., 2005)

John Kasich, Stand for Something: The Battle for America’s Soul (Grand Central Publishing, 2006)

David Kupelian, The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised As Freedom (WND, 2005)

David Kuo, Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction (Free Press, 2006)

Dalai Lama, Ethics for the New Millennium (Riverhead Trade, 2001)

Michael Lerner, The Left Hand of God: Taking Back Our Country from the Religious Right (HarperOne, 2006)

Bernard Lewis, What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Ron Lipsman, Liberal Hearts and Conservative Brains: The Correlation between Age and Political Philosophy (iUniverse, Inc., 2007)

Paul Loeb (ed), The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen’s Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear (Basic Books, 2004)

Barry W. Lynn, Piety & Politics: The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom (Harmony, 2006)

Mahmood Mamdani, Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror (Three Leaves, 2005)

David McCullough, 1776 (Simon & Schuster, 2005)

Jon Meacham, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation (Random House, 2006)

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr, Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the Making of State Power (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Morgan Norval, The Fifth Century War: Islam’s Violent Heritage (McKenna Publishing Group, 2002)

Ghazal Omid, Living In Hell: A True Odyssey of a Woman’s Struggle in Islamic Iran Against Personal and Political Forces (Park Avenue Publishers, OK, 2005)

Peace! (DVD)

Peace One Day (DVD)

Ralph Peters, Wars of Blood and Faith: The Conflicts that Will Shape the 21st Century (Stakepole Books, 2007)

Kevin Phillips, American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century (Viking Adult, 2006)

James Redfield, The Celestine Prophecy (Warner Books, 1997)

James Reston, Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors (Doubleday, 2005)

Carl Sagan, The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Penguin, 2007)

Michael J. Sandel, Public Philosophy: Essays on Morality in Politics (Harvard University Press, 2005)

Al Sharpton (Reverend), Al on America (Kensington; Rep Sub edition, 2003)

James F. Simon, What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle to Create a United States (Simon & Schuster,2002)

Tavis Smiley, The Covenant with Black America (World Press, 2006)

Andrew Sullivan, The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back (HarperCollins, 2006)

Tom Toles, NOW Who Do We Blame?: Political Cartoons by Tom Toles (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2005)

Frank Viola, Pagan Christianity?: Exploring the Roots of Our Church Practices (Barna Books, 2008)

Paul Waldman, Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn from Conservative Success (Wiley, 2006)

Steven Waldman, Founding Faith: Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America (Random House, 2008)

Jim Wallis, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It (HarperOne, 2005)

Neale Donald Walsch, The Complete Conversations with God (Boxed Set) (Putnam, 2005)

George Weigel, Against the Grain: Christianity and Democracy, War and Peace (The Crossroad Publishing Company, 2008)

Cornel West, Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism (Penguin Press HC, 2004)

Mel White, Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right (Tarcher, 2006)

George F. Will, Statecraft as Soulcraft (Touchstone, 1984)

Tony Zinni, The Battle for Peace: A Frontline Vision of America’s Power and Purpose (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006)

Strategy

David M. Abshire, Preventing World War III: A Realistic Grand Strategy (Harper & Row, 1988)

Philip Allott, The Health of Nations: Society and Law beyond the State

David L. Boren, Preparing America’s Foreign Policy for the 21st Century (University of Oklahoma Press, 1999)

Stewart Brand, The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility

Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Choice: Global Domination or Global Leadership (Basic, 2004)

Noam Chomsky, Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance (Metropolitan Books, 2003)

Yves Doz, Fast Strategy: How strategic agility will help you stay ahead of the game (Wharton, 2008)

Peter F. Drucker, Post-Capitalist Society (Collins Business, 1994)

Colin Gray, Modern Strategy (Oxford University Press, 1999)

James F. Hoge, Jr. (ed), The American Encounter: The United States And The Making Of The Modern World: Essays From 75 Years Of Foreign Affairs (Basic Books, 1998)

Robert D. Hormats, The Price of Liberty: Paying for America’s Wars [Need for Long Term Fiscal Strategy Before Going to War] (Times Books, 2007)

John Keegan, Zones of Conflict: An Atlas of Future Wars (Simon & Schuster, 1986)

Paul Kennedy, Grand Strategies in War and Peace (Yale, 1992)

Henry Kissinger, Does America Need a Foreign Policy? : Toward a Diplomacy for the 21st Century (Simon & Schuster, 2001)

Charles A. Kupchan, The Vulnerability of Empire (Cornell University Press, 1996)

Michael Lind, The American Way of Strategy: U.S. Foreign Policy and the American Way of Life (Oxford University Press, USA, 2006)

Edward N. Luttwak, Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace, (Belknap Press Revised and Enlarged Edition, 2002)

Will Marshall, With All Our Might: A Progressive Strategy for Defeating Jihadism and Defending Liberty (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2006)

Kevin Narizny, The Political Economy of Grand Strategy (Cornell University Press, 2007)

Joseph S. Nye Jr., The Paradox of American Power: Why the World’s Only Superpower Can’t Go It Alone (Oxford University Press, USA, 2002)

Robert Pape, Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism (Random House, 2006)

Ralph Peters, Beyond Terror: Strategy in a Changing World (Stackpole Books, 2002)

Ralph Peters, Never Quit the Fight (Stackpole Books, 2006)

Robert B. Reich, The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalism (Vintage, 1002)

Richard Rosecrance, The Domestic Bases of Grand Strategy (Cornell University Press, 1993)

Richard H. Shultz, Roy Godson, and George H. Quester (eds), Security Studies for the 21st Century (Brassey’s, 1997)

Richard E. Simpkin, Race to the Swift: Thoughts on Twenty-First Century Warfare (B.T. Batsford; Revised edition, 1985)

Kevin Sites, In the Hot Zone: One Man, One Year, Twenty Wars (Harper Perennial with Pap/DVD edition, 2007)

Joseph Tainter, The Collapse of Complex Societies (Cambridge University Press, 1990)

Bob de Wit, Strategy: Process, Content, Context–An International Perspective (South-Western College Publications; 3 edition, 2004)

War, Waste, & Crimes Against Humanity

Thomas P.M. Barnett, The Pentagon’s New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century (Putnam Adult, 2004)

Moazzam Begg, Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram, and Kandahar (New Press, 2006)

Barbara Birchim, Is Anybody Listening?: A True Story About POW/MIAs In The Vietnam War (AuthorHouse, 2005)

Jeremy Brecher, In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond (Metropolitan Books, 2005)

Smedley Butler, War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier  (Feral House, 2003)

Nicolas Cage, Lord of War (DVD)

Kurt Campbell and Michael O’Hanlon, Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security (Basic Books, 2006)

James Carroll, House of War (Houghton Mifflin, 2006)

Matthias Chang, Brainwashed for War – Programmed to Kill: The Military-Industrial-Media Complex Propaganda behind the Cold War, Vietnam War & War on Terrorism (Thinkers Library, 2006)

Noam Chomsky, The Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Contradictions of U.S. Policy (Seven Stories Press, 1999)

Michael Cranna, The True Cost of Conflict/Seven Recent Wars and Their Effects on Society: Seven Recent Wars and Their Effects on Society (New Press, 1995)

Martin Van Creveld, The Changing Face of War: Lessons of Combat, from the Marne to Iraq (Presidio Press, 2007)

Romeo Dallaire (Lieutenant-General), Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure Of Humanity In Rwanda (Random House of Canada Ltd, 2003)

John T. Fishel and Max Manwaring (eds), Uncomfortable Wars Revisited (University of Oklahoma Press, 2006)

Peter W. Galbraith, The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End (Simon & Schuster, 2006)

Kenneth J. Hagan, Unintended Consequences: The United States at War (Reaktion Books, 2007)

Robert E. Harkavy, Warfare in the Third World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001)

Priscilla B. Hayner, Unspeakable Truths: Facing the Challenges of Truth Commissions (Routledge, 2002)

Ronnie Kasrils, “Armed and Dangerous”: My Undercover Struggle Against Apartheid (Heinemann, 1993)

Bernard Henri Levy, War, Evil, and the End of History (Melville House, 2004)

Max Manwaring (ed), The Search for Security: A U.S. Grand Strategy for the Twenty-First Century (Prager, 2003)

Monty G. Marshall, Third World War (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1999)

Robert McNamara, The Fog of War – Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (DVD)

Robert Grant McRae and Don Hubert (eds), Human Security and the New Diplomacy: Protecting People, Promoting Peace (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001)

Mark Moyar, Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965 (Cambridge University Press, 2006)

John A. Nagl, Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam (University Of Chicago Press, 2005)

Yaa-Lengi M. Ngemi, Genocide in the Congo (Zaire): In the Name of Bill Clinton, and of the Paris Club, and of the Mining Conglomerates, So It Is! (Writers Club Press, 2000)

Michael E. O’Hanlon, Technological Change and the Future of Warfare (Brookings Institution Press, 2000)

H. John Poole, The Tiger’s Way: A U.S. Private’s Best Chance for Survival (Posterity Press, 2003)

Scott Ritter, Waging Peace: The Art of War for the Antiwar Movement (Nation Books, 2007)

Michael Sallah, Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War (Little, Brown and Company, 2006)

Donald E. Schmidt, The Folly of War – American Foreign Policy, 1898-2005 (Algora Publishing, 2005)

Sterling and Peggy Seagrave, Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold (Verso, 2003)

William Shawcross, Deliver Us from Evil: Peacekeepers, Warlords and a World of Endless Conflict (Simon & Schuster, 2001)

Dan Smith, The State of War and Peace Atlas (Penguin, 1997)

Rupert Smith,  The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World (Vintage, 2008)

Jay Spaulding, White Nile, Black Blood: War, Leadership, and Ethnicity from Khartoum to Kampala (Red Sea Press, 2000)

Joseph E. Stiglitz, The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Tibet:  Cry of the Snow Lion (DVD)

Alvin Toffler, War and Anti-War: Making Sense of Today’s Global Chaos (Grand Central Publishing, 1995)

Jean Ziegler, The Swiss, The Gold And The Dead: How Swiss Bankers Helped Finance the Nazi War Machine (Harcourt, 1998)

[1] The free online method reduces the hard-copy page count and hence the price of the bound volume, while adding enormous flexibility and functionality, including added to the full detailed summative review of each book rather than just a snippet or snap-shot review.  Still, this collection covers only books read since 2000.  For access to all of the author’s reviews and lists at Amazon, visit his Profile at Amazon.