18 Books and One Speech

Tools to

Make Sense of Today's World


Bondurant, Joan. (1958).
Conquest of violence, The Gandhian philosophy of conflict. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press.


Chomsky, Noam. (2006). Failed states. New York: Henry Holt & Company.


Chomsky, Noam. (2003). Hegemony or survival, Americas quest for global dominance. New York: Henry Holt and Company.


Ellsberg, Daniel. (2002). Secrets: A memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers. New York: Penguin Books.


Engdahl, William. (1992). A century of war. anglo-american oil politics and the new world order. London: Pluto Press.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. (1983). Grunch of giants. New York: St. Martins Press.


Johnson, Chalmers. (2004). The sorrows of empire. New York: Henry Holt & Company.


King, Martin Luther. (1967). Beyond Vietnam. (Speech)  http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkatimetobreaksilence.htm


Kinzer, Stephen. (2003). All the shah's men - an american coup and the roots of middle east terrorism. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.  


Lorenz, Konrad. (1966).
On aggression. New York: Bantam Books.


Lovins, Amory B., etal. Winning the oil endgame, Innovation for profits, jobs and security. Snowmass, Colorado: Rocky Mountain Institute.


Nuess, Mike. (2001). General plenty, Always and only the path to peace. Spokane, WA: Perfcon.


Ogden, Joan M., & Williams, Robert H. (1989). Solar hydrogen: Moving beyond fossil fuels. Washington D.C: World Resources Institute.


Palast, Greg, & Oppenheim, Jerrold, & MacGregor, Theo. (2003) Democracy and regulation, How the public can govern essential services. Sterling, VA: Pluto Press.


Perkins, John. (2004). Confessions of an economic hit man. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.


Roy, Arundhati. (1999). The cost of living. New York: Modern Library Paperback Edition.


Shiva, Vandana. (2000) Stolen harvest. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.


Webb, Gary. Dark alliance. The CIA, the Contras and the crack cocaine explosion. New York: Seven Stories Press.


Zinn, Howard. (2001). A peoples history of the United States. New York: Perennial Classics, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers Inc.