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Download The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's Secret Wars by Ward Churchill, Jim Vander Wall PDF

By Ward Churchill, Jim Vander Wall

Readers fearful approximately civil liberties less than George W. Bush will locate fodder for fears—and feedback for activism—in The COINTELPRO Papers. Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall's exposé of America's political police strength, the FBI, unearths the metal fist undergirding "compassionate conservatism's" velvet glove. utilizing unique FBI memos, the authors supply vast research of the agency's therapy of the left, from the Communist get together within the Nineteen Fifties to the crucial the USA team spirit circulate within the Nineteen Eighties. The authors' new creation posits most probably trajectories for household repression.

Ward Churchill is writer of From a local Son. Jim Vander Wall is co-author of Agents of Repression: The FBI's mystery Wars opposed to the Black Panther social gathering and the yank Indian Movement, with Ward Churchill.

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Download Defending the Holy Land by Zeev Maoz PDF

By Zeev Maoz

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Defending the Holy Land is the main complete research to this point of Israel's nationwide defense and overseas coverage, from the inception of the country of Israel to the current. writer Zeev Maoz's detailed double viewpoint, as either a professional at the Israeli safeguard institution and esteemed student of Mideast politics, allows him to explain in harrowing element the tragic recklessness and self-made traps that pervade the historical past of Israeli safety operations and overseas coverage.

Most of the wars during which Israel was once concerned, Maoz exhibits, have been totally avoidable, the results of planned Israeli aggression, incorrect decision-making, and faulty clash administration techniques. None, with the prospective exception of the 1948 conflict of Independence, have been what Israelis name "wars of necessity." They have been all wars of choice-or, worse, folly.

Demonstrating that Israel's nationwide protection coverage rested at the shaky pairing of a trigger-happy method of using strength with a hesitant and reactive peace international relations,
Defending the Holy Land recounts in minute-by-minute aspect how the ascendancy of Israel's safety institution over its international coverage equipment resulted in pointless wars and overlooked opportunites for peace.

A scathing and excellent revisionist historical past, Defending the Holy Land demands sweeping reform of Israel's overseas coverage and nationwide defense institutions. This e-book will essentially remodel the way in which readers take into consideration Israel's bothered background.

Zeev Maoz is Professor of Political technology on the collage of California, Davis. he's the previous head of the Graduate institution of presidency and coverage and of the Jaffee middle for Strategic experiences at Tel AvivUniversity, in addition to the previous educational director of the M.A. software on the Israeli safeguard Forces' nationwide protection collage. hide picture: Israel, Jerusalem, Western Wall and The Dome of The Rock. Courtesy of Corbis.

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Download Die Außenpolitik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Eine by Wilfried von Bredow PDF

By Wilfried von Bredow

Dieses Studienbuch bietet eine gegenwartsbezogene Einführung in die Außenpolitik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und ihre über fünfzigjährige Geschichte. Es behandelt systematisch die Grundlinien und Schwerpunkte dieser Außenpolitik, ihre wichtigen Institutionen und Akteure, die entscheidenden Stationen seit der Gründung der Bundesrepublik und die Einbindung des Landes in europäische und atlantische Strukturen. Neben den grundlegenden Aspekten befasst sich diese Einführung besonders mit der Entwicklung der deutschen Außenpolitik seit dem weltpolitischen Umbruch 1989/90. Die 2. Auflage wurde um die gesamte Außenpolitik der Großen Koalition seit 2005 erweitert.

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Download The Rule of Law Under Siege: Selected Essays of Franz L. by William E. Scheuerman PDF

By William E. Scheuerman

Within the pathbreaking essays accrued the following, Neumann and Kirchheimer display that the loss of life of democracy and the increase of fascism throughout the first half the 20th century recommend an important classes for modern political and felony students. the amount contains writings on constitutionalism, political freedom, Nazism, sovereignty, and either Nazi and liberal legislation. most vital, the Frankfurt authors element to the continued efficacy of the rule of thumb of legislation as an software for regulating and restraining country authority, in addition to ominous proof of the guideline of law's fragility in sleek liberal democracy.

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Download Protecting Your Health Privacy: A Citizen's Guide to by Jacqueline Klosek PDF

By Jacqueline Klosek

It's a brand new period in healthcare. long past are the day while entry for your scientific documents is proscribed to you and your general practitioner. as a substitute, this present day, a various crew of constituencies have curiosity in and entry in your future health info. A cascade of alterations in expertise and the supply of healthcare are expanding the vulnerability of your scientific info. therefore, it really is now extra very important than ever to take regulate over your personal overall healthiness details and take steps to guard your details opposed to privateness breaches which could adversely impression the standard of your future health care, your insurability, your employability, your relationships, and your acceptance.

In transparent, non-technical language, privateness attorney Jacqueline Klosek teaches readers the fundamentals you must comprehend as someone healthcare client concerning the ongoing wave of nationwide and country laws affecting sufferer privateness: the sufferer safety and reasonable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010, the overall healthiness info expertise for monetary and medical healthiness Act (HITECH) of 2009, and the medical health insurance Portability and responsibility Act (HIPAA) of 1996. She untangles the more and more complicated methods during which well-being care prone, insurers, employers, social networking websites, and sellers sometimes gather, use, and percentage our own wellbeing and fitness details. Protecting Your health and wellbeing privateness: A Citizen's consultant to Safeguarding the protection of Your clinical Information empowers usual electorate with the information and knowledge we have to shield ourselves and our households from prying eyes, scientific identification robbery, ruinous revelations of socially stigmatizing ailments, and unlawful punitive practices via insurers and employers.

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