The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in by Mae Brussell

By Mae Brussell

"Mae's paintings might be extra correct now than in her heyday. Like these of many different freedom warring parties all through historical past, the ghost of Mae Brussell won't ever relaxation until justice is served."—Tim Cahill

"The major Brussell thesis, if I dare probability dedicate the sin of precis on her advanced paintings, used to be that an ex-Nazi scientist-Old Boy OSS clique within the CIA utilizing Mafia hit males replaced the process American background by means of bumping off all and sundry, low and high, who grew to become an irritant to them."—Warren Hinkle, San Francisco Examiner columnist

The crucial Mae Brussell is a compilation of chilling essays and radio transcripts through the seminal American anti-fascist researcher, famously supported by means of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Mae Brussell was once a married housewife with 5 childrens dwelling in southern California prior to she took up the research of fascism in the US. After the Kennedy assassination, she bought the twenty-six-volume Warren fee document, and compiled, for herself, facts that Lee Harvey Oswald used to be, as he maintained after his arrest, a "patsy." She had a typical radio broadcast on KLRB, an autonomous FM radio station in Carmel, California. She additionally released articles in Paul Krassner's the Realist, Hustler, People's Almanac, and the Berkeley Barb. In 1983, Mae's hour-long software shifted to KAZU-FM in Pacific Grove, California, and she or he remained at the air weekly until eventually her ultimate broadcast in June 1988. On October three, 1988, at sixty-six, Brussell died of cancer.

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The Last Investigation: What Insiders Know about the by Gaeton Fonzi, Marie Fonzi

By Gaeton Fonzi, Marie Fonzi

A surprising Exposé taking a look into the Failure of Our executive to enquire the Assassination of a President

There is just not one other executive research of JFK’s assassination, and in The final Investigation an insider tells why. Gaeton Fonzi, an investigator for the home choose Committee on Assassinations and the Senate pick out Committee on Intelligence, finds the distorted priorities, the manipulations, and the political machinations designed to derail valid efforts to unravel the homicide of a democratically elected president. He explains how and why the committee refused to listen to public testimony from key witnesses, refrained from taking motion opposed to high-ranking intelligence brokers who dedicated perjury, and intentionally distorted its interpretation of proof as a way to provide its ultimate file the fake visual appeal of substance.
The final Investigation used to be a landmark unencumber in 1993 one of the becoming volumes of JFK assassination literature. It comprises no wild conspiracy theories, no reckless assertions of presidency cover-up or duplicity. Fonzi, drawing from firsthand wisdom, unreleased files, and still-secret records, deals suspenseful bills of studying new proof of conspiracy whereas monitoring elusive witnesses, in basic terms to discover them abruptly lifeless less than mysterious conditions. With strong new facts, he concludes his fifteen-year look for the id of mythical spymaster Maurice Bishop, who was once final visible in Dallas in September of 1963 with Oswald. He additionally finds the numerous new info he uncovered—the first demonstrated hyperlink among the CIA and Lee Harvey Oswald—and then discloses how the Assassination Committee bosses intentionally slammed the door at the evidence.
Now, in time for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, Skyhorse Publishing is proud to reissue the definitive variation of The final Investigation, followed by means of a brand new preface written via the past due author’s spouse. either a suspenseful undercover agent tale and a big historic record, The final Investigation is vital interpreting for everybody who desires to comprehend what went improper with the govt probe that left the Kennedy assassination an appalling, unresolved bankruptcy in our country’s historical past. 36 b/w images

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Deus in machina : religion, technology, and the things in by Jeremy Stolow

By Jeremy Stolow

The essays during this quantity discover how domain names of human adventure and action--religion and technology--are implicated in one another. opposite to common sense understandings of either faith (as an "otherworldly" orientation) and know-how (as the identify for instruments, innovations, and specialist knowledges orientated to "this" world), the members to this quantity problem the grounds on which this department has been erected within the first place.

What varieties of issues come to gentle whilst one permits faith and know-how to mingle freely? as a way to resolution that question, Deus in Machina embarks upon an interdisciplinary voyage throughout diversified traditions and contexts the place faith and expertise meet: from the layout of clocks in medieval Christian Europe, to the therapeutic strength of prayer in premodern Buddhist Japan, to 19th-century Spiritualist units for speaking with the lifeless, to Islamic debates approximately kidney dialysis in modern Egypt, to the paintings of incapacity activists utilizing documentary movie to
reimagine Jewish kinship, to the illustration of Haitian Vodou on the web, between different case studies.

Combining wealthy old and ethnographic aspect with prolonged theoretical mirrored image, Deus in Machina outlines new instructions for the learn of faith and/as know-how that would resonate around the human sciences, together with non secular reports, technological know-how and know-how reports, conversation reports, background, anthropology, and philosophy

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Communication Yearbook 11 by James A. Anderson

By James A. Anderson

This quantity of Communication Yearbook develops and improves the annual's notable culture of supplying the easiest of present examine in conversation technological know-how. It differs from its predecessors in that every bankruptcy involves an important paintings and criticisms of it, facing such issues because the conception of mediation, potent coverage for well-being care conversation and feminist feedback of tv. different parts coated contain organizational environment and the concept that of the empowering association, the viewpoint opened via dialog research and agenda-setting study. In each one case a perceptive and incisive critique of each bankruptcy is equipped through a number of significant conversation scholars.

Essential for its topic

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Cowboys As Cold Warriors: The Western and U.S. History by Stanley Corkin

By Stanley Corkin

Even though the USA emerged from global warfare II with superpower prestige and speedy entered a interval of financial prosperity, the stresses and contradictions of the chilly warfare however forged a shadow over American existence. a similar interval marked the heyday of the western movie. "Cowboys as chilly Warriors" indicates that this was once no accident. It examines a few of the major westerns published among 1946 and 1962, studying how they answered to and encouraged the cultural weather of the rustic. writer Stanley Corkin discusses a dozen motion pictures intimately, connecting them to one another and to various others. He considers how those cultural productions either adorned the parable of the yank frontier and mirrored the period within which they have been made. motion pictures mentioned comprise: "My Darling Clementine", "Red River", "Duel within the Sun", "Pursued", "Fort Apache", "Broken Arrow", "The Gunfighter", "High Noon", "Shane", "The Searchers", "Gunfight on the okay Corral", "The outstanding Seven", "The Alamo", "Lonely Are the Brave", "Ride the excessive Country", and "The guy Who Shot Liberty Valance". Stanley Corkin is Professor of English on the college of Cincinnati and writer of "Realism and the start of the trendy united states"

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Object Lessons by Robyn Wiegman

By Robyn Wiegman

No suggestion has been extra primary to the emergence and evolution of identification experiences than social justice. In ancient and theoretical money owed, it crystallizes the innovative politics that experience formed the tutorial learn of race, gender, and sexuality. but few students have deliberated without delay at the political organization that notions of justice confer on severe perform. In item classes, Robyn Wiegman contemplates this loss of recognition, supplying the 1st sustained inquiry into the political wish that galvanizes identification fields. In every one bankruptcy, she examines a key debate through contemplating the political aspirations that form it. Addressing Women's reports, she lines the ways in which "gender" can provide to beat the exclusions of "women." Turning to Ethnic experiences, she examines the deconstruction of "whiteness" as an antiracist technique. As she explores American experiences, she hyperlinks internationalization to the wider quest for noncomplicity in modern feedback. Her research of Queer reports demonstrates how the dedication to antinormativity normalizes the sector. within the penultimate bankruptcy, Wiegman addresses intersectionality because the such a lot coveted theoretical method of political solution in all of those fields.

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Litigation-PR: Alles was Recht ist: Zum systematischen Stand by Lars Rademacher, Alexander Schmitt-Geiger, Alice Schwarzer,

By Lars Rademacher, Alexander Schmitt-Geiger, Alice Schwarzer, Andreas Köhler

Der vorliegende programmatische Sammelband fasst die aktuelle Diskussion um die Bedeutung und Funktion der strategischen Rechtskommunikation zusammen. Ausgehend vom amerikanischen Vorbild hat sich die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit in und um Gerichtsverfahren in Deutschland und Europa deutlich professionalisiert und ausgeweitet – auch auf Staatsanwaltschaften und Gerichte. Im vorliegenden Band kommen wichtige Vertreter der theoretischen Fundierung und Weiterentwicklung des Feldes ebenso zu Wort wie die führenden Stimmen der Praxis auf Seiten des Journalismus, der Staatsanwaltschaften bzw. Gerichte und der Beratung. Damit liefert das Buch die erste umfassende Darstellung des establishment der Litigation-PR im deutschen Sprachraum. Englischsprachige Abstracts und ein Stichwortverzeichnis machen den Band auch als Nachschlagewerk nutzbar.

Mit Beiträgen von Alice Schwarzer, James Haggerty, Ines Heinrich, Mark Eisenegger, Hans Mathias Kepplinger, Volker Boehme-Neßler, Joachim Jahn, Brigitte Koppenhöfer, Ansgar Thiessen, Alexander Bräunig, Gerson Trüg, Marco Mansdörfer, Andreas Köhler, Nadine Remus, Dietrich Schulze van Loon, Tom Odebrecht, Martin Huff, Ulrike Penz, Hartwin Möhrle, Stephan Holzinger, Alexander Unverzagt, Claudia Gips, Peter Zolling, Anton Bühl, Patricia Langen und in step with Christiansen.

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Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization by Jessica L. Beyer

By Jessica L. Beyer

Humans use on-line social boards for every type of purposes, together with political conversations, whatever the site's major objective. yet what leads a few of these humans to take their on-line political task into the offline global of activism?

In Expect Us, Jessica L. Beyer appears to be like at political awareness and motion in 4 groups, every one born out of chaotic on-line social areas that hundreds of thousands of people input, spend time in, and go out second through second: nameless (4chan), IGN, World of Warcraft, and The Pirate Bay. None of those websites all started as areas for political association consistent with se, yet viewers to every have used them as areas for political engagement to at least one measure or one other. Beyer explains the confusing emergence of political engagement in those disparate social areas and provides purposes for his or her assorted means to generate political activism. Her comparative ethnography of those 4 on-line groups demonstrates that the technological association of area itself has a powerful function in settling on the potential of political mobilization. total, she indicates that political mobilization rises while a domain presents excessive degrees of anonymity, low degrees of formal legislation, and minimum entry to small-group interplay. additionally, her findings demonstrate that teenagers are extra politically concerned than a lot of the civic engagement literature indicates.

Expect Us deals superb and compelling insights for someone drawn to figuring out which components and on-line environments bring about the best quantity of influence offline.

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