Reading List

This is by no means comprehensive, just some works that have contributed to my overall understanding of our increasingly complex global community. Suggestions/recommendations greatly appreciated.
Updated: 08-12-13
  • Drone Warfare – Killing by Remote Control – Medea Benjamin
  • Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields – Charles Bowden
  • Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy – Noam Chomsky
  • Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda – Noam Chomsky
  • Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony, and the Rule of Force – Noam Chomsky
  • Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and Global Order – Noam Chomsky
  • Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel’s War Against the Palestinians – Noam Chomsky & Ilan Pappe
  • The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality – His Holiness The Dalai Lama
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures – Anne Fadiman
  • We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families – Philip Gourevitch
  • With Liberty and Justice for Some – Glenn Greenwald
  • The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State – Shane Harris
  • War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning – Chris Hedges
  • Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt – Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco
  • Brave New World – Aldous Huxley  **
  • Blowback: The Costs an Consequences of American Empire – Chalmers Johnson
  • Dismantling the Empire: America’s Last HopeChalmers Johnson
  • No Logo – Naomi Klein
  • The Passion of Bradley Manning – Chase Madar
  • 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus CreatedCharles C. Mann
  • The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11 – Brian A. Monahan
  • 1984 – George Orwell  **
  • The Face of Imperialism – Michael Parenti
  • Confessions of an Economic Hitman – John Perkins
  • The Secret History of the American Empire – John Perkins
  • Economic Hitmen, Jackals, and the Truth About Global Corruption – John Perkins
  • None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture – Joshua E. S. Phillips
  • The New Rulers of the World – John Pilger
  • Arab Spring, Libyan Winter – Vijay Prashad
  • The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us – Joshua Cooper Ramo
  • Target Iran: The Truth About the White House’s Plans for Regime Change – Scott Ritter
  • Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army – Jeremy Scahill
  • Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield – Jeremy Scahill
  • Griftopia: A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History – Matt Taibbi
  • God is Not a Christian and Other Provocations – Desmond Tutu
  • Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets – Sudhir Alladi Venkatesh
  • A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn




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