1. Making A Killing: From Bayonet Capitalism to Corporate Plutocracy


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    An unflinching look at the history of American military involvement in the expansion and protection of American corporate interests around the globe. From Manifest Destiny to the Global War on Terror,…

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    • America and "Crimes Against Humanity - Sir Geoffrey Nice QC


      from Gresham College Added 107 2 1

      Why has the United States of America always refused the definition of "crimes against humanity" suggestion by its fellow Western nations? Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, Gresham Professor of Law,…

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      • The American Presidency: Ronald Reagan - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE


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        Ronald Reagan saw it as his task to restore American self-confidence following the policy failures of the 1970's. Charismatic, and a master of the media, he was the first president since the…

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        • The American Presidency: George H W Bush - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE


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          The older Bush, like Carter, was a one-term president. Yet his presidency saw momentous changes in world politics - the end of the Cold War, a resolution of the German question and the successful…

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          • The American Presidency: Bill Clinton - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE


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            Clinton was the first democratic president since Roosevelt to serve two full terms in the White House. He sought to modernise the Democratic party in somewhat similar fashion to Blair's 'New…

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            • The American Presidency: Lyndon Johnson - Professor Vernon Bogdanor FBA CBE


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              The Johnson Presidency was marked, almost from its inception, by the tragedy of Vietnam, the first war which the United States found it could not win. Yet this Presidency also saw a massive domestic…

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