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1.  No Logo by Naomi Klein
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  "This book started it for me.  It was so shocking and eye opening to read about sweatshops in Bangladesh and the Philipines... just so we can have cheap goods in the west."
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The New Rulers of the World
2.  The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger
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  "A good introduction to how the Global, Political Economy is run in the interests of the rich.  It certainly explodes much of Tony Blair's justification for the war on Iraq."
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Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain
3.  Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain by George Monbiot
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  "You will never trust a single British MP after reading this.  It should have been mandatory reading prior to the last election."
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Web Of Deceit: Britain's Real Foreign Policy: Britain's Real Role in the World
4.  Web Of Deceit: Britain's Real Foreign Policy: Britain's Real Role in the World by Mark Curtis
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  "This is another shocking an truly eye-opening book.  Our nation has blood on our hands, not just from our colonial history, but from what our government still does today."
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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Globalization, Corporate Cons and High Finance Fraudsters
5.  The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Globalization, Corporate Cons and High Finance Fraudsters by Greg Palast
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  "...and just in case there was never any doubt, American politicians are infintely more corrupt.  See how the 2000 election was won for Bush jr."
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Stupid White Men: ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
6.  Stupid White Men: ...and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation! by Michael Moore
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  "Do you have any American friends?  Make them read this.  Then get them to read 'Dude, Where's My Country?'"
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Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal is Doing to the World
7.  Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal is Doing to the World by Eric Schlosser
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  "The most shocking thing about this book is not that cow excrement gets in to meat for public consumption, but the extent to which rich industrialists control US policy.  Disturbing."
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Dude, Where's My Country?
8.  Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore
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  "Proof americans don't read.  Before Farehnheit 911 there was this, which says everything that film did but in more graphic detail. If they did, it would have been banned!"
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