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Taibbi, Matt.

Summary: An investigation of financial, political, and media power in the United States, looking at what the author sees as a complete transfer of control in the first decade of the twenty-first century from a democracy to the self-interested elite.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & grau trade paperbacks 2011

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Crouch, Blake

Summary: Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town's creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking questions can get them killed. But Ethan has discovered the astonishing secret of what lies beyond the electrified fence that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRO

Mourlevat, Jean-Claude.

Summary: Fleeing across icy mountains from a pack of terrifying dog-men sent to hunt them down, four teenagers escape from their prison-like boarding schools to take up the fight against the tyrannical government that murdered their parents fifteen years earlier.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

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Snyder, Timothy

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Summary: The author argues that American society is leaning toward despotism and totalitarianism and looks back at the 20th century for examples of how totalitarianism has taken over before.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2021

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Taibbi, Matt.

Summary: The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 only prologue. The rise, fall, and rescue of Wall Street in the bubble-and-bailout era was the coming-out party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus of American political and economic power. The grifter class--made up of the largest players in the financial industry and the politicians who do their bidding--has been growing in power for a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 TAI

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Summary: "He's only getting worse. Donald Trump's erratic behavior throughout his presidential campaign caused many of us to ask: What is wrong with him? After the election, politicians and pundits assured us he would change once he took office and would live up to his role as president. After spending two years in the most powerful position in the world, however, Trump has only gotten worse. He rants....

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Murray, Craig

Summary: A former British ambassador in Uzbekistan discusses his witness to brutality under the regime of dictator and western ally Islam Karimov, describing the political dogma he encountered from London's Foreign Office and their senior partners in Washington.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 958.7086 MUR

Ringo, John

Summary: Edmund Talbot and Herzer Herrick are sent to the Southern Isles to enlist the aid of the mer-folk--people who had altered their bodies into the shape of mythical sea dwellers--in the battle against the fascist dictators of New Destiny.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Baen Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF RIN

Snyder, Timothy

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Summary: "The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 321.9 SNY

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 DAN

Greenwald, Glenn.

Summary: Proposes that a creeping extremism has taken hold of the federal government and, to remain true to America's founding principles, argues that society must fight against the president's unlimited and unchecked powers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Working Assets Pub. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 GRE

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