The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot

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Chelsea Green Publishing #ad - The end of america is now a feature-length documentary film by the award-winning filmmakers Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern. Give me liberty: a handbook for American Revolutionaries is the sequel to The End of America. It illustrates the breathtaking changes that can take place when ordinary citizens engage in the democratic system the way the founders intended and tells how to use that system, right now, to change your life, and ultimately, your community, the nation.

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What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Most americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and its prevalence among troops. In this groundbreaking new book, david wood examines the far more pervasive yet less understood experience of those we send to war: moral injury, the violation of our fundamental values of right and wrong that so often occurs in the impossible moral dilemmas of modern conflict.

It is a call to acknowledge our newest generation of veterans by listening intently to them and absorbing their stories; and, as new wars approach, to ponder the inevitable human costs of putting American "boots on the ground. ". Winner of the 2017 dayton literary peace prize*from Pulitzer Prize-­winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars #ad - Featuring portraits of combat veterans and leading mental health researchers, along with Wood's personal observations of war and the young Americans deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, What Have We Done offers an unflinching look at war and those who volunteer for it: the thrill and pride of service and, too often, the scars of moral injury.

Impeccably researched and deeply personal, What Have We Done is a compassionate, finely drawn study of modern war and those caught up in it.

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Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security

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Wiley #ad - The book also delves into cybersecurity policy issues, an area that has been growing exponentially but was not touched on in the first edition. Based on eleven countries procedures and nine homeland security dimensions, it covers: counterterrorism strategies, naturalization, Cyber Networks, and Transportation; Emergency Preparedness, and Asylum Policies; Security Facilities, Laws and Institutions; Law Enforcement Institutions and Strategies; Immigration and Counter-Radicalization; The Role of the Military in Security and Support for Civil Authorities; Border Security, Emergency Response and Management and Crisis Communications; and Public Health Strategies and Institutions.

New edition updates foreign strategies and policies and extends the scope of discussion of these topics expanded approach for a wider range of students and practitioners exploring the homeland security policies of other countries Covers strategies and tactics to combat terrorism from a number of the world's democracies including: Great Britain, Second Edition is an excellent book for all scholars, law enforcement, transportation security, public health, Israel, Canada, students, counter-terrorism, border security, France, criminal justice, Germany, and Australia Chapters are organized topically rather than by country, emergency management, thus allowing students and practitioners to easily compare policies and integrate the concepts presented into practice  Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons, and practitioners interested or involved in homeland security, and cybersecurity.

Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security #ad - The new edition of comparative homeland Security: Global Lessons updates foreign laws, strategies, and policies while expanding the depth and range of the discussion to include additional overseas policies. The book is broken down into topical categories reflecting some of the major areas within the field of Homeland Security.

Introduces the reader to a variety of overseas homeland security strategies, policies, and practices in order to present approaches to addressing homeland security challenges and inform students and practitioners This book educates those studying or involved in American Homeland Security on the policies and procedures set by other countries so that they can learn from foreign experiences and determine which overseas approaches may be applicable to improving US Homeland Security policy.

Each chapter comprises a discussion of strategic policies followed by a set of countries in the context of the subset of Homeland Security addressed in that particular chapter.

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Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries

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Simon & Schuster #ad - But though it is easy to identify our political problems, the solutions are not always as clear. As the practice of democracy becomes a lost art, Americans are increasingly desperate for a restored nation. Many have a general sense that the "system" is in disorder -- if not on the road to functional collapse.

In give me liberty: a handbook for american revolutionaries, your community, right now, and ultimately, to change your life, bestselling author Naomi Wolf illustrates the breathtaking changes that can take place when ordinary citizens engage in the democratic system the way the founders intended and tells how to use that system, the nation.

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The Psychology of Democracy

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American Psychological Association #ad - Moghaddam explores how psychological factors influence the presence, potential development, or absence of democracy. Recommendations are given for promoting the psychological processes that foster democracy.

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Propaganda

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Ig Publishing #ad - To read this book today is to frightfully comprehend what our contemporary institutions of government and business have become in regards to organized manipulation of the masses. This is the first reprint of propaganda in over 30 years and features an introduction by Mark Crispin Miller, author of The Bush Dyslexicon: Observations on a National Disorder.

Committee on public information cpi, a powerful propaganda apparatus that was mobilized to package, advertise and sell the war to the American people as one that would “Make the World Safe for Democracy. The cpi would become the blueprint in which marketing strategies for future wars would be based upon.

Propaganda #ad - Bernays applied the techniques he had learned in the CPI and, incorporating some of the ideas of Walter Lipmann, became an outspoken proponent of propaganda as a tool for democratic and corporate manipulation of the population. Bernays’ honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies.

Noam chomsky“the conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. Edward bernays, pioneered the scientific technique of shaping and manipulating public opinion, Edward Bernays 1891–1995, PropagandaA seminal and controversial figure in the history of political thought and public relations, which he famously dubbed “engineering of consent.

During world war I, he was an integral part of the U.

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Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe: Southern Europe, South America and Post-communist Europe

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Johns Hopkins University Press #ad - They argue that, although "nation-state" and "democracy" often have conflicting logics, multiple and complementary political identities are feasible under a common roof of state-guaranteed rights. Since their classic volume The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes was published in 1978, Juan J. They reconceptualize the major types of modern nondemocratic regimes and point out for each type the available paths to democratic transition and the tasks of democratic consolidation.

They also illustrate how, without an effective state, there can be neither effective citizenship nor successful privatization. In problems of democratic Transition and Consolidation, they break new ground in numerous areas. Further, they provide criteria and evidence for politicians and scholars alike to distinguish between democratic consolidation and pseudo-democratization, and they present conceptually driven survey data for the fourteen countries studied.

Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe: Southern Europe, South America and Post-communist Europe #ad - Problems of democratic transition and consolidation contains the first systematic comparative analysis of the process of democratic consolidation in southern Europe and the southern cone of South America, and it is the first book to ground post-Communist Europe within the literature of comparative politics and democratic theory.

Linz and alfred stepan have increasingly focused on the questions of how, in the modern world, nondemocratic regimes can be eroded and democratic regimes crafted.

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The Children's Story: A Collection of Stories

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Dell #ad - Normally i write and rewrite and re-rewrite, but this story came quickly—almost by itself. It was a simple incident in the life of james Clavell—a talk with his young daughter just home from school—that inspired this chilling tale of what could happen in twenty-five quietly devastating minutes. Barely three words were changed.

It was then that i really realized how vulnerable my child's mind was —any mind, for that matter—under controlled circumstances. It pleases me greatly because i kept asking the questions…questions like, what's the use of 'I pledge allegiance' without understanding? Like Why is it so easy to divert thoughts? Like What is freedom? and Why is so hard to explain?The Children's Story keeps asking me all sorts of questions I cannot answer.

The Children's Story: A Collection of Stories #ad - He writes, "the Children's Story came into being that day. Perhaps you can—then your child will. ".

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The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age

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Broadway Books #ad - With the deep knowledge and bright clarity that have long characterized his work, Sanger recounts the cunning and dangerous development of cyberspace into the global battlefield of the 21st century. Washington Post. And if obama would begin his presidency by helping to launch the new era of cyberwar, he would end it struggling unsuccessfully to defend against Russia’s broad attack on the 2016 US election.

Moving from the white house situation room to the dens of chinese government hackers to the boardrooms of Silicon Valley, New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger reveals a world coming face-to-face with the perils of technological revolution, where everyone is a target. Timely and bracing.

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age #ad - . Cheap to acquire, cyber is now the weapon of choice for democracies, and usable for a variety of malicious purposes, easy to deny, dictators, and terrorists. Two presidents—bush and obama—drew first blood with operation olympic games, during President Trump’s first year, which used malicious code to blow up Iran’s nuclear centrifuges, and yet America proved remarkably unprepared when its own weapons were stolen from its arsenal and, turned back on the United States and its allies.

An important—and deeply sobering—new book about cyberwarfare” Nicholas Kristof,  New York Times, now updated with a new chapter. The perfect weapon is the startling inside story of how the rise of cyberweapons transformed geopolitics like nothing since the invention of the atomic bomb.

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Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector Columbia Business School Publishing

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Columbia Business School Publishing #ad - These strategies are accessible to analytical and creative types alike, and their benefits extend throughout an organization. Design thinking for the Greater Good goes in depth on both the how of using new tools and the why. This book will help today's leaders and thinkers implement these practices in their own pursuit of creative solutions that are both innovative and achievable.

Along the way, they have improved the quality of their products and enhanced the experiences of those they serve. Through ten stories of struggles and successes in fields such as health care, social services, and security, education, agriculture, transportation, the authors show how collaborative creativity can shake up even the most entrenched bureaucracies—and provide a practical roadmap for readers to implement these tools.

The design thinkers jeanne liedtka, and the united kingdom, and daisy azer explore how major agencies like the Department of Health and Human Services and the Transportation and Security Administration in the United States, as well as organizations in Canada, Australia, Randy Salzman, have instituted principles of design thinking.

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector Columbia Business School Publishing #ad - Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them. As a way to reframe problems, and iterate toward better answers, ideate solutions, design thinking is already well established in the commercial world. In each case, manage change, use resources more effectively, these groups have used the tools of design thinking to reduce risk, bridge the communication gap between parties, and manage the competing demands of diverse stakeholders.

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The Failure of Risk Management: Why It's Broken and How to Fix It

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Wiley #ad - There are specific value-added take aways in each chapter that are sure to enrich all readers including IT, and academics alike" —Peter Julian, students, business management, former chief-information officer of the New York Metro Transit Authority. An essential guide to the calibrated risk analysis approach the failure of risk management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, and more, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, natural disasters, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods–and shows how all of these problems can be fixed.

The solutions involve combinations of scientifically proven and frequently used methods from nuclear power, exploratory oil, and other areas of business and government. A must-read not only for analysts, but also for the executive who is making critical business decisions. Jim franklin, crystal ball global business Unit, VP Enterprise Performance Management and General Manager, Oracle Corporation.

The Failure of Risk Management: Why It's Broken and How to Fix It #ad - Hubbard glen ellyn, il is the inventor of applied information economics aie and the author of Wiley's How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business 978-0-470-11012-6, the #1 bestseller in business math on Amazon. Douglas W. He has applied innovative risk assessment and risk management methods in government and corporations since 1994.

Doug hubbard, a recognized expert among experts in the field of risk management, covers the entire spectrum of risk management in this invaluable guide.

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