The New Rulers of the World

The New Rulers of the

John Pilger is one of the world’s renowned investigative journalists and documentary film-makers. In this fully updated collection, he reveals the secrets and illusions of modern imperialism. Beginning with Indonesia, he shows how General Suharto’s bloody seizure of power in the 1960s was part of a western design to impose a ‘global economy’ on Asia. A million Indonesians dies as the price for being the World Bank’s ‘model pupil’. In a shocking chapter on Iraq, he allows us to understand the true nature of the West’s war against the people of that country. And he dissects, piece by piece, the propaganda of the ‘war on terror’ to expose its Orwellian truth. Finally, he looks behind the picture postcard of his homeland, Australia, to illuminate an enduring legacy of imperialism, the subjugation of the First Australians.

  • ASIN: 185984412X

China's New Rulers: The Secret Files; Second, Revised Edition

China's New Rulers: The Secret Files; Second, Revised

At the Chinese Communist Party's 16th Congress in November 2002, a group of new leaders took over the world's most populous country. Their accession as the "Fourth Generation" of rulers of the People's Republic—following the generations of Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Jiang Zemin—signaled the end of a long, complex struggle for power. Yet little has been known outside high Party circles about either that struggle or the men who emerged victorious from it. China's New Rulers, based on confidential Party files leaked to a Chinese writer abroad, offers an unprecedented glimpse into the most orderly succession in the turbulent history of the People's Republic. At its center are detailed descriptions of the nine men who will rule China for the next five years—their backgrounds, their characters, and their visions for the future. Among the challenges they will face are economic reform and China's integration into a global economy, pressures for political liberalization and human rights, ethnic unrest in Tibet and Xinjiang, the status of Taiwan, and relations with the US. China's New Rulers is an extraordinary account of a high-level political drama that has largely taken place in secret. It portrays many key figures in the Party, government, and military, and provides new inf...

  • ASIN: 1590170725

Arredondo: Last Spanish Ruler of Texas and Northeastern New Spain (Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture)

Arredondo: Last Spanish Ruler of Texas and Northeastern

In this biography of Joaquín de Arredondo, historian Bradley Folsom brings to life one of the most influential and ruthless leaders in North American history. Arredondo (1776–1837), a Bourbon loyalist who governed Texas and the other interior provinces of northeastern New Spain during the Mexican War of Independence, contended with attacks by revolutionaries, U.S. citizens, generals who had served in Napoleon’s army, pirates, and various American Indian groups, all attempting to wrest control of the region. Often resorting to violence to deal with the provinces’ problems, Arredondo was for ten years the most powerful official in northeastern New Spain. Folsom’s lively account shows the challenges of governing a vast and inhospitable region and provides insight into nineteenth-century military tactics and Spanish viceregal realpolitik. When Arredondo and his army—which included Arredondo’s protégé, future president of Mexico Antonio López de Santa Anna—arrived in Nuevo Santander in 1811, they quickly suppressed a revolutionary upheaval. Arredondo went on to expel an army of revolutionaries and invaders from the United States who had taken over Texas and declared it an independent republic. In the Battle of Medina, the bloodiest battle ever fought in Texas, he cru...

  • ASIN: 080615697X

The World Order - Our Secret Rulers

The World Order - Our Secret

Orwell laid down the dictum that slogans must be in Newspeak, ''War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength''. This is the program of the hegemony of parasitism through the World Order. The program of the World Order remains the same; Divide and Conquer. Orwell concludes ''1984'' with a denial that the victims of the World Order have any hope. He claims the World Order will always triumph, which is a great propaganda achievement for the hegemony of parasitism. He writes, ''If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.'' He disposes of his ''hero'', a citizen who had vainly tried to oppose the Party, by ending the book with the ''hero'' whimpering that ''He loved Big Brother''. The peoples of the world not only will never love Big Brother, but they will soon dispose of him forever.

  • ASIN: 1910220345

The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation

Over the past two decades, governments have delegated extensive regulatory authority to international private-sector organizations. This internationalization and privatization of rule making has been motivated not only by the economic benefits of common rules for global markets, but also by the realization that government regulators often lack the expertise and resources to deal with increasingly complex and urgent regulatory tasks. The New Global Rulers examines who writes the rules in international private organizations, as well as who wins, who loses--and why. Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli examine three powerful global private regulators: the International Accounting Standards Board, which develops financial reporting rules used by corporations in more than a hundred countries; and the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission, which account for 85 percent of all international product standards. Büthe and Mattli offer both a new framework for understanding global private regulation and detailed empirical analyses of such regulation based on multi-country, multi-industry business surveys. They find that global rule making by technical experts is highly political, and that even though rule making has shifted to the internati...

  • ASIN: 0691157979

New Rulers in the Ghetto: The Community Development Corporation and Urban Poverty (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies)

New Rulers in the Ghetto: The Community Development

  • ASIN: 0837193990

The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Volume 4: Ruler of the Universe

The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield: Volume 4:

Bernice Summerfield is still trapped in a dying universe with the wrong Doctor. Things have taken a turn for the worse - the Doctor has become President Of The Universe and, it turns out, he's a controversial choice for the job. While Bernice works to unearth the mythical Apocalypse Clock, the Doctor's immersed in the murky world of politics and the dark forces that are working against him. As battlefleets fight and terrible deals are done, the peoples of the universe wonder if they've made a terrible decision. Is the Doctor up to ruling the universe? Watching from the sidelines, the Master is quick to reassure everyone that he has no ambitions in that direction. And, meanwhile, the stars are going out. CAST: Lisa Bowerman (Professor Bernice Summerfield), David Warner(The Doctor), Sam Kisgar t(The Master), Samantha Beart (Chamu), Ben Arogundade (Joto), Stephen Critchlow(Leonard), Ben Crystal (Hood), Guy Adams (Host), Annette Badland (Guilana), Wilf Scolding (Radio / Mogron), Catrin Stewart (Killian), Jonathan Bailey (Lakis), Rhys Jennings (Slaygar), Oliver Mason (Sordo), Rowena Cooper (Mother Superior), and Hattie Hayridge (Ebbis / Morlick).

  • ASIN: 1787032507

The Holy Bible (KJV) Old and New Testaments: For Kindle and Other Devices with (Touch + Click Chapters)

The Holy Bible (KJV) Old and New Testaments:

This King James Holy Bible is an Optimized for Kindle Bible and FeaturesAll Word Search, Plus Touch + Click Table of Contents for All Books & ChaptersPlease Read the Look Inside Sample Chapter “King James Translation Important Facts”Now You Can Enjoy Many Hours of Easy Reading with our Specially Optimized Digital Bible.READ IT ON MANY DEVICES INCL: - Cell Phones, Tablets, I-Pads, Kindle + Other Devices, along with PC & MAC Computers using the Free Installed Computer Software from Amazon!THE KEY FEATURES IN THIS KJV BIBLE ARE:ALL WORD SEARCH -Type any word into the search field. Android, Apple or Kindle devices with Computers can get a list of results of all Books, Chapters and Verses where that word appears!TOUCH + CLICK for Bible Books + Chapters in the Table of ContentsCLICKABLE BOOKS – Just Touch or Click on the Book of the Bible wanting to read.CLICKABLE CHAPTERS – Just Touch or Click on the Chapter in the Bible wanting to read.ALL BIBLE VERSE NUMBERS ARE IN BOLD – To help you see each verse in the bible fast.ABOUT THE KJV VERSION BIBLEThe original KJV was completed in the year 1611 in England. The version we offer only has a few minor changes to format this e-book bible so it can be read easily. We have excluded the original basic KJV introduction which was not par...

  • ASIN: B07D24CQKZ

Rulers and Ruled in Frontier Catalonia, 880-1010: Pathways to Power (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series)

Rulers and Ruled in Frontier Catalonia, 880-1010: Pathways

A frontier both between Christianity and Islam and between Francia and the Iberian Peninsula, the region that later became Catalonia was at the heart of the demographic and cultural expansion of the Carolingian empire between the ninth and twelfth centuries. Through the use of charters to generate new ways of looking at medieval history, the author traces previously hidden social networks in this complex and fragmented society; webs of association stretched from counts, the Church and even kings to the ambitious and the locally powerful, the pioneering and the humble, and the standing populations in areas newly brought under government. He builds up a picture of how power was mediated from ruler to subject, and shows how the governing elite mobilised associations and used intermediaries to establish pathways of power, to circumvent their opponents and to secure friendship and mutual cooperation. However, the focus is equally on the smaller histories of the men and women on the land, bringing many ordinary people to life.

  • ASIN: 0861933095

One Wonderful Curve: 12 Contemporary Quilts (Landauer) Step-by-Step Projects with the Quick Curve Ruler and a One-Size, One-Curve Block; for Both Beginners & Advanced Quilters

One Wonderful Curve: 12 Contemporary Quilts (Landauer) Step-by-Step

The sisters from Sew Kind of Wonderful bring 12 new curved quilts using their Quick Curve Ruler to create simply gorgeous quilts. 12 contemporary quilts from a one-size, one-curve block Step-by-step instructions and illustrations How-to techniques for cutting, piecing, and squaring the curves Easy enough for an experienced beginner Challenging enough for an advanced quilter You loved Jenny Pedigo and Helen Robinson's first book, Contemporary Curved Quilts. Now sisters Jenny and Helen are joined by a 3rd sister, Sherilyn, to bring quilters another gorgeous curved collection! This time, they are using their Quick Curve Ruler to make a one-size, curved block from simple pieced shapes. Then, this one-size, one-curve block is the basis for each of the 12 amazingly unique quilts. You will need the Quick Curve Ruler to complete the projects in this book. Look for it at your favorite quilt shop!

  • Brand: Landauer Publishing LLC
  • ASIN: 1935726773
  • UPC: 748628113404
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