Thanks to the combination of specialization and production chains that span the globe, we consumers rarely get to see the whole picture. This book joins the dots, showing the impacts of resource extraction on local communities and the environment, making the link between games consoles, civil war, rape and rainforest destruction.
This book provides some amusing and insightful analysis of the way in which knee-jerk fundamentalism mixes with the celebrity sell to provide a personal narrative on which the hopes of the Republican Right have come to reside.
Nominally a thriller, Thursday Night Widows is less concerned with the 'whodunnit' aspects of plotting than with a psychological dissection of a social class obsessed with bickering and petty jealousies as the pillars of their world dissolve.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Towards a New Internationalism||Life beyond growth||July, 2010|
|Lonely Hearts Killer||Deported! What happened next?||June, 2010|
|The Story of Stuff||Deported! What happened next?||June, 2010|
|Dreams in a Time of War||Iraq - seven years later||May, 2010|
|The Vegetarian Myth||Iraq - seven years later||May, 2010|
|The Wayfinders||Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands!||April, 2010|
|The New Economics - a bigger picture||Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands!||April, 2010|
|The Ticking is the Bomb||Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands!||April, 2010|
|The Unit||Globalization on the rocks||March, 2010|
|Going Rouge - Sarah Palin - An American Nightmare||Globalization on the rocks||March, 2010|
|No Way To Run An Economy||Too many of us? The population panic.||January, 2010|
|Beyond Reach?||Too many of us? The population panic.||January, 2010|
|The Food Wars||Welcome to Copenhagen!||December, 2009|
|Thirsty River||Welcome to Copenhagen!||December, 2009|
|Transforming Pakistan: Ways out of instability||Welcome to Copenhagen!||December, 2009|
|Murder without Borders||Terror takeover||November, 2009|
|Rainy Season||Terror takeover||November, 2009|
|A Suitable Enemy||Terror takeover||November, 2009|
|Natural Selection||Islam in power||October, 2009|
|Thursday Night Widows||Islam in power||October, 2009|