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    Порождение острова Джекилл. Другой взгляд на Федеральную резервную систему

    Эдвард Гриффин

    Откуда появляются деньги? Куда уходят? Кто их делает? Секреты денежных магов раскрыты. Здесь мы подробно рассмотрим все их волшебные зеркала и дымовые завесы, ролики, колесики и винтики, с помощью которых создается большая иллюзия под названием "деньги".
    Скучная тема? Как бы не так? Она захватит Вас за 5 минут: читается как детективная история. Да это и есть настоящий детектив, хотя тут все правда. Эта книга о самой наглой афере в истории. Здесь есть все: причины войн, циклы бума – спада, инфляция, депрессия. успех. Ваш взгляд на мир определенно изменится. Может быть, это самая важная книга о мировых проблемах из тех, что вы когда-либо читали.

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    The Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

    John Perkins

    With a presidential election around the corner, questions of America's military buildup, environmental impact, and foreign policy are on everyone's mind. Former Economic Hit Man John Perkins goes behind the scenes of the current geopolitical crisis and offers bold solutions to our most pressing problems. Drawing on interviews with other EHMs, jackals, CIA operatives, reporters, businessmen, and activists, Perkins reveals the secret history of events that have created the current American Empire, including:

    • How the defeats in Vietnam and Iraq have benefited big business
    • The role of Israel as Fortress America in the Middle East
    • Tragic repercussions of the IMF's Asian Economic Collapse
    • The current Latin American revolution and its lessons for democracy
    • U.S. blunders in Tibet, Congo, Lebanon, and Venezuela

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    Исповедь экономического убийцы

    Джон Перкинс

    Книга Джона Перкинса – первый в мире автобиографический рассказ о жизни, подготовке и методах работы особой сверх засекреченной группы «экономических убийц», профессионалов высочайшего уровня, призванных работать с высшими политическими и экономическими лидерами интересующих США стран мира. Их задача – порабощать целые страны и народы, навязывая мегапроекты-ловушки, якобы обеспечивающие ускорение развития, а на деле оборачивающиеся включением некогда суверенных государств в состав новой глобальной империи. В книге-исповеди, ставшей в США и Европе бестселлером, Джон Перкинс раскрывает тайные пружины мировой экономической политики, объясняет странные «совпадения» и «случайности» недавнего времени, круто изменившие нашу жизнь.

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    The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age

    James Dale DavidsonWilliam Rees-Mogg

    Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human history as we move into the next century. The Sovereign Individual details strategies necessary for adapting financially to the next phase of Western civilization. Few observers of the late twentieth century have their fingers so presciently on the pulse of the global political and economic realignment ushering in the new millennium as do James Dale Davidson and Lord William Rees-Mogg. Their bold prediction of disaster on Wall Street in Blood in the Streets was borne out by Black Tuesday. In their ensuing bestseller, The Great Reckoning, published just weeks before the coup attempt against Gorbachev, they analyzed the pending collapse of the Soviet Union and foretold the civil war in Yugoslavia and other events that have proved to be among the most searing developments of the past few years.

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    Economic Facts and Fallacies, 2nd edition

    Thomas Sowell

    Thomas Sowell “both surprises and overturns received wisdom” in this indispensable examination of widespread economic fallacies (The Economist)
    Economic Facts and Fallacies exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues-and does so in a lively manner and without requiring any prior knowledge of economics by the reader. These include many beliefs widely disseminated in the media and by politicians, such as mistaken ideas about urban problems, income differences, male-female economic differences, as well as economics fallacies about academia, about race, and about Third World countries. One of the themes of Economic Facts and Fallacies is that fallacies are not simply crazy ideas but in fact have a certain plausibility that gives them their staying power-and makes careful examination of their flaws both necessary and important, as well as sometimes humorous. Written in the easy-to-follow style of the author's Basic Economics, this latest book is able to go into greater depth, with real world examples, on specific issues.

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    The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

    Douglas MurrayRobert Davies

    The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive alteration as a society and an eventual end.
    This is not just an analysis of demographic and political realities; it is also an eyewitness account of a continent in self-destruct mode. It includes accounts based on travels across the entire continent, from the places where migrants land to the places they end up, from the people who pretend they want them to the places which cannot accept them.
    Murray takes a step back at each stage and looks at the bigger and deeper issues which lie behind a continent's possible demise, from an atmosphere of mass terror attacks to the steady erosion of our freedoms. The audiobook addresses the disappointing failure of multiculturalism, Angela Merkel's U-turn on migration, the lack of repatriation, and the Western fixation on guilt. Murray travels to Berlin, Paris, Scandinavia, Lampedusa, and Greece to uncover the malaise at the very heart of the European culture and to hear the stories of those who have arrived in Europe from far away.

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    Ukraine and the Art of Strategy

    Lawrence Freedman

    The Russian invasion of Crimea in 2014, subsequent war in Eastern Ukraine and economic sanctions imposed by the West, transformed European politics. These events marked a dramatic shift away from the optimism of the post-Cold War era. The conflict did not escalate to the levels originally feared but nor was either side able to bring it to a definitive conclusion. Ukraine suffered a loss of territory but was not forced into changing its policies away from the Westward course adopted as a result of the EuroMaidan uprising of February 2014. President Putin was left supporting a separatist enclave as Russia's economy suffered significant damage.

    In Ukraine and the Art of Strategy, Lawrence Freedman-author of the landmark Strategy: A History-provides an account of the origins and course of the Russia-Ukraine conflict through the lens of strategy. Freedman describes the development of President Putin's anxieties that former Soviet countries were being drawn towards the European Union, the effective pressure he put on President Yanokvych of Ukraine during 2013 to turn away from the EU and the resulting 'EuroMaidan Revolution' which led to Yanukovych fleeing. He explores the reluctance of Putin to use Russian forces to do more that consolidate the insurgency in Eastern Ukraine, the failure of the Minsk peace process and the limits of the international response. Putin's strategic-making is kept in view at all times, including his use of 'information warfare' and attempts to influence the American election. In contrast to those who see the Russian leader as a master operator who catches out the West with bold moves Freedman sees
    him as impulsive and so forced to improvise when his gambles fail.

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    The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America

    Robber Barons

    The Myth of the Robber Barons describes the role of key entrepreneurs in the economic growth of the United States from 1850 to 1910. The entrepreneurs studied are Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, James J. Hill, Andrew Mellon, Charles Schwab, and the Scranton family. Most historians argue that these men, and others like them, were Robber Barons. The story, however, is more complicated. The author, Burton Folsom, divides the entrepreneurs into two groups market entrepreneurs and political entrepreneurs. The market entrepreneurs, such as Hill, Vanderbilt, and Rockefeller, succeeded by producing a quality product at a competitive price. The political entrepreneurs such as Edward Collins in steamships and in railroads the leaders of the Union Pacific Railroad were men who used the power of government to succeed. They tried to gain subsidies, or in some way use government to stop competitors. The market entrepreneurs helped lead to the rise of the U. S. as a major economic power. By 1910, the U. S. dominated the world in oil, steel, and railroads led by Rockefeller, Schwab (and Carnegie), and Hill.

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    The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

    Robber Barons

    In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today.