Snowden’s Box – Dale Maharidge and Jessica Bruder

Bruder and Maharidge reveal their peripheral, yet crucial, involvement in Snowden's disclosures and detail the effects knowledge of vast surveillance mechanisms has on journalists. They also provide ways for individuals to enhance their online privacy and decrease their digital footprint.

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Gaza – Norman Finkelstein

Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating “operations” against Gaza’s largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected Gaza to a merciless illegal blockade. What has befallen Gaza is a man-made humanitarian disaster.

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The Right to Maim – Jasbir K. Puar

Puar uses the concept of “debility”—bodily injury and social exclusion brought on by economic and political factors—to disrupt the category of disability.

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The New Map – Daniel Yergin

Yergin offers an account of how energy revolutions and climate change shape great power rivalries and their geopolitical strategies while setting them on a collision course in their pursuit of global dominance.

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Making Money – Gary Hamilton and Cheng-Shu Kao

Western retailers and merchandisers ship their production overseas, primarily to Asia. Hamilton and Kao trace the rise and fall of Taiwan as the main OEM destination for these retailers. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Taiwanese businesspeople, they show how intermediate-demand driven supply chains structure production according to the logic

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