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Big Tech's Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal the Election
Allum Bokhari - Sep 22, 2020
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The most powerful tech companies in the world are determined to stop Donald Trump. Journalist Allum Bokhari has spent four years investigating the tech giants that dominate the Internet: Google, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter. He has discovered a dark plot to seize control of the flow of information, and utilize that power to its full extent - to censo...
Adam Townsend
Oct 30, 2020
@OHSNLobby @LibertarianBlue Ya, great book     source
A New Idea of India
Individual Rights in a Civilisational State
Harsh Madhusudan - Sep 21, 2020
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‘A clear look into India’s political, social and economic history unobstructed by decades of agenda-driven narratives that sought to muddy the waters of our civilisational truths.’- Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India‘India suffers from political scientists who slavishly recommend that India follow in ...
Adam Townsend
Oct 22, 2020
It's a fantastic book     source
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The Fall of Carthage
The Punic Wars 265-146BC (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) by Adrian Goldsworthy (9-Oct-2003) Paperback
Jan 01, 1600 (first published in 2000)
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An impressive new historian of Roman warfare--highly praised by John Keegan--has written a thoroughly engrossing account of the greatest conflict of antiquity. It will grab the attention of military buffs and general readers alike. The struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage encompassed the First (264-241 B.C.) and Second (149-146 B.C.) Pu...
Adam Townsend
Aug 31, 2020
3. Adding the (audio) book The Fall of Carthage, the Punic wars Fantastic     source
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman - Apr 02, 2013
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
Adam Townsend
Jan 07, 2020
@echo_chamberz Read the book, it's great. PDFs are online     source
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The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Ron Chernow - Mar 30, 2004 (first published in 1998)
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John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity a...
Adam Townsend
Nov 24, 2019
@Sociopathlete Great book     source
The Vision of the Anointed
Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
Thomas Sowell - Jun 28, 1996 (first published in 1995)
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Thomas Sowell's provocative critique of liberalism's failures The Vision of the Anointed is a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Thomas Sowell sees what has happened not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a vision whose defects have led to disasters in educa...
Adam Townsend
Nov 24, 2019
@JackPosobiec I just finished reading Sowell's Vision of the Anointed yesterday morning. Amazing book     source
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