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Alan E. Eyre is the first-ever Persian language spokesperson of the United States Department of State. Eyre became the State Department's Persian-language spokesperson in April 2011.
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Evil Geniuses
The Unmaking of America
Kurt Andersen - 2020-08-11
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When did America give up on fairness? The bestselling author of  Fantasyland  tells the epic history of how America decided that big business gets whatever it wants, only the rich get richer, and nothing should ever change—and charts a way back to the future.   “The one book...
Alan Eyre
Pls read this excellent book by @KBAndersen, and let’s get going.      source
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The Invention of Nature
Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf - 2016-10-04
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The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. Alexander von Humboldt (1769 – 1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. In North Ame...
Alan Eyre
Just finished “The Invention of Nature” by @andrea_wulf - EXCELLENT BOOK! How had I not heard of Alexander von Humboldt?      source
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The New Climate War
The Fight to Take Back Our Planet
Michael E. Mann - 2021-01-12
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A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet. Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we've been told can slow climate change. But the inordinate ...
Alan Eyre
I just read it recently too and agree w/@DoctorVive : a great, and analytically useful, book! @MichaelEMann      source
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The Ministry for the Future
A Novel
Kim Stanley Robinson - 2020-10-06
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From the visionary, New York Times bestselling author of New York 2140 comes a near-future novel that is a gripping exploration of climate change, technology, politics, and the human behaviors that drive these forces. Established in 2025, the purpose of the new organization was simple: To advocate for the world's future generations and to protect a...
Alan Eyre
This is a great book.      source
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Lab Girl
Hope Jahren - 2017-02-28 (first published in 2016)
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National BestsellerWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography A New York Times Notable BookWinner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Film Prize for Excellence in Science BooksFinalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing AwardOne of the Best Books of the Year: The Wa...
Alan Eyre
One of the most beautiful books I have ever read @HopeJahren      source
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Thinking in Bets
Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
Annie Duke - 2019-05-07 (first published in 2018)
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Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.In Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made one of the most controversial calls in football history: With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots' one-yard line, he called for a p...
Alan Eyre
A great book!      source
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Not for the Faint of Heart
Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence
Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman - 2018-09-04
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Distinguished diplomat Ambassador Wendy Sherman brings readers inside the negotiating room to show how to put diplomatic values like courage, power, and persistence to work in their own lives. Few people have sat across from the Iranians and the North Koreans at the negotiating table. Wendy Sherman has done both. During her time as the lead US nego...
Alan Eyre
What Mark said. A well written book by an American hero. #WendySherman      source
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Invisible Storm
A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
Jason Kander - 2022-07-05
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From political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about impossible choices—and how sometimes walking away from the chance of a lifetime can be the greatest decision of all.In 2017, President Obama, in his final Oval Office interview, was asked who gave him hope for the future of the countr...
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There Are No Accidents
The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster—Who Profits and Who Pays the Price
Jessie Singer - 2022-02-15
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Investigative journalist and activist whose writing appears in Buzzfeed, New York Magazine, Guardian, The Awl, and elsewhere Jessie Singer's There Are No Accidents, recounting the history of accidents and reveals how they've come to define all that's wrong with America; as the rate of accidental death skyrockets, the poor and people of color bear t...
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The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War
Robert Coram - 2004-05-10 (first published in 2002)
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John Boyd may be the most remarkable unsung hero in all of American military history. Some remember him as the greatest U.S. fighter pilot ever -- the man who, in simulated air-to-air combat, defeated every challenger in less than forty seconds. Some recall him as the father of our country's most legendary fighter aircraft -- the F-15 and F-16. Sti...
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