The Racket
A rogue reporter vs the masters of the universe

Kennard, Matt
Publisher:  Zed Books
Date Written:  09/04/2015
Year Published:  2015  
ISBN:  9781780329888
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX17970

While working at the Financial Times, investigative journalist Matt Kennard uncovered a scam - a deception and rip-off of immense proportions. The world as we know it is run by a squad of cigar-smoking men with big guns, big cash and a reach much too close to home.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

PART 1: HOW WE OWNED YOU
1. Creating a Modern-day Slave State
2. The Racket
3. Rigging the System
4. Cursing Your Riches

PART 2: ENFORCEMENT
5. The Mob
6. With Friends Like These
7. Might is Right
8. A Drug War Colony
9. War on Hope

PART 3: REINFORCEMENT
10. The First Peoples of America and Their Land
11. Working America
12. Destitute America
13. Lock-up America

PART 4: WE'RE LOSING YOU
14. Turf War
15. Freedom Fighters
16. Revolutionaries
17. Successful Defiance
18. Culture as a Weapon of Resistance

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