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The Boulder Colorado World Affairs Discussion Group

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StatusDate Title Author Submitter
old 2017 spring   An American Sickness: How Healthcare became big Business & How you can take it back   Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal   Art Smoot
old 2017 winter   Raising the Floor   Andy Stern   Bill Cooke
old 2017 winter   The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels   Alex Epstein   Dave Walden
old 2016 fall   The Great Unwinding of Public Education: Detroit and DeVos   Joseph Natoli   Iris Williams
old 2016 fall   Indivisible: a practical guide for resisting the trump agenda   Bethea   Neale Ward
old 2016 fall   Thank You For Being Late   Thomas Friedman   Bill Cooke
old 2016 fall   Listen, Liberal: What ever happened to the party of the people?   Thomas Frank   Joan Graff
old 2016 summer   The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America   Walker, Spohn, Delone   Don Lamprecht
old 2016 summer   The New Trail of Tears: How Washington is Destroying American Indians (book)   Naomi Riley   Marc Rochkind
old 2016 summer   The Industries of the Future   Alec Ross   Doug Macdonald
old 2016 summer   Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis   J. D. Vance   Marc Rochkind
old 2016 spring   The Al Qaeda Reader   Raymond Ibraham,   Jeff Wade
old 2016 spring   Corruption: A Very Short Introduction,   Leslie Holmes   Jeff Wade
old 2016 spring   Deep South   Paul Theroux   Marc Rochkind
old 2016 spring   Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?   Thomas Frank   Tony Wells
old 2016 spring   Saving Capitalism For the Many, Not the Few   Robert B. Reich   Joan Graff
old 2016 winter   Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right   Jane Meyer   Kathleen Dana
old 2016 winter   The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes from an Uncertain Science   Siddhartha Mukherjee   Art Smoot
old 2016 winter   Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone   Scott Shane   Bob Gafvert
old 2016 winter   Unlikeable: The Problem with Hillary   Edward Klein   Alf Modahl
old 2015 winter   Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now   Hirsi Ali   Paul Silvers
old 2015 winter   Don't Even Think About It, Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change   George Marshall   Lynn Segal
old 2015 winter   The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine   Michael Lewis   Margaret Gelatt
old 2015 winter   Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption and the Hijacking of America   Charles H. Ferguson   Margaret Gelatt
old 2015 winter   The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined   Steven Pinker   Margaret Gelatt
old 2015 winter   Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt   Michael Lewis   Margaret Gelatt
old 2015 winter   Being Mortal   Atul Gawanda   Joan Graff
old 2015 winter   The Sixth Extinction:An Unnatural History   Elizabeth Kolbert   Joan Graff
old 2015 winter   The Impulse Society, America in the Age of Instant Gratification   Paul Roberts   Paul Weisskopf
old 2015 winter   China's Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy   Minxin Pei   John Forbes
old 2015 winter   I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America's...   M. Night Shyamalan   Doug McDonald
old 2015 fall   How Many is Too Many:The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration Into the United States   Philip Cafaro   Paul Weisskopf
old 2015 fall   Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath   Ted Koppel   Paul Silvers
old 2015 summer   The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer,Happier and More Prosperous America   Arthur C. Brooks President of the American Enterprise Institute   Joan Graff
old 2015 summer   Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence   Christian Parenti   John Forbes
old 2015 summer   The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East   Andrew Scott Cooper   John Forbes
old 2015 summer   Between the World and Me   Ta-Nehisi Coates   Barack Obama
old 2015 summer   Big Data   Mayer-schonberger and Cukier   Neale Ward
old 2015 summer   In Defense of a Liberal Education   Fareed Zakaria   Mark Carrico
old 2015 spring   The Dead Hand   David Hoffman   Roger Moment
old 2015 spring   The March of Folly   Barbara Tuchman   Mike Sweeney
old 2015 spring   My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel   Ari Shavit   Marc Rochkind
old 2015 Fall   The Generals   Thomas Ricks   Herb Held
old 2015 spring   Is the American Century Over?   Joseph Nye   John Forbes
old 2015 spring   Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence   Christian Parenti   John Forbes
old 2015 spring   The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder   Peter Zeihan   John Forbes
old 2015 spring   Shadow Work: The unpaid, unseen jobs that fill your day   Craig Lambert   Art Zirger
old 2015 spring   Rise of the Robots:Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future   Martin Ford   Art Zirger
old 2015 spring   This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. Climate Change   Naomi Klein   Doug Macdonald
old 2014 fall   The Social Conquest of Earth   Edward O. Wilson   John Forbes
old 2014 fall   Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution   Brian Czech and Herman Daly   John Forbes
old 2014 fall   The End Of Greatness: Why America Can't Have (and Doesn't Want) Another Great President   Aaron David Miller   Art Zirger
old 2014 summer   National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear   David Rothkopf   Joan Brett
old 2014 summer   Tei: A Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace   Tei Fujiwara   Nana Mizushima (Book Translator)
old 2014 summer   Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History   Joseph Telushkin   Lynn Segal
old 2014 summer   Six Amendments:How & Why We Should Change Constitution   Justice John Paul Stevens (Former Justice)   Joan Graff
old 2014 summer   A Fighting Chance   Elizabeth Warren   Zetta Feder
old 2014 summer   What Money Can't Buy: The moral limits of markets,   Michael Sandel   Jeff Wade
old 2013 summer   Foreign Policy Begins At Home: The Case for Putting America   Richard Haass   Gordon Zellner
old 2013 summer   One Land, Two Stories   Shaul M. Gabbay and Amin M. Kazak   Andy Lattanzi
old 2013 summer   The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy, and the Future of American Power   Michael Moran   Doug McDonald
old 2013 summer   That's Not What They Meant!: Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America's Right Wing   Michael Austin   Paul Silver
old 2013 summer   Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power   Zbigniew Brzezinski   Harry Benton
old 2013 summer   With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful   Glenn Greenwald   John Forbes
old 2012 fall   Life in the Universe   Marshall Vian Summers   Rae Weitz
old 2012 fall   Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else   Chrystia Freeland   Vic Stenger
old 2012 summer   article: Foreign Affairs /July/Aug. 2012   Bernard K. Gordon   andrew lattanzi
old 2012 summer   The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future   Joseph E. Stiglitz   Vic Stenger
old 2012 summer   A Mindful Nation   Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan   doug macdonald
old 2012 summer   Power Inc: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and The Reckoning That Lies Ahead'   David Rothkopf   Paul Weisskopf
old 2012 summer   The Leaderless Revolution: How Ordinary People Will Take Power and Change Politics in the 21st Century   Carne Ross   Walt Peterson
old 2012 summer   The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion   Jonathan Haidt   John Forbes
old 2012 summer   Republican Gomorrah   Mac Blumenthal   Vic Stenger
old 2012 summer   The Future of Power   Joseph Nye   John Forbes
old 2012 summer   The Road from Ruin: How to Revive Capitalism and Put America Back on Top   Matthew Bishop and Michael Green   John Forbes
old 2012 summer   Greedy Bastards: How We Can Stop Corporate Communists, Banksters, and Other Vampires from Sucking America Dry   John Ratigan   John Forbes
old 2012 summer   Too Big to Fail   Andrew Sorkin   walt petersen
old 2012 summer   How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: Why the Truth Matters More Than You Think   Andy Andrews   John Forbes
old 2012 summer   Confidence Men   Ron Susskind   Doug Macdonald
old 2012 summer   The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans   Mickey Edwards   Paul Weisskopf
old 2012 summer   It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism   Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein   Paul Weisskopf
old 2012 summer   Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt   Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco   Vic Stenger
old 2012 spring   Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010   Charles Murray   Art Smoot
old 2012 spring   The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics   Alastair Smith, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita   John Forbes
old 2012 spring   Against Thrift: Why Consumer Culture is Good for the Economy, the Environment, and Your Soul   James Livingston   John Forbes
old 2012 spring   Free Lunch   David Cay Johnston   walt petersen
old 2012 spring   How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything   Dov Seidman   Art Zirger
old 2012 spring   Republic, Lost   Lawrence Lessig   Art Zirger
old 2012 spring   The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It   Joshua Cooper Ramo   Zetta Feder
old 2011 fall   The Great Hunger   Karen Douglass, a Colorado writer   Karen Douglass
old 2011 fall   That used to be Us   Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum   Dan Endres
old 2011 fall   American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America   Chris Hedges   Dan Endres
old 2011 fall   War is a Lie   David Swanson   Robert Bushnell
old 2011 spring   The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)   Siva Vaidhyanathan   Art Smoot
old 2011 spring   Quicksand: America's Pursuit of Power in the Middle East   Geoffry Wawro   Paul Weiskopf
old 2011 spring   The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World   Paul Gilding   Lara Walsh
old 2011 spring   Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide   Nicholas Kristoff and Shyrll WuDun   Lara Walsh
old 2011 spring   How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle   Gideon Rose   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive   Brian Christian   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   Arab Voices:What They Are Saying to Us, and Why it Matters   James Zogby   Laura Walsh
old 2011 spring   Shock Doctrine   Naomi Kline   Laura Walsh
old 2011 spring   The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years   Bernard Lewis   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   How They See Us: Meditations on America   James Atlas   Dan Endres
old 2011 spring   Higher Education?: How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids---and What We Can Do About It   Andrew Hacker   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power   Victor Hanson   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle   Chris Hedges   Phylliss Stenger
old 2011 spring   C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy   Jeff Sharlett   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How it Pits Young Against Old, Child Against Parent, Worker Against Boss, Company Against Rival, and Nation Against Nation   Ted Fischman   Paul Silvers
old 2011 spring   The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future   Martin Ford   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   America on the Brink: the Next Added 100 Million Americans   Frosty Woolridge   Thomas Patton
old 2011 spring   Lies the Government Told You: Myth, Power, and Deception in American History   Andrew Napolitano   Dan Endres
old 2011 spring   Winner-Take-All Politics   Jacob Hacker, Paul Pierson   Paul Weiskopf
old 2011 spring   Real Heat: Gender and Race in the Urban Fire Service   Carol Chetkovich   Spencer Kitchen
old 2011 spring   The Global Deal: Climate Change and the Creation of a New Era of Progress and Prosperity   Nicholas Stern   Brian Ridley
old 2011 spring   Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization   Spenser Wells   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   The Irony of American History   Reinhold Niebuhr   John Forbes
old 2011 spring   The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism   Andrew Bacevich   Richard Hansen
old 2010 spring   Whoops!   Sherwin B. Nuland   Joe Schlotthauer
old 2010 spring   Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking   Malcolm Gladwell   John Cowley
old 2010 spring   Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--and What We Need to Do to Remake   John Perkins   Tony Wells
old 2010 spring   Factory Girls   Leslie Chang   Yeida Chang
old 2010 spring   Great Decision 2010   Various   Art Smoot
old 2010 spring   Weapons of Mass Instruction   John Taylor Gatto   Art Smoot
old 2010 spring   Threshold: The Crisis of Western Culture   Thom Hartman   Linda Stelzer
old 2010 spring   Catastrophe   Dick Morris and Eileen Mcgann   Paul Weisskopf
old 2010 spring   Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World   Tracy Kidder   Orah Elron
old 2010 spring   The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It   Paul Collier   Jo Noble
old 2009 fall   The Dumbest Generation   Mark Bauerlein   Paul Weisskopf
old 2009 fall   Free: The Future of a Radical Price   Chris Anderson   Art Smoot
old 2009 fall   Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)   Barbara Kingsolver   Art Smoot
old 2009 fall   THRESHOLD: The Crisis of Western Culture   Thom Hartman   Linda Stelzer
old 2009 fall   In Defense of Food   Michael Pollan   Orah Elron
old 2009 fall   We can have Peace in the Holy Land   Jimmy Carter   Paul Weisskopf
old 2009 fall   The Nine: The Secret World of the Supreme Court   Paul Tognetti   Art Smoot
old 2009 fall   Invisible Hands   Kim Phillips-Fein   Marc Sobel
old 2008 fall   Ending Entrenched Power: Spiritual renewal, political change and America's destiny   Curtis Harris   Art Smoot
old 2008 fall   The Limits of Power, The End of American Exceptionalism   Andrew Bacevich   Orah Elron
old 2008 fall   The Post-American World   Fareed Zakaria   Art Smoot
old 2008 fall   Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism   Kevin Phillips   The Group
old 2008 fall   Where Does the Money Go? Your Guided Tour to the Federal Budget Crisis   Scott Bittle, Jean Johnson   The Group
old 2008 fall   The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity   Robert Kuttner   The Group
old 2008 fall   Maxed Out: Hard Times in the Age of Easy Credit   James D. Scurlock   The Group
old 2008 fall   The World at RIsk   Goverment Report   Paul Silvers
old 2008 fall   Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization   Lester Brown   Orah Elron
old 2008 fall   Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America   Thomas Friedman   Linda Stelzer
old 2007 summer   Transformation of War   Martin Van Creveld   Klaus Kasper
old 2007 summer   The Global Class War   Jeff Faux   Paul Weiskopf
old 2007 summer   Paris 1919 : Six Months That Changed the World   Richard Holbrooke   John Rushton
old 2007 summer   Collapse:How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed   Jared Diamond   Art Smoot
old 2007 summer   Alexander Hamilton   Ron Chernow   Fred Sage
old 2007 summer   China, Inc 'How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World '   Ted C. Fishman   Fred Sage
old 2007 summer   The United States Of Europe: The New Superpower and the End of American Supremacy   T. R. Reid   Paul Silvers
old 2007 spring   Great Decisions: 2007   Foreign Policy Association   John Rushton
old 2006 fall   Revolutionary Wealth   Alvin and Heidi Toffler   Art Smoot
old 2006 fall   American Theocracy : The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century   Kevin Phillips   Bob Goddard
old 2006 spring   Great Decisions: 2006   Foreign Policy Association   John Rushton
old 2006 spring   The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World   Paul Roberts   Bob Goddard
old 2005 summer   Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet   Karen Armstrong   John Price
old 2005 summer   The Great Unravelling: Losing Our Way in the New Century   Paul Krugman   Bob Burdick
old 2005 summer   'Great Decisions'; the Annual Publication of the Foreign Policy Association   Multiple Authors   John Rushton
old 2005 summer   The End of Faith   Sam Harris   Steve Smith
old 2005 summer   Chain of Command   Seymour Hersh   Steve Brown
old 2005 summer   The End of Poverty   Jeffrey Sachs   Keith Heslip
old 2005 summer   The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century   Thomas Friedman   George Narcavage
old 2005 summer   The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power   Daniel Yergin   John Rushton
old 2005 spring   Running on Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It   Peter G. Peterson   Art Smoot
old 2004 winter   Sowing the Wind: The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East   John Keay   Paul Weisskopf
old 2004 winter   The Halliburton Agenda: The Politics of Oil and Money   Dan Briody   Art Smoot
old 2004 winter   1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs -The Election That Changed the Country   James Chace   John Rushton
old 2004 winter   'A Problem from Hell' : America and the Age of Genocide   Samantha Power   Sherri Wolff
old 2004 winter   The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade   Joseph E. Stiglitz   Paul Wiskopf
old 2004 winter   Imperial Hubris   Anonymous   Sherri Wolff
old 2004 winter   Exporting America   Lou Dobbs   Fred Sage
old 2004 winter   Grand Old Party   Lewis Gould   Paul Silvers
old 2004 winter   Party of the People   Jules Whitcover   Paul Silvers
old 2004 winter   What's the Matter with Kansas   Thomas Frank   Fred Sage
old 2004 winter   The Kite Runner   Khaled Hosseini   Jane White

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