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Chuck's 15 Favorite Books of 2015
We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s
The texture of fear: Inside the mass hysteria of 1980s child sex abuse scares.
The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy.
David Graeber follows the rules, to the boring / fascinating heart of bureaucracy itself.
Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images
How mass media moved environmentalism from the political to the personal.
Murder at Camp Delta: A Staff Sergeant’s Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay
By Joseph Hickman
An eyewitness report on chaos, death and the torture of life at Guantanamo Bay.
Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
by Johann Hari
Telling the stories of private tragedies and public failures from the global drug war.
A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
The American left won the culture wars, but neoliberalism destroyed the battlefield.
Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline
Understanding the politics of American gun culture in an age of economic and social instability.
The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease
Development, not recovery: Why addiction is not a disease.
The Audacious Ascetic: What the Bin Laden Tapes Reveal About Al-Qa'ida
Al-Qaeda on Al-Qaeda: Analyzing the Bin Laden tape archive.
The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
On survival, growth and mushrooms in the ruins of capitalism.
Kissinger's Shadow: The Long Reach of America's Most Controversial Statesman
Wars abroad for battles at home: Henry Kissinger's imperial architecture.
Class War: The Privatization of Childhood
Selling childhood in an age of austerity and division.
In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence
Javier Auyero & María Fernanda Berti
A new understanding of urban violence, from the margins of Buenos Aires.
Inside the Cell: The Dark Side of Forensic DNA
DNA evidence is subject to the same errors and abuses as the rest of the justice system.
Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe
Disaster by design: How corporations cash in on endless global war.