January 08, 2020

New Year, New Books: A 2020 Reading List

Written by: Daniel Sheehan, Esq.

“Reading is an act of resistance in a landscape of distraction.”

– David Ulin

The following is a list of books (and one article) that provide a critical insight for the avid reader and global citizen. Please choose a few and engage in discussion in the Danny Sheehan book club Facebook group.

Current events:

  • Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America (2018) by Seth Abramson
  • Proof of Conspiracy: How Trump's International Collusion Is Threatening American Democracy (2019) by Seth Abramson
  • On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal (2019) by Naomi Klein
  • Article: "How the Trump regime was manufactured by a war inside the Deep State" by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
  • Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing (2018) by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery, and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
  • A User's Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save It (2010) by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

US History:

  • Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power (The Lamar Series in Western History) (2019) by Pekka Hamalainen
  • Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (American Empire Project) (2004) by Noam Chomsky
  • We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights (2018) by Adam Winkler
  • Out of Control: Global Turmoil on the Eve of the 21st Century (1995) by Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy And Its Geostrategic Imperatives (1998) by Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • Requiem for Modern Politics: The Tragedy of the Enlightenment and the Challenge of the New Millennium (1998) by William Ophuls
  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) by Sameul P. Huntington
  • The War On Truth: 9/11, Disinformation And The Anatomy Of Terrorism (2005) by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
  • The War on Freedom: How and Why America was Attacked, September 11, 2001 (2002) by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

Paradigm Shifting:

  • What is Reality?: The New Map of Cosmos, Consciousness, and Existence (A New Paradigm Book) (2016) by Ervin Laszlo Ph.D., Deepak Chopra, Stanislav Grof
  • The Cosmic Game: Explorations of the Frontiers of Human Consciousness (1998) by Stanislav Grof

Happy reading!