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The four freedoms under siege : the clear and present danger from our national security state

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Roosevelt's Four Freedoms were presented in his state of the union address of 1941, and they became the inspiration for a second bill of rights. But since the late 1970s and early 1980s, these freedoms have been under assault, from presidential administrations of both parties, economic pressures, and the exigencies of national security.

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Geneva Public Library 323.4909 RAS (Text)
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  • ISBN: 0275989119 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275989118 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 344 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The U.S.A. Patriot Act vs. the U.S. Constitution -- September 11 : a golden opportunity for Bush II conservatives -- Lessons about terrorism the government never learns -- When is danger clear and present? -- Can the homeland ever be secure? -- The right to vote, the right to have it count -- Do you already live in an authoritarian state? -- Escape from authoritarianism -- Our religious sea change -- Holier than thou -- Religious war without end : the church crosses the state line -- How silent must prayer be? -- Faith, science, and rationality -- The business of hunger -- FDR's economic bill of rights -- The haves and the have-nots -- The national health -- Who decides who gets freedom from want? -- The United States goes to war for power, peace, and profit. Subverts constitutional government. And makes Americans fearful -- Can you sign a separate peace? -- Last words : ahead of history : Marcus Raskin and the Institute for Policy Studies -- "Staying the course?"
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Roosevelt's Four Freedoms were presented in his state of the union address of 1941, and they became the inspiration for a second bill of rights. But since the late 1970s and early 1980s, these freedoms have been under assault, from presidential administrations of both parties, economic pressures, and the exigencies of national security.
Subject: Civil rights > United States.
National security > United States.


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