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The Grea t Recession and i ts e f fec ts are highligh ted throughou t the te x t.
A ma jor re vision o f the Na tional Securi t y chap ter e xamines the mili tar y-indus trialcomple x and the terroris t threa t from ou tside and inside the Uni ted S ta tes.
The Heal th Care chap ter has been re vised to incorpora te a critique o f the heal thinsurance indus tr y, the poli tics o f heal th re form, and the heal th re form legisla tionpassed in 2010.
The s trong rela tionship be t ween weal th and po wer is emphasized throughou t,including the 2010 Supreme Cour t decision gi ving corpora tions the righ t to unlimi tedspending to in ﬂuence elec tions.
Ne w panels en ti tled “Speak ing to S tuden ts” ha ve been added.
Topics as fresh as toda y’s headlines such as the gridlock in Congress, the Tea Par t y Mo vemen t, Bir thers, the ne w homelessness, unemplo ymen t, the housing crisis, and ga y marriage are included.