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Rolling Back the 20th Century

Authors:

Greider, William

Publication Date:

May 12, 2003

Abstract:

Describes the far right's political agenda, to repeal the liberal reforms of the 20th century and return the U.S. to the way it was before William McKinley was president....

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Rolling Back the 20th Century, (TXT, 33 KB)

Bush Told He is Playing into Bin Laden's Hands

Authors:

Borger, Julian

Publication Date:

June 19, 2004

Abstract:

Describes a book ("Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror" to be published July 4, 2004) by an anonymous U.S. intelligence official who says it is inevitable that Al Qaida will acquire weapons of mass destruction, probably including nuclear weapons, and that Al Qaida could not hop...

The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party -- web addresses of all 20 chapters

Authors:

Bokaer, Joan

Publication Date:

June 18, 2004

Abstract:

This one-page document provides the web addresses for all 20 chapter of Joan Bokaer's "The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party."...

Theocratic Dominionism Gains Influence

Publication Date:

May 1, 1994

Abstract:

Describes a Christian movement ("reconstructionism" or "dominionism") that aims to replace the U.S. government with a new government based on the Christian Bible. Some of this group's ideas are embodied in the 2004 Platform of the Republic Party of Texas (which can be found in this library) and in...

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Theocratic Dominionism Gains Influence, (TXT, 59 KB)

Delay is to Carry Dissenting Message on Mideast Tour

Authors:

Firestone, David

Publication Date:

July 25, 2003

Abstract:

House majorty leader Tom Delay (R-Tx.) is touring the middle east to oppose President Bush's "road map" for peace in the Arab-Israeli conflict, which calls for the Israeli's to give up some land they acquired by force in 1967. Mr. Delay says God gave that land to Israel 2000 years ago and none of i...

The Despoiling of America

Publication Date:

February 11, 2004

Abstract:

Synopsis: "This article is the documented story of how a political religious movement called Dominionism gained control of the Republican Party, then took over Congress, then took over the White House, and now is sealing the conversion of America to a theocracy by taking over the American Judiciary....

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The Despoiling of America, (TXT, 106 KB)

America as a One-Party State

Authors:

Kuttner, Robert

Publication Date:

February 1, 2004

Abstract:

Synopsis: Today's hard right seeks total dominion. It's packing the courts and rigging the rules. The target is not the Democrats but democracy itself....

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America as a One-Party State, (TXT, 31 KB)

The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party -- web addresses of all 20 chapters

Authors:

Bokaer, Joan

Publication Date:

May 18, 2004

Abstract:

This one-page document provides the web addresses of all 20 chapters of Joan Bokaer's, "The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party."...

A Gospel According to the Earth

Authors:

Hitt, Jack

Publication Date:

July 1, 2003

Abstract:

Environmentalism is a rival to the power that religion has traditionally held in people's lives, a "new scaffolding for knowing things and creating values."...

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A Gospel According to the Earth, (HTM, 70 KB)

Apocalypse Now

Authors:

Gibbs, Nancy

Publication Date:

July 1, 2002

Abstract:

Discusses the importance of Christian Dispensationalist ("end times") religious views on popular culture in the U.S. after 9/11. Good overview....

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