The Rise of the American Corporate Security State: Six Reasons to Be Afraid

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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5.78 X 8.52 X 0.34 inches | 0.37 pounds

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About the Author
Beatrice Edwards is both the executive director and the international program director at the Government Accountability Project, responsible for the organization's actions defending whistleblowers through the Congress, the media, and the courts. She holds a master's degree in Latin American studies from the University of Texas and a doctorate in sociology from American University, where she teaches from time to time. Author Residence: Washington, DC
"Bea Edwards has written a vital book about the ridiculously cozy relationship between corporate wealth and government power and how it only seems to be getting worse. It's up to the rest of us now to do something about it."
--William Cohan, New York Times and Financial Times reporter and author of Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World

"A must-read for those who love this country and wish to preserve its fast-fading democracy. Edwards is an extraordinary writer who brilliantly captures the essence of what whistleblowers such as Snowden have sacrificed their careers and jeopardized their personal liberties to convey to each of us. This book has arrived just in time if--and only if--those who are moved by it take concerted practical actions to reverse the silent coup that we suffered in 2001."
--Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower and Director, Freedom of the Press Foundation