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FEELING THE UNTHINKABLE
Essays on Social Justice

by Donald Gutierrez
edited by Zelda Leah Gatuskin

TABLE OF CONTENTS
[corresponding e-edition Vol. and Chapter numbers are shown in brackets]

Preface
Introduction
PART I
STATE TERRORISM—MY COUNTRY MUST NOT TORTURE IN MY NAME
1. My Country Must Not Torture in My Name
2. The Black Light on the Hill: United States Foreign Policy Hypocrisy
3. Review: Stephen Kinzer, All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
4. Review: Frederick H. Gareau, State Terrorism and the United States: From Counterinsurgency to the War on Terrorism
5. "Where Is the Humanity?" America's Use of Excessive Force Over There
6. Review: William Blum, Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
7. American Middle Eastern Detainees and You
8. The Extraordinary Cruelty of Extraordinary Rendition
9. Review: Alfred W. McCoy, A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation from the Cold War to the War on Terror
10. Diliwar's Thigh: Deep Inside the Dark Side
11. Review: Neil Belton, Helen Bamber: The Good Listener, A Life Against Cruelty
12. Review: Dianna Ortiz, The Blindfold's Eyes: My Journey from Torture to Truth

PART II
WAR AND DEMOCRACY—WAR ON DEMOCRACY
13. Patriotism and Country Versus State   [e-Vol.2 Ch.1]
14. Review: Chris Hedges, War Is a ForceThat Gives Us Meaning   [e-Vol.2 Ch.2]
15. Review: Jonathan Glover, Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century   [e-Vol.2 Ch.3]
16. George Orwell and Washington's War Rhetoric   [e-Vol.2 Ch.4]
17. Review: Christopher Hitchens, The Trial of Henry Kissinger   [e-Vol.2 Ch.5]
18. Review: Vincent Bugliosi, The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder   [e-Vol.2 Ch.6]
19. Universal Jurisdiction and the Bush Administration   [e-Vol.2 Ch.7]
20. Review: Naomi Wolf, The End of America: Letters of Warning to a Young Patriot   [e-Vol.2 Ch.8]
21. Feeling the Unthinkable   [e-Vol.2 Ch.9]
22. Review: Helen Caldicott, The New Nuclear Danger: George W. Bush's Military-Industrial Complex   [e-Vol.2 Ch.10]
23. The Great Military-Defense Industry Swindle of America   [e-Vol.2 Ch.11]
24. American Global "Democracy" and the Militarization of America   [e-Vol.2 Ch.12]
25. "Fuck" and Death Metals   [e-Vol.2 Ch.13]
26. Review: Seymour Hersh, Against All Enemies: Gulf War Syndrome: the War Between America's Ailing Veterans and Their Government   [e-Vol.2 Ch.14]
27. Review: Chalmers Johnson, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic   [e-Vol.2 Ch.15]

PART III
BUSINESS AS USUAL—GREED, RACISM AND GENOCIDE
28. "When Were You Last in Mexico?" Ethnic Identity and a 1950s Bus Trip Through the South [posted at Somos en escrito The Latino literary online magazine, with thanks to Armando Rendón]   [e-Vol.3 Ch.1]
29. Attending College Must Be Free Again (For the Country's Own Good)   [e-Vol.3 Ch.2]
30. Prep Schools and America's Ruling Class   [e-Vol.3 Ch.3]
31. Review: Terrence Des Pres, The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps   [e-Vol.3 Ch.4]
32. The New Electrical Meanspiritedness in America   [e-Vol.3 Ch.5]
33. Review: Christian Parenti, Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in an Age of Crisis   [e-Vol.3 Ch.6]
34. Review: Randall Robinson, Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man from His Native Land   [e-Vol.3 Ch.7]
35. American-British Ethnic Cleansing in the Chagos Islands: The Tragedy of the Diego Garcian People   [e-Vol.3 Ch.8]
36. Leveling the Hierarchy   [e-Vol.3 Ch.9]
37. Review: John Pilger, The New Rulers of the World   [e-Vol.3 Ch.10]
38. Systemic Greed: L. Dennis Kozlowski and Beyond   [e-Vol.3 Ch.11]
39. American Presidents and Business Versus Community   [e-Vol.3 Ch.12]

PART IV
POWER OF THE PEN—ICONOCLASTS TO THE RESCUE
40. Review: Howard Zinn, The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy   [e-Vol.4 Ch.1]
41. The Humanities: "Finite Perfections"   [e-Vol.4 Ch.2]
42. Why Read Good Fiction?   [e-Vol.4 Ch.3]
43. Spirit Versus Spirit: A Meditation on a War Poem by Thomas Hardy   [e-Vol.4 Ch.4]
44. Maker/Worker/Profit-Maker: B. Traven's "Assembly Line"   [e-Vol.4 Ch.5]
45. Competition, Cooperation and "Us" Versus "Them"   [e-Vol.4 Ch.6]
46. Review: Jack Loeffler, Adventures With Ed: A Portrait of Abbey   [e-Vol.4 Ch.7]
47. Industrialization, Nature and Human Nature in the Work of D. H. Lawrence   [e-Vol.4 Ch.8]
48. Poets, Poetry and Social Crises   [e-Vol.4 Ch.9]
Afterword: The "Occupy Wall Street" Movement   [e-Vol.4 Ch.10]
Bibliography

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© 2012, Donald Gutierrez

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