CONTENTS

FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

I
DEREGULATION
Catastrophe
Deregulation as ideology
Capitalism and Regulation
Doubling Down

II
SPECULATION
The ICE-man cometh
Crude
Meltdown
Commodities Explained
The Book of Morgan
The Real Price of Oil
Corner the Market

III
FUNDAMENTALISM
Unholier Than Thou
Right Wing Christian Movement
Objectivism
The Tea Party

IV
THE ASSAULT ON LIBERTY
Terrorized
Lifting the Fog of War
NDAA
Journalists and Activists Respond
Living Proof
Tipping Point

V
MILITARIZATION
The Pentagon Changes the Rules of Engagement
Drone Strikes and the Definition of War
Playing Chicken with Iran

VI
INCARCERATION
America in Chains
The Modern “Middle Passage”
Caught in the System
Nullification is a “Juror’s Prerogative”

VII
MANUFACTURED CONSENT
Obtaining Consent
Media Consolidation
Masters of Consent
The Brothers Koch

EPILOGUE
OCCUPY
Uncomfortably Numb
Out of the Blue
Life in the Park
Forever Occupied