The Way It Really Is

The Pope and the New Apocalypse: The Holy War Against Family Planning

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 15:39

"The population dilemma, matched in urgency only by the possibility of nuclear war, is still the greatest threat to world peace and material improvement for most of the world's people.

THE POPE AND THE NEW APOCALYPSE presents the case for an American confrontation with the Vatican. It points out that the primary energy, organization, and direction of the anti-abortion, anti-family planning, anti-population-growth-control movement in the United States comes mainly from the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church, centered in Rome.

A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Submitted by RWMaster on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 15:16

"American society has changed dramatically since A Culture of Conspiracy was first published in 2001. In this revised and expanded edition, Michael Barkun delves deeper into America's conspiracy sub-culture, exploring the rise of 9/11 conspiracy theories, the "birther" controversy surrounding Barack Obama's American citizenship, and how the conspiracy landscape has changed with the rise of the Internet and other new media.

Facing the Wrath: Confronting the Right in Dangerous Times

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 17:12

This year has seen the Religious Right seize control of the Republican Party on the state level and at the national convention, controlling everything from the political platform to the presidential nominee selection process. Meeting this challenge means understanding the nature of the threat. Facing The Wrath is an essential guide which provides a comprehensive overview including profiles of the Christian Coalition and Christian Right groups, the assault on the Public Broadcasting System, immigrant bashing, "Dominion theology" seeking to substitute biblical law for secular law.