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future: tense, the coming world order by gwynne dyer

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  • Growing Pains

    the future of democracy (and work)

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean for the future?Populism and ultra-nationalism brought about the rise of Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s. Now, as Trump sits in the White House, Britain negotiates its way out of the EU, and countries across Europe see substantial gains in support for the extreme Right, ... Read more

    $24.59 USD

  • Future, Tense: The Hannah Chronicles

    Glowing salt licks, floating candles and impromptu coup d’état soirees are all in a day’s reporting for intrepid DJ Mx. J. Josefina. Left to save the world with a dud battery and a leftover spud, never got to hear what the fox spun. Still, you can count on her to drop the mic and leave it smoking, and unless you fam, she got ur reading onna queue. A sketch in 24 frames. Future, Tense is the third ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Climate Wars

    The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    An essential, terryfying, and insightful analysis of a world plunging into crisis arrives in mass market paperbackDwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Any of the expected consequences of climate change could - as Gwyne Dyer argues - tip the world towards chaos and conflict. Bold, unflinching, and based on extensive research, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or Torontonians in 1814 would have taken a different view.) From 1914 to 1918, after a century of peace, Canadians were ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Crawling from the Wreckage

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding out of control towards ten different kinds of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Shortest History of War

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Nuclear Superpowers—A Retelling for Our Times

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    series Shortest History Series
    War has always been a defining feature of human society. This new addition to the Shortest History series explains why we do it—and how we can stop.War has changed, but we have not. From our hunter-gatherer ancestors to the rival nuclear powers of today, whenever resources have been contested, we’ve gone to battle. Acclaimed historian Gwynne Dyer illuminates our many martial clashes in this brisk ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Shortest History of War

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Nuclear Superpowers—A Retelling for Our Times

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Narrated by Gareth Richards ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    War has always been a defining feature of human society. This new addition to the Shortest History series explains why we do it-and how we can stop. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has punctured the longest stretch of peace between major powers since WWII, bringing the horrors of warfare-past, present, and future-to the forefront of listeners' minds. In The Shortest History of War, internationally ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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  • After Iraq

    Anarchy and Renewal in the Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    "The Iraqi state that was formed in the aftermath of the First World War has come to an end. Its successor state is struggling to be born in an environment of crises and chaos."*---*Ali Allawi, Iraq's former Minister of DefenseAllawi is not exaggerating. The disastrous American invasion of Iraq that has led to the destruction of the Iraqi state and the subsequent defeat of U.S. military power has ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • With Every Mistake

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    This essential collection contains the best of Gwynne Dyer’s writing on the post–September 11 world.Since 1973, writer, historian and filmmaker Gwynne Dyer has written a widely syndicated newspaper column on international affairs, regularly published in 45 countries. With Every Mistake is not only a collection of the very best of Dyer’s recent work, but an examination of how, time and again, the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Don't Panic

    ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    It took a quarter-century of bad strategy, including more than a dozen years of Western air attacks and invasions in the Middle East, to bring the so-called "Islamic State" into existence. Can we somehow manage to avoid the well-trodden path of overreacting to the provocations of Islamist extremists?With the rise of ISIS, a new style of terrorism that publicly gloats over acts of extreme cruelty ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Future Tense: A Disillusioned Soldier and a Computer Geek Hold the Fate of the World in Their Hands

    by Mark Mills ...
    series Prophecy
    The search for the keys to Heaven inadvertently births a program that predicts the future. Computer geek Mark Jacobs gets ahold of a copy and suddenly finds himself the target of governments and terrorists worldwide. As Jacobs avoids capture, Lt. Chuck Lansing battles his own personal demons and doubts about the Iraq War. When the two come together, the fate of the world could rest in their hands ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • On Paradise Drive

    How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense

    by David Brooks ...
    The author of the acclaimed bestseller Bobos in Paradise, which hilariously described the upscale American culture, takes a witty look at how being American shapes us, and how America's suburban civilization will shape the world's future.Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat. You see suburban guys at Home Depot doing that special manly, waddling walk that American men do in the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD