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War Is a Racket

Gelesen von John Greenman

(4,654 Sterne; 26 Bewertungen)

Army Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler's expose of American Corporate Imperialism. Butler said, “I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieutenant to Major General. And during that period I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street, and for the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for capitalism. I suspected I was just part of the racket all the time. Now I am sure of it.” - Summary by John Greenman and (1 hr 0 min)


Chapter 1: War Is A Racket


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Chapter 2: Who Makes The Profits?


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Chapter 3: Who Pays The Bills?


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Chapter 4: How To Smash This Racket!


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Chapter 5: To Hell With War!


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(5 Sterne)

A sad prognosis of things to come before the WW2. This guy knew and noone gave damn. Money won. The reading was very good and intense.

(5 Sterne)

Wow. Very enlightening! War is a big and immoral business. This is a must-read.

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It made me review to continue.

Great book. The Narrator is fantastic!

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