Kevin Phillips

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Author of many books on American politics, including The Emerging Republican Majority, American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century and Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism; Republican strategist during the Nixon Administration

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In  this weekend's meeting  with the Presidents of France and the  European Commission , President Bush agreed to a series of summit meetings that could change the way capitalism is…

Europe Pushes to Rework the Global Financial System

In this weekend's meeting with the Presidents of France and the European Commission , President Bush agreed to a series of summit meetings that could change the way capitalism is…

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Iraq has the fourth largest known oil reserves in the world.

Was the Iraq War about Oil after All?

Iraq has the fourth largest known oil reserves in the world.

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Kevin Phillips worked in the White House during the Nixon years and discovered what he called "the Emerging Republican Majority."

Religion and Politics in America

Kevin Phillips worked in the White House during the Nixon years and discovered what he called "the Emerging Republican Majority."

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