BANNED BOOKS on the WEB
Book burning was a feature of the Middle Ages.
It was adopted by the Ruling Powers when it was seen that the ordinary
citizen was getting access to inconvenient knowledge. Book "banning"
is a more subtle process, a product of the mass communications age,
under which that same degree of inconvenient knowledge can be filtered
out from the digest of news and views through which the public is
ostensibly being informed. "All the news that's fit to print" said
the New York Times...
but who decides?.. [read more]
THE MONEY BOMB
This book scared the control-freaks of its day because it expanded
on the work of the late Edward Holloway of The Economic Research
Council in illustrating the advantages to the nation of Government-created
money. Seen as a challenge to the accepted financial protocol, it
was accordingly banned from display in retail book outlets throughout
the United Kingdom. This is the one that set them talking about
the iniquities of the National Debt. Thanks to Ossian Publishers
and the Worldwide Web, you can still read it now. As relevant today
as it was when it was written.