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The First HuffPost Book Club Pick of 2010: Shadow Elite by Janine Wedel

Arianna Huffington: My first HuffPost Book Club selection of 2010 is Janine Wedel's Shadow Elite: How the World's New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government, and the Free Market. It's a gripping, disquieting book that exposes and explains why it's been so hard to bring about any real change in our country — why Washington no longer seems capable of addressing the problems our nation faces. Fingers have been pointed at everything from gerrymandering to partisan polarization to the misuse of the filibuster. But, according to Wedel, the real problem is much deeper — and more disturbing — than any of these.

- The Huffington Post (read review)

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THE HUFFINGTON POST SERIES
WITH SHADOW ELITE AS TOUCHSTONE

• Janine R. Wedel "Caymans' Folly: Do You Know Where Your Pension Funds Are?" The Huffington Post, February 14, 2013.

• Janine R. Wedel "It Was A Wonderful Life: My Odyssey with Bank of America" The Huffington Post, December 1, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Shaving Cream — Murdoch's Only Punishment?" The Huffington Post, July 21, 2011.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "With Obama's "Dinner Date," Wall Street's Elite Wins… Again " The Huffington Post, June 15, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel "Will Foreign Aid Dollars Help or Hurt Democracy in the Middle East?" The Huffington Post, June 2, 2011.
Referenced at WSJ.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "How the Top 1 Percent Capture Our Regulators… and the American Dream" The Huffington Post, May 16, 2011.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Why Democrats Taking Secret Money Risk the High Cost of Copying Republicans" The Huffington Post, May 5, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel "Capitalism's Crisis Within, and How Larry Summers Still Doesn't Get It" The Huffington Post, April 21, 2011.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "How the Richest "1 Percent" Keep Rewarding Themselves for Epic Failure" The Huffington Post, April 7, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Lobbyists & The "Scholars-for-Dollars" Who Helped Rebrand Libya" The Huffington Post, March 24, 2011.
Referenced at WSJ.

• Lloyd J. Dumas Shadow Elite: "Safe" Nuclear Power? No Such Thing" The Huffington Post, March 15, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Libya and the Consummate Shadow Lobbyist -- Neocon Richard Perle" The Huffington Post, March 3, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Grover Norquist -- Many GOP Legislators Privately Favor Afghanistan Withdrawal" The Huffington Post, February 17, 2011.
Referenced at WSJ.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: The Egypt Crackdown -- Shades of Poland Under Martial Law" The Huffington Post, February 3, 2011.

• Annelise Riles "Shadow Elite: Move Your Money and Beyond — Reforming Market Culture From the Bottom Up" The Huffington Post, January 27, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Eisenhower's Dark Vision Realized - The Military-Industrial Complex At 50" The Huffington Post, January 13, 2011.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Do Economists Need a Code of Ethics?" The Huffington Post, January 6, 2011.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "10 Shadow Elitists of the Decade" The Huffington Post, December 23, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: The "Secretive" Bankers Who Love Derivatives and Hate the Free Market" The Huffington Post, December 16, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Should We Believe Chertoff On Cyber-War?" The Huffington Post, December 9, 2010.

• Michael G. Powell "Shadow Elite: WikiLeaks, FOIA and the Cultural Life of Government Secrecy" The Huffington Post, December 2, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Truthiness, Porn and the Real Problem With Reality TV" The Huffington Post, November 18, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Government & 'Big Cheese'" The Huffington Post, November 11, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Election 2010 – Attack of the Stealth Financeers" The Huffington Post, November 4, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Will the Real Juan Williams Please Stand Up?" The Huffington Post, October 28, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Truthiness in the Twitter Era" The Huffington Post, October 21, 2010.

• Robert Wade and Silla Sigurgeirsdóttir "Shadow Elite: The "Inside Job" That Toppled Iceland's Economy" The Huffington Post, October 14, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: The Small Government Lie – How Both Parties Stood By as Our Government Burned" The Huffington Post, October 7, 2010.

• Andrew Bickford "Shadow Elite: Pat Tillman & Why Soldier Hero Worship Serves the Powerful ... Not the Soldiers" The Huffington Post, September 30, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: The DISCLOSE Act — Who's Blindfolding the American Electorate?" The Huffington Post, September 23, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Elizabeth Warren's Best Credential: Outsider " The Huffington Post, September 16, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: What Blackwater Sells (and the Government Wants): Deniability" The Huffington Post, September 9, 2010.
Picked up by USA Today.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam: Government Contracting — A Free Market Farce" The Huffington Post, September 2, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam — The Collision of State & Private Power" The Huffington Post, August 26, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam — Who's Overseeing the Contractors?" The Huffington Post, August 19, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "How the Shadow Elite Is Shorting 'Third World America'" The Huffington Post, August 9, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam — War in the Contracting Age" The Huffington Post, August 5, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: WikiLeaks: Irresponsible or Indispensable?" The Huffington Post, July 29, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam & Outsourcing American Power" The Huffington Post, July 22, 2010.
Referenced at WSJ.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: How "Grassroots" Is Organizing for America?" The Huffington Post, July 15, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Has the Obama Organizing Machine Staged A Party Takeover?" The Huffington Post, July 8, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Rolling Stone's Hastings — How Outsiders Provide the Indispensable Check & Balance" The Huffington Post, July 1, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: McChrystal, Through the Looking Glass" The Huffington Post, June 24, 2010.

• Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway "Shadow Elite: Merchants of Doubt — Do Scientific Denialists Have No Shame?" The Huffington Post, June 17, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Neocons Blast Back, On Israel's Behalf" The Huffington Post, June 10, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: BP And Government's Titanic Failure — Outsourcing Its Talent (And Power)" The Huffington Post, June 3, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Wall Street Culture - They Still Don't Get It (Except Their Bonuses)" The Huffington Post, May 27, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Derivatives, A Horror Story" The Huffington Post, May 20, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Think BP's The Bad Guy? Think Bigger, Way Bigger" The Huffington Post, May 13, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Neocons, The Holocaust & Emergency Powers" The Huffington Post, May 6, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Wall Street Profiteers — Capitalists or Communists?" The Huffington Post, April 29, 2010.

• Linda Keenan and Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Goldman Sachs — Fraud Is Not the Scandal" The Huffington Post, April 22, 2010.

• Saskia Sassen "Shadow Elite: What's Behind Surging Executive Power? Globalization" The Huffington Post, April 15, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: Warrantless Wiretap Case & Obama: Abuse of Executive Power?" The Huffington Post, April 9, 2010.

• Stephen M. Walt "Shadow Elite: March to War — Why the Neoconservatives Are Not a Cabal or Conspiracy" The Huffington Post, April 1, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: March to War — The Neocon Playbook, Straight from the Soviet Bloc." The Huffington Post, March 25, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: March to War — Is Ahmed Chalabi Under Iran's Thumb?" The Huffington Post, March 18, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel "Shadow Elite: March to War - Rove, Perle, & Truthiness" The Huffington Post, March 11, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel and Linda Keenan "Shadow Elite: Why Did Military Top Brass Flout Its Own Chain of Command?" The Huffington Post, March 4, 2010.

• Donald Cohen, "Shadow Elite: If You Believe That, I've Got a Bridge to Sell You...." The Huffington Post, February 25, 2010.

• Robert E. Prasch, "Shadow Elite: On the Trail of "Government Sachs" The Huffington Post, February 18, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "Shadow Elite: Why Sarah Palin's Really Selling Big Government" The Huffington Post, February 11, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "Shadow Elite: The Spy Who Came in From... Wall Street?" The Huffington Post, February 04, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "Shadow Elite: Did The Supreme Court Just Trash Democracy and the Free Market?" The Huffington Post, January 28, 2010.

• Donald N. Jensen, "Did the Russian Shadow Elite Bail Out the U.S. Auto Industry?" The Huffington Post, January 27, 2010.

• Gary Lyndaker, "Shadow Elite: Information Is Power And Who's Controlling Our Information?" The Huffington Post, January 22, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "Shadow Elite: Do You Know Whose Agenda You're Being Sold?" The Huffington Post, January 21, 2010.

• Lawrence B. Wilkerson, "Shadow Elite: War And The Deadly Privatization Of Public Power," The Huffington Post, January 19, 2010.

• Jack Blum, "Shadow Elite: Are They Responsible For The Subprime Mortgage Crisis?" The Huffington Post, January 15, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "For The Shadow Elite Failure Often Guarantees Future Rewards" The Huffington Post, January 14, 2010.

• Charles Lewis, "Shadow Elite: Outsourcing Government, Losing Democracy" The Huffington Post, January 13, 2010.

• Harry R. Lewis, "Larry Summers, Robert Rubin: Will The Harvard Shadow Elite Bankrupt The University And The Country?" The Huffington Post, January 12, 2010.

• Janine R. Wedel, "Is the Government In Charge, Or Is It the Shadow Elite?" The Huffington Post, January 7, 2010.

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